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2014-05-12 12:22:51

READING, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will conduct a training drill on May 15, 2014, to test and further improve the company's service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. Nearly 50 employees will perform their storm restoration responsibilities at Penelec's Regional Dispatch Office in Erie and at multiple company service centers throughout...

2014-05-12 08:20:49

WILMINGTON, Mass., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced the Company has completed the final registration audits with a global certification body with international recognition and has been recommended for registration to ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 standards. Certificates for both standards will be awarded to the Company. ISO 9001 is a...

2014-05-11 23:01:07

Statewide public awareness campaign includes activities for children of all ages designed to encourage children and adults to wear their bike helmets. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) will continue their Put a Lid on It! Bike Helmet Safety Awareness campaign with Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Week May 9-18, 2014. The statewide public awareness campaign’s goal is to continue to encourage adults and children to wear their...

Job-Related Deaths In US Are Too High Despite Improved Work Conditions
2014-05-09 12:56:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While working conditions in the United States have improved dramatically since Upton Sinclair’s 1906 classic The Jungle, recent years have seen a flatlining of a decades-long trend toward declining mortality at work and work-related illness or injury – according to a new report from the AFL-CIO. The report, from the country’s largest federation of labor unions, was based on the most current information on workplace fatalities and...

2014-05-08 12:31:30

CELAYA, Mexico, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrias Bachoco S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: IBA; BMV: Bachoco) today Announced that the Company will participate in the BMO Capital Market 2014 Farm to Market Conference in New York on Wednesday, May 21. Bachoco's management, Rodolfo Ramos, CEO and Daniel Salazar, CFO, will host a presentation at 8:30 a.m. ET. DISCLAIMER The document contains certain information that could be considered forward looking statements concerning anticipated future...

2014-05-08 12:27:12

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety organization, released the second edition of its popular "Construction Safety Management and Engineering" book with updated standards and technical issues in construction. The first edition, printed in 2004, is one of ASSE's best-selling books. The revised edition will include construction standards adopted over the last 10 years, as well...

2014-05-07 23:03:30

Video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) is proud to announce that video and photographs from testing conducted at the organization’s unique Research Center are part of the National Building Museum’s newest exhibit, Designing for Disaster, which opens to the public on May 11....

2014-05-07 16:29:56

Need for Greater Alignment with Strategy Identified NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey report released by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, and The Risk Management Association (RMA), large financial institutions are continuing to make important strides in increasing recognition of operational risk among the Board and C-level executives. However, there are opportunities for improving operational risk management's (ORM) alignment with business...

2014-05-07 08:37:58

Visualize and Analyze Local to Global Risk with Powerful Web-Based Application DENVER, CO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap Technologies (TSX:IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions, today introduced InsitePro, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) product built on its history of providing risk solutions worldwide. InsitePro is purpose built to visualize and analyze location-specific risk caused by natural catastrophes. InsitePro provides property and casualty...

2014-05-06 08:30:24

Manage the Risk and Complexities of the 21st Century CHARLESTON, S.C., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As business leaders attempt to navigate their organizations through increasingly complex and dynamic markets, they look to new models and methods to meet the challenges in this new corporate climate. In the midst of these mounting circumstances, business strategist and professional speaker Joel McPhee has written his debut book, Mastering Strategic Risk: A Framework for Leading and Transforming...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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