Tuesday, July 29

Ways to reduce injuries and illnesses in the workplace

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 739,700 injuries were reported among state and local government workers in 2012. In addition, 53,000 workplace illnesses were reported. These include conditions caused by exposure to chemicals, breathing hazardous fumes, ingesting toxic substances, experiencing noise-induced hearing loss, heatstroke, frostbite, etc.

Wednesday, July 16

Tuesday, July 15

5 ways not standardizing processes is wasting tax money

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For many government agencies, standardizing processes can sound like a daunting task and a big commitment. It requires executives, managers and all other workers to re-evaluate their current processes, document the best methods known up to that time and oftentimes completely change how they work. But standardizing work saves time -- and taxpayers' money -- in the long-term.

Monday, July 14

How mobile technology increases project efficiency

Renewable energy projects and infrastructure can be a long way from company offices. Supervisors, technicians and other workers in the field need technology that will allow them to maximize productivity, even though they are far from their desk. Even though they are away from the office, efficiency continues to be necessary.

Mobile technology offers opportunities for greater efficiencies. Those efficiencies are being realized by many industries, including those that harness renewable energy.

Field mobility is especially useful for renewable energy projects and infrastructure because those projects typically are great distances from the company’s headquarters or satellite offices. A new article from geoAMPS on the benefits of mobile technology for renewable energy industries has been published on The Alternative Energy eMagazine website.

Friday, July 11

geoAMPS CEO among 20 People to Know in Energy

Yogesh Khandelwal, President and Chief Executive Officer of geoAMPS, has been selected one of 20 People to Know in Energy by Columbus Business First, a weekly business publication serving the Central Ohio area.

Once a month, Business First shines the spotlight on 20 individuals in the Central Ohio region who are front and center in their respective industries.

Thursday, July 10

Complete List - All 50 States DOT Regulations & Permits

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Working with state departments of transportation to obtain licenses and permits to meet regulatory compliances can be a daunting task.

Each state has its own requirements for a permit. It is important that you fill out the proper paperwork before starting your project. Unfortunately, many state DOT websites are behind the times which makes it difficult to find these documents.