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2014-06-09 23:10:02

BioFit Engineered Products will introduce an innovative concept in workplace seating – adding movement to the ergonomics of the chair itself – with the rollout of its MVMT™ line today at NeoCon 2014 in Chicago. Developed in collaboration with award-winning designer Bruce Fifield, of Studio Fifield, Milan, Italy, the MVMT line represents an entirely new direction for BioFit from aesthetic and user experience perspectives. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 BioFit Engineered...

2014-06-07 23:02:25

It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for playsand and all toys marketed to children. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for plays and and all toys...

2014-06-06 23:05:34

June is National Safety Month and BROWZ LLC is thanking employers for their commitment to workplace health and safety. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 June is national safety month, a month dedicated to hazard prevention and safety. To commemorate the occasion and bring awareness, supply chain assessment and contractor management solutions expert, BROWZ is thanking employers for their commitment to workplace health and safety with a short video. While the focus of the month is...

2014-06-06 23:02:41

In-demand market research report “Winning and Retaining Business in the Australian Mining Equipment Sector, 2014” worked out by Timetric is now available at MarketPublishers.com. London, UK (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The Australian customers primarily tend to pay attention to products quality and also availability of replacement parts while choosing mining equipment. The domestic suppliers perform well, but in the most important areas the customer satisfaction in frequently lowest. Such...

2014-06-06 20:20:36

Operating Activities Temporarily Suspended VANCOUVER, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) is saddened to report that a fatal accident occurred at its Cozamin Mine on the evening of Thursday, June 5, 2014. A contract miner was struck by a falling rock while working in an active mine face. He was transported immediately to hospital in Zacatecas and pronounced dead on arrival. "Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to our miner, his family, and our...

2014-06-06 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement today regarding the release of the report sent to the White House by an interagency Working Group as part of Executive Order 13650, "Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security": "We value the hard work that went into generating these important recommendations and have appreciated the opportunity to participate throughout the process to offer our views for...

2014-06-04 23:13:19

Clean Crawls, a Seattle-based crawl space cleanout and attic insulation company, recently released a blog post answering the top three questions that homeowners ask about crawl space humidity levels. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 “Homeowners want to know where to start,” Clean Crawls says in their recent blog article in which they answer the top three questions homeowners ask regarding crawl space humidity levels. “The answers to these questions give practical recommendations to...

2014-06-04 23:07:17

Triumvirate Environmental Inc. is launching Smiles 4 Safety (#Smiles4Safety), the first-ever month-long, safety-education series of its kind. This series will be comprised of entertaining and educational images, memes, dance videos and more on workplace safety posted digitally every day. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Each year, the National Safety Council uses June's National Safety Month to bring attention to key safety issues. This includes everything from tripping and...

2014-06-04 16:25:41

New service extends core Employee Assistance Program (EAP) to meet the specific needs of the Brazilian workforce; enables organizations to choose among a full complement of health and wellness services to increase employee productivity, mitigate risk, lower costs and assure compliance. SAO PAULO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnut Global Partners Brazil (CGPB), a pioneer in providing Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) across Brazil, today announced the launch of EAP FLEX, a new...

2014-06-04 12:28:47

High participation can be achieved regardless of industry, company size, and geographic concentration according to analysis from The Vitality Group CHICAGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies with the highest level of employee engagement in workplace wellness programs have a strong communication strategy, offer a combination of up front incentives, and use employee rewards. These are among the findings of an in-depth statistical analysis conducted by The Vitality Group, part of the...


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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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