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2013-06-27 23:51:48

New Oklahoma water plant operators will be trained, tested and placed in a job, thanks to a recent grant given to Rose State College by the Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.rose.edu/oklahoma-environmental-training-center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 According to a release from the Environmental Protection Agency, Rose State College in Oklahoma City was one of two institutions in a six-state region to receive the grant, almost $200,000, to train water plant...

2013-06-27 23:00:40

Many businesses may be surprised after reading a new fact sheet on OSHA GHS training requirements. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 LBA University® course director Bryan Dixon is voicing concern that many businesses may find themselves exposed to OSHA compliance issues when a Dec. 1, 2013 deadline rolls around. This is when new training requirements go into effect for the Revised Hazard Communications Standard Safety Data Sheets Globally Harmonized System (HazCom GHS). “I am...

2013-06-26 20:21:56

OAKLAND, Calif., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA reminds all employers with outdoor workers to protect their workers as temperatures are expected to reach record levels, rising to the triple digits in both Northern and Southern California over the next six days. "With temperatures expected to be from 10-20 degrees above average across the entire state through July 2nd, workers and employers alike are reminded to take extra precautions. Rest, water and shade are...

2013-06-25 08:21:28

CARY, N.C., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To help employers deal with the dwindling time period before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) deadline for training workers on its new hazard communication standards, consulting firm Environmental Resource Center(®) (http://www.ercweb.com/home) has created PDF and customizable PowerPoint presentations that businesses can use in house. "OSHA revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to reflect the Globally...

2013-06-24 23:03:19

A Florida-based company that offers OSHA accepted online courses has reached an all-time high in the number of courses it sold during the month of May. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Representatives with SafteyOnlineNetwork.com announced today that they have set a new sales record of the number of courses sold during the month of May. “It’s gratifying to see that customers recognize our unique combination of quality courses, ease of use, value, and customer service and are opting...

2013-06-20 23:23:16

Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham to present educational session on effective visual safety communication to reduce risk and protect people, shown through the new sign system improving guest safety at the Bahamas´ Atlantis Paradise Island waterpark and resort. Milford, PA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announces its sponsorship and participation in the American Society of Safety Engineers´ (ASSE) Safety...

2013-06-14 23:19:07

Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham´s ongoing leadership efforts in bolstering adoption by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the Updated American National Standards Institute´s (ANSI) Standards leads to direct final rule on Consensus Standard Update on Signage, Marking Important Advancement in Workplace Safety. Milford, PA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a longstanding leader in advancing best practices in visual safety communication, announced...

2013-06-13 23:19:48

The Stuart personal injury attorney says most slip, trips and falls at businesses and homes could be prevented by taking reasonable steps to ensure others´ safety. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Stuart personal injury attorney Philip DeBerard, III, says the focus on preventing slips, trips and falls during National Safety Month aligns well with his firm´s mission to help slip-and-fall accident victims in cases where their injuries ultimately could have been prevented....

2013-06-12 23:16:43

A Florida-based company has dramatically reduced the cost of its OSHA accepted online courses. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Representatives with SafteyOnlineNetwork.com announced today that the prices for its OSHA 10 hour, OSHA 30 Hour and Hazwoper 40 Hour courses have been reduced to help construction workers in need of OSHA training to work on a job. “The SafetyOnlineNetwork is pleased to offer our OSHA 10, OSHA 30, and Hazwoper 40 Hour courses at new low prices,” said...

2013-06-11 12:31:31

PHILADELPHIA, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky presently represents six surviving victims of the Philadelphia Building Collapse. The demolition contractor, Griffin Campbell Construction, issued a statement, through their attorney Kenneth Edelin yesterday, and has announced their intention to hold a press conference this afternoon. Mr. Edelin's statement on behalf of Griffin Campbell Construction raises more questions than it answers. The...