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California Pushes to Label Monsanto’s Roundup as a Carcinogen
We’ve previously discussed how many overseas countries have placed complete or partial bans on the use of Monsanto’s Roundup product. In 2015, California’s EPA indicated they would move to have the key ingredient, glyphosate, to be included under Proposition 65 as being probably carcinogenic to humans. Monsanto pushed back in the court system, but once again the EPA is moving forward with their plans.
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United 285 X-EMPT Bio-Based Herbicide is the safer alternative for controlling weeds. This 100% bio-based weed killer is made from 99% GRAS ingredients - Generally Recognized as Safe – that are also food grade ingredients. This offers you a great opportunity to once again present this Responsible Innovation™ from United to your customers.
New Sure-Flo Training Videos
Since we introduced the SureFlo Dosing System for use with our dialysis products in 2015, they have brought great success in selling to that market becoming the system of choice for dosing dialysis drains. Recently a couple of issues have been raised, questioning why a dosing system may not be feeding properly and we’ve created a couple of videos to help assure you have the systems set up to run correctly.
First, air may be getting in the line and it is a simple fix, using a Herbie Clip. This clip will now be included with every SureFlo Dosing System as it ships. We are also sending Herbie Clips to all reps who have the systems installed so they can be added.
Next, always prime the pump when initially installing and changing out product:
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Questions on BlueCross BlueShield Benefits and Services?
If you have questions regarding your BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) benefits and information provided by BCBS, be sure to check out their Help Desk videos on their You Tube channel. Topics include: what’s and EOB; understanding deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses; talking to your doctor; prescription formularies; managing a health condition and more.
Stay Up-to-Date with Latest SDS and Labels Added to Website
For those of you maintaining pdf files of the United product labels and MSDS/SDS on your tablets, iPads or PC's, during the transition as we continue to load new information to the system; we will provide zip files here on a monthly basis so you can download the files that have changed to your computer. The items updated will also be listed in The COMPASS each month.
To access the zip files with products updated, click on the following links:
Do Your Military Bases Use EESOH-MIS?
Our Military uses the EESOH-MIS system to manage risk of exposure to environmental and occupational factors. This system allows them to share information across different functional areas to try to stay in compliance and make sure they are working with the correct data. Not all bases use this system, but if your military customers do, it can be a benefit to you and United as it will allow them to do searches for NSN numbers that have been previously established.
We also have a listing of previously established NSN numbers available through our Sales Tools/Downloads menu. Click here to view that listing.
Conforming with New OSHA Regulations
New regulations mandate that all employees must be trained on new OSHA Hazardous Communication Standards that are being phased into use. All new hires will need to be trained and we still have a number of quizzes outstanding. Training materials and a printed copy of the quiz are included in every start kit. These quizzes must be returned to the Home Office. Also, please take 25 minutes to view a video that will help with your understanding of the changes.
If you have not yet returned your quizz, please do so as soon as possible. If you need a copy of the quiz or booklet, please contact Debbie Nehmer (x7424 or email@example.com) right away.
Need Help Setting Up Your Cell Phone E-mail
If you need assistance setting up your United e-mail for access on your Andriod phone, iPhone or iPad, that help is just a click away.
When logged into the United website, as you are now, you can click on the HELP menu option and then select the option that you need. An Adobe pdf file will then come up that walks you through the necessary steps for set-up.
Drum roll please…Whether the folks in this roll call are selling by the drum or by the pint, they are leading the way in sales for 2017. Here are our Top 20 for 2017 through February:
|OUR LEADERS ARE:||SALES NEEDED TO
REACH NEXT LEVEL
|1.||Randy Welsh (Southeast)|
|2.||Rick DeGroff (Northeast)||$9,985|
|3.||Dave Edwards (Great Lakes)||$5,038|
|4.||Tom Schiller (Plains)||$5,887|
|5.||Ed Zitzler (Plains)||$9|
|6.||Willie Collins (Southeast)||$1,717|
|7.||Jim Winkelmann (Plains)||$502|
|8.||Pat Joray (Southeast)||$1,718|
|9.||Barry Azzolina (West)||$2,915|
|10.||Dominique Carrigan (West)||$1,275|
|11.||Bobby Marshall (Southeast)||$1,813|
|12.||Mike Grover (Plains)||$787|
|13.||Gary Gilbert (Great Lakes)||$4,577|
|14.||Jessica Murt (West)||$1,644|
|15.||Larry Shaffer (Southeast)||$321|
|16.||Jennifer Coleman (Southeast)||$1,233|
|17.||Jim Taylorson (Southeast)||$2,726|
|18.||Bill Zitzler (Plains)||$848|
|19.||Rick Dominguez (Great Lakes)||$828|
|20.||Murl Weaver (Southeast)||$3,628|