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2014-06-03 08:24:51

Dynamic Risk Advisory Software Enables Chemical, Oil & Gas Companies to Reduce Operational Risk and Ensure Safe, Reliable Production HOUSTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced a new Process Safety Management solution, the first industrial software specifically designed to give chemical, oil and gas (COG) companies an enterprisewide view of process safety risks - enabling clients to track deviations to safeguards, evaluate the risks and prioritize corrective...

2014-06-02 16:21:36

CALGARY, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB), along with the Canada Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board and the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, is taking additional steps to improve safety in the oil and gas industry with the release of a joint statement and framework on Safety Culture. The final paper, titled, "Advancing Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry: Statement on Safety Culture," outlines the NEB's expectations of regulated...

2014-06-02 08:31:31

DENVER, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) today announced that it is proposing, subject to market and other conditions, to enter into $5.5 billion of new senior secured credit facilities consisting of a $1.0 billion revolving credit facility, a $1.0 billion term loan A and a $3.5 billion term loan B, and to issue up to $1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of unsecured debt. The company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering of the unsecured...

2014-05-30 23:04:37

Leading Provider of EHSQ Management Recognized for Leadership in Technology Industry Toronto (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Intelex Technologies is proud to announce it has been named a winner of TechConnex’s “Technology Company of the Year” award. This is the first year Intelex has won this award, which recognizes business leadership, excellence in innovation and a commitment to the knowledge-based sector in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The TechConnex Technology Leadership Awards are...

2014-05-30 23:03:46

EtQ is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting and speaking at the MEDTEC Europe Conference to be held from June 3rd to 5th in Stuttgart, Germany. Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 EtQ is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting and speaking at the MEDTEC Europe Conference to be held from June 3rd to 5th in Stuttgart, Germany. EtQ’s Tom Barlow will present the topic, “What Efficient Risk Analysis Tools are Available to the Market Players?” “It is important to not...

2014-05-29 23:18:20

The multi-family office recently partnered with this risk management advisor to provide its clients greater added value. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Addicus has partnered with TDC Risk Management (http://www.tdcriskmanagement.com), one of the nation’s top risk management providers for affluent personal lines insurance. TDC will perform complimentary reviews of Addicus clients’ personal insurance programs. The review is comprehensive yet non-invasive and the results are quick and consolidated...

2014-05-29 23:15:17

intRAtrain Safety System is designed to reduce safety risk and exposure by providing a blend of tools, resources, and management systems. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 IntRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates is pleased to announce the release of their intRAtrain Safety System. This safety system is designed to provide a turn-key solution for your safety program needs. The system include tools, resources and management systems that help mitigate the risk associated with...

2014-05-29 23:10:55

New Vulnerability Management Package Targets Midmarket Organisations Portland, OR (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the availability of Tripwire® IP360TM Express Bundle 1600 in the U.K. The Tripwire IP360 Express Bundle 1600 is a competitively priced vulnerability management package specifically designed for small to medium-sized businesses and channel partners. Information...

2014-05-29 16:22:20

AKRON, Ohio, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its Ohio Edison northeast and central Ohio territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 4,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the Ohio Edison area. The inspections are...

2014-05-29 12:25:27

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deconstructing the Deregulation Bill The Government's draft Deregulation Bill first appeared in June last year. Clause 1 of that draft bill includes proposals to exempt certain self-employed people from health and safety law. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400542-SHP-IOSH-deregulation-bill This has caused some controversy among health and safety professionals, who...


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