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Aflac, New York State Association of Health Care Providers and Global Center for Medical Innovation Deliver 80,000 Face Shields to Protect New York's Frontline Workers

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NEW YORK /3BL Media/ – Aflac Incorporated, a leader in supplemental insurance at U.S. worksites, has partnered with the New York State Association of Health Care Providers (NYSHCP) and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) to provide face shields to downstate home- and community-based care agencies that continue to deal with hot spots of COVID-19 cases. Courtesy of a $2 million donation by Aflac, home care agencies in New York City and Long Island are receiving face shields as part of a national pandemic response. 

Stewart Engineering, Eco-Site Embrace Black & Veatch's COVOPERATE Application to Facilitate Safe, Secure Return to Operations

Cloud-based application enhances return-to-office health and safety
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VERLAND PARK, Kan., September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As U.S. offices reopen and operations begin to normalize against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, two North Carolina-based companies have become the first to successfully implement Black & Veatch’s COVOPERATE workforce management application, powered by Field2Base.

Tork Clean Care Infographic: Handwashing Procedure

Optimize good hygiene routines at the workspace and ultimately secure a safer workspace for all with this Handwashing Procedure
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Within manufacturing, both businesses and people are under immense pressure. It’s necessary to keep staff safe by supporting employees and practicing proper hygiene in production facilities. As the leading global expert in professional hygiene, Tork has been putting hygiene first for over 50 years. With the extensive knowledge and broad product base, Tork provides optimal conditions for manufacturers to keep up with proper hygiene and cleaning practices. Therefore, Tork has now put together their top recommendations and guidelines for hygiene in manufacturing.

Tork Clean Care Infographic: Manufacturing Facility Dispenser Placement

Here's the Tork Clean Care program guide to safely manufacturing facility dispenser replacements
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1. Entrances & locker rooms

Place hand sanitizers at the entrance to your facility for workers and visitors alike. Ensure employees complete thorough handwashing upon arrival at work. Locker rooms should be equipped with minimum one soap dispenser for every two handwashing sinks. Place high capacity paper towel dispensers and foot-operated waste bins near sinks.

2. High touch area

Tork Launches Clean Care Program to Support Hygiene and Promote Safer Workplaces Within Manufacturing

Tork is now launching the Clean Care program for manufacturing, with guidelines and recommendations specifically tailored to keep up with hygiene.
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4 Innovative Ways Johnson & Johnson Has Helped Protect the Public's Health During Outbreaks Since the Late 1800s

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From epidemic masks that the company introduced during the Spanish flu pandemic to work it's doing today on an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, learn how the company has been at the forefront of safeguarding global public health for well over a century.

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From epidemic masks that the company introduced during the Spanish flu pandemic to work it's doing today on an investigational COVID-19 vaccine, learn how the company has been at the forefront of safeguarding global public health for well over a century.

VIDEO | Mohawk Gives Update on Pandemic Project

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In April 2020, Mohawk's production switched from flooring to helping healthcare workers. Bart Hill, senior vice president, Mohawk Home, tells us how many medical gowns and face shields the company made before switching back to normal production.

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Leading in a New Environment: Adapting to a Quarantined Workplace with Technology at the Forefront

by Katie Pries, President & CEO of The Northern Trust Company Canada
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2020 has presented a whirlwind of unforeseen hurdles and environmental changes that not even the most technologically advanced businesses could have prepared for, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its impact spans globally, altering the way many teams operate and will leave a new normal in its wake.

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2020 has presented a whirlwind of unforeseen hurdles and environmental changes that not even the most technologically advanced businesses could have prepared for, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Its impact spans globally, altering the way many teams operate and will leave a new normal in its wake.

VMware Global Response to COVID-19

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Ensuring the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and partners is always our top priority.

VMware is actively monitoring the ongoing developments of the COVID-19 outbreak and taking precautions to address the safety of our employees and the business needs of our key customers, vendors and others who are in VMware facilities. Some of the steps VMware has taken include:

United Airlines' Janet Lamkin Talks About Its Clorox Deal and Leading in a Crisis

By Mark Calvey – Senior Reporter, San Francisco Business Times
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After leading Bank of America's California operations through the 2008 financial crisis, United Airlines California President Janet Lamkin shares lessons she learned to help navigate the carrier through today's Covid-19 crisis.

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