Quantcast

Latest Occupational safety and health Stories

2014-06-24 12:30:12

WARREN, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People living in areas prone to wildfires are likely aware that their homes are at risk when the temperatures rise and the humidity drops. But advances in construction materials over the years have added an extra layer of security for those who are building or renovating homes in high-risk wildfire areas. "There are a lot of things that homeowners can do to reduce the likelihood that their homes will be destroyed by wildfire, but almost...

2014-06-23 23:12:29

A new fact sheet gives tips on how to reduce exposure to environmental risk factors that may be associated with increased likelihood for childhood leukemia. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Together with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) has created a new factsheet to educate parents, health care professionals, child care providers, and other audiences...

2014-06-23 23:08:57

Sterigenics International LLC, a global leader in outsourced contract sterilization services, today announced that it will invest more than $10 million to expand operations in Atlanta, Dallas and Belgium. Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Sterigenics International LLC, a global leader in outsourced contract sterilization services, today announced that it will invest more than $10 million to expand operations in Atlanta, Dallas and Belgium. “Strong global customer demand is driving...

2014-06-23 12:29:38

WESTMINSTER, Colo., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Health announced today that it has been named a winner of the prestigious Colorado Company to Watch award, acknowledging the drive, excellence and influence of Axion Health as a growing company in the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131126/LA24175LOGO Axion Health was chosen with forty-nine other Colorado businesses from an initial submission pool of over 1,200 nominees to represent leading Colorado companies and...

2014-06-23 08:29:54

Why should a third party test in mold remediation? BALTIMORE, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In doing mold remediation work it is often advisable to get a third party to do the inspection work of the remediation firm. If the same firm does the work and the testing at the same time then, that is a conflict of interest. The path that is advisable is to hire an industrial hygienist, before the work is started and to do the post testing afterwards. Why do you want an industrial...

2014-06-19 23:16:25

The International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care (ISNCC) is pleased to announce the success of 2 cancer nursing education programs in Latin America. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 ISNCC welcomed over 50 cancer nursing leaders from Latin America at the ISNCC Oral Therapy Educational Workshop, held May 10, 2014 at Hilton Bogota Hotel, Colombia. The goal of the workshop was to educate selected cancer nursing leaders from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Panama on toxicity...

2014-06-19 23:05:31

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Cancer/Tumor Profiling Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cancer-tumor-profiling.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Cancer is a fatal disease characterized by uncontrolled cell division. It is primarily caused by environmental factors that mutate the gene encoding for cell...

2014-06-18 23:05:38

Jason Earle, CEO of 1-800-GOT-MOLD? LLC warns home buyers to be careful who they hire for the home inspection. He also offers a short list of building defects that are commonly overlooked but can signal a mold problem. Plainsboro, NJ (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Jason Earle, CEO of 1-800-GOT-MOLD? LLC and a nationally recognized healthy home expert, cautioned home buyers to be aware of who they're hiring for that crucial home inspection. Not all home inspectors are good at finding potential...

2014-06-18 08:23:29

Québec becomes the second province to adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Québec Mining Association (QMA) today announced its members will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, a program designed to improve environmental and social practices in the Canadian mining industry, over a phased-in four-year period. The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its members launched the TSM initiative in 2004. Today's...

2014-06-18 08:23:22

GOLDEN, Colo., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Minerals Company ("Golden Minerals" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT: AUMN) (TSX: AUM) today announced plans for a July 2014 restart of mining at its Velardena Properties located in Durango state, Mexico. Once mining and processing are ramped up to approximately 285 tonnes per day (tpd) of sulfide ore in mid-2015, the Company expects output of approximately 1.0 to 1.2 million silver equivalent ounces per annum (including silver and...


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....

28_23ea712dfdfe35676703a473dfedc859
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...

28_e6b650b9d34b53b750c67f62d239fa16
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...

28_bfce34f08ce3e81b0ffd4c23cc23d43d
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...

More Articles (4 articles) »
Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.