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2014-10-28 20:23:39

TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Ms. Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development and Member of Parliament for Newmarket-Aurora, on behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the winners of Canada's Safest Employers Awards at the 4th annual gala in Toronto last night. Canada's Safest Employers Awards recognizes employers who demonstrate exceptional occupational health and safety practices...

2014-10-24 23:00:11

Ma’aden Aluminium, the Saudi Arabian mining giant, has selected Medgate’s EHS Data Management Software to manage occupational health. (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 Ma’aden Aluminium, the Saudi Arabian mining giant, has joined the growing number of companies in the GCC to have selected Medgate’s EHS Data Management Software. Ma’aden, is a mining and minerals company based in Saudi Arabia, with four key business areas: gold & base metals, phosphate, aluminium and industrial...

2014-10-23 23:03:39

ReportsnReports.com offers "Medical Gases and Equipment Market by Gases (Oxygen, Medical Air, Nitrogen, Nitrous-oxide, Helium, Blood-gas Mixture, Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Mixture), by Equipment (Cylinders, Manifolds, Regulators, Flowmeters) - Global Forecast to 2018" global research report in its store. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The medical gases and equipment market is valued at $10,416 million in 2013 and is forecasted to grow at a healthy CAGR from 2013 to 2018. North America is...

2014-10-22 23:11:51

Upcoming Courses Aim to Reduce Accidents Associated with One of the Most Hazardous Construction Operations Dublin, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Northern California, has announced the addition of safety courses designed to raise awareness and reduce accidents associated with trenching and excavation on construction worksites. The courses are based on...

2014-10-22 23:01:27

University team to conduct a research study to yield valid and reliable results, collect data through randomized surveys and focus groups from workers, and ultimately deliver a detailed report on the effectiveness of the Alliance worker training. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced today that it has contracted with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston to conduct an independent assessment of the Alliance basic...

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...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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