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  • Focus on… Safety Success Story—Cascade Tissues

    We are so pleased to share the successful outcomes of the safety and health management system at Cascade Tissues in Rockingham, NC. Hope you are enlightened as much as we are! You can view the full success story here: https://www.ies.ncsu.edu/success-story/making-safety-count/ You can watch the video version here.  

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  • Trainer Toolbox for January 2017

    A collection of everything that’s new for safety trainers! Included in this edition: New Year, New OSHA Outreach Training Program Requirements and Procedures   Need more time to order Student Replacement Cards? Now you’ve got it!   Filing a complaint made easy as 1-2-3 Seeking an Authorized OSHA Trainer near you? Let us help you!   FOOTnotes – For […]

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  • Groundhog Day is Here Again

    “I have been stabbed, shot, poisoned, frozen, hung, electrocuted, and burned. And every morning I wake up without a scratch on me, not a dent in the fender…” -Phil the Weatherman How many of us can even hear the words “Groundhog Day” without thinking of Punxsutawney Phil, and poor Phil the Weatherman, doomed to endlessly […]

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  • Building community, and a townhouse, through service

    The harmony of hammering, the screeching of sawing wood, and loud ladder climbing aren’t sounds normally heard at the IES office on NC State’s Centennial Campus.  But those noises became the soundtrack for numerous staff who spent two days outdoors recently, on a construction site. It was the sound of service—community service—at Habitat for Humanity’s […]

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  • Three Ways That eLearning Saves Money

    eLearning is convenient and highly engaging. But did you ever consider that implementing eLearning might positively affect your bottom line? Here’s how. 1 – Onboard New Employees More Efficiently The onboarding and orientation process for new hires can consume quite a bit of time for new employees, hiring managers, HR staff, administrative staff and the […]

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  • Trainer Toolbox for November 2016

    A collection of everything that’s new for safety trainers! Included in this edition:   Impressive Videos from WorkSafeBC Find an Authorized OSHA Trainer – Coming Soon! Last day to submit OSHA Card requests in 2016    FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern OTI Education Center.   […]

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  • Focus On… Recordkeeping Rule Changes – Are You Ready?

      More changes under OSHA’s Recordkeeping and Reporting rule will take effect January 1, 2017 and reporting requirements will be phased in over two years. We’ll help you understand the changes, plus we’ve got a downloadable 5-Step Guide to help you with your decision-making.

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  • Attacked by crazed fowl this fall? That’s reportable!

    There’s nothing funny about workplace accidents. Well, except when they are funny. And sometimes, assuming no one was seriously injured, we just have to admit that the circumstances were on the zany side. The humor is frequently captured in the accident report, and many times it’s the writer’s choice of phrasing, more than the factual […]

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