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2014-07-01 12:24:13

Safe Outdoor Equipment and Vehicle Use Key to Preventing Fires SAN FRANCISCO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and CAL FIRE today announced a partnership to help stop wildfires before they start in California. CAL FIRE's 'One Less Spark, One Less Wildfire' public safety campaign is a multi-agency effort to minimize the frequency, size and cost of wildfires started by human ignition. PG&E is joining the campaign by reminding its 22,000 employees and...

2014-07-01 11:38:54

IMIM The identification of new therapeutic targets is urgently needed due to the ineffectiveness of current targets Researchers from IMIM (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) have identified a new protein, galectin-1, as a possible therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer. For the first time they have demonstrated the effects of the inhibition of this protein in mice suffering this type of cancer and the results showed an increase in survival of 20%. The work further suggests...

2014-07-01 08:34:40

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's quite worrying that in some organisations, the only way employees get any health and safety education is from a dog-eared poster in a corridor. In this era of digital and mobile, where company newsletters can be delivered in seconds and staff work on projects across multiple sites, such digital convenience should be applied to health and safety. After all, huge fines, significant punishments and negative publicity are the...

2014-06-30 23:19:42

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers Aims to Raise Awareness about the Dangers of Working in Hot Weather Dublin, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District has announced the launch of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. Industries such as agriculture, construction, landscaping and...

2014-06-30 23:07:07

NY and NJ Fire Equipment Company Offer Hurricane Preparedness Tips Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With June signifying the start of a 6 month long hurricane season coupled with some harsh weather during hurricane season in recent years, NY and NJ fire equipment company All Hands Fire Equipment offers some strategies to help families prepare and react sagely in case of a hurricane or other severe weather. Donald Colarusso, of AllHandsFireEquipment.com says, “Not only is it hurricane...

2014-06-30 23:01:46

Emergency management system merges government resources with civilian populations (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For countless years people have relied upon heroic men and women to serve, protect, and ensure public safety. They have braved our fires, fought our battles, and worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Unfortunately in our society, tragic events have become the norm, and each situation has shown that advances within emergency management systems are not only essential, they’re...

2014-06-28 23:03:09

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) and Vubiz, an e-learning solutions company, recently celebrated a ten year milestone of collaboration, providing credible and accessible online health and safety training to working Canadians. Los Angeles, CA and Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) and Vubiz, an e-learning solutions company, recently celebrated a ten year milestone of collaboration, providing...

2014-06-27 12:21:58

Strengthening transportation safety for Canadians and their communities OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced new rules aimed at further safeguarding communities along our country's railway lines. The new measures, which the Minister highlighted as part of her call with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities earlier today, introduce amendments under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act; the Railway Safety...

2014-06-26 23:03:06

New research report “Nonmelanomatous Skin Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2014” worked out by Global Markets Direct is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Nowadays, nonmelanomatous skin cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer across the globe. It usually originates from the external skin surface and further develops in the upper skin layers, but not in melanocytes. Around 2,000 people die each year from nonmelanomatous skin cancer, whilst over...

2014-06-26 08:21:58

WICKENBURG, Ariz., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mining Global, Inc. (OTC Pink: YTRV) announced today that it intends to begin operations at its Arizona based Keystone Mine. The Company acquired the rights to operate the mine as part of its previously announced stock exchange with Mining Global, Inc. "Now that we have our on-site processing equipment setup and some test-runs under our belt, we're ready to start recovering gold," said Joel J. Natario, Chief Executive Officer of...


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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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