Incomplete, inaccurate, vague, and subjective performance evaluations are common fare in many organizations. Unfortunately, they are also the incriminating evidence in any resulting wrongful termination or discrimination case.
Russel Wright was one of the best known designers of home furnishings in America and an outspoken proponent of American design. His home is considered to be a masterpiece of the late designer. The home was recently listed with the National Register of Historic Places and is being meticulously restored to its original grandeur. Part of that restoration includes replacing and upgrading the original mechanical systems.
A doctor in Tampa, FL, is in the process of building a spectacular home, which has an equally amazing HVAC system. At 15,000 square feet, this home will provide more than enough room for its occupants. Given the hot and humid conditions in Florida, it’s no wonder that the owners wanted to spare no expense on comfort. The result is an HVAC system that’s sure to keep them comfortable no matter what the weather decides to do.
Everyone could use a little help from their friends sometimes, especially when it comes to marketing. You spend your hard earned marketing dollars day in and day out trying to attract clients in the same area. What if there was a way to lessen the financial burden you have every time you try and reach those clients?
Ken Zans specializes in ergonomics. He has a degree in the subject, and his company, Ergonomics Solutions (Shawnee Mission, KS), is devoted to its study. Zans spoke on the topic at the Conference on Worker Safety and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Compliance, sponsored by Keye Productivity Center.
There seems to be an increasing number of meetings that contractors feel they should and must attend each year to keep up-to-date on industry trends and to keep in touch with manufacturers and fellow contractors. This month, The News explored how our contractor consultants cope with the necessity of attending meetings.
There are some sure-fire ways to guarantee that OSHA will knock on your door, according to Ken Zans, conference speaker for the Keye Productivity Center. However, he was quick to add some tips on what do when that happens.