Tag: North America

Stocks Up on Strong Health and Safety Programs

You probably know that a strong health and safety program can boost your company’s bottom line, but three new studies published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine suggest that strong safety and health programs can also boost your company’s stock price.

Train Employees to be Leaders—on the Job and in the Community

The goal of training is always to develop employees—to work more safely, to be more productive, to act as a leader, and to be more professional. In today’s Advisor, we’ll look at how one company has made a commitment to developing its employees across the board. Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America has received […]

7 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Radon Risk

  7 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Radon Risk 1. Radon is a radioactive element that is derived from the decay of radium (uranium) that occurs in almost all soils. At normal temperatures, radon is an extremely toxic, colorless, invisible gas that moves up through the ground to the air above and can enter […]

President’s Pollinator Protection Strategy

Even as we swat away the last bees of summer and watch the occasional butterfly flit among flowers, agriculturalists are feeling the impact of the dwindling numbers of the pollinators we depend on for food crops. According to the White House, honey bees alone provide pollination for “at least 90 commercially grown crops in North […]

A Green Power Primer

What defines “green power”? According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)  Green Power Partnership, “green power” is electricity that provides the highest environmental benefit and is produced from solar, wind, geothermal, biogas, eligible biomass, and low-impact small hydroelectric sources. Green power suppliers produce no fossil-fuel emissions and must have been built within the past 15 […]

Train Employees on Mobile Devices and Cloud Technologies

Many of your employees may be getting new mobile devices as gifts this year. And your organization may also be using more mobile technology in conducting your business. But are you providing enough training on mobile technologies? Today’s Advisor reports on a new infographic, which shows that administrative staffers are not being given the training […]