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2014-07-02 08:30:17

Sales growth evidence of continued momentum for Resolver in GRC space TORONTO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolver is pleased to announce accelerated growth in the adoption of their enterprise risk management (ERM) solutions over the past three quarters. While Resolver has seen steady growth across a number of solution areas within the company's GRC Cloud platform, ERM is reemerging as a significant area of focus for both new and existing customers. Resolver's unique solutions...

2014-07-02 08:29:46

GrammaTech's Flagship Static Analysis Product Now Independently Certified to Analyze Functional Safety of Source Code ITHACA, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrammaTech, Inc., a leading maker of tools that improve and accelerate software development, today announced that CodeSonar, the company's flagship static analysis product, has been certified for use in the development of safety-critical software according to several international standards: ISO 26262, IEC 61508, and EN...

2014-07-01 23:13:09

New online ‘garage sale’ creates free hyper-local marketplace. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 With the success of its beta pilot in Chicago, NeighborDeals.com, an online site that provides a convenient, safe, easy-to-use community forum for neighbors to buy, sell, barter, borrow or share goods and services, is fully functional and rolling out globally. NeighborDeals users, known as “Neighbors,” in 28 states and 10 countries are already discovering the benefits of...

2014-07-01 23:00:41

Another worker fell 20 stories to his death in a Toronto construction site, a "needless tragic death" among thousands that could be prevented, according to Safety Reboot Magazine. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Safety Reboot puts the feature spotlight on preventable workplace accidents this week in three workplace safety stories. In the lead story, Safety Reboot reports on the thousands of workers who die each year in North America in work-related incidents—several in...

2014-07-01 16:23:52

AKRON, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq-GS: SHLM) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of a selected majority of the assets of the Specialty Plastics business segment from Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) for $91 million in cash. The agreement to acquire the assets was first announced on June 4, 2014. The acquisition includes four facilities located in the United States as well as operations in Spain. "This acquisition is an excellent strategic...

2014-07-01 08:36:16

Evaluation based on completeness of offering and market potential PALO ALTO, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MetricStream, a market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions announced that it has been positioned by Chartis as a "Category Leader" in their RiskTech Quadrant® for Operational Risk Management Systems. According to Chartis, "Category leaders are risk technology vendors that have the necessary depth and breadth of functionality, technology, and...

2014-07-01 08:34:40

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's quite worrying that in some organisations, the only way employees get any health and safety education is from a dog-eared poster in a corridor. In this era of digital and mobile, where company newsletters can be delivered in seconds and staff work on projects across multiple sites, such digital convenience should be applied to health and safety. After all, huge fines, significant punishments and negative publicity are the...

2014-06-30 23:19:42

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers Aims to Raise Awareness about the Dangers of Working in Hot Weather Dublin, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District has announced the launch of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. Industries such as agriculture, construction, landscaping and...

2014-06-28 23:03:09

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) and Vubiz, an e-learning solutions company, recently celebrated a ten year milestone of collaboration, providing credible and accessible online health and safety training to working Canadians. Los Angeles, CA and Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) and Vubiz, an e-learning solutions company, recently celebrated a ten year milestone of collaboration, providing...

2014-06-27 12:21:58

Strengthening transportation safety for Canadians and their communities OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced new rules aimed at further safeguarding communities along our country's railway lines. The new measures, which the Minister highlighted as part of her call with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities earlier today, introduce amendments under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act; the Railway Safety...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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