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Protect Your Employees from Blood-borne Pathogens

By: Federated Insurance
12/11/2019

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 those in which hand tools and heavy equipment are used — is at risk for blood-borne pathogen contamination. Improper care can lead to the transmission of serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases.

 

What Are Blood-borne Pathogens?

Blood-borne pathogens, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, are “infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans.” HIV, AIDS, hepatitis, syphilis, and malaria, are some of the more common diseases the pathogens carry. They transmit diseases ...

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Is Your Path an Adventure- Or Forced March?

By Jenny Boone, Business Development, Independent Electrical Contractors Chesapeake/IECC
11/4/2019

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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Milwaukee Announces MX FUEL Equipment System

11/1/2019

Milwaukee is excited to announce the launch of its new MX FUEL Equipment System! 

MX FUEL™ Equipment System revolutionizes the light equipment market by delivering ...

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Webinar: Marijuana in the Workplace

11/1/2019

Employers are increasingly perplexed about how to avoid mistakes in confronting the use of marijuana by employees, on and off the clock.  

In this webinar ...

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Construction Law Survival Seminars

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2017 Construction Law Survival Seminars-Laurel, MD

12/13/2016
Mechanic’s Liens - Time Limits, Notices and Claims to preserve rights in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania ...
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Construction Law Survival Seminars

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2017 Construction Law Survival Seminars-Dulles, VA

12/13/2016
Mechanic’s Liens - Time Limits, Notices and Claims to preserve rights in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania ...
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Graduation 2017

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32nd Annual 2017 IEC Chesapeake Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony

12/6/2016
Please join IEC Cheseapeake in honoring the hard work and dedication of the 2017 Graduates ...
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Grounding & Bonding-NEC 2014

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Grounding & Bonding-NEC 2014

12/5/2016
Based off the Nationally-Recognized Course developed by Mike Holt, IEC Chesapeake's "Grounding & Bonding" will ...
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SB 182

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Senate Bill 182

12/4/2016

This bill requires a “rental dwelling unit” to have a “carbon monoxide alarm” installed outside ...

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Sprint IEC Holiday Flyer

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Sprint's December Offer

12/4/2016
Power Design

Power Design Named to one of Fastest-Growing Companies

12/4/2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Aug. 23, 2016 - PRLog -- Last week Inc. magazine ranked Power Design on ...

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Randisi Associates

Cut Worker Compensation Costs!

By Randisi & Associates
12/4/2016

Special Update: Worker Compensation Insurers May Offer a Premium Discount for Employers with Certain Alcohol- ...

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update

12/4/2016

Glad To Be Back

I am excited to once again represent IEC Chesapeake in legislative ...

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Federated

A Paycheck for Life

By Federated Insurance
12/4/2016

During retirement, you will face a variety of living, medical, and discretionary expenses. To cover ...

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