VANMar25

4 Simple Ways to Create a Healthier Workplace

March 25, 2020


  Employee health is key to running a successful business. Sick, listless and uncomfortable employees aren’t productive. Help employees improve their posture: Ergonomic chairs that provide full back and neck support. Gaming chairs might look silly, but they are amazingly …

VANMar18

What is Clinical Engineering?

March 18, 2020


Just what is a clinical engineer? In modern times, hospitals rely more on technology to help them do everything from storing patient records to assisting during surgery. A clinical engineer is someone who brings medicine, engineering and IT together in …

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VANMar11

What is Company Culture and Why Does it Matter?

March 11, 2020


“Company culture” gets tossed around a lot, but nobody seems to know what it means. What people seem to agree on is that company culture is the attitudes, behaviors, and expectations that exist in a workplace environment. Company culture is …

VANMar4

The Process Rule + Energy Standards

March 4, 2020


The Department of Energy has approved “The Process Rule” that dictates how energy efficiency standards for equipment are created and updated. They say the changes modernize the process, but other organizations have other opinions. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient …

VANFeb26

Spring garden care and maintenance

February 26, 2020


Technically, spring 2020 will begin with the vernal equinox on March 19th. But depending on where you live, warm weather may come much sooner, or much later. For example: In San Antonio, Texas, the last frost date falls on March …

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How to keep your passwords secure

February 19, 2020


                            Criminals are targeting hospitals and businesses around the world with ransomware. Insecure passwords can make your company vulnerable to this kind of attack. Many people use …

The benefits of sanitation and housekeeping at your workplace

February 12, 2020


Wiping a counter with a bleach solution is an example of sanitizing. Although the words “cleaning” and “sanitizing” are often used interchangeably, there is a big difference between both processes. Cleaning can be defined as the physical act of removing …

How incident reports help to prevent accidents

February 5, 2020


Accidents and incidents are not the same. An accident results in personal injury or property damage, while an incident in the workplace is an unplanned event that doesn’t result in injury, but does cause damage to property, or has enough …

What you need to know about fertilization

January 29, 2020


Soil fertility refers to the ability of soil to sustain agricultural plant growth. Fertile soil has the ability to supply essential plant nutrients and water in adequate amounts and proportions for plant growth and reproduction. That’s why it is important …