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2014-07-30 23:11:26

With the increased summer heat, Succeed adds the Heat Stress Prevention training course to help keep workers safe and avoid heat-related illness. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Heat stress is a medical condition that occurs when the body’s normal temperature balance cannot be maintained because it can no longer cool itself. There are numerous fatalities every year from occupational heat exposure, both indoors and outdoors. According to OSHA, in 2012, 31 people died from...

2014-07-29 23:04:59

ProcessMAP provides enterprise-wide EHS and Sustainability platform to leading companies among NAEM members. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 ProcessMAP Corporation (ProcessMAP), the industry’s leading cloud-based platform for EHS, Compliance, Risk, and Sustainability Management solutions, has just announced that they have joined the NAEM Affiliate Council. This latest announcement is yet another indication of ProcessMAP’s commitment to NAEM and the EHS and Sustainability...

2014-07-29 08:36:06

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tarkett, a global leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, recently hosted Dr. Michael Braungart, scientific director and founder of the Environmental Protection & Encouragement Agency (EPEA) and co-founder of Cradle to Cradle(®[1]) (C2C(®)) design framework, for a seminar during the NeoCon Design Expo and Conference in Chicago. The conference, which was attended by several leading...

2014-07-28 23:09:44

CEHN’S Science Award, an annual recognition of an individual who has made exceptional developments in children’s environmental health research, has been awarded to Dr. Tracey Woodruff of the UCSF School of Medicine. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Tracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH, from the UCSF School of Medicine, has been named the honoree of the Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN) 2014 Science Award, and will be honored at CEHN’s Ninth Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception to...

2014-07-23 23:20:22

New Resource Assists Occupational Health and Safety Professionals Manage Impact of Chemicals on Employees and Public Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Expert Publishing (ExPub), a division of EBSCO Information Services, announces the launch of PoisonEXPERT™, a resource designed to assist occupational health and safety professionals employed by organizations that use or manufacture large quantities of chemicals and need to manage the impact of chemicals on their employees and the...

2014-07-21 16:22:17

Comprehensive document highlights flooring leader's commitment to sustainable practices across its global business CALHOUN, Ga., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainable practices are ultimately good choices. In its fifth annual sustainability report, Mohawk Industries, the world's largest flooring manufacturer, highlights the good choices the Company makes each day for customers, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment. "Mohawk's success is attributable to the good choices...

2014-07-17 16:22:15

Renewed Contract Marks 42 Years of MRIGlobal Analysis of Chemicals in Consumer Products for the National Institutes of Health. KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MRIGlobal has been awarded a new $63 million, 10-year contract from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to provide analytical chemistry services for the National Toxicology Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130730/DC55501LOGO-a The initial eight-month award is for...

2014-07-17 12:31:44

Bearing manufacturer continues to demonstrate environmental leadership ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NSK Americas (NSK) has released its 2013 sustainability achievements, demonstrating the company's ongoing commitment to environmental protection. The year's accomplishments show that NSK saved: -- 39,200 trees - equivalent to 485,688,000 sheets of newspaper -- 1,028,000 gallons of oil - enough to heat 6,456 homes for a year -- 15,556,000 gallons of water -...

2014-07-17 08:29:05

BERLIN, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top-level guests at the world's biggest safety & health convention - Day passes now bookable - Information for journalists A world without serious accidents at work - this is the vision that will be discussed by politicians, scientists and experts from all over the world at the XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, which is taking place in Frankfurt am Main from 24 to 27 August 2014. The emphasis is on such themes as...

2014-07-16 23:02:51

W&M Environmental Group (W&M) has been using Juniper Systems’ Mesa® Rugged Notepad to provide environmental remediation services, particularly environmental injection. Logan, Utah (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 W&M Environmental Group (W&M) has been using Juniper Systems’ Mesa® Rugged Notepad to provide environmental remediation services, particularly environmental injection. W&M provides these services to a variety of industries, including Real Estate Due...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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