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2014-01-15 23:02:46

Dr. Lucian Leape, adjunct professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and Chairman of the Lucian Leape Institute at the National Patient Safety Foundation, joins Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, at a press briefing at 2:00 pm Eastern Time in Washington, DC. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today releases a comprehensive package of tools for hospitals to use in assessing—and...

2014-01-09 20:22:15

Also sponsoring the Lift Safety Zone and new Crane & Rigging Education Track FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Live equipment demonstrations, nationally accredited certification examinations, education sessions and practical examiner training will all go to make for the largest ever participation at any construction event in almost two decades by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) at the forthcoming CONEXPO/CON-AGG, the...

2014-01-09 12:22:00

Airline now recognized in 15 locations for its dedication to workplace safety DENVER, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration today recognized Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) Technical Operations in Denver as its newest Voluntary Protection Programs Star site. Delta -- the first major airline participant in the VPP program -- now operates 15 airport and aircraft maintenance locations across the United States with the Star site designation....

2013-12-06 23:23:03

SiteHawk's GHS training course has helped train tens of thousands of employees on the new workplace label elements, updated safety data sheet format, and other key provisions of OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 SiteHawk, the leading innovator in cloud-based SDS and chemical data management solutions, announced that their online GHS training course has helped train tens of thousands of employees on the new workplace label elements, updated...

2013-11-28 23:21:52

Standardized, verifiable and reciprocal safety training saves lives, lowers cost and increases efficiency. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Recognizing the need for a standardized, reciprocal safety training orientation for utility company owners and utility company contractors in the Northeast region, the Delaware Valley Safety Council, in partnership with Alliance Safety Council of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is bringing the PowerSafe safety orientation to the Northeast and...

2013-11-27 23:03:55

The guide outlines what every business should know to be OSHA compliant and to prepare workers for cold weather. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 LBA Group, Inc. announces that its safety training unit, LBA University, Inc., has compiled tips for businesses to comply with OSHA requirements related to Cold Weather Safety. The information in this guide comes from the Centers for Disease Control, LBA University’s expert staff and other professionals whose work exposes them to...

2013-11-24 23:01:29

According to the phased implementation of the revised Hazard Communication Standards, OSHA is requiring employers to train their workers on these new standards by December 1, 2013. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 According to the phased implementation of the revised Hazard Communication Standards, OSHA is requiring employers to train their workers on these new standards by December 1, 2013. OSHA made revisions to its Hazard Communication Standard in March of 2012 to align...

2013-11-14 23:30:02

Clarion’s Resource Guide for Workplace Safety Signs, Labels, Tags and Markings provides tools to help implement best practice sign systems – including a product catalog of state-of-the-art OSHA/ANSI signage. Milford, PA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, has released a Resource Guide for Workplace Safety Signs, Labels, Tags and Markings to help organizations implement the Occupational Safety and Health...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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