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Protect yourself from dangerous arc flashes

Arc flash is the result of an electrical fault (such as a voltage source contacting a grounding source), and it presents an extremely hazardous condition. The light and heat energy produces sufficient electrical energy to cause substantial damage, fire, injury or death....

source: By Jeannea Jones

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Dubai is already home to the biggest shopping mall in the world, but that apparently isn't enough. The emirate is planning an even bigger mall, one so massive it's already being described as a temperature-controlled city. It's going to be called Mall of the World, and will...

source: CBS News

Retail sales showed a broad-based gain in June, which probably helped the U.S. economy rebound in the second quarter. Purchases increased 0.2 percent after a 0.5 percent advance in May that was larger than previously reported, Commerce Department figures showed in Washington.

source: Bloomberg Businessweek

Seattle shopping center Pacific Place was sold for $271 million, or more than $774 a square foot, believed to be a record price per square foot for large malls in this area. Developers are donating $14 million from sales proceeds to United Way.

source: The Seattle Times

More than half of all seafood sold at Safeway is sustainably sourced, surpassing the 51 percent goal of having all fresh and frozen seafood responsibly caught or farmed by the end of 2015, the grocer reported in its sixth annual sustainability report.

source: Green Retail Decisions

Interim cleaning can reduce germs such as E. coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, streptococcus, salmonella and staphylococcus aureus. Wiping surfaces with disinfecting wipes was found to reduce bacterial levels by up to 99 percent. However, not all disinfectant wipes are created...

source: CleanLink

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that slip and falls are the number one cause of accidents in hotels, restaurants and public buildings. According to data from Liberty Mutual, same level falls represented US$8.61 billion in worker's compensation costs in 2010....

source: Cleaning & Maintenance Management


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