In March, 2019, United Piping, Inc, a pipeline construction company based in Duluth, MN and founded in 1997, surpassed a milestone – two million man hours worked without a lost-time injury. Key to this achievement in a hazardous industry is UPI Piping’s strong culture of safety values and practices.
From December 25 to January 1, the South Central, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast regions will get hit harder by the flu and colds than other regions of the country, according to projections by WebMD, a leading source of online health information.
Using a combination of geo-location data and self-reported information from consumers experiencing influenza-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat, and cough, identified the top five cities expected to be hardest hit: Austin, TX; Baltimore, MD; Fort Smith, AR/ Fayetteville, AR/ Springdale, OK/ Rogers, OK; San Diego, CA; and Charleston, SC.
Just like last year, Deb Group is very active in supporting and celebrating Global Handwashing Day which occurs yearly every October 15th. The day was originally created for children and schools, but can be celebrated by anyone promoting handwashing with soap.
Texas has been particularly battered by extreme weather. The state is currently in a multi-year drought. Ninety-five percent of the state is in some level of drought, according to the U.S. drought monitoring map.