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We’ve Only Just Begun

Just as Karen Carpenter sings “We’ve only just begun…” The snow has begun to fall.  Marquette hit a new record. The Oct. 25 daily snowfall total, which was previously set with 3.1 inches of snow back in 1976. Marquette blew past that in a big way on Sunday, recording 8.3 […]

MIOSHA Issues FAQ Clarifying Parts of Emergency Guidance

Moments ago, Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) released an FAQ clarifying some of the top questions from employers in relation to their recent emergency guidance. The link to the FAQ’s can be found below which addresses various issues including important clarifications about work from home policies and “work […]

Know The Difference – Watch vs Warning

A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceeds 58 miles an hour. The size of the watch can vary depending on the weather situation. If there is a storm watch that means conditions are favorable for […]

National Fire Prevention Week

Do you remember the last fire drill you did in your childhood school days? I remember sitting on very hot tennis court cement thinking I was baking. As a child, I didn’t understand the importance. Now I know that in a crisis everything can quickly become chaos. Having a plan […]

You are Essential – This Season a Flu Vaccine is More Important than Ever!

A flu vaccine this season can help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for the care of COVID-19 patients. Protect yourself, your family, and your community from the flu. September and October are good times to get a flu vaccine. […]

Are You Boosting Employee Morale?

The COVID-19 Pandemic has and is disrupting everyday life for many. Here are a few questions you can ask yourself when helping your colleagues to feel less anxious. Do you check in often? – Be intentional about checking on your teammates. Set time on your calendar specifically for this. People […]

Frazzled, Heaviness, Exhaustion – WFHB?

Work from home burnout  (WFHB) is a term coined by Nuffield Health. Many managers continue to worry about the productivity of their remote workforce. However, it’s overperformance is what is killing the output of work-from-home teams. According Martechcube a leading source of marketing technology advice and information, trusted for its […]

2020 Stress

Recognize stress, build resilience, and know where to turn. The pandemic, current headlines, and the daily grind at work all cause stress. This year has been a tough one and we all need to remember to take care or ourselves and then help each other. Stress can cause a myriad […]

School’s Back In – Kind of…

Labor Day weekend is upon us and that means it is time for a new school year! On top of the normal, every year stress of back to school, employees now have added stress from making education decisions for their kids due to COVID-19. How can you help your employees […]

Opioid Misuse Prevention Day & International Overdose Awareness Day

August 30th is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day and August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. Over the last several weeks we have gone over many statistics about addiction and opioid misuse. Addiction is a far-reaching disorder that affects more than just the one person misusing the drug. From family to […]