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  # 1359475 5-Aug-2015 15:25
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some people are cronic in the amount of time they spend on the toilet, others use common sense.  the sad thing is it takes one person to warrant the implementation of a system like this.

you may not think that 40h a year is a lot, buts thats only 10mins a day, what about those who spend more? it is a lot of time and some companies just cant have that sort of lost time.

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How do you fix the issue of people wasting time in the toilet? having a light that turns off in a reasonable amount of time is a good incentive to get off the toilet and go back to work is it not? would you rather the company give out a warning for wasting time?

10 mins in the toilet a day is 40 hours over a standard working year.


Employing someone and expecting them to work 100% of the time and not allowing simple things like toilet breaks is a really good way to end up with really disinterested if not openly hostile staff, doing as little as possible and badmouthing you to everyone, including customers.

If people take the mick and slack off for 45 minutes to an hour you deal with the individual.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1359482 5-Aug-2015 15:34
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Jase2985: some people are cronic in the amount of time they spend on the toilet, others use common sense.  the sad thing is it takes one person to warrant the implementation of a system like this.

you may not think that 40h a year is a lot, buts thats only 10mins a day, what about those who spend more? it is a lot of time and some companies just cant have that sort of lost time.


I've employed people for 20 years. What I have learned is that you are MUCH better to deal with the individual than alienate everyone. I have a guy who spends more time than I like in the toilet, but he is valued, works hard, often does overtime, and it wasn't till I sat down and thought about it, that I worked out that even bringing it up
was the worst thing I could have done. 

Personally I think your Dad is looking at this all wrong. Like I said, it's his business, but I'd be pretty surprised if an analysis of true productivity showed an overall spike related to this.

There are actually reasons that people spend 20+ minutes in the toilet from time to time, what happens in that instance.

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  # 1359484 5-Aug-2015 15:39
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he hasnt had any issues since it was installed, some of the other workers think its a good idea.

its worked for him, i guess it depends on the industry you are in.

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  # 1359525 5-Aug-2015 16:42
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If you are installing motion sensors in a workplace, make sure you don't get the raceist ones https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJ1TaYwU394




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Throne time is alone time, even with the lights off ....




My thoughts are no longer my own and is probably representative of our media-controlled government


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