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Hawks Intro New Gentleman Jack/Uber Pickup Zone for Ride-Sharing Fans

New Area Marks Easier Access to Connecting Riders and Drivers from Courtside to Curbside
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ATLANTA, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Atlanta Hawks, Uber, and Gentleman Jack, have joined together to create the ultimate fan experience from courtside to curbside with a co-branded pick-up area for games and other events at Philips Arena. The designated area will serve as a convenient meeting point for Uber riders to easily find their drivers when using the popular ride-sharing app.  The new zone will also help to ease heavy traffic during peak times by cutting down on congestion.

GM Expands Availability of Rear Seat Reminder Technology

First-of-its kind-feature to be offered on more than 20 2017 and 2018 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC models
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DETROIT, December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Rear Seat Reminder, an industry-first feature designed to remind drivers to check the back seat as they exit their vehicles under certain circumstances, will be offered across many Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles by the 2018 model year.

The system monitors rear door usage to remind drivers to check their rear seats before walking away from their vehicles.

5 More Creative and Fun Ways to Keep Safety Top-of-Mind

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The most successful EHS programs are those that are part of your company culture and actively engage employees in the process. Taking a more creative approach to safety reminders can set off a unique spark of recognition, and help people think about safety in a new way.

Antea Group has collected some Pinterest examples of "out-of-the-box" safety posters--maybe these are the inspiration you need to start your own EHS pin board!

5 Tips for Building Your Company's EHS Culture in a Low-Risk Environment

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Environment, health and safety (EHS) programs can do more for your company than simply checking off compliance boxes. EHS can also be an integral part of your company’s culture, demonstrating to employees that their happiness, health and safety is a priority—leading to more productivity and a more proactive approach to minimizing risk. Even in low risk environments, like offices or retail settings, environment, health and safety considerations are important to a successful organization. After all, low risk doesn’t mean no risk.

Sodexo Launches Zero October to Increase Safety and Facilitate Zero-Harm Culture

Designed to create a zero-harm culture in the workplace, Zero October and Have A Safe Day programs reduce workplace injuries by 13 percent
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., November 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to improving workplace safety and reducing injuries, Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, launched Zero October last month, a month-long initiative dedicated to facilitating a zero-harm culture at all Sodexo work sites. The initiative was supported by Sodexo’s ongoing Have A Safe Day program, which encourages employees at all levels to have conversations about safety.

Safety First… No, Really

By: Lorna Donatone
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We all know the sayings: “Safety first”, “better safe than sorry”, “safety begins with you.” These phrases are everywhere, on posters, in emails—so ubiquitous, in fact, that we start to tune them out.  We know that safety is important, but it’s easy to take it for granted.

Taking safety for granted, however, is the last thing we want to do. There’s nothing more important than our wellbeing, of course. But did you know that companies that invest in safety actually save money?

Real Builders Respect Building Codes

In his first column for the newly launched CodeWatcher magazine, Green Builder Media founder Ron Jones talks about builders’ reactions to regulation.
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If one were to listen only to the endless railings of the building industry voices against every form of regulation–but most especially any proposed increases in energy performance requirements and the attendant adoption of codes and standards that are developed to implement and enforce those enhancements–it might be easy to assume that the loud and stubborn opposition on the part of industry practitioners is universal.  My experience tells me that nothing could be further from the truth.

NS Adopts Technology to Promote Safe Driving, Save Fuel

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As owner of some 6,000 trucks, SUVs, and cars used in field operations across a sprawling 22-state system, Norfolk Southern ranks as a Top 100 commercial fleet. In 2015, the company piloted a test using telematics technology to enhance driver safety. NS saw improvements across a range of driving performance metrics, including benefits beyond safety – such as better fuel economy.

Inclusion and Safety: Drivers of Business Success

By: David Boyd Williams
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As demographic shifts accelerate the changing global workforce, leaders who leverage the diversity of their employee populations and create an inclusive culture, could see higher levels of safety and engagement within their organization. While there is not necessarily a causal relationship between inclusion, safety, and engagement, some studies reflect a correlation between these indicators and positive business outcomes.

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