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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The World Health Organization, in response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), released new informational videos and graphics regarding disposable masks.   This is great information; however, the United States is currently experiencing a shortage of personal protective equipment...
Monday, March 09, 2020
Are you familiar with phlebotomy tourniquets? A phlebotomy tourniquet (also known as venipuncture tourniquet) is used to assess and determine the location of a suitable vein for venipuncture. It is wrapped tightly around the arm approximately three to four inches above the needle insertion point....
Monday, January 27, 2020
Commercial Fishing is difficult, whether it’s lobster, oyster, crab, or the particularly interesting geoduck. You don’t have to spend much time with a fisherman to figure that out. Not only are they exposed to the elements, but the actual work of hauling in traps and banding these creatures...
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Have you ever found yourself grocery shopping, faced with the choice of two very similar products? Let’s say you are making salad for dinner and you need to purchase romaine lettuce. While holding a different bunch of lettuce in each hand you want to make a decision that will create the best...
Monday, November 18, 2019
Facilities maintenance supplies may not be at the top of the list for facilities managers, but they are a vital element to keeping things running smoothly. Facilities Managers have to focus on the efficient maintenance of an organization’s building and equipment as well as the safety, functionality...
Friday, November 08, 2019
Think for a moment about the importance of a garment management system in a Dry Cleaning or Commercial Laundry business. Most Dry Cleaning and Laundering Service Companies take in hundreds (or even thousands) of pieces each day, and in some cases, for same-day service. To keep up with the demands,...
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
In grocery stores, produce shrinkage is nearly double the amount of shrinkage of other retail outlets. The biggest culprit: issues at checkout. This is directly related to PLU entry errors. That can happen when the wrong PLU codes are entered, produce is weighed incorrectly, produce is weighed...
Monday, September 16, 2019
The United States Postal Service uses over one million pounds of rubber bands in the field to bundle letters for bulk mail.  The USPS requires a bundle of letters to be less than 6 inches thick so that it can be held in one hand.  The quintessential postal band is...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
When most people hear the words “Carpal tunnel syndrome” their mind probably conjures up images of assembly line workers, but the sad fact is that carpal tunnel syndrome effects more than 3 million Americans each year from a wide variety of industries.  In fact, it was one of Alliance...