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2010-05-10 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The electric utility industry has made tremendous improvement in its safety performance in recent years to the point that a "safety culture" has emerged as one of its most prominent characteristics. Safety, along with a discussion on climate data and carbon policy, was the main focus of industry professionals at EUCG's spring workshop in St. Louis last month. EUCG, a global association of energy and electric utility professionals, meets semiannually to...

2010-04-08 08:00:00

TULSA, Okla., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hogan Assessment Systems announces SafeSystem, a comprehensive approach to improving safety culture and performance within organizations. Safety training can help employees become safer, but without insight into how individuals contribute to the safety climate, even the most extensive safety program will have limited success. "Traditional safety solutions focus on processes, but not people," says Ryan Ross, vice president of consulting at Hogan....

2010-03-25 12:32:00

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Nuclear Texas Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Exelon Generation, today filed an "early site permit" application with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for an 11,500-acre site in Victoria County, Texas. At the same time, Exelon formally withdrew its application for a combined construction and operating license for the same site. If approved, the early site permit would effectively reserve the property for new nuclear...

2010-01-05 14:08:00

ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council announced that Exelon Nuclear will receive its 2010 Green Cross for Safety Medal, NSC's annual recognition of an organization that demonstrates a steadfast commitment to improving safety and health in the workplace, its community and through safety leadership demonstrated by all levels of the organization. Exelon Nuclear, a business unit of Exelon Corporation, operates the largest nuclear fleet in the nation and...

2009-11-23 11:39:00

LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Outage workers at Three Mile Island Unit 1 who were sent home Saturday evening returned to work Sunday and today and normal outage work has resumed. About 150 workers stationed in the containment building of TMI Unit 1, which was shut down nearly a month ago for a planned refueling outage and steam generator replacement, were sent home late Saturday afternoon when monitors detected small amounts of airborne radiological contamination...

2009-11-17 07:45:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosendin Electric (www.rosendin.com), one of the nation's top five electrical contractors and a 100 percent employee-owned company, has received the International Risk Management Institute's (IRMI) prestigious Gary E. Bird Horizon Award. Rosendin Electric was recognized for its outstanding safety program and its ability to create a corporate culture in which "safety is everyone's responsibility." The award was presented to Rosendin Electric's...

2009-10-14 06:40:00

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- When systems fail in the health care world, the results can be deadly. So creating the most reliable, safest system possible is always a priority. Now the American College of Physician Executives is offering a new course aimed directly at improving patient safety by helping physicians apply best practices from highly reliable organizations. "The Science of High Reliability: Building Better Health Care" strives to teach physician leaders how to improve...

2009-09-17 11:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept, 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Technologies Group, Inc., (Pink Sheets: GTGP) (Global) has executed a strategic teaming agreement with Science and Technologies Applications, LLC. (STA) "With this agreement, Global significantly enhances its group capabilities, which include not just heavy metals remediation but also other environmental technologies, as well as high level, low-level and transuranic radioactive waste management," stated James Fallacaro, President of...

2009-07-29 07:15:00

HOUSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Syntex Management Systems, Inc., world leader of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) software solutions, congratulates Peter Bridle, Director, Corporate HSEQ for Noble Drilling for being featured in the Executive Forum of Safety+Health magazine as an industry leader in safety and health. Mr. Bridle was interviewed for his extensive industry insight of effective corporate leadership yielding in positive results for Noble's safety and health performance. Noble...

2009-06-30 18:00:00

VICTORIA, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon will seek an Early Site Permit (ESP) for its proposed Victoria, Texas, nuclear plant site rather than a combined construction and operating license, the company announced today. The change in licensing strategy allows Exelon to continue with some aspects of site evaluation and approvals while deferring a decision on construction and technology choices for up to 20 years. The decision was brought about by uncertainties in the domestic economy,...