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Tips and information about a plant-based diet using evidence from the 2015-2020
Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Plant based = MORE vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds
Here are four easy ways to start being more plant-based in your eating pattern today:
Solar Eclipse Tips for your Eyes!
Solar retinopathy can occur when starring at the sun.
It may last several weeks to months,
This deterioration generally resolves without treatment.
However, you can have permanent damage to the photoreceptors.
Eclipse glasses must be compliant with the ISO 12312-2 international safety standard for such products.
•Do not look at the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed sun through an unfiltered camera, telescope, binoculars, or other optical device.
•Similarly, do not look at the sun through a camera, a telescope, binoculars, or any other optical device while using your eclipse glasses or hand-held solar viewer — the concentrated solar rays will damage the filter and enter your eye(s), causing serious injury.
Viewing with Protection -- Experts suggests that one widely available filter for safe solar viewing is welders glass of shade 12, 13 or 14.
Please enjoy the August issue of Innovative Health4U!
Innovative Health4U August 2017
Employers subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)--generally those with 15 or more employees--that offer a wellness program that collects employee health information are reminded that they must provide a new notice to employees as of the first day of the plan year that begins on or after January 1, 2017.
The ADA restricts the medical information employers may obtain from employees by generally prohibiting them from making disability-related inquiries or requiring medical examinations. However, employers are generally allowed to ask health-related questions and conduct medical examinations if the employer is providing health services as part of a voluntary wellness program. In order for participation to be considered voluntary, an employer must (among other things) provide a notice to employees that explains the medical information that will be obtained, how it will be used, who will receive it, and what will be done to keep it confidential.
The requirement to provide the notice takes effect as of the first day of the plan year that begins on or after January 1, 2017, for the health plan an employer uses to calculate any incentives it offers as part of the wellness program. (So, for example, if the plan year of the plan used to calculate the level of incentives begins on March 1, 2017, the notice requirement will apply to the wellness program as of that date.)
The rule does not require th
IBC EHS Roundtable
OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Course
IBC's Risk Manager, Aaron Iacino, will be conducting a 4 day OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Course. It will be a 4 day course held at IBC's Safety Center at 617 Water Street.
Dates and times:
March 13, 2019 8:00am-5:00pm
March 15, 2019 8:00am-5:00pm
March 18, 2019 8:00am-5:00pm
March 20, 2019 8:00am-5:00pm
This is a great course for managers and supervisors to learn site hazards and how to correct and prevent them. Please call Aaron Iacino at 712-222-1493 for pricing. RSVP at email@example.com
IBC's 3rd Anuual Safety Conference 'Making Safety the New Norm'
Counter Ambush for Active Killer Survival
IBC's Counter Ambush for Active Killer Survival Course will be on March 29, 2019 from 2:00pm-4:00pm at IBC's Safety Center at 617 Water Street.
This course will teach people how to perform a counter ambush on an active killer. Run, Hide, and Fight are the three steps to surviving an active killer event. This course focuses on the third and last resort step, Fight.
We will have hands on exercises and drills where everyone who wants to, will perform the latest and greatest counter ambush techniques on a role-playing active killer. Anyone can perform these drills regardless of physical fitness or prior training.
Price: $20.00 per person
Please call 712-277-2424 or email Angie.firstname.lastname@example.org to register.