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Ergonomics and workplace productivity

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Many companies overlook the importance of workplace ergonomics. Ergonomics refers to the study of efficiency in the workplace, particularly the efficient movements of the human body. While employers may not be aware of the importance of ergonomics, ergonomics can have a significant impact on workplace productivity. Improved Productivity  Ergonomic practices will result in increased productivity … More

3 thoughts regarding driverless cars

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While the concept of an autonomous, or driverless, car is one that seems like it came directly out of a science fiction novel, it is becoming clear that these vehicles will eventually make up a large portion of automobiles on the road. From excited proponents of the concept to vehement protesters, it appears as though … More

Swimming Pool Safety

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While being in a pool is fun for adults and children, it’s important to remember a few tips so that everyone has a safe time while in the water. Make sure everyone knows how to swim or that there is someone there who can at all times. Lessons at a local YMCA are a good … More

6 ways to reduce your carbon footprint

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You need to have a small carbon footprint today to protect the environment and minimize pollution. Maintaining a small carbon footprint is not as difficult as it sounds. You can take many simple steps to make a difference. Here are six ways to reduce your carbon footprint. Find Ways to Stop Using Your Car You … More

All about renters insurance

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One of the most common misconceptions among tenants is that their landlord’s insurance will cover any property damaged or destroyed by fire, wind, natural disaster or almost any other unfortunate situation. However, a property owner’s insurance generally just covers the structure that the tenant is renting, not the personal possessions contained within the residence. Renters … More

5 tips to prevent foodborne illness

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Food borne illness is never pleasant. Aside from the horrible sickness it causes, food borne diseases can actually be life threatening, particularly for the very young and the very old. Here are a few ways you can prevent food borne illnesses and ensure your family stays safe. Wash your hands before and after handling food … More

Preparing for an office evacuation

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Businesses need to have a comprehensive plan to deal with emergency situations involving natural disasters and man-made threats. First of all, it’s important to understand the local geography and climate in order to create the best possible evacuation plan for valued employees and customers. For example, businesses in coastal communities are vulnerable to hurricanes, tropical … More

March Madness: Where to watch in Asheville

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March Madness is here! Conference championship tournaments are wrapping up this week, with the big dance starting next week! Still trying to figure out your plans to watch all the action? We’ve got you covered. Here are some spots where you won’t miss a basket. Sports bars The obvious spot to watch the tournament. Fortunately, … More

Check for Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

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Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious concern for homeowners and renters. This gas can form in toxic amounts in any enclosed space in a residential or commercial property. It is important for people to understand the basic chemistry and health issues associated with carbon monoxide. First of all, CO does not have a color, odor … More

3 interview questions you should never ask

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It’s important to ask all the right questions when you’re interviewing candidates for a job. However, there are many interview questions that you should not be asking for legal reasons. Avoid using these three questions when interviewing potential candidates. What is your marital status? Marital status (and other family-related questions, such as whether or not … More

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