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2014-06-04 16:25:41

New service extends core Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to meet the specific needs of the Brazilian workforce; enables organizations to choose among a full complement of health and wellness services to increase employee productivity, mitigate risk, lower costs and assure compliance. SAO PAULO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnut Global Partners Brazil (CGPB), a pioneer in providing Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) across Brazil, today announced the launch of EAP FLEX, a new...

2014-06-04 12:28:47

High participation can be achieved regardless of industry, company size, and geographic concentration according to analysis from The Vitality Group CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies with the highest level of employee engagement in workplace wellness programs have a strong communication strategy, offer a combination of up front incentives, and use employee rewards. These are among the findings of an in-depth statistical analysis conducted by The Vitality Group, part of the...

2014-06-03 23:16:57

Bleck Design Group, an award-winning industrial design and engineering firm, will feature examples of user-friendly home medical products and ergonomic office equipment at MD&M (Medical Design & Manufacturing) East in New York, June 10-12, 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Bleck Design Group, a product design firm based in the Boston area, will feature examples of ergonomic home medical products and office equipment at MD&M East, during June 10-12, 2014, at the Jacob...

2014-06-03 23:05:51

Dallas attorney Jeff Rasansky discusses National Safety Month, and offers a few important safety tips. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 June is National Safety Month, and the National Safety Council (together with a number of interested stakeholders) have planned numerous activities to sensitize the public on the importance of being safe at all times. On this year’s menu, the council hopes to strengthen its commitment towards educating the public on topics such as prescription drug abuse, slip and...

2014-06-03 12:26:36

Companies Recognized as Responsible Care® Company of the Year at ACC Annual Meeting COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) presented its Responsible Care Company of the Year award today to four member companies, Ethyl Corporation, Celanese Corporation, LyondellBasell and Bayer Corporation, in recognition of each of the companies' outstanding achievements in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S)...

2014-06-03 08:24:51

Dynamic Risk Advisory Software Enables Chemical, Oil & Gas Companies to Reduce Operational Risk and Ensure Safe, Reliable Production HOUSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced a new Process Safety Management solution, the first industrial software specifically designed to give chemical, oil and gas (COG) companies an enterprisewide view of process safety risks - enabling clients to track deviations to safeguards, evaluate the risks and prioritize corrective...

2014-06-02 23:04:04

MarketReportsStore.com adds “Ukraine’s Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2014,” “Turkey’s Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2014,” “Peru’s Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2014,” “Botswana’s Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2014” & “Poland’s Mining Fiscal Regime: H1 2014” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Ukraine, Turkey, Peru, Botswana & Poland fiscal regime report outlines governing bodies, governing laws, licensing methods and key fiscal terms covering three...

2014-06-02 22:51:56

University of Colorado Denver Volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath show presence and stage of lung cancer Results of a University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) show that a test of organic compounds in exhaled breath can not only distinguish patients with lung cancer from patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but can also define the stage of any cancer present....

2014-06-02 22:47:20

USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest Research Station Alternative fuel treatments both reduced fire behavior, allowed for protection of homes Conservative fuel treatments designed to reduce fire severity while still providing forest cover and wildlife habitat worked equally as well as more intensive treatments in allowing for the protection of homes during the 2011 Wallow Fire, a study published in the journal Forest Ecology and Management has found. The distance into the treated...

Cancer Survivor Numbers To Increase Over The Next Ten Years
2014-06-02 05:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online With US cancer incidence rates in the midst of a 10-year decline, survivorship rates are on the rise, according to revised statistics released Sunday by the American Cancer Society. Currently, there are an estimated 14.5 million cancer survivors in the US, but that number is expected to rise to nearly 19 million by 2024, researchers from the organization reported in the June 1 edition of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians....


Latest Occupational safety and health Reference Libraries

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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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