January 13, 2011: The Close Group is proud to announce that Mark Close is certified to conduct lead-based paint risk assessments. With more than 20 years helping clients with their health and safety needs he will now be able to add that "Lead-Based Paint Risk Assessor" to his list of qualifications.. Congratulations to Mark!
December 1, 2010: The Close Group is proud to announce that Mark Close is certified as an Asbestos Building Inspector. With more than 20 years helping clients with their health and safety needs he will now be able to add "Asbestos Building Inspector" to his list of qualifications. Congratulations to Mark!
November 16, 2010: The Close Group is proud to announce that Mark Close has been awarded his CIH credential. With more than 20 years helping clients with their health and safety needs he will now be able to add that "certified industrial hygienist" stamp of approval. Congratulations to Mark! more...
December 1, 2007: WELL MEALS 4 U, a division of The Close Group, Inc., today announced the launch of a meal preparation company that helps people balance work and home life. The venture came in response to consumer demand for alternatives to fast-food and take-out. WellMeals4U.com
February 14, 2007:
Close Group Introduces safety curriculum to assist companies with OSHA and WISHA compliance more...
Special Report: OSHA 300A Summary
November 6, 2006: Close Group Introduces Communication Works! Total Communication Tool more...
January 1, 2006: 15 hours strategic management required for SPHR certified professionals whose certifications expired between 2003-2005.
November 22, 2005: Close Group Launches Corporate Web site more...
STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS NEWSLETTER
May 29, 2007 Issue | WISHA (DOSH) & OSHA Inspections
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (LNI) is planning to ask for a 120 day emergency Outdoor Heat-Related Illness (Heat Stress) rule implementation during the first week of June 2007.
February 14, 2007 Issue | Safety Report
News for companies in search of OSHA/WISHA regulatory compliance.
January 9, 2007 Issue | Eliminating Stress
The power of thinking strategically for yourself! Top 10 Causes of Stress for Managers and Employees. Start your wellness program today!
December 7, 2006 Issue | The HR Holiday Survivor Guide
Relieve holiday stress. Eliminate stressful situations with your boss. Learn about corporate wellness programs. Get advice from health and wellness experts..and lots more!
November 8, 2006 Issue | Communication Works!
Are you looking for an effective and efficient way to enhance communication skills, build better teams and help organizations keep money instead of losing money? Find out how in this issue of Strategic Solutions!
About Close Group, Inc. (www.closegroup.org):
The Close Group is a highly specialized human resource development and health and safety firm committed to helping companies identify critical action items to achieve organizational goals. From strategic planning to executive coaching to custom training and group facilitation, the Close Group offers the education and expertise needed to deliver solutions. As a health and safety consulting firm, the Close Group brings best of class auditing and solutions to tough compliance issues. Leading organizations in high-tech, business services, manufacturing, environmental, non profit and educational sectors rely on the Close Group to address today’s toughest HR and health and safety challenges including: developing strategic business partnerships; developing compliant health and safety programs, market-responsive compensation systems; developing performance management systems; developing educational programs in support of an organization's culture and objectives. Clients include City of Everett, City of Tukwila, Everett Fire Department, Seattle Public Utilities, Pacific Medical Centers, Bowhead Transportation, Community Transit, FEMA, McKinstry, Northwest School, NW Hospital, Ocean Beauty Seafoods, Premier Pacific, Prezant Associates, Providence Health System and West Coast Paper.
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