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2014-10-22 16:27:56

Union says members seeking guidance on protective equipment, containment policies WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue guidelines to protect public safety and law enforcement workers who are most likely to come in contact with people infected with Ebola. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO "CDC's guidelines for the use of personal...

2014-10-20 23:10:28

A point-of-use (POU) filter meets manufacturer’s claims for controlling Legionella for 62 days according to a study in the October issue of the American Journal of Infection Control released online. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 A Legionella point-of-use (POU) filter meets manufacturer’s claims for controlling the bacteria for 62 days, according to the October issue of the American Journal of Infection Control released online. Special Pathogens Laboratory researchers, Janet...

2014-10-17 12:29:13

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although widespread outbreak of Ebola in the United States is unlikely, Cal/OSHA has joined with other public health agencies in California to provide guidelines for preventing exposure to Ebola. They will be widely distributed starting today. Federal officials have identified workers in certain professions to be at potential risk of exposure. Those workers include health care workers, emergency responders, laboratory staff, mortuary workers,...

2014-10-14 08:33:02

MONTREAL, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Horizon Occupational Health Solutions Inc. ("Horizon OHS"), a newly formed portfolio company of Persistence Capital Partners ("PCP"), is pleased to announce the acquisition of Morneau Shepell Inc.'s occupational health clinical services business. With over 20 years' experience, Horizon OHS offers its clients a comprehensive array of occupational and emergency services and solutions through its strategically located clinics and onsite and remote staff....

2014-10-10 23:01:11

As a part of Starkey Hearing, Audibel Hearing Center looks forward to helping fans “listen carefully” during football games this season. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 With football season now underway, Audibel Hearing Center, along with Starkey Hearing Technologies, is helping sports fans “listen carefully” this season with Starkey’s new SoundCheck app. The SoundCheck app is free to download, and allows fans to measure the noise levels during football games. The app...

2014-10-08 12:22:35

Product Now Features Latest Intelligence from Over 100 Jurisdictions Worldwide ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg BNA today announced a significant expansion in coverage for the Global EHS Resource Center, its international environment, health and safety compliance platform, which now offers the latest intelligence for over 100 jurisdictions across the globe. Environmental, health and safety managers at today's multinational companies now have...

2014-10-08 08:27:19

Breakthrough Infectious Disease Protection Device in Ebola & HIV/AIDS Landscape MILWAUKEE, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- V3 Healthcare Strategies, a Wisconsin-based Accountable Care Strategies company, announced the North American launch of the revolutionary Hypo-tec Needlestick Injury Prevention Product amidst an environment of infectious catastrophic diseases such as Ebola, Hanta & Hemorrhagic Fevers, while simultaneously protecting against all other infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS,...

2014-10-07 23:11:15

Acoustiblok’s sound abatement products are continuing to gain approval as an effective weapon against many types of industrial noise. Recently, a large manufacturer in Central Florida utilized Quiet-Cloud® Industrial Sound Absorption Panels and Industrial AllWeather Sound Panels® (IAWSP’s) to minimize excessive noise in its manufacturing complex and operations building. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Acoustiblok’s sound abatement products are continuing to gain...

2014-10-07 12:33:43

Previous OSHA training tutorials produced by the company have been used by public and private employers of all sizes to train hundreds of thousands of employees across the United States - for free! ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When OSHA Training Services Inc. posted three free online OSHA training tutorials on their website last year, they expected a few smaller-sized employers might utilize them to train some of their workers. But what happened instead was beyond...

2014-10-02 23:12:07

Enrich Products is the first manufacturer of Copper Silver Ionization Systems to receive both EPA registration and NSF61 certification. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Enrich Products, Inc. the leading manufacturer in North America of Copper-Silver Ionization Systems, has recently received the NSF/ANSI 61 and 372 Certifications by NSF International (NSF 61 Certification is for health effects only and does not address the disinfection efficacy of the product). Copper Silver...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.