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2014-10-25 23:02:27

Day 1 – The Human, Cultural and Organizational Causes of Major Industrial Accidents – Case Study - The BP Macondo Blowout and Day 2 – Creating a Mindful Organization - A Culture Of Safety: Acting On Warning Signs Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 This intensive 2-day course analyses human and organisational causes as significant factors when companies fail to recognise the warning signs (leading and Lagging Indicators) prior to workplace accidents. The programme utlises the...

2014-10-24 23:00:11

Ma’aden Aluminium, the Saudi Arabian mining giant, has selected Medgate’s EHS Data Management Software to manage occupational health. (PRWEB) October 25, 2014 Ma’aden Aluminium, the Saudi Arabian mining giant, has joined the growing number of companies in the GCC to have selected Medgate’s EHS Data Management Software. Ma’aden, is a mining and minerals company based in Saudi Arabia, with four key business areas: gold & base metals, phosphate, aluminium and industrial...

2014-10-24 08:21:14

BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Australian infrastructure firm Global Road Technology (GRT) is working with the Indian government as part of a World Bank initiative to address the country's growing road toll. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/154071 Partnering with the government of the most populous state in India, Uttar Pradesh, GRT will implement elements of the firm's "Road Safety Initiative," as authorities seek to combat the...

2014-10-23 08:27:14

TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ROMARCO MINERALS INC. (TSX: R) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control ("SCDHEC") has advised that it has not received a written request for review of the Section 401 Water Quality Certification (issued on October 7, 2014) for the Haile Gold Mine project ("Haile") and the deadline for such a request has passed with no appeals thereby making the certification effective today....

2014-10-23 04:21:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS has released a new monthly European Benzene price forecast report [http://www.icis.com/chemicals/channel-info-about/price-forecast-reports/benzene-europe/?cmpid=EMP|CHEM|CHPRI-2014-2110-GLOBAL-benzeneeuropepfr|benzeneeuropepfr&sfid=701w0000000vnMl ] , analyzing the demand, supply and price trends in European import and export markets, providing crucial price insights. The European benzene market...

2014-10-22 23:11:51

Upcoming Courses Aim to Reduce Accidents Associated with One of the Most Hazardous Construction Operations Dublin, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Northern California, has announced the addition of safety courses designed to raise awareness and reduce accidents associated with trenching and excavation on construction worksites. The courses are based on...

2014-10-22 23:02:35

Nurtur Total Population Health Information Program includes motivational posters, online banners, emails, postcards and a quick start flyer. Using motivational imagery and compelling messages, campaign actively engages individuals in health coaching. Farmington, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Nurtur, the health and wellness company serving employers, health plans and government programs, is proud to receive Gold recognition in the 21st Annual National Health Information Awards SM (NHIA)....

2014-10-22 23:01:27

University team to conduct a research study to yield valid and reliable results, collect data through randomized surveys and focus groups from workers, and ultimately deliver a detailed report on the effectiveness of the Alliance worker training. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced today that it has contracted with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston to conduct an independent assessment of the Alliance basic...

2014-10-22 08:28:38

Expanding wellness initiative in membership benefit program MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The NFL Alumni Association (NFLA) today announced a new membership benefit, to provide additional wellness services to the members and families of the NFLA via a corporate wellness program with nationwide health and fitness club chain, LA Fitness. "We have recently rolled out a number of new benefits for our members in the health as well as education areas," said Joe...

2014-10-22 08:27:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTCQB: NVLX) - According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 400 million people worldwide are living with diabetes, with that number expected to grow to 552 million people by 2030. The global market for diabetes treatments is approximately $500 billion. In 2012 approximately 330,000 people worldwide died from pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of death due to cancer in...


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2013-04-30 13:41:59

1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....

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2005-05-26 12:07:27

Beryllium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Be and atomic number 4. A toxic bivalent element, beryllium is a steel grey, strong, light-weight yet brittle, alkaline earth metal, that is primarily used as a hardening agent in alloys (most notably, beryllium copper). Notable characteristics Beryllium has one of the highest melting points of the light metals. The modulus of elasticity of beryllium is approximately 1/3 greater than that of steel. It has...

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2005-05-26 09:07:13

Manganese is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mn and atomic number 25. Notable characteristics Manganese is a gray-white metal, resembling iron. It is a hard metal and is very brittle, fusible with difficulty, but easily oxidized. Manganese metal is ferromagnetic only after special treatment. The most common oxidation states of manganese are +2, +3, +4, +6 and +7, though oxidation states from +1 to +7 are observed. Mn2+ often competes with Mg2+ in...

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2005-05-26 08:34:39

Orpiment is a common monoclinic crystalline mineral - Chemical Composition: As2S3, arsenic trisulfide - Molecular Weight: 246.04 gm - Hardness: 1.5-2 - Optical refractive index: Biaxial (-), a=2.4, b=2.81, g=3.02 Orpiment is a mineral that is found world-wide, and occurs as a sublimation product in volcanic fumaroles, low temperature hydrothermal veins, hot springs and as a byproduct of the decay of another arsenic mineral, realgar. It takes its name from the Latin...

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