Entries by Debora

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OSHA offers new fact sheets on preventing carbon monoxide poisoning

OSHA is reminding employers to take precautions to protect workers from the potentially fatal effects of carbon monoxide exposure during the operation of portable generators and other equipment in enclosed spaces. Carbon monoxide – a colorless, odorless, toxic gas – is produced by equipment that uses combustion to operate. Such equipment includes space heaters, compressors, […]

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Insurance Associates Welcomes New Senior Claims Consultant

Insurance Associates (a Marsh & McLennan Agency Company) is proud to announce that they are expanding our dedicated claims team with the addition of Jennifer Wood. Jennifer comes to the agency with substantial experience that will allow her to champion clients’ workers compensation needs. Jennifer has over twenty years of experience handling workers’ compensation claims. […]

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NUCA of DC Opens 2019 Scholarship Application Process

Applicants must be employees or a family member of an employee of NUCA of DC Member companies APPLICATION DEADLINE:  March 31, 2019 College Scholarship:  $1,500 one-time grant Eligible applicant:  Current High School senior planning to attend an accredited 4-year university as a full time student as of Fall 2019. The NUCA of DC Scholarship Committee […]

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DC Infrastructure Academy: New Year, New Classes

The Washington DC Infrastructure Academy, a training program announced by Mayor Muriel Bowser, endorsed by local area utilities such as DC Water, PEPCO, and Washington Gas (all NUCA of DC Members!), is starting several new classes that have the potential to benefit DC area Utility Contractors. A CDL Drivers class is beginning January 22 with […]

Shutdown Impacts: Water Infrastructure, Environment and Public Lands

By Carolyn Berndt in Cities Speak on January 11, 2019 This week, the House is set to vote on a standalone bill to fund the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – a bill that passed both chambers of Congress last Summer. This bill, which largely mirrors the Senate-passed bill, […]