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Sun Protection for Your Employees

Feb 3rd, 2014 | By
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Most people know that it’s important to put on sunscreen before spending a long day at the beach. However, it can be easy to forget about sun protection while on the job. Working outdoors for part or most of the day puts employees at a high risk for sunburn, blistering, skin aging, heat exhaustion and
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How to Protect Your Employees from the Elements

Jan 30th, 2014 | By
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Every company knows that it is important to keep their employees safe and healthy. However, not everyone considers what protecting your employees really means when it comes to weather safety. Being unprepared for extreme cold or hot weather conditions can significantly compromise the health and well being of workers in a matter of minutes. Take
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Are Pressure-Sensitive Labels Right for My Business?

Nov 25th, 2013 | By
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With a low cost, premium appearance and reliable performance, pressure-sensitive labels (PSLs) are widely used across a wide range of applications. Whether you need labeling for retail or operational purposes, pressure-sensitive labeling technology can produce just about any label a company could need. But even with all of the capabilities of PSLs, your question may
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Falling Flat: American Businesses Lose Billions to Slips and Falls

Jul 1st, 2013 | By
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To say fiscal year 2012 were a disappointment for American business owners would be an understatement. The Great American Recession ended in June 2009, according to Forbes Magazine contributor and economic commentator James K. Glassman (i). Yet recovery from this recession has taken much longer than most expected. “Our current recovery pales in comparison with
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Why More B2Bs Are Harnessing Self Storage

Jun 4th, 2013 | By
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Self storage is growing rapidly across the world – the UK now has as many self storage facilities as it does McDonald’s restaurants (around 1,200) and the total self storage floor space in this country alone adds up to 40 million sq ft. Most importantly for B2B’s, is the surge in business customers: the Self Storage
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Track Your Truck GPS Logistics System Recovers Stolen Vehicle

May 21st, 2013 | By
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Editor’s Note: Here’s an interesting case study in logistics from one of our regular contributors. GPS Recovers Stolen Truck Recently the Track Your Truck GPS fleet tracking system paid for itself in an unusual way when a truck was stolen from the DMZ Trucking fleet yard in Mokena, IL. owned by Dean Zolner. “We’d only
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The Future of Lean Manufacturing

May 13th, 2013 | By
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It’s fun to imagine the industrial world in the next century. Will we take our cues from the environmental world and focus on sustainability? Or will we look inward for future best practices? Larry Pederson from the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership offered his cautionary view on the future of lean manufacturing. “Lean manufacturing doesn’t really
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The Digital Age: Allowing More People to Work from Home

May 7th, 2013 | By
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Because of the advanced state of technology, more people can work from home than ever before. All of the tools a person would need in an office to work and communicate effectively with customers are actually now readily available at one’s fingertips in a home office environment. Here, we’ll cite a number of those tools.
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Workplace Safety Management: Hottest Trends for 2013

Apr 15th, 2013 | By
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Safety managers face a variety of challenges due to their responsibilities. They do not only have to address safety issues holistically but also ensure that the safety approaches used remain consistent across borders while achieving more with less. They must use reliable sources of safety information and keep abreast of the latest trends in their
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Insuring Intellectual Property Basics

Feb 20th, 2013 | By
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In any fiercely competitive market, it becomes a top priority for any company to protect its assets.  As many businesses extend and continue to extend into the digital realm and make themselves known to significantly larger audiences, it also brings its risks.  For many businesses, their intellectual property (IP) is their livelihood and to have
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