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U.S. Department of Labor Using Public Service Announcements and Billboards to Promote Worker Safety and Health Amid Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has undertaken a public service messaging effort to remind workers that the agency is committed to ensuring their safety and health during the coronavirus pandemic. OSHA is using public service audio announcements in English and Spanish, as well as bilingual digital […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of Important Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat

U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of Important Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat

WASHINGTON, DC – Throughout much of the U.S., high temperatures and humidity in the summer season can create hot and hazardous working conditions, both outdoors and indoors. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers of their duty to protect employees from the risks and dangers of heat exposure. OSHA […]

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How the Internet of Things is Both a Blessing and a Curse

The Internet of Things (IOT) is an ever growing category of consumer goods with their own internet connectivity and operating systems. This includes a large variety of products like televisions, smart home products like Google Home and Amazon Echo, smartwatches, FitBits, cars, light bulbs, refrigerators, printers, and much more. Essentially, Internet of Things devices are […]

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From Electronic Waste Recycling to Inmate: Why Eric Lundgren is Going to Prison

Eric Lundgren is a leading innovator in the electronic waste recycling industry. The 33 year old Lundgren has many notable accomplishments including using recycled parts to construct an electric car that had better mileage than a Tesla in a test. Additionally, Lundgren built the first electronic hybrid recycling facility in America. This plant takes old […]

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3 Simple Ways To Repurpose Old Tech For New Uses

What is the best way to recycle old computers and electronic waste?   Most of us love to get new new gadgets and technology. Computers, laptops, cell phones, tablets, and even household appliances all evolve so rapidly that if we don’t upgrade every year or two we feel left in the dark ages. There’s reason […]

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Texas’ Study on the Economic Impacts of Recycling Completed

The TCEQ has released its Study on the Economic Impacts of Recycling (SEIR), The Study builds on the efforts of prior recycling studies, such as STAR’s Texas Recycling Data Initiative (TRDI, 2015), and digs deeper into the economic benefits of the recycling industry in Texas. SEIR, which was required to be completed by House Bill […]

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Solar Power Used for Freshwater Production

Safe drinking water has become increasingly difficult for countries in North Africa and the Middle East to attain. Some water sources have even become unsustainable in those areas. To help with freshwater production, concentrating solar plants are now being used for desalination. By using solar power for freshwater production, desalinated seawater in the MENA (Middle […]

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Johnson Controls Buys 5 Percent Stake in Battery Recycling Company

Johnson Controls has finalized an agreement covering North America, China, and Europe for an electrochemical battery recycling technology. Under terms of the deal, the company is investing in Alameda, Calif.-based Aqua Metals. Under the agreement, Johnson Controls will become the first licensee for AquaRefining™ technology, supply Aqua Metals with batteries to recycle as a service […]

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THA 20217 Annyal Conference Expo

Sponsorships are now available for the Texas Hospital Association 2017 Annual Conference and Expo. Don’t wait to secure your spot at one of the largest health care events in the state. Join us Jan. 26-27 at the JW Marriott Austin for an opportunity to showcase your firm and connect with more than 500 Texas hospital […]

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Why Proper Hard Drive Destructive is Essential in Healthcare

Why Proper Hard Drive Destructive is Essential in Healthcare When the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability act was passed in 1996, it changed the way health care providers operate and serve patients. Amendments that have been made in the years since have only strengthened its emphasis on patient confidentiality. Too many health care providers, however, […]

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