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Severe Thunderstorm & Lightning Preparation

November 4, 2011


Thunderstorms can be exciting to watch, especially from the safety of your warm, comfortable couch. Besides staying dry, here’s another good reason to stay inside (and off the phone): each year, more people die from being struck by lightning than …

Categorized: Business & Industrial

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Vanguard Resources Congratulates Employees with Coins of Merit

October 26, 2011


SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Positivity self-perpetuates, even in the workplace. This fact is what inspired Vanguard Resources Facility Management to create their very own, very special coin of merit program. The program’s creator, Dustin Powers, Vanguard Resources’ Chief Information Officer …

Categorized: Business & Industrial

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Preventing an Office Epidemic

October 19, 2011


Epidemics affect and jeopardize all facets of day-to-day business. Rapid, rational response during an illness epidemic or disaster can save your life, the lives of your employees and your business as a whole. Make sure your facility has a “just …

Categorized: Business & Industrial

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Horseplay is No Laughing Matter

October 4, 2011


According to the dictionary: Horseplay means rough fun. Fooling around means doing foolish, useless things. A fool is a person with little or no judgment or common sense. Safety Has NO Sense of Humor Working safely requires knowledge, attention and …

Categorized: Business & Industrial

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Playground Safety

September 27, 2011


The playground is a wonderful place – one that sets the stage for a child’s positive social and intellectual growth. An often idyllic setting, it creates the back drop for many a fond childhood memory. However, playgrounds can also be …

Categorized: Schools

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Injury Prevention in the Workplace

September 21, 2011


Accidents and emergency situations can happen in any environment, in any industry, at any time. Each individual must take an active role to maintain a safe work environment. Drive Safe – Follow all formal safe-driving plans and policies for the …

Categorized: Business & Industrial

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How to Prevent Office Creepers

September 14, 2011


Many people wouldn’t dream of leaving their computer or phone laying out in plain site, in an unlocked car. However, even these people sometimes think nothing of leaving those items openly unattended in their cubicle, at work. If you think …

Categorized: Business & Industrial

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Back to School Safety Made Simple

September 8, 2011


With a new school year begun, parents, children and motorists should take time to review some key rules and guidelines to make the school year a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some quick tips from Vanguard Resources’ educational safety …

Categorized: Schools

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Expanding the Roadmap to Full CMS Compliance

August 31, 2011


The more options, the better, especially when it comes to the compliance accreditation of your healthcare facility. More options mean more avenues towards full compliance and the benefits that this status brings to your organization. Back on September 26, 2008, …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

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When the Joint Commission’s grading, how will you score?

August 25, 2011


Does your organization focus on healthcare service delivery? If so, chances are that, for your facility, Joint Commission compliance is a top priority. The Joint Commission (TJC), formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), formed in 1917 …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities