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7 Ways To Account for Your Employees During an Emergency

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Having procedures in place for workplace evacuations is part of what employers should do to keep their employees safe in case of emergencies. “Accounting for all employees after an emergency evacuation has been completed” is one of the Department of Labor’s minimum requirements for an emergency action plan (EAP). However, the manner in which an employer should perform ..

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Mr. RFID-I-Sam and Testing RFID Tag Ranges

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It recently occurred to me that this year marks my 20th year of experience with RFID. In 1992, my dad, David Carta Sr., had a customer in Chile who wanted to be able to identify cattle electronically using something called “RFID”. The end user wanted a working sample program and hardware to show how RFID […]

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Emergency Evacuation Part 3 – The Cost of Safety

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What is the Cost of Safety? People don’t like to talk about it, but there are costs to safety. The standard reply to satisfy legal is: “We comply with all regulations to keep our people safe” There are always tradeoffs when it comes to safety. If you look at most evacuation drills that take place, […]

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Emergency Evacuation Part 2 – Why Practice?

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Why do we practice Fire Drills? The answer is the same as it would be for anything else. We practice to improve. I remember talking with a old teammate of mine, Bryan, about an amazing between the legs shot Andre Agassi made in a tennis match. Top players do the basics over and over until […]

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