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Talking About Cancer in Men

Talking About Cancer in Men

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Talking About Cancer in Men

Talking About Cancer in Men

A big part of the Movember movement, which occurs every November, is bringing men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer, to light. Because they aren’t often discussed, many men may not be very knowledgeable about them. Below are some important facts that all men should be aware of regarding prostate and testicular cancer. […]

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Movember Brings Awareness to Men’s Health Issues

Movember Brings Awareness to Men’s Health Issues

Movember, a combination of the word moustache “mo” and “November,” is an annual event that involves growing moustaches during the month of November. The focus is on raising awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer, poor mental health and suicide prevention. On average, men die six years earlier than women do, […]

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Autumn Safety Tips for Construction

Autumn Safety Tips for Construction

Construction jobsites always impose general risks to the health and well-being of workers. Taking all safety precautions seriously, and proactively implementing measures to mitigate them is extremely important. With autumn upon us and winter right behind, there are few additional construction safety concerns to consider in keeping workers safe. Flu Shots Autumn is the start […]

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Bringing Suicide Awareness to the Workplace

Bringing Suicide Awareness to the Workplace

Earlier this year, RK was featured on Denver 7 News in a story called “Construction company serves as national model for suicide prevention,” which highlighted the importance of removing the stigma around mental health in the workplace. As an employer of skilled trades’ workers, one of the professions with a high rate of suicide, we […]

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REPLACEMENT OPTIONS FOR R-22 REFRIGERANT

REPLACEMENT OPTIONS FOR R-22 REFRIGERANT

The refrigerant R-22, also known as chlorodifluoromethane, was banned earlier this year and is currently illegal to make or bring to the United States. It contains HCFCs, or greenhouse gases, that cause damage to the ozone layer when released into the atmosphere. In order to slow the environmental damage that has already occurred, governments have […]

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FROM PREVENTION TO INTERVENTION, HELPING OTHERS THROUGH A SUICIDE CRISIS

FROM PREVENTION TO INTERVENTION, HELPING OTHERS THROUGH A SUICIDE CRISIS

Prevention Recognizing warning signs of suicidal behavior is the first step in prevention. The following actions may indicate that someone is thinking about suicide. Talking about: feeling hopeless or trapped, death or wanting to die, ways to commit suicide, having great guilt or shame, feeling unbearable pain (physically or emotionally), or being a burden to […]

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