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2014-05-20 23:06:43

Mold closed down a daycare center in Huntsville, Alabama, shared a report. My Cleaning Products recommended the use of Molderizer to help the public kill mold promptly and avoid the same incident. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Child Development Center of Huntsville in Alabama was temporarily shut down. According to a report from waff.com, it was because of mold. In response to it, My Cleaning Products recommended the use of Molderizer for a fast and safe way to kill mold and to...

2014-05-20 12:34:02

Research Finds Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters Have Higher Rates of Hearing Loss, Yet Too Few Get the Treatment They Need POMONA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether face-to-face in the field, or over the telephone or radio, hearing is an important part of communication for first-responders - keeping them informed, safe and connected. Unfortunately, these front-line professionals are also at higher risk for hearing loss, and less likely to get the treatment they need to hear their...

2014-05-19 23:12:52

Succeed addresses fall protection safety by creating a new Fall Protection Training. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Last month, it was reported that a building contractor in Oklahoma City was cited by OSHA for serious repeat violations and was proposed a fine of over 90,000 dollars. The OSHA inspection, which occurred in November of 2013, found that the company “failed to protect workers from dangerous falls and other serious hazards.” The company was previously cited for the same violations...

Legionnaire bacteria spread by Windshield Wiper Fluid
2014-05-19 11:29:26

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Windshield washer fluid is one of those innocuous things you probably don’t give much thought to throughout the day, but a new study has found that the familiar blue fluid often harbors the bacteria that causes Legionnaire’s disease. Spread via mist or vapor containing the Legionella bacteria, Legionnaire’s disease is essentially a severe form of pneumonia. The same bacteria can also cause Pontiac fever – a flu-like illness....

2014-05-19 04:20:56

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and safety bodies unite to launch Health & Safety Week 2014 To celebrate the UK's 85% reduction in fatal accidents since the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, the country's leading health and safety bodies are uniting to launch Health & Safety Week 2014, 16th - 20th June, at Safety & Health Expo and reinstate a positive image for this exceptionally worthwhile profession. (Logo:...

2014-05-18 23:02:25

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Don’t let allergens take the fun out of summer! As summer allergens begin their attack, there can be relief at home. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Start defending your home against these top 5 summer allergens: 1. Pollen: Six out of 10 people are exposed to pollen trapped indoors 2. Dust mites: An estimated 10% of the general population and 90% of people with allergic asthma are sensitive to dust mites. 3. Pet Dander Allergens: An...

2014-05-15 23:15:27

Barry Weissglass, MD, MPH, and Colleen Boyd, FNP-C of Carolina Center for Occupational Health have recently received certification as a medical examiner under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). North Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Medical examiner certification is now a requirement for medical professionals who perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinations. Previously, any individual holding a medical license could perform a DOT examination....

2014-05-14 12:24:37

DALLAS, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report defines the "Mold Inhibitors Market by Type (Propionates, Sorbates, Benzoates and Natamycin), by Application (Food, Feed, Paint, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics) - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019". It also identifies the driving and restraining factors of the global market with an analysis of trends, opportunities, winning imperatives, and challenges. The market is segmented and values are forecasted for major regions such as...

2014-05-14 08:26:23

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society with more than 36,000 members, thanks its highest-level sponsors for supporting its efforts in promoting occupational, safety and health programs and initiatives throughout the year. "We are honored that such a diverse array of companies have partnered with ASSE," said ASSE President Kathy Seabrook. "Their support is vital to...

2014-05-13 23:09:41

With summer quickly approaching, it is time to clean out air ducts. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Envirogreen Restoration wants to remind homeowners that with the summer season coming up, it is important to have their air ducts cleaned. Envirogreen Restoration is a Green Certified cleaning, restoration and remediation company in White Plains, NY. The Envirogreen team has been dedicated to providing homeowners throughout the White Plains area with a safe and healthy living...


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