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Article archive for November, 2016

  • November 23rd, 2016

    Dining Out With Confidence

    Tweet During the colder months, people may be less inclined to want to cook after a long day at work, which is good news for restaurateurs. However, nobody wants to hear the telltale sound of shattering glass or a cry of “oops!” that signals a spill in progress. We’ve anticipated such circumstances. And we have [...]

  • November 16th, 2016

    How to Stay Safer on the Job

    Tweet According to the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), approximately 32 states spent more than half of their workers’ compensation benefits on medical care for injured workers in 2014. That’s a hefty chunk of the budget — and nearly double the cost of medical benefits paid in 1980. Impact Absorbents can help. We’ve developed [...]

  • November 9th, 2016

    Park Slope: Erosion Control Made Easy

    Tweet Park Slope is the name of a highly desirable neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York City’s most populous borough — and it also describes what can happen when erosion takes over a neighborhood park. Here in California, we recently took a stroll through one of our regional parks after an autumn storm, and spied some [...]

  • November 2nd, 2016

    Fallback Position

    Tweet Daylight savings time ends November 6th, when the U.S. sets its clocks back to standard time and night descends in the middle of the afternoon (or at least, it seems that way). Fallback is part of the rhythm of the seasons. Just as we “spring ahead” in March, when the world is blossoming, it [...]