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  • 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...
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    View a photo gallery of new bath enclosure products that meet customer demands.
  • 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...
  • Five final rules to work by
    Customers are the lifeline of a business. Last month, we took a look at the first five rules business owners should follow to obtain customer feedback. Here, we’ll examine the final five.
  • 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...
  • What will be your top business challenge this year and how do you plan to address it?
    CommercialAlvaro Correa, project manager, West Tampa Glass, Fla.We are going to have a moderately slower year than last year. The residential market is zero, and we are seeing the commercial market in a similar light due to these economic times. We have to find other sources of revenue, with the market the way it is. The hospital market is moving, and we are finding success [in that segment]....
  • Learn how to lift and carry loads the right way to keep from being injured on the job or at home. No matter what your size or strength, knowing how to lift things right makes your job easier and safer.Chances are that you have been taught correct lifting techniques during your job training, but you might associate the techniques only with “heavy” lifting; they should apply to even the...
  • When asked to identify a lesson learned early in his career, 30 under 40 award winner Stanley Yee, now a principal and building enclosure consultant at The Façade Group in Portland, Ore., admitted to many. “Career development is all about making mistakes and learning the hard way,” he said. “And it doesn’t only include your own mistakes; you can learn from other...
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