Latest Occupational safety and health Stories

2014-05-20 23:10:11

Dr. Arnold C. Yuan joins the ranks at Healthpointe Medical Group La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Healthpointe is pleased to announce the addition of Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Arnold C. Yuan, to their Irwindale center. Specializing in the field of Occupational Medicine, the esteemed Dr. Yuan aims to focus his efforts on workplace healthy and safety. As an Occupational Medicine physician, Dr. Yuan has joined Healthpointe’s Irwindale center in order to continue his efforts...

2014-05-20 23:06:43

Mold closed down a daycare center in Huntsville, Alabama, shared a report. My Cleaning Products recommended the use of Molderizer to help the public kill mold promptly and avoid the same incident. Huntsville, AL (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Child Development Center of Huntsville in Alabama was temporarily shut down. According to a report from waff.com, it was because of mold. In response to it, My Cleaning Products recommended the use of Molderizer for a fast and safe way to kill mold and to...

2014-05-20 23:05:18

SitBetter, a San Diego based company providing high quality ergonomic solutions, informs office workers what they need to know about their furniture. Without the best ergonomic chairs, employees could face several health issues. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 SitBetter, an office furniture supplier based out of San Diego, wants office workers to know more about the debilitating health conditions that un-ergonomic office furniture can cause. In addition to selling a wide variety of...

2014-05-20 12:34:02

Research Finds Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters Have Higher Rates of Hearing Loss, Yet Too Few Get the Treatment They Need POMONA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether face-to-face in the field, or over the telephone or radio, hearing is an important part of communication for first-responders - keeping them informed, safe and connected. Unfortunately, these front-line professionals are also at higher risk for hearing loss, and less likely to get the treatment they need to hear their...

2014-05-19 23:12:52

Succeed addresses fall protection safety by creating a new Fall Protection Training. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Last month, it was reported that a building contractor in Oklahoma City was cited by OSHA for serious repeat violations and was proposed a fine of over 90,000 dollars. The OSHA inspection, which occurred in November of 2013, found that the company “failed to protect workers from dangerous falls and other serious hazards.” The company was previously cited for the same violations...

2014-05-19 04:20:56

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and safety bodies unite to launch Health & Safety Week 2014 To celebrate the UK's 85% reduction in fatal accidents since the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, the country's leading health and safety bodies are uniting to launch Health & Safety Week 2014, 16th - 20th June, at Safety & Health Expo and reinstate a positive image for this exceptionally worthwhile profession. (Logo:...

2014-05-18 23:02:25

From Aprilaire, the experts in indoor air quality: Don’t let allergens take the fun out of summer! As summer allergens begin their attack, there can be relief at home. Madison, WI (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Start defending your home against these top 5 summer allergens: 1. Pollen: Six out of 10 people are exposed to pollen trapped indoors 2. Dust mites: An estimated 10% of the general population and 90% of people with allergic asthma are sensitive to dust mites. 3. Pet Dander Allergens: An...

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2014-05-16 09:15:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online UPDATE: May 16, 2014 (9:15AM CDT) The ongoing California wildfires have apparently claimed their first victim, as firefighters discovered a badly burned body in a transient encampment in Carlsbad, city officials confirmed on Friday. According to Erik Ortiz and Erin McClam of NBC News, the body was found in the area of Ambrosia and Calliandra. The individual has not yet been identified, and officials said that there were no...

2014-05-15 23:15:27

Barry Weissglass, MD, MPH, and Colleen Boyd, FNP-C of Carolina Center for Occupational Health have recently received certification as a medical examiner under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). North Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Medical examiner certification is now a requirement for medical professionals who perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinations. Previously, any individual holding a medical license could perform a DOT examination....

2014-05-15 23:14:09

Survival-Emergency-Preparedness-Kits comments on the recent tornadoes in the Midwest that destroyed hundreds of homes. This international marketing company and exporter, together with their Natural Living Store, specialize in distributing some of the highest quality emergency survival kits and natural living products in the industries. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 On April 29th, Business Insider posted about the destruction that wrecked Arkansas which shows the images of hundreds of houses that...

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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....

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...

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...

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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