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2014-09-16 12:30:37

Senior care leader creates a healthier, happier workplace with HumanaVitality WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MorseLife, a premier provider of senior services in Palm Beach County, reached a huge milestone in workplace wellness when 90 percent of employees completed their health assessments. This far exceeds the average rate of 46 percent for companies with wellness programs, according to a recent study by RAND Corporation. MorseLife's 90 percent health...

2014-09-15 23:03:45

EHS Today named Draper Laboratory to its 2014 list of “America’s Safest Companies,” which the publication released on Sept. 15. The award recognizes Draper’s efforts to drive not only the number of workplace injuries to zero, but to reduce the risk of such injuries to zero as well, according to Robert Najjar, Draper’s director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS). CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 EHS Today named Draper Laboratory to its 2014 list of “America’s...

2014-09-15 23:00:27

In helping fight against childhood cancer, Uniform Advantage (UA) has aligned themselves with I Care I Cure Foundation for the 3rd year in a row contributing over $2,500. To learn more, please visit http://www.uniformadvantage.com/a-day-in-scrubs/ua-gives-back/i-care-i-cure.asp. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 There are over 200 different types of cancer that exists today of which childhood cancer is one of the least funded cancers and makes up less than 1% of all cancers diagnosed yearly....

2014-09-15 08:22:48

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") (TSX:ATN / OTCQB:ATNAF) is pleased to present the results of its Technical Report that provides an updated resource estimate and mine plan for its Pinson Underground Project and the results of a positive pre-feasibility study for the Mag Open Pit Project at Pinson. Pinson is located in Humboldt County, Nevada. "Both projects, the Pinson Underground and the Mag Open Pit demonstrate positive economic...

2014-09-14 16:20:14

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campbell Institute - the National Safety Council center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management - has published a new white paper entitled Practical Guide to Leading Indicators: Metrics, Case Studies & Strategies at the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b This new paper provides a standardized set of best practices and benchmarks for leading indicators used by...

2014-09-12 16:22:13

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crpcg5/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Formaldehyde Detector Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crpcg5/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Formaldehyde Detector Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of...

2014-09-12 12:22:11

Highlights: PLANO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. (OTCQB: UREE), a domestic rare earths exploration company, has received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to re-open the Last Chance northern adit, the company announced. The Last Chance Vein is one of the longest identified mineralized veins in the Lemhi Pass area of Idaho and Montana. The adits are horizontal tunnels that are used to gain underground access to subsurface mineral deposits....

2014-09-12 12:20:55

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fixed wing air tanker and helicopter operators are helping firefighters get the upper hand on a massive fire which has been burning for the past month in the Klamath National Forest along the California-Oregon border. Known as the Happy Camp Complex fire, the lightning-sparked conflagration has torched nearly 100,000 acres and is currently just 30 percent contained. "Of our 10 tankers working right now throughout California and...

2014-09-11 16:23:12

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect their outdoor workers from the risk of heat illness, as temperatures in parts of Southern California climb into the upper 90s today and will continue to rise through the weekend and into early next week. "California's heat illness standards are the strongest in the country, and we will continue to work with both labor and management to ensure that workers stay well on the job," said...

2014-09-10 16:23:11

Young professionals honored for exceptional safety contributions ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council is proud to announce the new class of NSC Rising Stars of Safety, presented by DuPont Sustainable Solutions. Honorees will be recognized at the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo on Sept. 16. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/MM23334-b "We are pleased to continue our support of the NSC Rising Stars of Safety program, acknowledging the safety...


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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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