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  • This is an all-too-familiar phrase in many workplaces, and understandably so, because back injuries are a leading cause of lost work time and reduced productivity.No matter what type of environment—office, warehouse, manufacturing—material handling puts stress on workers’ backs. Through education and demonstrations, businesses can teach employees how to lift, bend and move, in...
  • Most one-vehicle accidents occur when a driver dozes off or gets distracted from driving. Employees driving your company vehicles need to be trained to resist distractions and recognize signs of fatigue that lead to accidents.To prevent drowsiness, the most practical way is to get plenty of sleep before starting a trip and avoid actions that induce drowsiness, such as eating a heavy meal and...
  • Ford flexes its muscle
    Removal and replacement procedures for the 2009 Ford Flex windshield
  • Peer-to-peer strategy sessions top 2009 National Auto Glass Conference agenda
    Specifically designed to address the needs of multi-branch retail auto glass repair and replacement companies, the 2009 National Auto Glass Conference: A Forum for Auto Glass Executives, will take place Feb. 18-20 at Florida’s Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate.
  • Looking to the past gives us a sense of where we come from, but looking to the future can provide clues as to where we’re headed. If Glass Magazine’s 2009 “30 Under 40” winners are any indication, we’re certainly pointed in the right direction. Please click the names below for in-depth interviews, photos and biographical information for this year's honorees.  Our winners...James...
  • Fuel management still critical despite lower gas prices
    With average retail gasoline prices hovering around $1.64 per gallon at press time, fuel costs might not be as burdensome as they were last July when prices skyrocketed to more than $4 a gallon in many parts of the country. History shows, however, that current prices will trend upward as summertime nears. In 2007, average retail gas prices peaked in May at $3.13 per gallon. In July 2008, they...
  • Effective fuel management can lessen your pain at the pump
    Without effective fuel management, your company is wasting thousands of dollars each month. The good news is that technology exists so just about anyone can become a fuel manager. Good fuel management includes route planning, measuring fuel consumption and managing equipment operating practices.
  • One of the most common workers compensation claims relates to wrist damage from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome that ends up causing Cumulative Trauma Disorders.Unlike acute trauma, which is caused by a single event, Cumulative Trauma develops over long periods of time and can result in substantial damage to hands, wrists, elbows, arms, shoulders, necks, and backs.Minimize the risk of these injuries...
  • Hires, promotions and appointments
    PPG IndustriesOfficials at PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, announced that Gary Danowski, director, global operations, aerospace, became vice president, performance glazings. He reports to Senior Vice President Victoria M. Holt and is based at the Harmar, Pa., glass business and discovery center. Danowski joined PPG in 1982 as a production engineer, became an automotive glass sales engineer in 1988...
  • The winter months present challenges to driving that are far different than those faced in the summer time. There are a number of things you can do to minimize the risk of an accident.On the preventative side, make sure your vehicle has good wiper blades and that they are operating properly. Tires with good deep treads are essential for good cornering and handling on slippery roads. Check the air...
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