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Home Is Where The Heart Is: Tiny Houses and Homelessness

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Shelter is on the first rung of renowned psychologist Abraham Maslow‘s hierarchy of needs. And yet, as a society, we have not cracked the code for how to house people in a way that is equitable and sustainable. While millions consume cubic acres of carbon heating and cooling their McMansions, others combat housing insecurity on a daily basis. This week on Sea Change Radio, we discuss two different facets of the housing puzzle. First we take a look at the tiny homes movement with two builders, Fatih and Deniz Saat.

New Holland Agriculture and Case IH Facilities Achieve Incident-free Milestone of Three Million Work Hours

The facilities in New Holland, Pennsylvania and Fargo, North Dakota celebrate by honoring employees
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New Holland Agriculture and Case IH facilities achieve three million incident-free work hours. The safety milestone is an example of the Company’s overall commitment to sustainability, as the safety and welfare of employees are key components of a sustainable operation.

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New Holland Agriculture and Case IH facilities achieve three million incident-free work hours. The safety milestone is an example of the Company’s overall commitment to sustainability, as the safety and welfare of employees are key components of a sustainable operation.

IWBI Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2019

WELL continues meteoric uptake, now boasts more than 300 million square feet of registered and certified space in 48 countries and counting
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NEW YORK, February 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ –The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) has been named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies roster, carrying last year’s momentum around WELL full force into 2019. The list honors businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture. IWBI leads the global movement to transform our buildings and communities to help deliver health and wellbeing for all.

How Scotiabank Supported an Employee’s Gender Transition

by Martha Porado
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During an employee’s gender transition, virtually every workplace benefit can come into play, including drug coverage, employee assistance programs, flexible working options, mental-health programs and diversity initiatives. For Tamara Hansen, a delivery manager specialist at Scotiabank, coming out as transgender after more than three decades with her employer has been an emotional journey.

Technology Advancements Boost Traceability in the Food Sector

by Jim Witkin
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This article series is sponsored by General Mills and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

In cases of widespread foodborne illness, like last year’s E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, the next step is to determine where along the food supply chain the contamination occurred. That’s where food traceability—the ability to trace a product through every step in the supply chain, from point of origin to final retail location—comes into play.  

Walmart Committed in Fight Against Opioids

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The abuse of and addiction to prescription opioids is a serious public health issue. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 2 million people in the United States suffer from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers. The health and safety of our patients is a critical priority; that’s why we’re taking an active role in the fight against our nation’s opioid issue – one that has affected so many families and communities across America.

Advanced Technologies That Keep UPSers Safe

UPS drivers travel millions of miles every day, and our goal is for all of our drivers to make it home safely.
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Today, technology investments are making the safety and efficiency of our drivers even more effective, helping us create a work environment that better protects our employees and adapts to a changing business environment.
 

First Followers and Ninja Warriors: Perspectives on EHS Leadership Today

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What does environment, health and safety leadership look like in your organization? Peylina Chu, Antea Group’s technology segment leader, speaks from her experience to bring two simple but deep ideas on what makes an effective EHS leader.

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How Companies Can Step Up on Safer Food

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By Boma Brown-West

Even if you haven’t heard of perchlorate, chances are that you probably have eaten it. Perchlorate is a chemical used in plastic packaging and food handling equipment for dry food like cereal, flour, and spices to reduce the buildup of static charges.

Expert Interview With Chris McClain, Health and Safety Expert

Creating a safety culture across our company and keeping employees engaged
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Chris McClain, Tetra Tech’s vice president of Corporate Health & Safety, has 30 years of experience in safety and industrial hygiene. She has spent the last 20 years managing health and safety programs at Tetra Tech. Ms. McClain maintains dual professional certifications as a Certified Safety Professional and a Certified Industrial Hygienist. She specializes in recognition and control of occupational hazards, focused on compliance and program development.

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