What Is An EMR And Why Should You Care?

In any type of business or industry, there is always the chance of an injury on the job that results in a workers’ comp claim or a claim against the insurance provider if workers’ compensation is not required for the business.  In some types of jobs, the risk of an injury is very low, with the types of injuries often minor and requiring limited medical services, time off from work, or short or long-term disability concerns. Other industries, like the construction industry, are more likely to have serious injuries that may lead to short or long-term disability.  To address this
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Preventing Common Spring HVAC Issues

The hot days of summer are just around the corner. Soon businesses will turn from using their heating systems to their air conditioners, so this makes spring a perfect time to see if your HVAC is ready. Think of spring HVAC system maintenance like an oil change and tune-up for your car. It’s important to check out the components of the system, look for any signs of wear and tear, and make any necessary repairs or replacements to help reduce the risk of a system failure in the future. In addition, a well-maintained HVAC system operates more efficiently, which saves
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How GPS Has Revolutionized Our Service To Clients

Sometimes new trends in technology seem like a good idea, but they are difficult to use in the field or on the job and simply become more of a time drag than a solution. There are also some developments in technology that make an improvement in productivity for the company while also offering benefits to the customers.  At Piping Systems, Inc., one of the most valuable additions in technology we have made is the use of GPS. While GPS is not new, the new technology allows for immediate, real-time information on our vehicles and our staff, helping to increase efficiency,
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Where We Came From And Where We Are Today

by Pauline Lally Every company has a story, and I would like to share how PSI came to be the business we are today. It all started with a simple request, which was my father asking his Dad for a raise. My Grandfather had lived through the Depression, and when his son asked him for a raise to get married, he had to say no as he could not afford to give all his sons a raise.  That answer of “no” prompted my father, Eugene A. Lemieux, to start his own company. His first job was working at a grammar
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The Right And Wrong Way To Train Staff

Training people in new techniques, procedures, processes, or building up staff knowledge on products or services, is a challenge for most businesses. Training takes a special skill set, and one of the most important aspects of any successful training is to provide the information in a way that is meaningful, relevant, and accessible to all.  When there is a need for training, planning the event in advance and considering your audience is a critical and often overlooked step. Some businesses do all of their training the same way, perhaps in shift talks, short on the job training, or even by
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