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New Program Puts Veterans to Work Teaching Physical Fitness to Youths and Families
4/24/2015 1:24:16 PM
Today, the City of Detroit Recreation Department joined Coca-Cola and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) to unveil Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness (CCTFF) a new program to help bolster the City’s health and fitness initiatives for youth and families by using the expertise of local veterans. As part of the Coca-Cola Troops for Fitness program, the …
Air Quality Issues & Health Concerns Resulting from Demolition Projects
4/23/2015 1:58:23 PM
When a home or building has outgrown its useful life, has been destroyed in a natural disaster or needs to make way for new construction, it is often slated for demolition.  Each year, thousands of buildings are torn down resulting in millions of tons of demolition waste.    Much of this waste is inert or nonhazardous, but other debris may contain hazardous materials that …
Pre-Hire 360® Addresses Top IT Hiring Issue in 2015: Identifying Soft Skills Critical for Success
4/22/2015 1:40:43 PM
SkillSurvey, the leading provider of hiring solutions that address critical points in the talent lifecycle, and the premiere provider of on-line automated reference checking will showcase how its Pre-Hire 360® solution helps educational institutions obtain data-driven insight on a job candidate’s soft skills – one of the top hiring issues identified by IT leaders – at EDUCAUSE …
PERC Exposure Risks Due to Vapor Intrusion & Other Causes Identified by EMSL Analytical, Inc.
4/21/2015 5:05:53 PM
Tetrachloroethylene, also commonly referred to as PERC, is a manufactured colorless liquid chemical that has been used widely for dry cleaning, as a chemical intermediate, metal degreaser and as a component of some consumer products.  Exposure to PERC can occur in some home and work environments due to the use of the chemical or from air, water, groundwater and soils that have …
ABIH® Board Nomination Deadline for Director Positions Takes Place in Less than 2 Months
ABIH® Board Nomination Deadline for Director Positions Takes Place in Less than 2 Months
4/20/2015 9:17:14 PM
The due date for self-nominations for several Board of Director positions at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene® is less than two months away.  Interested and qualified candidates have until June 15 to submit their official Nomination Packet.   Once received, the Board Selection Committee will review all candidates who have successfully submitted their information for …
Caribbean Vacationers Exposed to Pesticide Banned for Indoor Use
Caribbean Vacationers Exposed to Pesticide Banned for Indoor Use
4/20/2015 10:44:51 AM
Recently, a family from Delaware traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands on vacation.  Unknown to the family, the resort where the family stayed had recently been treated for pests with an agricultural pesticide that has been banned for use indoors.  Upon arriving at the resort, the family became ill and was rushed to a nearby hospital after some family members suffered seizures.  …
Arizona’s Leading Public Adjusters to Exhibit at the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show
Arizona’s Leading Public Adjusters to Exhibit at the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show
4/20/2015 10:32:49 AM
Later this week, thousands of area residents will converge on the Arizona State Fairgrounds for the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show.  People will be coming to learn about ways they can improve the inside and outside of their homes and to meet special guests of the event, including celebrities Jonathan and Drew Scott from HGTV’s popular Property Brothers …
Convergys Erlanger Has Immediate Openings
4/14/2015 10:10:39 AM
Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in customer management, has immediate openings at its contact center in Erlanger, Kentucky. Convergys is hiring for over 400 positions over the next few months. These career opportunities are for the support of various clients, and have bonus opportunity. Interested candidates are invited to attend a career fair on …
Spray Polyurethane Foam & Chemical Exposure Concerns in Texas Homes & Buildings
Spray Polyurethane Foam & Chemical Exposure Concerns in Texas Homes & Buildings
4/13/2015 3:43:23 PM
Residential and commercial builders across Texas and the Gulf Coast have increasingly turned to spray polyurethane foam (SPF) to insulate new construction and for remodeling projects.  SPF has become a popular alternative to other forms of insulation due to its superb insulating properties, ability to protect against moisture, to fill cracks and crevices, and its excellent …
American Board of Industrial Hygiene® to Recognize Two Outstanding CIHs at the AIHce Conference
American Board of Industrial Hygiene® to Recognize Two Outstanding CIHs at the AIHce Conference
4/13/2015 12:21:11 PM
On June 1st, the 2015 ABIH® Forum will take place at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) from 2:00 to 3:30 PM.  During the event, two of ABIH’s most prestigious honors will be awarded.  The Impact Award and Lifetime Achievement Award recognize the professional accomplishments of outstanding Certified Industrial Hygienists.   The ABIH® Impact …
Ohio Property Damage Victims Can Now Turn to the Claims Management Experts at Hudson Douglas Public Adjusters
Ohio Property Damage Victims Can Now Turn to the Claims Management Experts at Hudson Douglas Public Adjusters
4/13/2015 8:46:40 AM
Beginning last month, Ohio residents who have an insurance claim for property damage now have access to the claims professionals at Hudson Douglas Public Adjusters, LLC (HDPA).  As one of the nation’s fasted growing public adjusting firms, HDPA is pleased to announce they now have adjusters that are licensed to provide services in Ohio to represent residential and commercial …
1 in 5 Employers Has Unknowingly Asked an Illegal Interview Question, CareerBuilder Survey Finds
4/10/2015 8:56:42 AM
Job seekers may think they’re the only ones sweating the job interview – afraid they’ll say the wrong thing or answer inappropriately – but hiring managers are under just as much pressure. When it comes to drawing the line between what is and isn’t appropriate to ask a job candidate, the parameters aren’t always clear. In a recent CareerBuilder survey, 20 percent of hiring …
Mars Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Greece
Mars Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Greece
4/9/2015 11:04:33 AM
Mars Hellas and Royal Canin Hellas have been recognized this year as the joint second “Best Workplace” in Greece by Great Place to Work®. Mars has made the top ten employers list for the last four years in the category of up to 50 - 250 employees, building on Mars’ strong reputation in Greece as a world-leading employer. The Great Place To Work® survey found that 96% of …
IAQ Professionals Identify Indoor Pollutants to Help those Suffering from COPD
IAQ Professionals Identify Indoor Pollutants to Help those Suffering from COPD
4/8/2015 10:49:01 AM
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.  The agency reports that it claims more than 120,000 American lives each year and that more than 12 million people have been diagnosed with the condition.  Another 12 million likely have COPD, but have not officially …
U.S. Senate Approves Resolution Establishing National Asbestos Awareness Week
U.S. Senate Approves Resolution Establishing National Asbestos Awareness Week
4/7/2015 4:58:02 PM
On March 27th, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan resolution to create the 11th consecutive National Asbestos Awareness Week.  The week of recognition for asbestos, known to cause mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer, takes place during the first week of April. Senate Resolution 125 also urges the Surgeon General of the United States to warn and educate people about the …
Building Fires in Puerto Rico can Damage Properties Not Directly Touched by Flames
Building Fires in Puerto Rico can Damage Properties Not Directly Touched by Flames
4/6/2015 5:46:56 PM
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, each year in the United States, fire departments respond to over 1 million fires of all types.  These fires occur across all 50 states and territories, and Puerto Rico is no exception.  Each year, fires across Puerto Rico result in numerous injuries, tragic deaths and millions of dollars in property damage.   Building fires often …
National Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds the Public of Exposure Hazards
National Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds the Public of Exposure Hazards
4/6/2015 2:06:37 PM
The U.S. Senate agreed to passage of a bipartisan resolution that designates the first week of April 2015 as National Asbestos Awareness Week. The resolution also urges the Surgeon General of the United States to warn and educate people about the public health issue of asbestos exposure, which may be hazardous to their health. National Asbestos Awareness Week is intended to …
Indoor Air Quality and the Health of Nursing Home Residents Linked in New Study
Indoor Air Quality and the Health of Nursing Home Residents Linked in New Study
4/6/2015 12:08:47 PM
Texas has over 1,000 nursing homes across the state that are entrusted with the care and wellbeing of people in need of their services.  These residents rely on the nursing home staff and administrators for a safe and healthy environment to live out their remaining years.   Most nursing home patients are elderly and many have existing medical conditions that make the indoor …
Hudson Douglas Public Adjusters to Exhibit at the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show
Hudson Douglas Public Adjusters to Exhibit at the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show
4/6/2015 8:49:12 AM
For three days, beginning on April 24th, thousands of Arizona residents will head to the Arizona State Fairgrounds for the Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show.  This popular event allows attendees to meet with hundreds of local businesses that provide renovation, repair and construction services for both the inside and outside of their homes and businesses.   One of …
Thirty-two Percent of Employers Plan to Hire Full-Time, Permanent Employees in the Second Quarter, CareerBuilder’s Forecast Finds
4/2/2015 10:48:46 AM
Small businesses and their larger counterparts plan to step up hiring activity in the second quarter, according to CareerBuilder’s latest forecast. Twenty-three percent of companies with 50 or fewer employees expect to add full-time, permanent staff over the next three months, up from 18 percent last year. Among employers of all sizes, the number planning to hire in the second …