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Risk Management: Prevention Could Mean Profits


Establishing and promoting a culture of risk management can have a silent, but significant, impact at your business. Prioritizing safety and judgment can help protect your people and your profits. Emphasis on workplace safety and loss prevention — from senior management to front line employees — helps businesses run more efficiently and avoid errors that could dent or break the bottom line.  

Every injury, every lawsuit, every poor hire, every missed opportunity to plan can pull money out of your pocket. Insurance helps pay for the direct costs of a loss, such as property damage, medical bills, and legal expenses. But your ...

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MD Small Business Day

2020 Maryland Small Business Day


February 11th, 2020 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Maryland State House
100 State Cir
Annapolis, MD 21401-1924
Event Pricing: $25


Join fellow small ...

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Protect Your Employees from Blood-borne Pathogens

By: Federated Insurance

Exposure to blood-borne pathogens is a hazard most people think is limited to health care workers. The truth is that nearly every work environment — especially ...

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Is Your Path an Adventure- Or Forced March?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC

IEC Chesapeake has blogged about the history of apprenticeship, traditions in the U.S. and Europe, and about the notion that pathways to education should ...

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The Senate Career & Education Caucus


Five employers from industries that rely on skilled workers came to Capitol Hill yesterday to ...

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If a college degree falls in a forest, and no one is there to hear it….does it still make a sound?


CTE Month® is a public awareness campaign ACTE holds each February to celebrate Career and ...

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Drop Dead Article

The “Drop Dead” Theory of Mentoring and the Current Brain Drain of the Workforce


About ten years ago, one of our contractor members told me he operated on a ...

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NEC Part 2

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Mike Holt's 2014 Changes to the NEC Part 2 - Online Course


This user-friendly online program is based on Mike Holt's best-selling Code Change book and ...

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NEC Part 1

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Mike Holt's 2014 Changes to the NEC Part 1 - Online Course


This user-friendly online program is based on Mike Holt's best-selling Code Change book and ...

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Federated Employment Practices Network

Can You Ask for a Waiver for Workers’ Compensation Claims?

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Question: Can the company request an employee, including a pregnant worker, to sign a waiver ...

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Stolen Uniforms

Alana Brown, PayChex HR Solutions

­Topic:  I don’t think I want my termed employees uniform or gear I gave ...

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ABB Cam Switches

IEC Chesapeake Thanks Thomas & Betts for Their Generous Donation


We want to recognize Associate Partner, Thomas & Betts, for a generous gift of 25 ABB ...

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One Source Speaker

IEC Chesapeake Thanks One Source Associates, Third Party Speaker to Apprentices


We want to recognize Associate Partner, One Source Associates, as a Third Party Speaker to ...

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BelAir Engineering

IEC Chesapeake Thanks BelAir Engineering for Their Generous Donation


IEC Chesapeake wants to recognize Associate Partner, Belair Engineering and Service Co. ,Inc., for a ...

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Milwaukee Tools

IEC Chesapeake thanks Milwaukee Tools for their generous donation.


We want to recognize Associate Partner, Milwaukee Tools, for a generous gift to the Laurel ...

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