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IES to Host May NCDBA Science and Technology Forum

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) will host the North Carolina Defense Business Association (NCDBA) Science and Technology forum at the Wilson College of Textiles on May 9th from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Phil Williams, the chair of the Science and Technology...

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What the Heck is a Spring Chicken Anyway?

While I’m not certain what a spring chicken is, it seems I am not one anymore. In fact, I recently read an article and discovered I am technically considered a member of the “older worker” demographic. I suppose that explains the constant barrage of AARP mailings and...

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Trainer Toolbox for March 2019

Lithium Battery Safety Controlling Silica  Protecting the Privacy of Workers Fall Safety  FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.     Lithium Battery...

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Focus On… Workplace Eye Wellness

You know the old saying, “You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.” We all take our eyes and sight for granted; think about what you would do without it. Would you still be able to perform the duties on your job? March is recognized as Workplace Eye Wellness...

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The Emerging Threat Of Ransomware

The threat of cyber attacks is at an all-time high and growing; the financial implications are continuing to rise as well.  Cybersecurity Ventures, a leading research organization of the global cyber economy, predicts that cybercrime damages will cost the world $6...

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