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MDOT and Law Enforcement shed light on National Work Zone Awareness Week

by Kathryn Halvorsen
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Consumers Energy is raising awareness about National Work Zone Awareness Week alongside MDOT and law enforcement in Traverse City, Michigan. This week, the company also participated in "Go Orange" Day. Road safety workers are asked to wear orange to bring the issues of hazardous conditions from speeding and distracted drivers to the forefront. 

Consumers Energy continually works to keep people safe. The company is also focusing on safety around natural gas and electricity — two key sources of power and heat in Michigan.  Michigan​ Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared April as Safe Digging Month in the state. In response, Consumers Energy continues to release advice on safe digging measures for residents and excavators as projects begin this spring. 

Continue reading the article below to learn how leaders in Michigan are working together to find safety solutions. 

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Consumers Energy is raising awareness about National Work Zone Awareness Week alongside MDOT and law enforcement in Traverse City, Michigan. This week, the company also participated in "Go Orange" Day. Road safety workers are asked to wear orange to bring the issues of hazardous conditions from speeding and distracted drivers to the forefront. 

Consumers Energy continually works to keep people safe. The company is also focusing on safety around natural gas and electricity — two key sources of power and heat in Michigan.  Michigan​ Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared April as Safe Digging Month in the state. In response, Consumers Energy continues to release advice on safe digging measures for residents and excavators as projects begin this spring. 

Continue reading the article below to learn how leaders in Michigan are working together to find safety solutions. 

Black & Veatch’s Leading-Edge Platform Gives Managers Instant Access to Workers’ Credentials at Job Sites, Proactively Enhancing Safety

‘BVSafe’® prized as electronic alternative to thick binders of worker certifications, licenses
Press Release

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – For Black & Veatch safety managers at job sites, keeping tabs on whether employees and contractors had the proper training, certification and licenses for the work required thumbing through inches-thick binders of the crew’s credentials. While helping ensure compliance with safety requirements, little about the logs were quick or efficient, considering that hundreds of people could be on a job site.

To Get Buy-In From the C-Suite, EHS Leaders Should Align Programs with Business Strategy

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One of the keys to achieving executive support for corporate environment, health and safety programs (EHS) is to be an integral part of business planning, according to Walter Fluharty, Vice President of EHS and Organizational Development at Simon Roofing.   

ROAD-EO National Championship Crowns the Best of the Best

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ISM Raceway is the site of many fierce competitions, with the best drivers facing off in NASCAR and IndyCar races. Republic Services also brought its best drivers to ISM – along with its best operators and technicians – for the company’s ROAD-EO National Championship. 

Spring Weather Signals Start to Outdoor Projects; Gov. Whitmer Declares April Safe Digging Month in Michigan

Residents, Excavators Urged to Protect Themselves by Digging Safely
Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., April 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As leaves and green grass begin sprouting across the state, many Michiganders are planning outdoor digging such as landscaping projects and other home improvements. Dig Safely Month is designed to remind residents and excavators to take safe digging measures with every project, large or small.

Las Vegas Sands Responsible Gaming Ambassador Training Educates Team Members in Problem Gambling

How one hotel manager's training changed the life of a guest
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Las Vegas Sands has always focused on making its communities better places to live through Sands Cares and Project Protect, which promote a strong quality of life and foster a positive environment.  Through its Responsible Gaming Ambassador program, the company has dedicated itself to educating its Team Members on

FedEx Takes to the Road to Fight #1 Killer of Youth Worldwide

Few people know that road traffic crashes are the biggest cause of death among young people worldwide.
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Few people know that road traffic crashes are the biggest cause of death among young people worldwide. These crashes kill more than 500 children every day and injure tens of thousands more. According to data recently published by the World Health Organization, globally, more than 1.35 million people are killed each year and as many as 50 million are injured. In the US, nearly 40,000 people die every year in road traffic crashes.

Lockheed Martin Uses Virtual Reality And 3D Printing To Reduce Injuries On The Job

Press Release

BETHESDA, Md., March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) teams advance as finalists in the 22nd Applied Ergonomics Conference Ergo Cup® Competition, which showcases innovation aimed at reducing risk of injury in the workplace. Lockheed Martin will be one of over 20 companies discussing their ergonomic innovations in the Ergo Cup Competition.

Maria Christina Annaloro Leads Responsible Gaming Ambassador Program at Las Vegas Sands

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Las Vegas Sands has a best-in-class, global responsible gaming program that aims to reduce gambling risk and improve social safeguards to help our guests make informed choices.  The program is designed to directly reach and help patrons before a problem develops, including Team Member training, 24/7 Ambassador assistance, self-limit options, prominent signage for resources, and partnerships with organizations that support this cause.

Sikorsky Honors CHC S-92® Helicopter Crew for Rescue in Norway

Press Release

ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today recognized the heroic efforts of a CHC Helicopter crew with a Sikorsky Rescue Award, highlighting a successful search and rescue mission conducted with an S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the Winged-S Rescue Award in a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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