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Colorado Culture of Health Conference Helps Employers Improve Workforce Health
4/23/2014 12:36:13 PM
For more information call: Lu Stasko 303/477-9902 (Office) 720/404-4507 (Mobile) Employers searching for strategies to improve the health of their workers and reduce health care costs will find a wealth of information at the 7th Annual Colorado Culture of Health Conference April 30, 2014. The day long conference will be held at the Denver Marriott City Center and will …
Healthesystems Named a Top Workplace for Second Time
4/23/2014 11:01:08 AM
Healthesystems was named one of the best places to work in Tampa Bay for a second consecutive year. The designation as a Top Workplace was based on employee surveys conducted by an independent research firm on behalf of the Tampa Bay Times. Healthesystems was recognized in the midsized employer category along with other leading businesses and non-profits that employ between …
Vallmar Company and Weaver Pro-Pak Announce Joint Venture for Assembly & Packaging of Golden Rule Marbles in Ohio
Vallmar Company and Weaver Pro-Pak Announce Joint Venture for Assembly & Packaging of Golden Rule Marbles in Ohio
4/23/2014 10:38:57 AM
Stow-based Vallmar Company has teamed up with Weaver Pro-Pak of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio for the finishing, assembling and packaging of The Golden Rule Marble™ . Weaver Industries is a non-profit organization providing individuals with disabilities vocational training and employment opportunities. Founded in 1971 as a 501(C)3 non-profit organization, The Weaver name stems from …
Freeclaim Solicitors Call for Better Understanding of Chronic Pain
Freeclaim Solicitors Call for Better Understanding of Chronic Pain
4/22/2014 9:00:00 AM
Chronic Pain is a distressing condition which can affect many aspects of your life. It is estimated that around 8 million people are living with chronic pain in the UK. Unfortunately, it is a condition which is often misunderstood and can easily be missed in many accident victims. Although there are many people reportedly suffering from this disabling condition, there are also …
Puerto Rico Prepares to Celebrate Earth Day and the Importance of Air Quality
Puerto Rico Prepares to Celebrate Earth Day and the Importance of Air Quality
4/21/2014 10:41:57 PM
Since 1970, people across the globe have celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd. People in Puerto Rico have a long history of marking the occasion and recognizing how the environment directly impacts people’s quality of life and even their health.   A significant component to Earth Day is the recognition of air quality and how it plays a vital role in the health of the planet …
ProcessMAP’s Sustainability Management Software Empowers Corporate Earth Day Initiatives
ProcessMAP’s Sustainability Management Software Empowers Corporate Earth Day Initiatives
4/21/2014 9:07:54 PM
Since 1970, April 22nd has been celebrated as Earth Day.  The event is coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and is recognized around the world. Earth Day is considered by many as the beginning of the modern environmental movement.   A key component to Earth Day is the creation of a more sustainable world by reducing waste, pollution and manmade greenhouse gas …
CIH Certification Results in Higher Salaries According to AIHA Survey
CIH Certification Results in Higher Salaries According to AIHA Survey
4/21/2014 10:11:22 AM
In September of 2013, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) launched their 2013 Compensation Survey.  The results were posted earlier this year and the detailed report features information about how industrial hygiene professionals are compensated and it also examines such factors such as their industry, experience, geographical location, certifications and …
Contractors Support Earth Day’s Efforts to Improve Air Quality
Contractors Support Earth Day’s Efforts to Improve Air Quality
4/21/2014 9:59:33 AM
Beginning in 1970, April 22nd has been celebrated each year as Earth Day.  The day of recognition is marked around the world and is considered by many as the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Earth Day supports environmental education and awareness and a significant component to this is air quality.    Air quality includes everything from carbon pollution …
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 …