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Noise Isn’t Just Annoying - It’s Bad for Your Health

by Ethan Bourdeau
Blog

Dr. Eoin King is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Acoustics at the University of Hartford. King is well known through the industry for having developed novel environmental noise assessment techniques, with a particular focus on strategic noise mapping. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA (INCE-USA) and is Managing Editor for the publication Noise/News International.

IWBI WELL Tip: All Projects In

by Melissa Wrolstad
Blog

Are you interested in registering a project that falls outside of WELL's current project types?

Top 5 Takeaways from the Acoustics #WELLography

by Ethan Bourdeau
Blog

Have you ever wondered how the diverse soundscape you experience in your day to day can impact your health and productivity? This month, we released our Acoustics WELLography, which provides you with a comprehensive overview of sound and the built environment, how we experience and are impacted by sound, and strategies that can be applied to mitigate the negative risks associated with noise and other distracting sounds.

1. The human ear has a specific range of sensitivity across sound pressure level and frequency.

Building a Business-led Culture of Health and Food Security

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Report Highlights Delos Commitment to Leading Workplace Wellness
Article

Every day, businesses are providing innovative solutions to solve the world’s toughest challenges—among them—global health, wellness, and equitable and sustainable food systems.

WELL in the UAE: Trailblazing Towards a Happier, Healthier Future

by Kate Rube, Vice President, Technical Solutions
Article

If you spend just a few days in Dubai, it’s clear how critical real estate has been to the city’s economic success and population: construction cranes scatter the sky, huge billboards advertise new homes from mega developers and model communities representing dozens of acres dominate the lobbies of many buildings. Yet real estate has also contributed to some of the biggest health and safety challenges that face Dubai and the broader Middle East today.

FCA US Earns Ninth Consecutive Medal for Pioneering Programs That Promote a Healthy Workplace and Lifestyle

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  • FCA US among 48 major U.S. employers that received the 2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award from the National Business Group on Health
  • Seventh year FCA US is the only automaker to earn the award
  • Award amplifies Company’s commitment to promoting a culture of health, supporting employees and their families
Press Release
  • FCA US among 48 major U.S. employers that received the 2017 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® award from the National Business Group on Health
  • Seventh year FCA US is the only automaker to earn the award
  • Award amplifies Company’s commitment to promoting a culture of health, supporting employees and their families

Engaging Hearts and Minds in Our People – Safe Enough for Our Families

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In our 2016 Sustainability Report, “Safe Enough for Our Families” is the phrase that captures one of our core values, guides our efforts and and supports the safety and health of our people at work, at home and in their communities. Working safely remains the top priority at Goldcorp –it is one of our core values, along with , responsibility and productivity, which are upheld by every employee.  Todd White, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, shares his thoughts on our sustainability and safety performance in 2016.

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In our 2016 Sustainability Report, “Safe Enough for Our Families” is the phrase that captures one of our core values, guides our efforts and and supports the safety and health of our people at work, at home and in their communities. Working safely remains the top priority at Goldcorp –it is one of our core values, along with , responsibility and productivity, which are upheld by every employee.  Todd White, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, shares his thoughts on our sustainability and safety performance in 2016.

Making the Case for Health: Insights from the First WELL Projects

Article

After years of development, marketing, and promotion, the first WELL-certified projects have hit the market. Early this year, the first WELL office projects opened in New York City, Boston, and Vancouver, joining early adopters in Toronto, San Francisco, and Los Angeles in the growing real estate market for healthy-certified buildings.

CSX Promotes Safety Near Railroad Tracks Through ‘Rail Safety Week’

Unprecedented public-safety initiative delivers critical, life-saving information to drivers, pedestrians, schools, and rail passengers
Press Release

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., September 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Safety is CSX’s highest priority, and this week the railroad is partnering with the non-profit Operation Lifesaver, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), other freight railroads, Amtrak, commuter rail-service providers, customers and law enforcement agencies across its 23-state network to raise awareness about how to be safe around railroad tracks. Through public events, informational displays and social media messages during the week of Sept.

Domtar Sustainability: Personal Caring at Domtar Personal Care

Blog

Gwendolyn McNuckles volunteered to serve as a “Wellness Champion” out of concern for her health and that of her colleagues at Domtar’s personal care manufacturing facility in Waco, Texas.

‘‘My co-workers were suffering bouts of diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and other ailments,’’ said Gwendolyn. ‘‘Many were severely overweight, including myself. Something had to be done.’’

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