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Freeclaim Solicitors urge employers to protect their workers from hearing loss
Freeclaim Solicitors urge employers to protect their workers from hearing loss
4/17/2014 6:00:00 AM
Industrial deafness, or noise induced hearing loss, is caused by a prolonged period of exposure to loud noise at work. This is usually most common in jobs that include construction and manufacturing, but could also include any industry where workers are exposed to loud noise.   All employers have a duty of care to their workers to protect them from harm whilst they are at …
BLS: Staffing Jobs Continue Robust Growth
4/16/2014 11:24:03 AM
Seasonally adjusted employment data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that temporary help services employment added 28,500 new jobs in March (up 1.0% from February). “Employment growth in temporary help services had averaged 20,000 per month in the prior 12 months,” said BLS Commissioner Erica L. Groshen. In a year-to-year comparison, staffing firms …
Freeclaim Solicitors look at reducing the risks of developing HAVS
Freeclaim Solicitors look at reducing the risks of developing HAVS
4/16/2014 7:00:00 AM
Vibration White Finger (VWF) or Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is caused by using vibrating hand tools for a prolonged period of time. The use of these tools can begin to damage the nerves and blood vessels in the hands, and cause tingling and numbness in the fingers, reduced strength in the hands, and your fingers to become white or blotchy in colour. Unfortunately, once …
Aspergillosis and Moldy Indoor Environments
Aspergillosis and Moldy Indoor Environments
4/14/2014 5:52:45 PM
Aspergillosis is an infection caused by a fungus known as  Aspergillus .  It  is a fairly common fungus that can be found in indoor and outdoor environments.  Aspergillus is also frequently present in buildings that have suffered water damage or elevated humidity levels.   There are several different kinds of aspergillosis. One kind is allergic bronchopulmonary …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
Certified Industrial Hygienists Share Thoughts on the Value of Certification
4/14/2014 12:02:21 PM
Recently, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene began sharing stories from Certified Industrial Hygienists about what being certified has meant to their careers and personal development.  CIHs from across the globe have submitted their experiences to ABIH and many of their stories can now be read online at the ABIH website.   Their accounts include the following …
New Video Provides Contractors with Flood Cleanup, Mold and Indoor Air Quality Information
New Video Provides Contractors with Flood Cleanup, Mold and Indoor Air Quality Information
4/14/2014 11:30:06 AM
During flood cleanup, the indoor air quality of a building may appear to be the least of a contractor’s problems. However, failure to remove contaminated materials and to reduce moisture and humidity can present serious long-term health risks. Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria and mold.   Many of these …
Overwhelming Majority of Companies Say Soft Skills Are Just as Important as Hard Skills, According to a New CareerBuilder Survey
4/12/2014 10:15:43 AM
Don’t skimp on soft skills when writing your resume. The vast majority of employers - 77 percent - believe that soft skills (less tangible skills associated with one’s personality, such as a positive attitude) are just as important as hard skills (skills that are learned to perform a specific job function and can be measured, such as operating a computer program). Sixteen …
Convergys Reinforces Presence in Costa Rica and Continues Growing
4/10/2014 10:47:14 AM
San José, Costa Rica -- Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), the global provider of customer management, is bringing approximately 700 new jobs to Costa Rica in the next 6 months.  Interested candidates may come to one of our sites located in Ultrapark II, Rohrmoser and Metro Park in Barreal de Heredia between 8am and 5pm or select the Apply Online option on our Facebook page …
Companies Need Good HR Policies to Manage Sick Leave
4/10/2014 9:32:54 AM
MEDIA ADVISORY Employees More Likely to Call in Sick At Easter Time   As public holidays approach, businesses must have robust policies and stick to their guns to prevent non legitimate sick leave.   Perth-based Human Resources expert Jayne Griffiths said that with the Easter and Anzac day weekends on consecutive weeks some employers will struggle to make staff turn up …
MAU Job Fair for Customer Service Representatives in Augusta, GA
MAU Job Fair for Customer Service Representatives in Augusta, GA
4/9/2014 8:40:07 AM
MAU Workforce Solutions will be hiring Customer Service Representatives for both sales/service and billing/collections positions, in Augusta, GA on Wednesday, April 9. The Job Fair will take place from 10:00AM-3:00PM at the  DoubleTree Hotel located at 2651 Perimeter Pkwy, Augusta, GA 30909 . Applicants are encouraged to apply online prior to attending the job fair; however, …
Navera Announces Hanna Global Solutions as Newest Reseller
4/8/2014 12:38:35 PM
San Francisco, CA – Navera announced today that the company has finalized a reseller agreement with Hanna Global Solutions (HGS), a full-service employee benefits administration firm. Navera provides cloud-based education and decision support products that help individuals and their families make well-informed decisions about their benefits and insurance options.   According …
National Healthy Schools Day - an Important Reminder for Puerto Rico’s Educators
National Healthy Schools Day - an Important Reminder for Puerto Rico’s Educators
4/8/2014 8:55:13 AM
With the exception of time spent at home, many school-age children spend the majority of their time indoors attending school.  In recognition of the need for schools to provide a safe and healthy environment for children and teachers, April 8th has been designated as National Healthy Schools Day.    National Healthy Schools Day brings attention to the nation’s schools and …
Asbestos Exposure Risks and National Asbestos Awareness Week
Asbestos Exposure Risks and National Asbestos Awareness Week
4/7/2014 10:53:03 AM
In early 2014, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to create the 10th Annual National Asbestos Awareness Week.  The first week of April has been established for this event in order to raise awareness of asbestos exposure risks and the diseases that it can cause.   Exposure to asbestos fibers is an international concern.  The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that, …
National Healthy Schools Day Promotes Indoor Environmental Awareness
National Healthy Schools Day Promotes Indoor Environmental Awareness
4/7/2014 10:41:42 AM
For over a decade, National Healthy Schools Day has shined the spotlight on the indoor air quality (IAQ) of our nation’s schools.  This year, National Healthy Schools Day is observed on April 8th and is coordinated by the Healthy Schools Network in partnership with other agencies and organizations.   The National Healthy Schools Day website provides a wealth of information …
Envirotech Clean Air Continues Commitment to the IAQ Industry
Envirotech Clean Air Continues Commitment to the IAQ Industry
4/7/2014 10:28:33 AM
Last month, the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) concluded their 17th Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.  The meeting and exposition brings together professionals dedicated to preventing and solving indoor air quality (IAQ) issues around the globe.     During the event, IAQA held elections for a number of important leadership positions within the organization.  …
R&R Magazine Features Article from Prominent Indoor Environmental Quality Expert
R&R Magazine Features Article from Prominent Indoor Environmental Quality Expert
4/7/2014 10:10:52 AM
In the March issue of Restoration & Remediation magazine, Clark Seif Clark’s Derrick A. Denis had the opportunity to provide his insight of some common indoor environmental quality (IEQ) issues and hazards that restoration and remediation contractors might face during the course of their work.  The article, “Erring on the Side of Caution,” discusses some potentially …
Smartful Coaching Offering: Your Balanced Life™ Virtual Retreat
Smartful Coaching Offering: Your Balanced Life™ Virtual Retreat
4/7/2014 7:00:00 AM
Are you dreaming of having a better balance between work and your personal life? If so, Your Balanced Life ™ Virtual Retreat may be just what you’ve been looking for. “Since a virtual retreat is conducted over the phone it saves you time, there are no travel costs and you can attend regardless of where you live,” says Bob Wilson, Business and Life Coach with Smartful …
U.S. Hiring to Stay on a Steady Course, According to CareerBuilder’s Q2 Job Forecast
4/5/2014 12:37:54 PM
CHICAGO – – The U.S. jobs outlook for the second quarter is akin to last year’s forecast, but certain industries are expected to outperform the national average for hiring. The number of manufacturing employers planning to add full-time, permanent headcount increased three percentage points over Q2 2013 and beat the national average for this year’s forecast by seven …
South Asian Women Leaders Attended Mentoring Workshop
4/2/2014 6:28:41 PM
Collective Changes, a global women’s mentoring and leadership program, led a five-hour interactive business mentorship workshop, Women as Political Leaders, for five South Asian women leaders to help each develop a mentoring program in their respective countries. These women with diverse backgrounds in advocacy, civil societies, women in politics, as well as human rights were …
Clark Seif Clark’s Derrick Denis Elected as IAQA Vice President & to the Board of Directors
Clark Seif Clark’s Derrick Denis Elected as IAQA Vice President & to the Board of Directors
4/1/2014 9:31:14 AM
In March, the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) concluded their 17th Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.  The annual meeting and exposition is one of the premier events for professionals from across the globe that provide services and solutions for indoor air quality issues.     At the event, IAQA’s Board of Directors held their annual election of officers for the …