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2010-11-16 00:00:48

KPA’s new Elements service includes the essential elements of Hazard Communication and Emergency Response programs: written Hazard Communication plans, fire prevention and evacuation plans, required DOT HazMat training (49 CFR 172, Subpart H), an MSDS database and facility-specific chemical inventory, and instant access to all training records. Lafayette, CO (Vocus) November 15, 2010 By far the most common OSHA violations by auto dealers, oil changers, and service stations are related...

2010-10-14 07:55:00

APPLE VALLEY, Minn., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting January 1, 2011, several states -- including Pennsylvania -- will require fire sprinklers to be installed in all new homes.

2010-10-13 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The only thing more frightening than your child's ghoulish Halloween costume is the potential risk it can pose for serious injury.

2010-10-01 16:36:00

New resources from AORN help perioperative professionals protect surgical patients DENVER, Oct.

2010-09-30 11:00:00

PELLA, Iowa, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For the price of a nine-volt battery you can significantly improve your odds of surviving a home fire. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, living in a home with an operational smoke alarm increases the chance of survival by 50 percent.

2010-09-09 08:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- From New York City to Madison Township, Ind., cities and towns of all sizes are watching a life saving institution struggle for funding, and in some cases close its doors: the community fire house. In fact, less than a quarter of U.S.

2010-05-28 08:22:00

BATON ROUGE, La., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- May is National Electrical Safety Month, a timely reminder to note that the average family powers dozens of electronic devices in their household (computers, printers, game consoles, televisions, monitors), a significant increase compared to 20 years ago. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100528/PH12340 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) Deaths from fires and burns are the fifth most common...

2010-05-17 10:49:00

Building Safety Month 2010 WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During May, which is Building Safety Month 2010, the International Code Council Foundation is providing weekly tips and links to additional resources consumers can use to save money and prevent disasters.

2010-04-27 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building Safety Week, for the first time, will expand into a month-long awareness campaign, Building Safety Month: Commemorating a 30-year Legacy of Leadership.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]