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Drug-impaired employees influence the workplace

Drug-impaired workers

Drug-impaired employees can negatively affect door and access businesses. And it’s not always clear what employers can do about it.

Should owners implement drug testing? How should employees be penalized? Are you required to accommodate for medical use of marijuana?

In this captivating article, Phil Perry offers clear steps to reduce the risks and trickle-down effects of drug-impaired employees.

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Making the hard decisions to improve safety

Improve safety

Rotator cuff injuries can be expensive. They can limit an employee’s ability to work, a company’s ability to complete jobs, and lead to increased costs.

Learn how one determined door dealer found ways to reduce injuries and insurance premiums by listening to his employees, implementing engineering changes, and introducing new procedures.

Read this story now.

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Trolley versus jackshaft operators

Trolley versus jackshaft operators

If you install garage door operators, then you’ll want to read this Q&A with Roy Bardowell. He outlines the pros and cons of both trolley and jackshaft openers.

Gain valuable insight from his technical tips and installation requirements.

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Rolling fire doors: What dealers need to know

Rolling fire doors

Proper fire door installation and regular maintenance is essential. This story examines the increased demand for fire door installers, the profit potential for businesses, and the new NFPA guidelines.

Find out why now may be the ideal time for you to expand into the rolling fire door installation market.

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50-year garage door “ambassador” passes away


The industry recently lost a well-known and well-liked garage door veteran. Read about the distinguished 50-year career of a man who donated his time and effort to the industry as well as several causes close to his heart.

The following tribute. captures key milestones of his remarkable journey.

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Visit Expo keynote speaker at DASMA booth

Keynote Speaker

On April 7-8, DASMA will be exhibiting at booth #848 at the IDAExpo show in Las Vegas. We will also host Expo keynote speaker and industry veteran Tom Wadsworth at the DASMA booth.

For visiting hours and details about the keynote speaker and his historical presentation, click here.

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D+AS Insider is emailed quarterly to about 5,000 professionals in the door and access systems industry. Door + Access Systems newsmagazine is mailed quarterly to 20,000 industry professionals. Approximately 90 percent of our magazine readers are door and access systems dealers.

The magazine and this newsletter are published by the Door & Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA), North America’s primary association of manufacturers of garage doors, rolling doors, door and gate operating devices, high performance doors, and related products.



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