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Solving the Student Success Equation

As mentioned in our last blog, The Perfect Equation : Student Support + Grants = Success, grants can be catalysts for implementing innovative student support strategies at your college. If you’re interested in how grant funding can advance your student support...

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Focus On… the 2018 National Safety Stand-Down

According to OSHA, fatalities caused by falls from elevation accounted for 370 of the 991 construction fatalities recorded in 2016. The National Safety Stand-Down aims to end these preventable fatalities and injuries through fall hazard awareness. During the 2018...

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March Madness Takes on Whole New Meaning

The NCAA and 64 college teams think they have ownership of “March Madness,” but I’m here to tell you my family is knee-deep in March Madness and it has nothing to do with basketball!  You would think we would have adjusted by now, but my entire household is still...

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Trainer Toolbox for March 2018

OSHA Outreach Training Program Changes Going Into Effect Soon!  Planning for Better OSHA Outreach Program Training Classes and Recordkeeping   Looking for an OSHA 10 or 30 Hour Outreach Class or Trainer? Search no more!   FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers:...

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Two Novel Ideas for the New Year

Happy New Year! It’s Holli Singleton, your MESH spokesperson here wishing you a safe and prosperous 2018! As usual, my family celebrated the New Year by eating! And it’s the same every year—Grandmamma cooks the ham and my sisters and I bring the rest—collard greens,...

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Focus On… Working in cold weather

Did you know by taking very short steps and slowing your pace, your reaction time speeds up and makes you more able to recover when you start to slip and lose your balance? Wearing the right shoes, as you might have guessed, can also mean the difference between...

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Trainer Toolbox for January 2018

Important News for OSHA Outreach Trainers  Planning for 2018 OSHA National Initiatives   FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.   Important News for OSHA Outreach...

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