How much does it cost your company if one of your employees suffers a simple knife-related injury on the job?
It's never too late to teach an old dog new tricks -- I'm the old dog in this post. And I'll admit it, a few weeks ago I had no idea what a frisket was and how it related to the airbrush and stencil industry ... I thought it was some sort of a cracker. So after a little research on Wikipedia I'm up to speed.
"The employees didn't care for the safety knives -- they want to use folding razor blades."
No, really, I'm not fabricating this quote -- an end-user company actually just emailed me the above statement.
If a company doesn't have a dedicated Safety Professional I often have no choice but to work with someone who doesn't have the training, knowledge, or authority to enforce whats right for their organization vs. what's popular internally.
Whenever I hear the response, "I gave them to my warehouse guys to see if they like them" it's like the Kiss of Death --
Since Slice first started in 2008, we have had the honor to work with many amazing artists, designers, and architects. Among the most memorable collaborations was a series of meetings back in late 2008 with Michael Graves – easily one of the most influential architects of all time.