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2014-07-28 10:03:34

Drexel University Being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it. Sound paradoxical? Researchers thought so too. While previous studies of individuals have shown that employees who lose their jobs have a higher mortality rate, more comprehensive studies have shown, unexpectedly, that population mortality actually declines as unemployment rates increase. The research community has often rejected one of these effects because it conflicted with the other, so...

2014-07-28 08:23:56

CALGARY, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - In light of recent market speculation and investor queries Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") is providing clarification on the status of the transaction relating to the Dover Put Option, which it exercised on April 17, 2014. The Company confirms that it continues to work with Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited to close the transaction in accordance with the terms of the Put/Call Option Agreement. Athabasca will update...

2014-07-25 23:06:39

Combination of Expertise Will Improve Healthcare Emergency Preparation, Response, and Recovery. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Beginning August 1, 2014, Wivenhoe Group, a leading security engineering, design, and vulnerability assessment consulting firm will begin a partnership with Center for Healthcare Emergency Readiness (CHCER.org) a nationally recognized Healthcare Emergency Readiness and Management firm, to develop a Healthcare Industry Emergency Readiness and Management...

2014-07-25 23:05:14

Highland Solutions announces their successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II audit. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Highland Solutions, a global enterprise technology and business solutions consultant, is pleased to announce the company's successful completion of the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II audit. Completion of the audit indicates that the policies, communications, procedures and monitoring of controls have been implemented by...

2014-07-24 23:05:23

The head of one of the nation’s leading safety-leadership development companies has accepted an invitation to one of Asia’s top training events. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Representatives with safetyBUILT-IN announced today that its Principal, Eric Svendsen, Ph.D. has accepted an invitation to facilitate at the Opus Kinetic event, Sept. 2-3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “We’re very excited to bring the ‘From Compliance to Culture’ safety-leadership program to southeastern...

2014-07-24 08:42:48

MidCountry Financial will leverage MetricStream's integrated GRC platform and solution for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Internal Audit, and Compliance Management PALO ALTO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading diversified financial services provider, MidCountry Financial Corp., has selected MetricStream to enhance its risk management and strengthen regulatory compliance and audit management across the enterprise. MetricStream's integrated GRC solution will help...

2014-07-24 08:34:04

Expanding bio-risk management support for federal, state and institutional laboratories PRINCETON, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WIRB-Copernicus Group(®) ("WCG")(TM), the world's largest provider of regulatory and ethical review services for clinical research, announced today that it has acquired Alliance Biosciences. Formerly a division of Richmond, VA-based Alliance Engineering, Alliance Biosciences was the leading biosafety and biosecurity consulting firm in the United...

2014-07-23 23:20:22

New Resource Assists Occupational Health and Safety Professionals Manage Impact of Chemicals on Employees and Public Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Expert Publishing (ExPub), a division of EBSCO Information Services, announces the launch of PoisonEXPERT™, a resource designed to assist occupational health and safety professionals employed by organizations that use or manufacture large quantities of chemicals and need to manage the impact of chemicals on their employees and the...

2014-07-23 23:11:19

Advanced Chemical announces it recently received the OHSAS (Occupational Health & Safety Advisory Services) certification. The OHSAS 18001 certification is a process that uses the OHS system to control occupational health and safety risks in such areas as planning and hazard identification, risk assessments/risk control, communication, training, and operational monitoring. Warwick, Rhode Island (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Advanced Chemical is proud to announce its recently granted OHSAS...

2014-07-23 08:39:09

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the number of workplace accident rates is on the decline in the U.S., a number of high-profile and serious accidents in recent years has led to new safety processes. To create a healthier and safer workplace, UL, a global safety science leader, believes that organizations must establish a culture in which employees actively identify indicators of unsafe conditions, both through formal and informal processes before a crisis hits. In doing...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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