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2014-01-28 23:27:36

Wear Awareness sells modern, stylish cancer awareness apparel and gives $8 from every sale to current cancer patients. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 AC apparel’s flagship brand, Wear Awareness is now giving $8 from every shirt sold to cancer patients in need. Started by 24-year-old cancer survivor, Casie VanderLind, Wear Awareness is a new cancer awareness apparel company focused on providing comfortable attire and giving back to those in need. Wear Awareness founder Casie VanderLind knows...

2014-01-28 23:02:34

Entitled, “The OSHA Factor: Addressing Safety Violations in Manufacturing,” this free webinar will showcase how attendees may improve safety results, and avoid costs associated with regulatory fines and lost productivity, as depicted by industry experts. Center Harbor, NH (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Smartware Group, producer of cloud-based Bigfoot CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System), will be sponsoring this week’s IMPO Magazine webinar geared toward safety-focused...

2014-01-27 23:20:28

With the February 1 OSHA deadline approaching, Supply Chain Solutions provider BROWZ is recommending that while the posting of annual data is required and necessary, it only provides a limited view of a company’s safety performance. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 According to the OSHA website: OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904), covered employers are required to prepare and maintain records of serious occupational injuries and illnesses, using the OSHA 300 Log....

2014-01-27 14:42:53

Cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada and is responsible for about 30% of all deaths, according to the Canadian Cancer Society. Despite the urgent need for new and effective drugs, it remains extremely difficult to develop anti-cancer therapies in a timely way. Researchers in Ottawa looked at how to leverage current experimental therapies, in different combinations, to speed the fight against cancer. Scientific evidence suggests a specific combination approach is effective, as...

2014-01-27 12:29:58

CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world's oldest professional safety society, is proud to bring SAFETY INDIA 2014, a two-day professional development conference and exposition to Chennai, India on May 26-27, 2014. This marks the first time ASSE will host a professional development conference in India, targeting an audience of the country's safety practitioners from a wide variety of industries including manufacturing,...

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...


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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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