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2014-05-14 08:24:19

DUBLIN, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/35m8fp/mining_chemicals) has announced the addition of the "Mining Chemicals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Mining chemicals are an important aspect of the mining industry and used in a broad range of applications. The commercial applications of mining...

2014-05-13 23:09:41

With summer quickly approaching, it is time to clean out air ducts. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Envirogreen Restoration wants to remind homeowners that with the summer season coming up, it is important to have their air ducts cleaned. Envirogreen Restoration is a Green Certified cleaning, restoration and remediation company in White Plains, NY. The Envirogreen team has been dedicated to providing homeowners throughout the White Plains area with a safe and healthy living...

2014-05-13 23:05:24

Combined with GHS SDS Conversion, Compliance Process is Hassle-Free Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Quantum Compliance (Quantum) expanded service offerings, providing GHS hazardous materials labels. Customers can obtain labels when signing up for GHS SDS conversion services. Quantum can provide a wide array of label formats, including inner container, pictogram, blank, personalized, laser, and drum labels. Companies required to comply with GHS modified provisions as specified in 29 CFR...

2014-05-13 16:23:50

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA is again advising all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness by taking precautionary measures. Beginning today, temperatures are expected to be 15 to 25 degrees above normal in both northern and southern California. The National Weather Service also issued heat advisories for the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey Bay and San Diego regions that will be in effect through most of this week. "Cal/OSHA...

2014-05-13 08:24:49

ASHLAND, Ore., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire scientists are releasing a new synthesis of the ecological benefits of large wildfires, including those that kill most vegetation in fire-adapted forests, grasslands, and shrub lands of the western U.S. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86768Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86755 These benefits are described in a Prezi presentation, "Fireside Chat: Lessons from Fire Ecology and Post-fire...

2014-05-13 08:23:17

DENVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LT Environmental, Inc. (LTE), a full service environmental and engineering firm, was recently recognized for its successful safety program. On April 29, 2014, the company completed 1,000 days without an OSHA reportable incident. LTE employees celebrated the '1,000 day' milestone with a safety award wall plaque, along with food and commemorative tee-shirts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86672 Zero work-related injuries and illnesses...

2014-05-12 23:11:36

Construction Industry Employers and Workers Urged to Conduct Fall Prevention Training Activities during the Week of June 2-6, 2014 Dublin, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is inviting construction industry employers and workers to participate in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Safety Stand-Down during the week of June 2-6, 2014, to help raise awareness about the hazards of falls, which account...

2014-05-12 23:02:28

All-round assessment and forecast of the world, regional and country beryllium markets can be found in the topical research report “Beryllium: 2014 Market Review and Forecast” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, by 2017, the overall beryllium production is anticipated to go beyond 500 tonnes in volume terms. London, UK (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The global beryllium production climbed over 260.4 tonnes in...

2014-05-09 23:04:15

The 24th Annual Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is expected to bring over 500 participants to Indianapolis during the week of May 12 representing nationwide leadership from faith-based, community and other non-profit organizations, as well as from local, state and federal emergency management agencies and government organizations. The conference will take place at the JW Marriott, providing opportunities for continuing education, community service, and...

Job-Related Deaths In US Are Too High Despite Improved Work Conditions
2014-05-09 12:56:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While working conditions in the United States have improved dramatically since Upton Sinclair’s 1906 classic The Jungle, recent years have seen a flatlining of a decades-long trend toward declining mortality at work and work-related illness or injury – according to a new report from the AFL-CIO. The report, from the country’s largest federation of labor unions, was based on the most current information on workplace fatalities and...


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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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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