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Article archive for January, 2016

  • January 26th, 2016

    How to Have a Healthier Hospital in 2016

    Tweet To the public, hospitals are perceived as the place you go when your health needs help: for surgery, or after an accident, or if you become seriously ill. Yet hospital staff know that while hospitals are a place to get well, they can also harbor hidden hazards. What patients typically don’t see are the [...]

  • January 20th, 2016

    How to Keep Your Hills from Slip Slidin’ Away

    Tweet For some reason, there are various songs about slipping and sliding in the rock ‘n’ roll archives. First Little Richard sang about Slippin’ and a-slidin’; later Paul Simon sang about “Slip Slidin’ Away”. We don’t think he was referring to erosion, but the lyric is appropriate. Without effective protection, in the wet winter months [...]

  • January 13th, 2016

    Slippin’, Slidin’, and Gettin’ There Safely

    Tweet When Little Richard sang about “Slippin’ and a-slidin’”, he probably wasn’t referring to traveling on icy roadways in mid-winter — especially not at raceway speeds. But his lyrics serve as apt warning in this frosty season: slow down! We seem to be in more of a hurry than ever before, and at the same [...]

  • January 6th, 2016

    Resolutions: Beyond the Obvious

    Tweet Many people make New Year’s resolutions that are often broken or forgotten before the first month of the year is out. There’s a better way: resolve to be better prepared, so you’ll have less need for all those putting-out-fires type of activities. For instance, if you work in an industrial setting, consider stocking up [...]