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In today’s market place there is an emphasis on rebuilding or redefining companies and organizations so they are lean, cost effective, and capable of competing in the world economy. As businesses change to meet this new challenge it is essential … Continue reading
Each year I read about older adults who died from the heat. It is saddest when I hear that many of them died alone in apartments with all the windows closed, no fan, or air conditioning. Many that die do … Continue reading
With the extreme temperatures experienced in the summer months, heat stress injuries are a serious threat. This threat increases when you exercise. Many heat injuries occur during the hottest periods of the day, during periods of physical stress, to personnel who … Continue reading
Hot weather is certainly here and with it comes the risk of heat illnesses. The good news is that these illnesses can be prevented by simple precautions. These precautions include: drinking plenty of fluids before, during, and after activities; limiting … Continue reading
Materials are the easiest and cheapest method to raise awareness. Unfortunately, they are also the least effective. This method consists of putting posters on bulletin boards, handing out brochures, giving employees buttons to wear or bumper stickers for their cars, … Continue reading