The June edition of ClubSolutions Magazine, a publication for health club operators, features an article by Jayson Scott, national program director for Cincinnati’s fitness, sports and recreation program. He offers tips for health and fitness facilities as they reopen after shutdowns to slow the spread of coronavirus.
With hurricane season now upon us and the risks of wildfires increasing every day in the summer heat, planning for natural disasters is an inevitable and necessary part of every disaster preparation or business continuity plan. But how effective will these plans be in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic?
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It is hard to deny that fireworks during Independence Day are as American as baseball, hot dogs and apple pie! For many people, celebrating our country’s independence includes setting off fireworks on and around the Fourth of July. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing cancellations of some organized fireworks displays, more people will be motivated to set off their own fireworks at home. While a spectacular fireworks display is both impressive and entertaining, remember that fireworks are explosives best left in the hands of professionals.
Construction projects that shut down production in the short term deserve careful consideration when it’s time to restart operations. Contractors must recognize the need to create a plan for resuming work after restrictions imposed during the pandemic are lifted.
A subcontractor experiencing trouble can cripple a project; knowing about their difficulties early is better, but it doesn’t eliminate the risk of default.
With the dine-in restaurant world shut down, we are cooking more at home – and we have the grocery bills to prove it. But with more cooking and more time being spent at home comes the very real potential for kitchen-related fires and burns, including to children.
The current coronavirus pandemic has many workers doing business using online meetings and virtual presentations – a difficult transition if you pride yourself on personal service and customer care. But there are ways to keep web conferences or presentations friendly, professional and productive.
If your business employs fewer than 500 workers, you may be subject to new requirements for employees who take leave for COVID-19-related reasons. Even if you are a business with less than 50 employees these new requirements apply to you.
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Scammers are taking advantage of job applicants by sending fictitious job offers in the name of several major companies. But beware: It’s a hoax designed to get your personal information.
Scammers love to exploit fear, and there’s plenty of that around right now with the COVID-19 threat. The most recent round of fake emails play off pandemic fears and promote false information. Federal agencies are encouraging individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to COVID-19.