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2014-08-20 16:21:00

Investigation Determines Menzies' Flawed Safety Policy Discouraged Employee Seatbelt Use, Led To Death Of A Worker At Los Angeles International Airport LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA today cited Menzies Aviation $77,250 for three serious accident related, one serious and one regulatory violation following an investigation into the February death of a worker at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), who was thrown from the vehicle he was operating without a...

2014-08-07 23:01:28

Cintas rental location in Lawton, Okla. has received VPP Star certification from OSHA. Lawton, Okla. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) announced that its rental location in Lawton, Okla. has received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Oklahoma Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health and “Star” is its...

2014-08-05 23:01:18

Cintas rental location in South Bend, Ind. received OSHA VPP Star Award. South Bend, IN (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) announced that its rental location in South Bend, Ind. has received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health and “Star” is its highest...

2014-07-30 23:11:26

With the increased summer heat, Succeed adds the Heat Stress Prevention training course to help keep workers safe and avoid heat-related illness. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Heat stress is a medical condition that occurs when the body’s normal temperature balance cannot be maintained because it can no longer cool itself. There are numerous fatalities every year from occupational heat exposure, both indoors and outdoors. According to OSHA, in 2012, 31 people died from...

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...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • 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.
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