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MCS Patients in Puerto Rico Find Environmental Testing Solutions with Zimmetry Environmental
MCS Patients in Puerto Rico Find Environmental Testing Solutions with Zimmetry Environmental
7/22/2014 8:10:17 PM
In Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) is a controversial issue with many in the medical community. Some do not recognize the condition as a true disease or illness, while others support its existence.    There are a number of other names for MCS, including environmental illness, total allergy syndrome, idiopathic environmental …
Government deny secret deal on Mesothelioma Claims
Government deny secret deal on Mesothelioma Claims
7/22/2014 9:30:20 AM
The Civil Justice Minister, Lord Faulkes, has denied that there was a secret deal made behind closed doors with the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the Government on mesothelioma claims. The agreement is apparently in relation to the Government removing the exemption for mesothelioma claims in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO), …
ABIH’s LinkedIn Group Celebrates 500 Members & Growing
ABIH’s LinkedIn Group Celebrates 500 Members & Growing
7/21/2014 10:25:25 AM
Earlier this month, the American Board of Industrial Hygiene’s LinkedIn group reached a new milestone with its 500th member.  The LinkedIn group, launched in late 2012, has been growing at a steady rate as more Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) and the greater industrial hygiene community turn to social media for news and information.     Social media has become a rapid …
Half of U.S. Workers Would Keep Working if They Won the Lottery
7/18/2014 9:28:50 AM
If you won the lottery, would you keep working? While some may dream of hitting it big and leaving their office behind them, a new study from CareerBuilder suggests that’s not the case for everyone. Half (51 percent) of workers reported that, even if they didn’t need a job financially, they would still work after winning the lottery. Thirty percent of all workers say they …
University of Delaware’s Medical Researchers Become Role Models for Students Through LabTV
University of Delaware’s Medical Researchers Become Role Models for Students Through LabTV
7/16/2014 4:03:44 PM
LabTV announced that the Unniversity of Delaware Newark, DE has agreed to work with LabTV to create human-interest videoprofiles of young working medical researchers at labs on the university’scampus. To inspire today’s students to become the next generation of medical researchers, LabTV has engaged professional and student filmmakers to showcases short, human-interest …
More reforms surrounding compensation claims
More reforms surrounding compensation claims
7/16/2014 5:30:55 AM
The Government have said that new legislation will be brought in next year to bring greater protection to small businesses and volunteers from negligence claims. These reforms aim to tackle the supposed compensation culture in the UK, in addition to the sweeping changes that have already been made over the last year and a half. The Lord Chancellor, Chris Grayling, has said …
Experts Provide Services to Prevent Silicosis in Puerto Rico
Experts Provide Services to Prevent Silicosis in Puerto Rico
7/14/2014 3:14:07 PM
Silica exposure remains a serious threat to several million U.S. workers, including more than 100,000 workers in high risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stonecutting, rock drilling, quarry work and tunneling. Exposure also occurs during many different construction activities and some manufacturing processes.   These same risks can be found in Puerto Rico and …
Training for Excellence Releases New Website and On-The-Job Training and Coaching Workshop
7/14/2014 11:27:08 AM
Florida-based Training for Excellence recently launched a new workshop named “How To Provide On-The-Job Training and Coaching,” which is geared toward training senior employees and field supervisors who are responsible for coaching, mentoring and training their own employees within their companies. Training for Excellence’s new website, WeHelpTrainers.com, has been completely …
Just Over Two Weeks Left to Submit Completed Applications for the Fall 2014 CIH Exam
Just Over Two Weeks Left to Submit Completed Applications for the Fall 2014 CIH Exam
7/14/2014 11:04:19 AM
With just over two weeks left before the August 1st deadline for Applicants to submit their completed applications, the staff at the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) is working diligently to ensure that all paperwork they receive is processed for those planning to take the Fall CIH Exam.  The exam period runs from October through November and this is the last …
Apartment Managers & Maintenance Professionals Turn to FastMoldRemoval.com for Tools to Stop Mold
Apartment Managers & Maintenance Professionals Turn to FastMoldRemoval.com for Tools to Stop Mold
7/14/2014 9:35:15 AM
For a large percentage of the population, home can be found in one of the 30 million apartment units available across the United States. These apartment complexes are managed by landlords or professional management companies and range from low income apartments to luxury living accommodations.   Many people choose to live in apartments due to the flexibility they provide and …
Home Business Ideas and Resources
Home Business Ideas and Resources
7/11/2014 10:01:48 AM
Lily Baldwin, “Mother Lily” is an experienced business woman, having won awards like the U.S. Small Business of the Year, in 1995 and 1996, Minority Business Woman of the Year in Utah, 1996 and several other accolades over the years for her business sense.  She has appeared in magazines and been interviewed on radio shows. Mother Lily, like most other women, do not often …
Could Your Summer Vacation Hotel Expose Family Members to Mold or Other Contaminants?
Could Your Summer Vacation Hotel Expose Family Members to Mold or Other Contaminants?
7/9/2014 5:14:39 PM
Late last month, ABC affiliate WZZM broadcasted a report about workers from a Michigan hotel who had walked off the job and were protesting on the street.  The protest was not caused by a typical labor dispute, but rather due to what they feel are unsafe conditions for workers and hotel guests. The cause of the workers’ protest in this case was the presence of mold in the …
Secova, Inc., identified as a ‘Leader’ in Benefits Administration by NEAT (NelsonHall Evaluation & Assessment Tool)
Secova, Inc., identified as a ‘Leader’ in Benefits Administration by NEAT (NelsonHall Evaluation & Assessment Tool)
7/9/2014 12:34:07 PM
NEWPORT BEACH, CA – (Wednesday, July 9, 2014) Secova, today announced that it was named a Leader by NelsonHall in both Health & Welfare Administration and Cost Reduction in its most recent NEAT assessment of the Benefits Administration market. The NEAT tool is part of NelsonHall’s Speed-to-Source initiative which helps buy-side organizations assess vendors against …
3 Ways To Claim Your Life Back If You’re Stressed, Depressed And Dreading Mondays
3 Ways To Claim Your Life Back If You’re Stressed, Depressed And Dreading Mondays
7/7/2014 11:53:23 PM
Employees who were stressed, depressed and dreading Mondays , were probably working in a toxic interpersonal environment that had started to take its toll on their physical and mental health.   Workplace bullying expert and clinical psychologist Dr Sophie Henshaw said that she had discovered a baffling phenomenon in which targets don’t actually realise they are being …
Allergens Lurking in Your Indoor Environment
Allergens Lurking in Your Indoor Environment
7/7/2014 12:43:31 PM
With the recent arrival of summer, warm conditions in many parts of the country have people closing their windows and turning on their air conditioners.  In many circumstances, closing doors and windows in a home or building can allow concentrations of indoor pollutants and allergens to rise. These allergens can cause issues for anyone who suffers from allergies.    For many …
Apartment Living and Mold Issues in Puerto Rico
Apartment Living and Mold Issues in Puerto Rico
7/7/2014 11:35:05 AM
Due to the high cost of living and numerous other factors, many people in Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean choose to live in apartment complexes.  These properties range from low income apartments to luxury living accommodations.   Apartment complexes, as is the case with virtually any type of building, can suffer from mold growth due to water damage and elevated …
Certified Industrial Hygienists Can Help Prevent Cases of Lead Poisoning
Certified Industrial Hygienists Can Help Prevent Cases of Lead Poisoning
7/7/2014 10:00:18 AM
Last month, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) announced that they had issued recommendations to prevent lead poisoning among children in developing nations.  The recommendations, based on a case study of several developing parts of the world, has been released in the form of a reference document.  It was developed by the AIHA International Affairs Committee in …
Summer Storms & Mold - No Match for Prepared Contractors
Summer Storms & Mold - No Match for Prepared Contractors
7/7/2014 9:48:02 AM
Only a few weeks into summer, powerful storms have already occurred across many regions of the country.  In just the last few weeks, torrential rains and powerful winds have caused damage and destruction in such heavily populated areas as Chicago and Minneapolis and the first hurricane of the Atlantic season has formed.   The summer season is known for powerful thunderstorms …
Full Service Office & Virtual Office Space Company Celebrates Successful Opening Week
Full Service Office & Virtual Office Space Company Celebrates Successful Opening Week
7/4/2014 10:03:09 PM
The newest North Vancouver packaged office rental provider, Waterfront Business Centre, has had a successful first week since officially opening July 1st, 2014.  This fully furnished, instant office business centre located at the popular Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver with beautiful views celebrated its grand opening week with high demand for its initial availability of …
Social Circle Expands To Help Businesses Catch Top Talent
7/4/2014 9:09:53 AM
Event organisers Social Circle are moving out of the bar-room and into the boardroom for their latest venture, as they begin to offer businesses the opportunity to nurture, challenge and even pamper their staff. A recent survey by the Department for Trade and Industry reported that over 49% of companies saw a positive increase in productivity when they promoted and implemented …