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How To Beat The Summers Heat

Heat stress is a signal that says the body is having difficulty maintaining its narrow temperature range. The heart pumps faster, blood is diverted from internal organs to the skin, breathing rate increases, and sweating increases, all in an attempt to transfer more heat to the outside air and cool the skin by the evaporation of sweat. If the body can't keep up, then the...

Hurricane Safety

Hurricane season started June first and runs through November. Everyone needs to expect the worst and hope for the best. Preparation is the key. Insurance and Disasters It is safe to say that most business and homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover the risks associated with hurricanes. You need to add this coverage to your insurance policy package.  Flooding is also excluded and will need...

Top Five Workplace Problems

Recent surveys by human resource managers have identified a number of workplace issues facing employers and employees. These problems affect the work being done, employee morale, and overall company performance. Take a look at the top five workplace issues and see if your company faces any of these. Lack of Training- Many workers state that most employers do not offer any “real” job training. Even...

How To Beat The Summers Heat

As summer approaches, workers all over the country will experience the risk of heat stress.  Heat stress is especially prevalent in the summer months due to climate changes in July and August. Heat stress is a signal that says the body is having difficulty maintaining its narrow temperature range. The heart pumps faster, blood is diverted from internal organs to the skin, breathing rate increases,...

Beat The Summer Heat

Summer is here, and the 4th of July is just around the corner. As we move to do more outside activities, it will be important to remember to stay cool. For people who labor outside throughout the summer, heatstroke is the most serious risk and should be handled as a medical emergency. Heatstroke happens when the body's temperature is out of control, causing damage to...