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2014-09-09 23:14:02

Warehouse solutions company Solus Group reminds warehouse owners of the essential safety procedures and maintenance requirements that are needed for successful day-to-day warehouse operations St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Solus Group, a warehouse solutions company, recently assembled a list of the most important warehouse safety and maintenance procedures to help remind warehouse owners to keep their workers safe. Jennifer Taylor, Marketing Manager, says that while the passing...

2014-09-03 23:13:54

Do recent news stories of workplace incidents make you wonder if your company has its "safety-related matters" in order? Let the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist® (COSS) program help you figure it out. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 During the week of October 27th through October 31st, the Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) will be hosting another Certified Occupational Safety Specialist® (COSS) class at its Sewell, NJ facility located at the Rowan...

2014-08-28 23:07:35

A report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) supports the decision to add cancers to the list of illnesses covered by the World Trade Center Health program. Parker Waichman LLP has been fighting for the rights of WTC victims for years, and has always supported this decision. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national personal injury law firm that has spent many years fighting to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never...

2014-08-05 23:07:58

A new study that shows higher rates of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer among workers at two Washington state fiberglass boat building operations has researchers looking for answers. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Scientists with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) say workers exposed to styrene, fiberglass, and wood dust in the building of fiberglass boats have unexpectedly elevated rates of mesothelioma and ovarian cancer. Surviving Mesothelioma has...

2014-06-19 23:17:53

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is calling attention to a recent National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health as wake up call for individuals who worked in the manufacturing sector between 1969 and 2000, because it indicates asbestos was present in what the Center considers to be a clean workplace. As the Mesothelioma Compensation Center would like to explain with one call to 866-714-6466, the “clean” work group mentioned in this study was still vulnerable to asbestos...

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...

2014-04-16 12:11:34

Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of Alaska, new research from Oregon State University shows. Many of those injuries and others aboard the two types of vessels could be prevented with the right interventions, and the research methods used in the study could help identify and reduce injuries and fatalities in other types of commercial fishing,...

2013-12-12 23:30:34

Looking for innovative approach to workplace wellness? A year-long NIOSH study evaluating sit-stand workstations brings wellness to the proverbial seat of our sedentary lives; namely, our workstations, where most of us spend long hours each day sitting in front of a computer. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A year-long NIOSH study evaluating sit-stand workstations brings wellness to the proverbial seat of our sedentary lives; namely, our workstations, where most of us spend long...

2013-10-18 23:24:29

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health says Americans are still losing too many potentially productive life years to asbestos-related diseases. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 A new NIOSH study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine and reported by Surviving Mesothelioma finds that more than 427,000 life years were lost from 1999 to 2010 because of early deaths from mesothelioma and asbestosis. Mesothelioma and asbestosis are the two most deadly...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin