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2014-05-22 23:16:01

ACC Health LLC has increased their team of highly qualified and specialized health professionals to manage the growth that is anticipated in the occupational health division. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 ACC Health LLC has offered occupational health screenings to clients since 2013, providing exceptional on location services to companies in New Mexico, Illinois, and Georgia. Be it private business, public companies, or government agencies, occupational health screenings are...

2014-05-22 23:10:32

For nearly 30 years, noise-induced hearing loss has been one of the most prevalent occupational health problems in the United States. Simple steps can significantly reduce the threat to workers. Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As part of Tinnitus Awareness Week (May 18-24, 2014), the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) is urging workers and employers to take proactive steps to reduce tinnitus and hearing loss caused by occupational noise exposure. According to the U.S. National...

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...


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