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2014-05-20 12:34:02

Research Finds Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters Have Higher Rates of Hearing Loss, Yet Too Few Get the Treatment They Need POMONA, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether face-to-face in the field, or over the telephone or radio, hearing is an important part of communication for first-responders - keeping them informed, safe and connected. Unfortunately, these front-line professionals are also at higher risk for hearing loss, and less likely to get the treatment they need to hear their...

2014-05-19 23:12:52

Succeed addresses fall protection safety by creating a new Fall Protection Training. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Last month, it was reported that a building contractor in Oklahoma City was cited by OSHA for serious repeat violations and was proposed a fine of over 90,000 dollars. The OSHA inspection, which occurred in November of 2013, found that the company “failed to protect workers from dangerous falls and other serious hazards.” The company was previously cited for the same violations...

2014-05-19 04:20:56

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and safety bodies unite to launch Health & Safety Week 2014 To celebrate the UK's 85% reduction in fatal accidents since the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, the country's leading health and safety bodies are uniting to launch Health & Safety Week 2014, 16th - 20th June, at Safety & Health Expo and reinstate a positive image for this exceptionally worthwhile profession. (Logo:...

2014-05-16 12:23:41

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) employees recently conducted a training drill to further improve the company's service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. As part of the training, JCP&L tested its Incident Command System (ICS) plan in response to mock "Hurricane Sigma." ICS is a nationally recognized and accepted emergency management process used by all levels of...

2014-05-15 23:15:27

Barry Weissglass, MD, MPH, and Colleen Boyd, FNP-C of Carolina Center for Occupational Health have recently received certification as a medical examiner under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). North Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Medical examiner certification is now a requirement for medical professionals who perform Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examinations. Previously, any individual holding a medical license could perform a DOT examination....

2014-05-14 08:26:23

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society with more than 36,000 members, thanks its highest-level sponsors for supporting its efforts in promoting occupational, safety and health programs and initiatives throughout the year. "We are honored that such a diverse array of companies have partnered with ASSE," said ASSE President Kathy Seabrook. "Their support is vital to...

2014-05-14 08:20:50

--Engine Analytics from Platform Enable Greater Visibility of Unsafe Driving in High-Profile Vehicles-- SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced that KS Industries, LP, a leading provider of engineering, fabrication, maintenance, and construction services, has deployed SmartDrive's event recording system across its fleet of high-risk, high-profile vehicles...

2014-05-13 16:34:13

- EXECUTES NEW PRE-LEASE AT SC1 - WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that the Company exercised the accordion feature on its unsecured revolving credit facility, increasing the total commitment under the facility from $400 million to $560 million. The Company also amended the facility to expand the accordion feature to provide the Company with the option to increase the total commitment to $800 million, if one or more...

2014-05-13 16:23:50

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA is again advising all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness by taking precautionary measures. Beginning today, temperatures are expected to be 15 to 25 degrees above normal in both northern and southern California. The National Weather Service also issued heat advisories for the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey Bay and San Diego regions that will be in effect through most of this week. "Cal/OSHA...

2014-05-12 23:11:36

Construction Industry Employers and Workers Urged to Conduct Fall Prevention Training Activities during the Week of June 2-6, 2014 Dublin, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is inviting construction industry employers and workers to participate in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Safety Stand-Down during the week of June 2-6, 2014, to help raise awareness about the hazards of falls, which account...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.