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2014-08-21 04:20:43

LONDON, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Safety & Health Expo, now called Safety & Health International, welcomed a stunning quality of attendee, according to show organisers, UBM Live. The exhibition, which is considered worldwide to be at the forefront of the occupational health and safety events, was held for the first time at the London ExCeL, a move integral to its internationalisation...

2014-08-20 16:21:00

Investigation Determines Menzies' Flawed Safety Policy Discouraged Employee Seatbelt Use, Led To Death Of A Worker At Los Angeles International Airport LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA today cited Menzies Aviation $77,250 for three serious accident related, one serious and one regulatory violation following an investigation into the February death of a worker at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), who was thrown from the vehicle he was operating without a...

2014-08-14 23:10:23

Safety Services Company is releasing a new infographic to help raise employee awareness regarding the dangers of the roadway. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Safety Services Company is offering employers a new infographic to help raise employee awareness regarding the dangers of the roadway. Motor vehicle-related incidents are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States. In fact, 36% of occupational fatalities reported by the Bureau of Labor...

2014-08-14 12:22:52

VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (OTCQB: YNGFF) is pleased to announce that its Jerritt Canyon property has received three top safety awards from the Nevada Mining Association ("NVMA") honoring the 2013 mine safety performance at the Jerritt Canyon Operations located in Elko County, Nevada. Jerritt Canyon is operated by Veris Gold USA Inc. ("Veris USA"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. "This year's honorees have spent...

Scientists Can Identify Skin Creams That Contain Toxic Mercury
2014-08-14 03:53:38

American Chemical Society As countries try to rid themselves of toxic mercury pollution, some people are slathering and even injecting creams containing the metal onto or under their skin to lighten it, putting themselves and others at risk for serious health problems. To find those most at risk, scientists are reporting today that they can now identify these creams and intervene much faster than before. They're speaking at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American...

2014-08-14 08:23:26

Second Quarter 2014 Highlights: -- Revenue increased 21% to $58.6 million -- Cash flow generated from operations improves to $ 5.8 million -- Total tonnes milled increased 16% to 420,274 -- 4E PGM ounces produced increased 9% to 46,777 -- Development metres up 13% and ramp up project targets remain on track -- Loss per share improved 50% to (1) cent per share -- Disappointing safety performance with lost-time...

2014-08-12 23:12:03

As the effort for top-notch workplace safety culture grows, experts claim that regulatory training directly improves the overall safety and culture of a workplace. With through-the-roof satisfaction and higher-than-ever demand Triumvirate has decided to expand its training offerings and locations. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Creating a safety culture at work is a trend that’s here to stay. In the US and around the world EH&S programs are trying to unlock the secrets to...

2014-08-12 23:04:12

On August 20, Medgate will be hosting a free webinar to discuss Root Cause Analysis, which will argue that safety teams following this method will significantly improve the safety of their workplace. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On August 20, Medgate will be hosting a free webinar to discuss Root Cause Analysis. Medgate safety expert, Shannon Crinklaw, will join over 200 safety professionals to outline the impact of Root Cause Analysis and discuss best practices. She will argue that by making...

2014-08-08 23:07:27

Experienced consultant, industry journalist Karen O’Hara joins national, physician-owned occupational health services company. Anaheim, Calif. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 WorkCare, Inc., the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, announced today it has named Karen O’Hara as Director of Marketing and Communications. Ms. O’Hara has nearly 25 years of experience in the field of occupational health. Her expertise includes consulting to hospitals,...

2014-08-07 23:10:37

The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency preparedness funds through the Ohio Department of Health and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services responsible for responding to and preparing for public health emergencies for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Center for Health Affairs has been awarded $876,521 in hospital emergency...


Latest Occupational safety and health Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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