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2014-10-01 23:09:06

TRA (http://www.industrysafe.com) is pleased to announce the release of IndustrySafe Safety Management Software’s Job Safety Analysis (JSA) module. IndustrySafe Software provides organizations with web-based safety data management tools including key safety performance metrics, incident and OSHA recordkeeping, inspections, training tracking, hazards, behavioral based safety, and more. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 TRA (http://www.industrysafe.com) is pleased to announce the...

2014-10-01 23:07:52

My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein aired an episode that had the purpose of sharing a new brain injury fundraising service found on the mypositiveperspective.com website. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 On September 30, 2014, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein aired an episode in which he appeared in by himself. The episode announced an addition to the mypositiveperspective.com website. After revealing that the episode was sponsored by the South Carolina Brain...

2014-10-01 23:06:06

Expert Faculty to Present Accredited Webinar October 23 Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) has announced a one-day, online educational program open to experienced health care professionals who plan to pursue board certification in patient safety. The Certified Professional in Patient Safety Review Course is being offered in a webinar format on October 23, 2014, from 10am to 5pm Eastern Time. The Certified Professional in Patient Safety...

2014-10-01 23:02:51

According to statistics from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children between ages 1 and 4. LockeyUSA, with the launch of PoolSafetyHardware.com, reaffirms their commitment to educating the public about simple, proactive steps that can create safer pools and safer kids. Mt. Pleasant, MI (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Drowning is preventable, but annual statistics indicate that action must be taken to combat the...

Delta IV Heavy rocket
2014-10-01 16:21:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's new Orion spacecraft and the Delta IV Heavy rocket that will carry it into space are at their penultimate stops in Florida on their path to a December flight test. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Orion was moved Sunday out of the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Delta IV Heavy rocket, built by United Launch Alliance, made its move Tuesday night, to...

2014-10-01 12:21:04

DORVAL, QC, Oct. 1st, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A12Q0182) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that the October 2012 forced landing of a Piper PA-34 in Victoriaville, Quebec, was the result of a fatigue crack in the right engine's crankcase and an improperly maintained cabin ventilation system. The two pilots aboard the aircraft were seriously injured. On 15 October 2012, a Piper PA-34-200 operated by Nadeau Air Service Inc. left...

2014-10-01 08:37:24

- Powerful Web-based risk software with improved underwriting capabilities - DENVER, CO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies (TSX:IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of location-based solutions, today announced the release of InsitePro v2.2, Intermap's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) location-based risk assessment product for insurance underwriters worldwide. This latest version of InsitePro includes a new Underwriting Module that provides property insurance underwriters with a...

2014-09-30 23:20:34

The International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN) and the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES) partner on projects aligning specialized nursing practices with ACRES mission of building a global system for clinical research. Clinical research nurses have a critical role in maintaining the integrity of the study process while protecting the rights and safety of the participant in investigational studies, including ensuring that patients are aware of...

2014-09-30 23:20:13

Forestry Suppliers releases safety tips for outdoor and park employees this fall. Jackson, MS (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Forestry Suppliers Inc., a leading distributor of Motorola two-way radios, and other outdoor gear, releases a statement on park and wilderness safety for outdoor staff. As fall approaches, unique safety and weather considerations develop, and Forestry Suppliers wishes outdoor employees a safe autumn season. The first step for a safe day in the field involves coming...

2014-09-30 23:20:09

Hyundai Elantra SE ranked 14th out of 40 cars for Most Affordable Small Car in America Stillwater, OK (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Hyundai Elantra epitomizes the “more bang for your buck” philosophy, ranking 14th out 40 for Most Affordable Small Car in America. With three different models available, the Hyundai Elantra offers ample cargo space, good fuel economy and user-friendly tech features. The Hyundai Elantra comes in three configurations: the Coupe, the Sedan and the Hatchback....


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Karthala
2014-10-04 18:01:05

Karthala, also known  as Mount Karthala, is an active shield volcano that is located in the island nation of Comoros. Along with a smaller shield volcano, this volcano makes up the largest island in the archipelago known as Grande Comore and it reaches an elevation of 7,746 feet. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area, erupting at least twenty times since the beginning of the nineteenth century. These eruptions have mostly affected the volcano’s caldera, leaving the majority of...

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