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Advanced Technologies That Keep UPSers Safe

UPS drivers travel millions of miles every day, and our goal is for all of our drivers to make it home safely.
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Today, technology investments are making the safety and efficiency of our drivers even more effective, helping us create a work environment that better protects our employees and adapts to a changing business environment.
 

First Followers and Ninja Warriors: Perspectives on EHS Leadership Today

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What does environment, health and safety leadership look like in your organization? Peylina Chu, Antea Group’s technology segment leader, speaks from her experience to bring two simple but deep ideas on what makes an effective EHS leader.

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Expert Interview With Chris McClain, Health and Safety Expert

Creating a safety culture across our company and keeping employees engaged
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Chris McClain, Tetra Tech’s vice president of Corporate Health & Safety, has 30 years of experience in safety and industrial hygiene. She has spent the last 20 years managing health and safety programs at Tetra Tech. Ms. McClain maintains dual professional certifications as a Certified Safety Professional and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. She specializes in recognition and control of occupational hazards, focused on compliance and program development.

Building Health and Wellness Into Healthcare Buildings

by Nicole Munoz; (Original Publication by Laboratory Equipment)
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by Nicole Muñoz, SCS Global Services

Since the medical care system first embraced health and wellness as a core business paradigm, hospitals, healthcare workers and patients alike have reaped the benefits. Healthcare workers have fewer sick days, reduced medical expenses and greater workplace satisfaction, leading to increased employee retention. 

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Using Extended Reality to Improve Safety on Construction Sites

By Marvin Johnson
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According to the International Labour Organization, more than 340 million occupational accidents are reported each year around the world. Statistics show the construction industry has a disproportionately high rate of recorded accidents in comparison to other industries.

Flowserve Publishes 2017 Sustainability Report “Living Our Purpose and Values”

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Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of fluid motion and control products and services, released its 2017 Sustainability Report today. 

Flowserve has a longstanding history of recognizing the importance of sustainable development and the need to balance economic, social and environmental considerations as part of its business activities. The company has won more than 1,700 National Safety Council awards for safety performance and is currently ranked no. 19 overall (and no. 4 in the Industrial category) on Barron’s List of “100 Most Sustainable Companies in the U.S.”

Partners In Preservation: Main Streets Awards $2 Million in Preservation Grants to Sites Reflecting America’s Diverse History

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October 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Today, American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Main Street America announced the winners of the 2018 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign. The 11 winning historic sites will receive a total of $1.6 million in grants to fund their respective preservation projects.

Air-Bending at Borden: Compressed Air

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In this second of three-part series we dig deeper into how ‘going electric’ at Porcupine Gold Mine’s Borden site has had a positive impact on ventilation requirements and mine air heating. Taking an electric approach to mining has triggered some rethinking – eliminating the need for compressed air networks underground and provoking changes to the emergency response strategy.

Practitioner Spotlight--Don Riggs

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Antea Group shines the spotlight on Don Riggs, its industrial safety consultant based in the Lakewood, Denver office. Don participates in many sports, loves traveling, and his work. He recollects his hands-on experience in cleaning up the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Read Don’s thoughts on what it takes to succeed in the industrial safety field.

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Infographic: 5 Things You Need to Know About the New GRI Occupational Health and Safety Standard

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To provide healthy and safe working conditions, organizations need a robust management approach that drives the prevention of physical and mental harm and the promotion of workers’ health. In addition to benefiting workers, it is also good business. First, a healthy workforce is more productive and engaged. Second, promoting a healthy work environment helps to attract – and hold on to – talented workers. 

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