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2014-07-24 12:29:29

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited warehousing and logistics company National Distribution Center LP (doing business as NFI) $308,435 in proposed penalties on Monday for not providing employees with foot protection--a safety violation for which the company was previously cited in 2012 and has failed to abate, despite its obligation to do so. "Prevention is vital to limiting accidents in warehouses where hazards are magnified by the size of...

2014-07-16 08:23:20

ARVADA, Colo., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, Sundyne Arvada celebrated the successful recertification of its Star status for OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). Meghan Meger, an OSHA representative, presented the award to Shawn Olson, GM of Sundyne Arvada, during a ceremony attended by Sundyne employees and Arvada Mayor Marc Williams. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140715/127435 VPP is OSHA's premier recognition program for worksites that do an excellent...

2014-06-30 23:19:42

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers Aims to Raise Awareness about the Dangers of Working in Hot Weather Dublin, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District has announced the launch of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. Industries such as agriculture, construction, landscaping and...

2014-06-30 23:02:49

Ce-classes.com announces the creation of two competency based CE courses that will assist healthcare agencies in the process to pass accreditation audits from OSHA JCAHO and CARF, or state licensing agencies. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Ce-Classes.com announces the creation of two new CE courses that will assist healthcare and substance abuse agencies work with their clients in a humane and dignified manner. The online course are designed to help agencies in the process to pass accreditation...

2014-06-24 12:30:24

FAIRFAX, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is making available Power Line Safety cards to help operators understand and apply federal OSHA's new guidelines for operating cranes around power lines. The cards, issued in conjunction with the Florida Crane Safety Alliance, also provide references for best practices based on both consensus standard ANSI B30.5 and OSHA's federal regulation, 29 CFR 1926...

2014-06-17 23:04:06

Butler Mobility Products is re-certified for their Inclined Platform Lift power unit from Met Laboratories, Inc. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In March of this year Butler Mobility Products received certification approval for their Inclined Platform Lift power unit from Met Laboratories, Inc. The power unit is now certified to ASME A 17.5 / CSA B44.1-11 meeting approved standards for Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment. Butler has added a heavy duty 120 volt power cord...

2014-06-05 23:04:38

Industrial Truck Association raises awareness on importance of operator training at June 10 event. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Properly trained operators mean fewer industrial accidents and a safer work environment. That’s the message the Industrial Truck Association will reinforce at the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day, June 10. “Industrial truck manufacturers have long supported the necessity of operator training and safe work practices,” said Brian Feehan, ITA...

2014-06-05 12:33:28

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease, one of the world's largest property, infrastructure and construction management firms, is proud to be an active participant in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA's) National Safety Stand-Down. Across the United States, all Lend Lease managed construction sites and real estate assets will hold scheduled safety stand downs focused on reducing falls. In addition to the Lend Lease safety stand downs, today Lend...

2014-05-28 16:21:05

Safety Program to Work Collaboratively with OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falling Hazards in Construction RED WING, Minn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Safety, the global leader in fall protection for construction and other high-risk fields, announced today the launch of its Every Worker, Every Time effort -- a national five-day fall protection and training program focused on the company's mission to bring every worker at height home safely, every workday. The...

2014-05-27 23:13:08

By learning how to promote safety on a job site, COSS graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) has scheduled a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training class for the week of July 7, 2014. The class will be held at DVSC’s New Jersey facility located at Gloucester County College Continuing Education Center, 1492 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080. The...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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