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Bigger, Better, Brighter, Blue-er

Why yes, we have moved! As some of you may have heard, we’ve been extremely busy over at The Integrated Group. In the last few months, we have packed up our entire office, renovated a new one and are just settling in. Luckily, we only had to move 2.7 miles north of our previous location. […]

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Got Flu?

Don’t try working through it. Fever? Check. Cough? Check. Sore throat? Check. Thus far in Washington state alone, 29 influenza-associated deaths have been reported. The one that seems to be hitting home for a lot of people is the death of 21-year-old fitness enthusiast, Kyler Baughman from Pittsburgh. The short story: A perfectly healthy young […]

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It’s [Not] Too Late

New study shows you can reverse heart risk with exercise in adults age 45-64. Don’t give into the gloomy reports that if you don’t start exercising young, you’re doomed to a life of heart disease and discomfort after 65. A new study, published in the journal Circulation, followed the habits and hearts of 53 adults […]

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How to Ruin Thanksgiving 101

This is a heavily sarcastic article. Be prepared. Burn down the house. As we all know from watching The Santa Clause, cooking a turkey can be dangerous. Want to completely ruin Thanksgiving? Don’t keep a fire extinguisher nearby, wear the loosest clothing you own when cooking, then let kids and pets run amok when you’re […]

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Down With the Sickness

Written after not following the below advice. I don’t know about your crew, but ours has been taking turns passing around various bugs. Luckily, it’s 2017 and most of our office staff can work remotely. Those of us with physical jobs, though, aren’t as fortunate. Missing workers equals missing deadlines. We already worry about staying […]

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Fell on Black Days

You’re not alone. If the nation isn’t talking about guns, it’s talking about mental health. Well, guess what? The construction industry isn’t immune. According to a recent report from the CDC, construction has the second-highest suicide rate and the highest total number of suicides. While we spend a lot of effort on suicide prevention and […]

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Shots

No, not those kinds. San Bernardino. Orlando. Vegas. Sutherland. Active shooters and how to prepare for them has been on a lot of people’s minds lately. Even job sites are not immune to attacks, as proven by an incident in early October where a fired worker went onto a job site and fatally shot a […]

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Here Comes the Rain Again

Time to get ready for inclement weather. With the return of the rain for those of us in the Pacific Northwest, it’s definitely time to start prepping your vehicles (work and personal!) for severe weather. Although, as we saw this summer, it’s good to be prepared year round. Two BIG things to take care of? Vehicle maintenance […]

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October’s Puget Sound Area Safety Summit

Seattle, WA – The Integrated Group would like to invite you to the Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference, facilitated by the TIG Safety Director, Rhett Carpenter, CHST. Monthly Safety Summit meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month. Funded by the SMART Association, the Puget Sound Safety Summit Conference focuses on increasing educational opportunities, safety awareness […]

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Ready to Rumble

Emergency preparedness should be a priority When was the last time you held an emergency drill on your job sites? From earthquakes (still waiting on that 9 pt) to flash floods, the west coast has historically seen its share of natural disasters. With all the flooding and hurricanes on the nation’s mind, it’s a good […]

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