Industry News & Articles

Top Story

Federated Insurance Logo

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 ...

read more

Featured Stories

timeoutdoorsbritainsbestwalks

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 ...

read more

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 ...

read more
Enquiron and Federated Insurance Logos

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 ...

read more

Archive

- House Bill 467 – Providing Our Workers Education and Readiness (POWER) – Apprenticeship Act - Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program (MATP)

8/7/2017

During the 2017 Legislative Session, the Maryland General Assembly approved House Bill 467. The bill ...

read more
Journey to Journeyman

Tales from the Field - The Journey to Journeyman

8/7/2017

Greetings,

My name is Kyle Shatzer and I work for Hawkins Electric Service Inc. I ...

read more
Job Training at Mobern

Job Training at Mobern

8/7/2017

Thank You! IEC-Chesapeake and Woodlands Job Corps for the outstanding apprenticeship/workforce training partnership implemented ...

read more
Federated Insurance

Cyber Security and Small Business

By Federated Insurance
8/7/2017

It’s nearly impossible these days for businesses to operate without the help of Internet-connected ...

read more
Maryland Apprenticeship Ambassador Program

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
 

 

 

IEC Convention and Expo 2018