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2014-09-16 23:06:02

One of the nation’s leading safety leadership and development companies is now leading a safety-culture field-coaching effort for one of the nation’s top manufacturing companies. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Representatives with safetyBUILT-IN (http://safetybuiltin.com/) announced today that it has completed the first phase of a safety-culture-development initiative for a major auto-parts manufacturing company headquartered in New York, and just recently launched Phase II of...

2014-08-26 16:27:13

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Containment System Industry, 2009-2019" to its store. DALLAS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Containment System Industry, 2009-2019 is a professional and in-depth market survey on Global and Chinese Containment System industry. The report firstly reviews the basic information of Containment System including its classification, application and manufacturing...

2014-08-21 12:23:52

Latest Step Follows Announced August 31st Departure of "Fatally Compromised" Magwood on Heels of June and July Letters Urging Him to Step Down for Violations of Ethics Laws in Seeking and Landing a Job Promoting Nuclear Energy. WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen groups and individuals - including leading national and regional organizations Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the...

2014-08-21 04:20:43

LONDON, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Safety & Health Expo, now called Safety & Health International, welcomed a stunning quality of attendee, according to show organisers, UBM Live. The exhibition, which is considered worldwide to be at the forefront of the occupational health and safety events, was held for the first time at the London ExCeL, a move integral to its internationalisation...

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2014-08-17 02:00:10

American Genetic Association, Journal of Heredity Biological effects of Fukushima radiation on plants, insects, and animals Following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant meltdown, biological samples were obtained only after extensive delays, limiting the information that could be gained about the impacts of that historic disaster. Determined not to repeat the shortcomings of the Chernobyl studies, scientists began gathering biological information only a few months after the...

2014-07-28 10:01:24

The National Academies A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academy of Sciences concludes that the overarching lesson learned from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and their regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.  The committee that wrote the report examined the causes of the Japan accident and identified findings and recommendations...

2014-07-24 23:05:23

The head of one of the nation’s leading safety-leadership development companies has accepted an invitation to one of Asia’s top training events. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Representatives with safetyBUILT-IN announced today that its Principal, Eric Svendsen, Ph.D. has accepted an invitation to facilitate at the Opus Kinetic event, Sept. 2-3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “We’re very excited to bring the ‘From Compliance to Culture’ safety-leadership program to southeastern...

2014-07-23 08:39:09

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the number of workplace accident rates is on the decline in the U.S., a number of high-profile and serious accidents in recent years has led to new safety processes. To create a healthier and safer workplace, UL, a global safety science leader, believes that organizations must establish a culture in which employees actively identify indicators of unsafe conditions, both through formal and informal processes before a crisis hits. In doing...

2014-07-21 12:22:53

Groups Also Seek Inspector General Investigation of Magwood's Violations of Ethics Laws, Conflicts of Interest Related to Seeking and Landing Job Promoting Nuclear Energy; 2 New Letters Follow June 18th Call for Embattled Magwood to Step Down Voluntarily WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three dozen leading national and local groups - including Friends of the Earth, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Sierra Club Nuclear Free Campaign, and the Southern...

2014-06-24 08:21:19

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPA is pleased to welcome Mr. Michael Lempke to its leadership team. Lempke comes to SPA from the Department of Energy, where he was most recently the Associate Principle Deputy Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration. Prior to that, Lempke had a successful career at Naval Reactors that culminated in positions as the head of the Naval Reactors Laboratory Field Office in Pittsburgh, PA and as the Contracting Group...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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