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2014-07-11 12:22:28

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Retiring equipment in the chemical processing industry may pose more danger than meets the eye as residual hazardous chemicals, live electrical connections or connections to in-service process machinery complicates how to safely remove these items from a plant, according to the July issue of the American Society of Safety Engineer's monthly journal, Professional Safety. "In the worst cases, the equipment has essentially been...

2014-07-11 08:20:24

LONDON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Show organisers report 75% of visitors to Safety & Health Expo 2014 were a brand new audience delivered by the move to London, plus a 10% increase in senior management attending exhibition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-b ) (Photo:...

2014-07-10 23:11:31

Since 2003, The Center for Health Affairs has been supporting its emergency preparedness initiative by enhancing emergency preparedness planning in the region to increase individual and regional hospital preparedness, and strengthen partnerships with members in public health departments, public safety organizations and other community healthcare entities. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Since 2003, The Center for Health Affairs has been supporting its emergency preparedness initiative...

2014-07-10 23:09:32

Dave Lange will be responsible for driving corporate sales throughout the US. Dave comes to empowris with over two decades of strategic selling and corporate expansion with previous employers, including Weight Watchers, Medtronic and Sprint. St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Empowris has announced the hiring of Dave Lange as their National Director of Sales. He will be responsible for driving corporate sales throughout the US. Dave has a successful track record in the Health &...

2014-07-10 23:02:38

Summer is the best time to schedule a duct cleaning. Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Summer is the time for sunshine, pool parties and relaxing on the beach. It’s also a great time to get some work done around the house. This summer season, take a break from relaxing in the sun and check to see if duct cleaning should be scheduled. EnviroGreen MD Duct Cleaning and Mold Removal is ready to help all their customers take care of their air duct cleaning needs. To find out if duct...

2014-07-10 23:02:37

Summer is the best time to get duct cleaning done. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Many may be wondering if they need duct cleaning for their home in the summer. EnviroGreen Restoration is here to answer all homeowners’ questions about duct cleaning and get their homes in tip top shape this summer season. Duct cleaning is a necessary regular service for a home’s ventilation system to help improve the home’s indoor air quality. Keeping ducts free from dust, dirt, pollen,...

2014-07-10 23:00:28

This week, Safety Reboot Magazine features a series on "Preventable Accidents in the Workplace" including coverage of: extended work-hour dangers; the growing risk to custodial and janitorial workers; and, the dangerous occupation of roofers. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Fatigue, lack of safety equipment and poor training account for an increasing number of accidents in the workplace, according to a series of articles in Safety Reboot. The articles highlight safety...

2014-07-10 08:22:30

Clifton Mining Company (OTCBB: CFTN) ALPINE, UT, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Desert Hawk Gold Corp. has provided the Company with the following update: the construction on the heap leach pad, including the plastic liner, have been installed along with the necessary roads and water diversion. The process plant and assay lab are under construction. 150,000 tons of overburden have already been removed in preparation for mining ore and eight thousand tons of ore have been mined...

Wildfires Found To Release A Previously Unidentified Type Of Soot
2014-07-08 06:37:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Globally, wildfires are responsible for creating veritable ecological wastelands across millions of hectares of land each year. As the effects of climate change have become ever more pronounced over the previous years, we have seen both the number and severity of wildfires increase drastically. As reported on redOrbit last year, the increasing number of wildfires has been sending both carbon monoxide and other toxins streaming into...

2014-07-07 12:28:40

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fun outdoors this summer can turn downright dangerous and result in a trip to the emergency department for kids and parents who are not careful. Each year, nearly 12 million children and adolescents under 18 years old visit the ER for injury-related reasons. "Kids are playing outdoors, being active, playing sports and getting exercise and that's the way it should be," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency...


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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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