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Posts from the ‘Business’ Category

  • January 17th, 2018

    Skip the Slip! How to Stay Safer At Work

    Tweet Founding Father and Congressman Alexander Hamilton is credited with originating the enduring chestnut, “If you don’t stand for something you’ll fall for anything.” Though he wasn’t referring to taking a tumble down the steps of the White House (it wasn’t built yet), his words remain apt today. Slip and fall claims cost American businesses [...]

  • December 27th, 2017

    OSHA and the EPA: Your “Support Staff”

    Tweet For anyone under 50, it may seem as though the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have always existed. However, both government agencies were independently created in 1970, to keep the American people safer and healthier on the job, and to protect human health and the environment on [...]

  • November 22nd, 2017

    Diet Another Day

    Tweet In these body-positive times, people of every shape and size are receiving approbation for simply being themselves. And that’s a positive sign. But even those who are rail-thin need to eat occasionally. And those who’ve decided to diet another day, or not at all, will also require food. Unfortunately, this might mean a shirt [...]

  • November 15th, 2017

    Weather or Not / Part 2: How to Stay Safe Outside

    Tweet Last week, we looked at six smart steps business owners can take to keep employees and customers safe, warm and dry in wet, icy winter weather. Everybody still needs to get to and from your place of business, however, which entails going out into the elements. Unless they’ve learned to teleport. Since Trek’s transporter [...]

  • November 8th, 2017

    Weather or Not / Part 1: How to Stay Safe Inside

    Tweet With all the natural disasters we’ve experienced in 2017, how do you make a business winter-worthy, when slip-and-fall accidents could spell d-i-s-a-s-t-e-r? Get back to basics. Here are six simple steps to ensure your business is ready for cold and stormy days: Test the heating system. This is so basic that many business owners [...]

  • November 3rd, 2017

    How Do You Spell Emergency?

    Tweet The recent California wildfires have made everyone rethink emergency preparedness. While a catastrophe of this magnitude required assistance from all over the West and beyond, potentially hazardous situations happen on a smaller scale every day. Which is why it pays to be prepared — especially if you’re a small business owner. Over the past [...]

  • October 11th, 2017

    Tacos and Pizza and Beer, Oh My

    Tweet Who lies awake at night dreaming of food holidays? Probably someone whose business involves enticing customers to buy their products — or someone who really enjoys eating. Maybe it’s a corporate event planner whose job entails interfacing with catering companies for large-scale meetings. Or maybe it’s a conspiracy of moms who want to promote [...]

  • October 4th, 2017

    It’s Our Quarter Century!

    Tweet This month, Impact Absorbents celebrates our 25th anniversary, thanks to you. Back in 1992, when the Tharp family began experimenting to create an absorbent product, they had one focus: to create the best, most effective, environmentally friendly spill clean up product on the market. That was product, singular. Today, Impact Absorbents offers more than [...]

  • September 27th, 2017

    Forecast: Cloudy and Clear

    Tweet This is the Age of the Cloud, when the term that once referred to a billowing mass of water vapor wafting gently through the sky now means a virtual storehouse for every imaginable kind of data. We upload the contents of our devices to cyberspace, trusting we’ll be able to access what we need [...]

  • August 23rd, 2017

    Are You Suffering from Memory Loss?

    Tweet You may think this is an odd headline for a blog post on spill clean up, but actually it’s accurate: if your shop floors have become encrusted with grease and grime over the years, you’ve probably forgotten what they looked like when they were clean, shiny and new. Of course, the good news is, [...]