The Mystery of Human Blood Types The ABO blood group evolved at least 20 million years ago, but scientists still don't understand the purpose of blood types
Our employees are our #1 asset! To recognize our most reliable and dedicated employees, The Alpha Group has created a new attendance incentive program. Employees with no unexcused absences will be entered into a quarterly drawing for a chance to win one of many amazing prizes! Gift cards, gift baskets, or cash prizes could be yours with 3 months of perfect attendance! We value our employees’ hard work, and we want you to know that it doesn’t go unnoticed. Best of luck to you all – and thank you for your dedicated service!
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Posted by Laura Morse
Donate Blood Blood Facts Today, fewer than 4 of every 10 people in the U.S. are eligible to give blood. Fewer than 1 in 10 actually donate. Approximately 40,000 pints of blood are used each day in the United States. Approximately 1 out of every 7 people entering the hospital needs blood. 1 donation has the potential to save as many as 3 lives. 3 teaspoons of blood can save a baby's life. If there are 100 people in a room, 46 will have type O blood, 40 will have type A, 10 will have type B and four will have type AB. If 50 people donate, they could provide enough blood to take care of victims of a major car accident. If 20 people donate, they could help 1 burn victim. Most whole blood donors can give every 8 weeks. Plasma donors can give as often as every 3…
Monday, 09 January 2017 Posted by Laura Morse
It's time to roll up your sleeve and save a life — including yours. Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, with a total of 44,000 blood donations needed every day, reports the American Red Cross. One whole blood donation, which takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour, can come to the rescue of as many as three patients. Harold Mendenhall, an 84-year-old lifetime blood donor from South Florida, donated his 100th gallon of blood, The Palm Beach Post reported. He started giving blood on July 7, 1977 when his wife, Frankie, was diagnosed with breast cancer. After she died, going to the blood bank was a way Mendenhall could deal with the grief of losing his wife and later his two sons. At least, he could save those who needed a blood transfusion.Mendenhall, strong and healthy, donates 6 gallons of blood a year by platelets. In…
January Is… National Blood Donor Month Happy New Year! With the closing of another year, we will jump right into our second month of Alpha Cares, which raises awareness and funds for causes that are near and dear to our hearts! January is National Blood Donor Month! Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. Those who suffer from accidents or sickness are in great need for red blood cells, plasma, platelets, and cryoprecipitate that come from donated blood. Many people have a fear of blood or needles that keep them away from donating blood. However those with that fear who decide to give blood find that the process is easy, relatively pain-free, and quick. The donation process is quite simple, as it is split into four parts: registrations, health history and mini-physical, donation, and refreshments. You too can save a life by donating blood. Visit www.redcross.org and…
Wednesday, 28 December 2016 Posted by Human Resources Department
Each month we select an employee who demonstrates excellent work ethic through productivity and diligence, is timely and loyal, and displays behavior that promotes the needs and goals of the client company while holding to a commitment of quality and professional growth.
The newest version of the Form I-9 is now available, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced.
Originally Posted by The Sun Chronicle Local unemployment rates continue to fall with Norfolk now down to 1.9 percent and Plainville and Wrentham close behind at 2.1 percent each.
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