Tips for Surviving Daylight Saving Time

Good news, everybody: We turn the clocks forward an hour this weekend, which means it will remain lighter longer into the evenings. Bad news, everybody: This change will mess with our sleep schedules and make us lose out on a prime hour of weekend time. My sleep schedule is all out of whack. I’ve been getting less than the recommended 7-minimum hours of sleep all week, and I also didn’t do myself any favors by stumbling out of bed today at 4:00 a.m. to make it to a volunteer event. Sure, it was for a good cause, but right about now I feel like I’m running entirely on caffeine fumes. […]

EHS Today Named Official Media Partner for VPPPA National Conference

EHS Today has been named the official media sponsor of the 29th Annual National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Conference. With a theme of “Setting the Stage for Safety and Health,” this conference will bring together thousands of EHS professionals in Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 26-29 to advance occupational safety and health. VPPPA, a member-based association supporting worksites across the nation in their efforts to receive and maintain OSHA VPP status, is dedicated to cooperative occupational safety, health and environmental management systems. This is the first time in VPPPA’s nearly 30-year history that the organization has selected an official media partner. VPPPA chose EHS Today based on a shared vision […]

Washington Couple Fined for Employing Workers??

In 2011, the Washington Department of Labor & Industries revoked the certificate of industrial insurance for A1 Towing Service after owners Sandra and Billie Rouse failed to pay for workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. According to court documents, the Rouses allegedly told a revenue agent they were continuing to operate the business without employees. However, an L&I investigator determined that several employees continued to work for the business. While observing the business over a period of time, the investigator saw employees using company trucks to pick up and deliver various vehicles, including vehicles at the scene of accidents. The Rouses both recently appeared in Pierce County Superior Court and entered […]

Optocore supplies networked audio for Presidential inauguration in Washington

The ceremony took place in Washington DC in January, so MSI was faced with harsh winter conditions as well as a long transmission path back to MSI’s FoH position, nearly 2,000 feet from the last speaker tower. The Optocore network drove the signal chain directly from the Yamaha PM5D FoH mixing console, using Optocore YG2 Yamaha cards connected with redundant fibre cabling to the loudspeaker processors and amplifiers. Your Comment Cancel reply