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NFL Names '1st and Future' Safety Innovation Winners

By Herbie Teope
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ATLANTA -- The NFL's path to improve player safety continued Saturday morning at the fourth annual "1st and Future" experience at the Ferst Center for the Arts at the Georgia Tech campus.

In this year's event, the NFL teamed with Arrow Electronics to host a live competition between five companies pitching innovative products and concepts aimed to enhance player health and safety. Additionally, four individuals were provided an opportunity to propose rule changes geared to reduce injuries on punt plays based on data.

Tetra Tech’s 2018 Year in Review

Making a difference in our projects, our offices, and our communities
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Tetra Tech’s more than 17,000 employees around the world positively impact our planet through their work on our projects and in our communities. Through our 2018 Photo Contest, employees showcased how they are making a difference through their work in the field, office, and community.

Nutrition Labels Get a Makeover: Will It Make a Difference?

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It’s been nearly 25 years since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated that all food and beverage packaging carry the Nutrition Facts panel. These labels, now found on over 700,000 products, provide the consumer with information like serving sizes, calories per serving, ingredients and nutritional content.

EHS Global Moments: Philippines Safety Officer Requirements

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Antea Group’s new blog series, EHS Global Moments, highlights a country-specific EHS regulation applicable to non-manufacturing operations, organized by place, topic, or theme.

This month we discuss the Philippines’ regulations requiring trained Safety Officers in lower-risk workplaces. Read this interesting blog here!

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A Safe Place to Call Home

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Imagine having a front door that doesn’t lock, or a window that’s broken. From the risk of burglary to frigid air creeping inside, these needed repairs become problematic for many, especially our neighbors without the resources to fix them. Rebuilding Together installs windows and doors for people who cannot afford it and need them the most. You can be a part of making their homes safe this holiday season.

Sappi's Cloquet Mill Acheives Impressive Safety Milestone

Minnesota mill reaches over 2 million man hours without loss-time injury
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Sappi North America’s mill in Cloquet, Minnesota, reached a company milestone of over 2 million hours worked without a lost-time injury.

This achievement comes on the heels of the mill’s achievement of 1 million hours worked without injury.

Under the leadership of President and CEO Mark Gardner, safety has become a top priority for Sappi North America. While all three mills emphasize safety, the Cloquet Mill’s performance is exemplary. Some of this can be attributed to four initiatives implemented in the past year.

Taking Safety Seriously: Sappi Hires EMTs On-Site at Somerset Mill

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When you work in a remote location, every second counts in an emergency. An ambulance typically takes eight to ten minutes to reach the Somerset Mill location, so early intervention can provide the best possible outcome. That’s why each member of the 15-person team of security guards at Somerset Mill is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician. They’re available at a moment’s notice to respond to any emergency.

Giving Tuesday: Give the Gift of Safety

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With the holidays underway, many homes are at increased risk of fire caused by candles and decorative lights. Many of our neighbors who are unable to heat their home will be using their oven to stay warm, which can be extremely dangerous! 

NAEM Announces New Benchmarking Forum for Senior EHS and Sustainability Leaders

The acquisition of the EHS&S Roundtable will meet the changing needs of NAEM’s growing membership
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November 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) today announced the addition of the EHS&S Roundtable to its portfolio of benchmarking services for corporate EHS and Sustainability leaders.

With about 5000 members, NAEM is the leader in professional development for mid-level corporate managers of environment, health and safety and sustainability (EHS&S). The EHS&S Roundtable, which was founded 30 years ago, is the longest-running executive network for those at the senior levels of EHS&S leadership within companies. 

Sappi Increases Employee Engagement Efforts

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Our people are critical to our operations. A key component to any successful employee engagement program is communication. At Sappi North America, we prioritize our communication efforts to ensure that all of our associates are informed of, and feel connected to, the organization’s business, mission, strategy and values. To this end, we utilize a number of resources, including email, social media, newsletters, events, video and printed collateral, to maintain organizational alignment and morale.

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