American Hero Award Recipient 2018

Andrew Smith grew up in Easley, South Carolina and attended the College of Charleston. During his Junior year, he felt his life needed a drastic change. Smith says. “There were all these things going on in the world, and I was missing out.” He joined the Marines in 2008, was deployed to MEU. In 2010, […]

Preparing to Stay Cool This Summer

The days are getting longer and warmer. Summer is on it’s way. With it comes high temperatures that can pose a risk, especially for outdoor workers. Here are a few quick tips on how to beat the summer heat: Hydrate and then hydrate some more. When the temperatures soar, so can a person’s risk for […]

Thailand Update

The Higher Quest Foundation’s first ever fish farm is in Petchabun, Thailand. It has been providing fish to the neighboring orphanage and school for several years. At the end of March, our Thailand farm was emptied for the season and lots of fish were harvested and enjoyed. Here are some pictures:  

Ultimate Hero Recipient 2018

This year Trojan Labor will honor Cpt Daniel Eggers as the Ultimate American Hero.  Cpt Eggers was a Citadel graduate that made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the Army in 2004. Please take a moment to read more about him below. Daniel was born in Pueblo, Colorado and spent his early years in Hollis, […]

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Each year, seasonal influenza makes it’s way around the country. Flu season can begin as early as October and last through May. It typically peaks in February or March. True influenza or “the flu” causes high fever, chills, body aches, fatigue, and a cough. Even for a healthy person, the flu can keep an employee […]

Preventing Slips and Falls on Ice During Winter

Most of America is now in the depths of winter. As part of our winter safety series, today we will list a few quick tips on avoiding slips and falls on ice. When working outside in snowy or icy conditions, insulated boots with rubber treads can be very helpful to provide traction. Walk slowly over […]