Tony Manz

Cost of Regulations

Regulations begin with an honorable purpose. A problem is identified and governments or large corporations feel compelled to address it because “the people” want it fixed. As solutions are kicked around, decision makers eventually decide between a few alternatives. Will they use public funds to research, implement findings, educate the population, and ultimately change human behavior? Or will they give the problem to corporations and insist that they find a solution and suffer penalties if they don’t? The second choice is often used because it doesn’t involve a direct raid on the treasury….

Surprisingly Short Lead Times

At InSource, we surprise you with how quickly we can build custom products from scratch. Life is too short for endless planning cycles and schedule adjustments. We wait until we know what you need and still deliver your product in time to keep your lines humming.

New Ohio Requirements

Ohio requires additional actions from manufacturing businesses: Daily disinfecting of desks and workstations (in addition to high-contact surfaces) Daily assess symptoms including taking temperature with a thermometer Require employees to wear face coverings (with a few exceptions) InSource requirements for temperature testing (March 23), travel quarantine (March 30), and face coverings (April 2) expire by …

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Adjust Customer Schedules

The Sales/Customer Service team remains in close contact with customers.  Some request stop shipment or reduced deliveries.  Others desire continued deliveries and have identified key products that are on backorder or shutting down lines.  We planned for a 40% reduction in output from April 1 to 17 and actually experienced a 16% reduction.  Demand through …

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First Suspected Case Tested Negative

First suspected case had negative test result – 25 quarantined individuals due to close contact are cleared to return to work – sick individual will return to work when meeting Ohio guidelines Receive 10 forehead thermometers and distribute to supervisors/coaches

First Employee Suspected of Having COVID-19

First employee with suspected COVID-19 Send 25 additional employees home for quarantine on doctor’s authority Meet with all employees – explain situation, hear their concerns, explain EPSL and EFMLA Health Department calls to understand situation – satisfied with our response Create forms for EPSL and EFMLA

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