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2014-01-27 12:24:00

New survey by MySafetySign reveals workplace problems NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 MySafetySign Health & Safety Industry Survey revealed that stress is the most overlooked workplace concern. MySafetySign's first annual survey explores the issues and changes currently facing the health and safety industry. Of surveyed professionals, 24% mention stress and 20% mention overworking as the main safety hazards that go unnoticed. In fact, three of five safety...

2014-01-27 12:21:48

LONDON, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At end-2013, ferro-chrome prices remained near four-year lows. European benchmark charge chrome prices were rolled-over at USCent112.5/lb in Q4, while Chinese domestic spot high-carbon ferro-chrome prices stood at USCent83-85/lb. World ferro-chrome consumption reached a record level of 9.8Mt in 2012, however, and demand was estimated to have risen by a further 6% to 10.3Mt in 2013. The diverging trends reflected the expansion in the...

2014-01-27 08:27:40

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Staffing Network Healthcare, LLC (MSN) has released its Safety Snapshot, an infographic which showcases relevant statistics that shed light on the healthcare occupational safety landscape. The snapshot includes insight into how many workplace injuries and illnesses have impacted healthcare professionals, the settings in which incidents have occurred, the types of injuries reported and the business impact incurred as a result. (Logo:...

2014-01-24 23:25:09

A resident of a San Antonio Housing reportedly complained that the black mold in the building was making her sick. And so to help others avoid the same risk, My Cleaning Products suggested a way how to kill mold effectively and safely. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Black mold was reportedly plaguing a housing in San Antonio. The details of it were related by kens5.com on its post dated January 21, 2014. In response to it and in an attempt to help public, My Cleaning Products...

2014-01-24 23:02:45

Bethlehem Apparatus, a commercial mercury waste recovery and recycling company, has announced today the launch of a newly designed company website, which provides visitors with important company information including services and capabilities. Hellertown, PA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Bethlehem Apparatus, a commercial mercury waste recovery and recycling company, has announced today the launch of a newly designed company website, which provides visitors with important company information...

2014-01-23 12:23:56

GENEVA, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) from around the world welcomed the adoption of a new resolution by the World Health Organization's Executive Board (WHO EB), agreeing to both endorse and lend support for countries to address the health-related aspects of the new Minamata Convention on Mercury. They also applauded WHO for encouraging governments to "promptly sign, ratify and implement" the Convention. "Prompt ratification...

2014-01-22 23:31:24

Foreclosures can offer excellent deals for home buyers, however, the presence of mold is a problem that should be inspected before any contract is signed. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage restoration and mold remediation services in the United States, is advising home buyers to secure a mold inspection in advance of any purchase on a foreclosed property. Homes left standing vacant for extended periods may end up being...

2014-01-22 23:30:22

A global leader in workplace safety, Amerisafe Consulting & Safety Services (ACSS), announces their onsite health and safety management and training services for the Oil and Gas industry. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 A global leader in workplace safety, Amerisafe Consulting & Safety Services (ACSS), announces their onsite health and safety management and training services for the Oil and Gas industry. Overseen or executed by their Certified Safety Professionals (CSP),...

2014-01-22 23:25:38

Mold in Fulton County Purchasing Department office forced the relocation of employees. Stating that it could do the same in houses, My Cleaning Products suggested effective and safe mold removal sprays to help the public. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Mold was plaguing the office of the Purchasing Department of Fulton County. Because of it, a report from wsbtv.com dated January 16, 2014 related that its employees were recently relocated. And stating that it could also cause...

2014-01-22 16:22:13

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3kdw7m/formaldehyde) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Formaldehyde Market - Outlook and Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3kdw7m/formaldehyde ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Using a wide range of primary and secondary sources, we...


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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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