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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....

2014-05-31 12:20:10

DALLAS, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Benzene Market & Its Derivatives (Ethylbenzene, Cumene, Cyclohexane, Nitrobenzene, and Alkylbenzene) Market by Application & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the benzene & its derivatives market with analysis and forecasting of the consumption volume and value. Browse 118 market data tables and 33 figures spread through 218 pages and in-depth TOC on "Benzene & Its Derivatives...

2014-05-30 23:16:07

To help retailers get prepared, Essential Wholesale & Labs has developed a list of its top five recommended products for summer. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 "With summer fast approaching, now is the time to make sure you have high demand summer products ready," says Laura Badcock, General Manager of Essential Wholesale & Labs. To help retailers get prepared, Essential has developed a list of its top five recommended products for summer. Clarifying Facial...

2014-05-30 23:14:26

Russell Associates to offer discounted safety training during national safety month. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 intRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates is pleased to announce a special offer during national safety month. During the month of June, intRAtrain Safety training packages will be offered at up to 40% off the standard retail pricing. intRAtrain™ Safety is a library of online, facilitator led, and blended learning safety training courses that focuses on...

2014-05-30 23:04:37

Leading Provider of EHSQ Management Recognized for Leadership in Technology Industry Toronto (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Intelex Technologies is proud to announce it has been named a winner of TechConnex’s “Technology Company of the Year” award. This is the first year Intelex has won this award, which recognizes business leadership, excellence in innovation and a commitment to the knowledge-based sector in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The TechConnex Technology Leadership Awards are...

2014-05-30 23:03:27

CEO of Caylym, Rick Goddard and Communications Director for the Wildfire Research Network,Tony Morris, speak with Lyons Filmer on the future of fighting wildfires. Fresno CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Radio Hostess Lyons Filmer sat down with Caylym’s Rick Goddard and the founder of Wildfire Research Network, Tony Morris to discuss the crisis facing California with regards to wildfire and the future of aerial firefighting. Listen to the interview here: Morris began the discussion noting the...

2014-05-29 23:15:17

intRAtrain Safety System is designed to reduce safety risk and exposure by providing a blend of tools, resources, and management systems. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 IntRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates is pleased to announce the release of their intRAtrain Safety System. This safety system is designed to provide a turn-key solution for your safety program needs. The system include tools, resources and management systems that help mitigate the risk associated with...

2014-05-29 12:25:27

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deconstructing the Deregulation Bill The Government's draft Deregulation Bill first appeared in June last year. Clause 1 of that draft bill includes proposals to exempt certain self-employed people from health and safety law. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400542-SHP-IOSH-deregulation-bill This has caused some controversy among health and safety professionals, who...

2014-05-28 16:21:05

Safety Program to Work Collaboratively with OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falling Hazards in Construction RED WING, Minn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Safety, the global leader in fall protection for construction and other high-risk fields, announced today the launch of its Every Worker, Every Time effort -- a national five-day fall protection and training program focused on the company's mission to bring every worker at height home safely, every workday. The...

2014-05-28 12:24:23

THUNDER BAY, ON and VALLENAR, CHILE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (OTCQB:RMES), a mineral exploration company with copper-gold assets in Chile, is pleased to announce that its Chilean subsidiary, Minera Polymet Limitada, ("Polymet") has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire the option to earn 100% interest in two mining concessions contiguous to our Farellon Property. The two claims total 486 hectares and will add a further approximately 5 kilometres of...


Latest Occupational safety and health Reference Libraries

Eye
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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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