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2014-03-13 23:23:13

In the wake of recent stories about students across the country injured in laboratory incidents, Milwaukee teachers are taking steps to ensure safety regulations are exceeded, colleagues are informed, and students are kept safe. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Milwaukee-area middle school and high school science teachers are taking a stand against the upsurge in serious laboratory incidents that have occurred in recent years due to experiments using highly explosive materials....

2014-03-13 16:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed March 16-22 as Wildfire Prevention Week in Pennsylvania, noting drying March winds and warming temperatures quickly can combine to increase fire dangers across Pennsylvania's forests and brush lands. "Much of our state woodlands still may have snow cover but one only has to look back to last spring to see how quickly brush and forest fires can spring up when sun and wind prevail," Corbett...

2014-03-12 23:03:46

Mold spots reportedly showed up in a kindergarten classroom in Delaware. In response, AGC Environmental, a Florida air quality testing company, shared a number of tips how to prevent the worst of its effects. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Mold was recently discovered in a kindergarten classroom of Delaware Valley Elementary School. And in connection with, Florida air quality testing company AGC Environmental gave the public an advice on how to prevent the worst of mold effects. In a report from...

2014-03-12 12:22:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach of spring and increased risk of forest and brush fires across the state, federal grants are now available to help Pennsylvania's rural communities better guard against the threat of fires in forested, undeveloped and unprotected areas. "Warming temperatures, sunny days and strong winds soon will usher in wildfire dangers that emphasize the value of having well-trained and well-equipped local firefighting...

2014-03-11 23:23:17

RedVector, the leader in online learning and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, issues 10,000th OSHA 10 Construction Card. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 RedVector.com, the leader in online learning and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, reached a landmark this week, issuing its 10,000th Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Construction Card....

2014-03-11 23:00:19

Spectrum Safety Training, Inc.(http://www.spectrumillinois.com) expands the Training Program to assist companies to effectively prepared for emergency response In the workplace. Only 31 percent of surveyed adult employees in the United States indicated that their workplace is proactive about emergency preparedness, according to an online survey commissioned by Cintas Corporation (http://www.cintas.com) Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 In any workplaces, prevention of accidents and...

2014-03-11 16:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments yesterday with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in response to the agency's Proposed Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO In the comments, NACD expressed several concerns about the proposed rule, strongly encouraging OSHA to...

2014-03-11 12:22:11

HOUSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has announced the launch of the "2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual". The annual publication provides a comprehensive overview of global supply and demand fundamentals, trade patterns and balances for benzene and key derivatives. The past year has seen record benzene prices amid extreme price volatility owing to the lack of benzene feedstocks. The 2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual places...

2014-03-10 23:28:34

Mold suspicions in Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary reportedly prompted a testing in the school. Meanwhile, to anyone dealing with a confirmed mold problem, My Cleaning Products recommended two mold removal sprays for safe remediation process. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Stroudsburg Intermediate Elementary was rumored to contain mold. News website poconorecord.com shared the details of it on its report dated March 07, 2014. In connection with it, My Cleaning Products...

2014-03-11 00:22:28

CHICAGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society, announces its Middle East Chapter will host the 2014 Professional Development Conference and Exhibition (PDC&E) from March 16-20, 2014 in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The 11th annual PDC&E titled "Innovative Approaches Toward Emerging Safety, Health and Environmental Challenges," will center on issues of concern in the region and 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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