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2014-09-24 08:28:40

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading nursing education and career website Top RN to BSN (http://toprntobsn.com) has published a ranked list of the thirty countries in the world with the greatest nursing shortages. Using data primarily from the World Health Organization (WHO), the list focuses on countries with less than twenty-three health workers per ten thousand residents, which the WHO considers the minimum number needed to meet eighty percent of a countries...

2014-09-24 08:21:32

INFOGRAPHIC SEEKS TO EDUCATE BOSTON DRIVERS WITH GOAL OF REDUCINGTRAFFIC ACCIDENTS BOSTON, Sept. 24, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- The police know it. EMS, Fire, and the local tow truck drivers are aware. But unless you've been in a smash-up recently, you probably have no idea which Boston intersections are the most dangerous. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140923/147985-INFO "Raising public awareness was the primary motive for creating a visual representation of where the...

2014-09-24 08:20:57

Truckload Carrier Implements Video-Based Safety Program and Sees Major Improvement; Reduces Unsafe Following by 88 Percent and Speeding by 59 Percent SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced today that M&W Transportation Company, Inc. (M&W), a family-owned, asset-based truckload carrier, specializing in milk runs, reverse logistics, local shuttling and...

2014-09-24 04:20:24

Case Funding Firm to offer large funding amounts for plaintiffs involved in airplane litigation involving serious injuries after 2013 Asian Airline Flight at San Francisco Airport. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they are now increasing their focus on airline and aviation type accident cases for plaintiffs who have suffered injuries at the hands of large airline companies or private jet...

2014-09-23 23:13:15

Upcoming Courses Focus on Often Overlooked Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces in the Workplace Dublin, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Northern California, is offering a series of courses focusing on the often overlooked hazards associated with confined spaces in the workplace. The courses are designed not only to help employers and workers...

2014-09-23 23:09:59

Chris Hudson, an Augusta personal injury lawyer, is proud to lift the curtain on his new informational website. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 It’s not every day that a person suffers from a serious injury, but when a car or truck crash occurs on “death highway” or an accident occurs on the job, innocent people are left to pay the price. These are uncharted waters for many people, as they struggle to understand what the future holds in the aftermath of a serious accident. At...

2014-09-23 23:04:28

Company honored for development of free web-based landing zone database NASHVILLE (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) is proud to announce that Protean LLC has been honored as the 2014 Vision Zero Aviation Safety Award recipient for development of the LZControl.com database, a free flight safety service the company provides the air medical industry. Jennifer Hardcastle, Sales Manager - Air Medical Specialist for Airbus Helicopters Inc., presented Protean CEO John...

2014-09-23 23:02:49

EtQ today announced that it will be presenting its joint webinar with Aloft Aviation Consulting, “Predictive Risk Management Using the Bowtie Method.” Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 EtQ today announced that it will be presenting its joint webinar with Aloft Aviation Consulting, “Predictive Risk Management Using the Bowtie Method.” This webinar will be held on September 24th at 1:00pm ET. It will be led by Aloft Aviation Consulting’s Robert Dodd, and EtQ’s Ben...

2014-09-23 23:02:42

Texas is the fourth state to approve NTS certifications for licensing Irving, Texas (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Texas is the latest state to approve the Electronic Security Association’s (ESA) fire alarm certifications as an acceptable testing resource for three of the state’s fire alarm licenses: Fire Alarm Technician (FAL), Residential Fire Alarm Superintendent (RAS) and Fire Alarm Planning Superintendent (APS). ESA’s National Training School (NTS) submitted the curriculum...

2014-09-23 23:00:44

Policyholders should check their limits for fire damage and remember to see if water damage is covered as well, says Darras, the nation's top insurance lawyer. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 According to the Weather Channel, California fire officials have responded to more than 4,800 wildfires so far in the year 2014, which is higher than average. Residents need to be wary of potential fire danger and protect themselves accordingly. Homeowner policies cover fire damage to the...


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Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

Chaitén
2014-08-28 10:38:21

Chaitén is a volcanic caldera that is located in southern Chile that reaches an elevation of 3,681 feet. It is thought that this volcano once held a rhyolite obsidian lava dome that reached 3,156 in height, but this was destroyed after its most recent eruption in 2008. In the past, this volcano has released grey obsidian, which was used by pre-Columbian cultures to make many objects, some of which have been found 250 miles away from the volcano. Chaitén experienced the beginning of a new...

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