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Three BLR Products Win Awards of Excellence

Three BLR Products Win Awards of Excellence

Old Saybrook, CT – Sept. 14, 2006 – Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR) recently received three Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) for its Making the Business Case for EHS (category: How-to Writing); its Managing Safety from the HR Desk (category: Books and Book Chapters); and Military Leave: The Complete Guide to USERRA Compliance (category: Special Purpose Brochures, Manuals, and Reports).

Old Saybrook, CT (PRWEB) September 26, 2006 –

Business & Legal Reports, Inc. (BLR) recently received three Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) for its Making the Business Case for EHS (category: How-to Writing); its Managing Safety from the HR Desk (category: Books and Book Chapters); and Military Leave: The Complete Guide to USERRA Compliance (category: Special Purpose Brochures, Manuals, and Reports).

The 18th annual APEX awards program, sponsored by Communication Concepts, recognizes excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. This year’s competition included close to 5,000 entries.

Making the Business Case for EHS, written by Robert B. Pojasek, Ph. D. an international authority on process development and Principal Consultant at SAI Global, lays out the concrete steps that EHS (environmental health and safety) managers can take to get support for their environmental initiatives. This BLR guidebook helps EHS managers align processes and systems with the goals of senior management, and translate EHS initiatives into bottom line results.

Managing Safety from the HR Desk. Many HR professionals are responsible for safety training and compliance efforts. This book helps guide the HR professional through the maze of requirements with how-to tips; helps set the stage for safety success at their organization; understand OSHA requirements; meet legal obligations; identify, eliminate, and control hazards; and includes helpful model safety programs and policies and model safety checklists and training guides.

Military Leave: The Complete Guide to USERRA Compliance. In these times of military deployments, this book helps employers understand the legal requirements of both the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) and state military leave laws. This valuable Guide provides easy-to-use information for military leave law compliance from the time that an employee tells you that they have been called to military service to when they return to work. The Guide includes a full directory of State Military Law Requirements; a variety of forms, policies, and checklists; a USERRA Rights Notice handout and poster; and Complete 2006 Regulations including pension coverage, health plans, interaction with FMLA, and notice requirements.

About BLR

Based in Old Saybrook, Conn., BLR publishes books, newsletters, and Web products serving professionals in human resources, compensation safety, and environmental management. For a free catalog call 1-800-727-5257 or visit www. BLR. com.

Contact:

BLR: Peggy Carter-Ward

860-510-0100 x2207

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