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2014-06-11 12:20:58

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nation's former top energy transportation safety regulator, Brigham McCown, has offered to bring both sides to the table concerning the growing debate over transporting oil by rail through California's communities. "It is imperative we establish an open and transparent dialog between railroads, regulatory agencies, first responders, and the general public when transporting oil by rail," McCown said. McCown served as the first head of...

2013-07-19 23:21:16

A new affiliation between 360training.com, who provides online courses through its affiliate OSHA Pros, and Columbia Southern University increases value of OSHA Pros Training. Students who graduate the OSHA Pros Hazwoper 40-hour training now earn credits towards an Associate degree in Occupational Health & Safety. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 OSHA Pros, LP, a partner of 360training.com and a major provider of online occupational safety training through its branded websites,...

2013-06-27 23:51:48

New Oklahoma water plant operators will be trained, tested and placed in a job, thanks to a recent grant given to Rose State College by the Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.rose.edu/oklahoma-environmental-training-center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 According to a release from the Environmental Protection Agency, Rose State College in Oklahoma City was one of two institutions in a six-state region to receive the grant, almost $200,000, to train water plant...

2013-06-12 23:16:43

A Florida-based company has dramatically reduced the cost of its OSHA accepted online courses. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Representatives with SafteyOnlineNetwork.com announced today that the prices for its OSHA 10 hour, OSHA 30 Hour and Hazwoper 40 Hour courses have been reduced to help construction workers in need of OSHA training to work on a job. “The SafetyOnlineNetwork is pleased to offer our OSHA 10, OSHA 30, and Hazwoper 40 Hour courses at new low prices,” said...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.