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Avoid the Fall

If any of you are like me, you’re prone to tripping over toys left out in the living room. It’s bound to happen at least once a week. I’ve accepted defeat on the home front, but I refuse to have the same hazards happen at work. Throughout the years, City has made changes here and there to improve safety, and cleanliness in the workplace. More …

Mean Lean Processing Machine

What is 5S? 5S is a systematic approach to workplace organization. 5S stands for Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. Each “pillar” has its own agenda. Sort through each stations materials to find out the tools essential for the job. Get rid of the stagnant objects. Set In Order ensures all tools are organized with an assigned spot. …

Slips & Falls

Water is great. It’s one of the essential things we humans need to survive. However, water can also be our enemy. I know you’ve heard the saying “slippery when wet”, so how do we combat water that has gone rogue? Mats! There are 4 reasons to say yes to matting: Safety Protection Appearance Savings Mats enhance safety by keeping floors …

National Burn Awareness Week

While it’s important to raise awareness and prevent fires this week for National Burn Awareness Week, we should be encouraging and educating our employees and peers on safety every week. According to the American Burn Association, every year over 450,000 serious burn injuries occur in the United States that require medical treatment. That’s 1 burn …

Emergency Preparedness

            Did you know there are 1.2 million violent attacks reported in the U.S. per year? A few of our City associates are less likely to become a part of that statistic thanks to the Emergency Preparedness program prepared by Rich Fowler and Bruce Boguski. The more training you have, the less …

Surviving Christmas

As friends and families come together for the holidays, some of us may be finding ourselves going out of the way to host parties. We’ve all been there with the elaborate decorations to pull out all the stops trying to be festive. Personally, my family is prone to catastrophes especially when lit candles are involved. We like to talk with our hands …

Coats For Christmas

Coats for Christmas celebrated 31 years of keeping the members of our community warm! No one deserves to be caught in the bitter cold without a coat. This thought was the beginning of Paul Kramer’s vision. He started the organization which then took off. The idea was to provide coats to anyone who needed one regardless of their financial situation. …

United Way Campaign

Every year City Uniforms and Linen and City Dry Cleaning take part in a multitude of events to give back to our community. One of those events being the United Way Campaign. United Way of Hancock County is an organization committed to the betterment of our community. They take a look at Hancock County and define the problems needing resolved and propose …