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2014-09-16 16:28:29

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration today renewed their Alliance to foster safer and healthier workplaces at the NSC Congress & Expo. Focus areas of the Alliance include addressing temporary and contract workers, motor vehicle safety, construction safety and the importance of establishing injury and illness prevention programs. They also agree to support and promote the new Journey...

2014-09-16 16:24:44

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA's Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the Top 10 before a crowded group of spectators on the Expo floor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b "We greatly appreciate our colleagues...

2014-09-12 12:26:35

ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council will announce the election of a new member to its Board of Directors at the group's annual meeting, being held in San Diego in conjunction with the NSC Congress & Expo - the largest annual gathering of safety and health professionals. Philip K. Asherman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Bridge and Iron Company (CB&I), is accepting a two-year term....

2014-09-11 16:20:42

Groups recognized for their sustained efforts to help save young lives ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today announced two winners of its 6(th) annual Teen Driving Safety Leadership Awards, supported by the General Motors Foundation. The Council will honor Gordy Pehrson of the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, and the Nebraska-based Norfolk Panther JOOI (Junior Optimist Octagon International) Clubs....

2014-09-10 16:23:11

Young professionals honored for exceptional safety contributions ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council is proud to announce the new class of NSC Rising Stars of Safety, presented by DuPont Sustainable Solutions. Honorees will be recognized at the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo on Sept. 16. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b "We are pleased to continue our support of the NSC Rising Stars of Safety program, acknowledging the safety...

2014-09-02 12:22:55

National Safety Council provides tips to stay safe during severe and unpredictable weather ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Severe weather and natural disasters can occur at any time, and the effects can be devastating. September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and the National Safety Council is calling on Americans to develop emergency kits and plans in the event of unpredictable, severe weather. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b More than 600...

2014-08-13 23:09:43

a2z, Inc. announces the National Safety Council is leveraging a suite of ChirpE solutions to offer time saving and planning tools to attendees and exhibitors for the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo - an annual event designed for safety professionals. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 a2z, Inc., the Maryland-based event management software company, announces that the National Safety Council (NSC) is leveraging a suite of ChirpE solutions from a2z to offer time saving and planning tools to...

2014-08-12 16:20:43

ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preliminary data collected by the National Safety Council indicates deaths from motor vehicle crashes during the first six months of 2014 are down 4 percent, compared to the same six month period last year. In 2014, 16,180 traffic deaths occurred from January through June, compared to 16,860 in 2013. Definitive reasons behind the decrease are not known. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b "Studies show that 90...

2014-07-30 16:28:57

ITASCA, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) today announced the acquisition of Insurance Point, LLC in St. Charles, Illinois and Salt Lake City, Utah. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Insurance Point offers a wide range of employee benefit consultation and insurance brokerage services designed exclusively for healthcare systems and hospitals throughout the United States. Along with traditional life and disability insurance...

2014-07-22 20:22:03

ITASCA, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enesco announced today that it has renewed its agreement with extremely popular, award-winning artist Jim Shore, extending the relationship until the end of the decade. "Jim's artwork and products have remained strong over the years, and nothing is more satisfying than extending a successful partnership like the one we've had with Jim Shore Designs," said Tom Bowles, Enesco's chief executive officer. "I know our retailers and Jim's many,...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'