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2014-09-30 23:10:57

OMICS Group International takes pleasure in extending invitation to the researchers, scientists, scholars, academicians and students across the globe to participate in the 2nd International Conference on Nursing & Healthcare during 17-19, November, 2014 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - North Shore Conference Center, USA, with a theme “Exploring the Possibilities towards Better Healthcare." Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Speaking on this occasion, Dr....

2014-09-30 23:10:00

Personal injury claims are a sensitive matter and require careful contemplations. Jiwa Law Corporation now offers personal injury consultation without any charge at http://www.jiwalawcorp.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Jiwa Law Corporation, a personal injury law firm in Vancouver, BC, has recently announced that it will now be offering free consultation for personal injury claims of their clients. This means that clients who visit the law firm for the first time to meet...

2014-09-30 23:08:22

NRP President Dale Tyler Provides Insights in New Blog Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The National Roofing Partners’ (NRP) first responder program for commercial roofing is ready to help facility managers across the nation keep commercial properties operational in times of severe weather, according to Dale Tyler, president of NRP. Tyler provides insights on NRP’s first responder system and how it works in "First Responder for Commercial Roofing Systems? Absolutely!"...

2014-09-30 23:06:27

Medgate will host a webinar on safety culture on October 22, 11am - 12pm EDT, hosted by Shannon Crinklaw CRSP, CHRP. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Medgate will continue its safety webinar series on October 22nd, tackling the topic of safety culture. The free webinar, led by Shannon Crinklaw CRSP, CHRP, will outline why a positive safety culture is important and give advice on how to quantify culture so that it can be tracked. Safety culture is a commonly used term that encompasses the...

2014-09-30 23:06:03

Hayward Baker has received the Rick Marshall Commitment to Safety Award from the International Association of Foundation Drilling for the second consecutive year. Hanover, Maryland (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Hayward Baker Inc., North America’s leader in geotechnical construction, is the recipient of the 2014 Rick Marshall Commitment to Excellence in Safety Award from the International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC). This marks the second consecutive year that Hayward Baker...

2014-09-30 23:05:54

The Marquee Outdoor LED Flood Light is available in four different power levels. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Brooklyn LED lighting supplier and manufacturer LED Waves is pleased to introduce the Marquee, the latest addition to their exclusive line of outdoor flood lights. The Marquee is a collection of industrial floods designed for high-lumen outdoor applications. Units are built to order in 60, 90, 120 and 180 Watt configurations. Each one features a swiveling bracket mount (capable of a...

2014-09-30 23:02:01

New Law helps prevent Sexual Assualt Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Jill Campbell, CEO and Founder of Safety Alert Apps, Inc., the White House award-winning Smartphone Safety App technology development company, announced its support today of the newly signed California State Law ‘Yes Means Yes’. In making the announcement, Campbell said, “We applaud California for being the first state in the nation to require all of its state colleges to makes affirmative consent...

2014-09-30 23:01:31

Project ads the floor plans and key building and campus data for several hospital locations to the list of assets available to local, regional, state, and federal emergency planners and first responders. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has recently completed a digital mapping project with several Massachusetts hospitals to add their floor plans to the collection of area hospitals available to local and regional emergency...

2014-09-30 16:28:00

Strong emergency operations center, polio eradication experience keys to success ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria appears to be nearing a possible end thanks to a rapid response coordinated by Nigeria's Emergency Operations Center with assistance from international partners, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The official end to an Ebola outbreak comes when two of the 21-day incubation periods for Ebola...

2014-09-30 12:36:20

University of Arkansas's Flagship Campus in Fayetteville to Deploy Acclaimed Campus Safety Application from Rave Mobile Safety FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), the trusted software partner for campus and public safety, today announced that the University of Arkansas will be deploying the company's acclaimed Rave Guardian App by the end of the year at its main campus in Fayetteville to better protect its more than 26,000 students, faculty and staff....


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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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