Boulder, Colorado Case Study: International Day for Disaster Reduction

Boulder, Colorado Case Study: International Day for Disaster Reduction

In 1989, the UN General Assembly designated the International Day for Disaster Reduction to promote global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. This includes disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness. The International Day for Disaster Reduction is recognized annually on October 13.

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Leverage the “Smarter” Phone

Leverage the “Smarter” Phone

Texting while driving is one of the most dangerous and prominent distractions in a commercial vehicle. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), using a cellphone while driving leads to 1.6 million car accidents per year. More than 40 states have addressed the dangers of mobile device usage by making texting while driving illegal. Ensuring employees are following the law while also guaranteeing the company is in compliance with OSHA standards is vital.

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Global Leaders are Convening at World Water Week - What Can Business Owners do to Contribute?

Global Leaders are Convening at World Water Week - What Can Business Owners do to Contribute?

Water conservation has turned into an essential practice in every part of the world, even in regions where water seems abundant. It is the most practical and environment-friendly approach to lessen our need for water. We can take steps to control consumption of water and avoid waste and shortage. We know that the planet is mostly covered with saltwater, which can only be consumed after undergoing a desalination process. This process, while a viable option, is quite expensive. Events such as droughts further limit access to clean and fresh water. This means that we must take extra steps to reduce water use and save as much water as possible to survive drought conditions. In many areas of the world, access to water is limited due to contamination.

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Cal/OSHA with 4 Reminders - Protect Outdoor Workers From Deadly Heat This Summer

Cal/OSHA with 4 Reminders - Protect Outdoor Workers From Deadly Heat This Summer

Heat exposure is a safety concern taken seriously by Cal/OSHA. High heat inspections at outdoor work sites are conducted to ensure workplace environments are in compliance with California’s heat illness prevention regulation and other workplace safety and health requirements.

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