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2012-10-09 07:28:27

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for safety equipment when performing hazardous tasks is undisputed. Yet U.S. workers continue to take risks by failing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when it is needed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120320/DA66105LOGO-b) In a Kimberly-Clark Professional survey released today, 82 percent of safety professionals said they had observed workers in their organizations failing to wear required PPE during the past year....

2012-10-02 10:28:57

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's rare to meet someone where they don't ask, "What do you do for a living?" For me, I inevitably say, "I invented a mosaic tile tool." I never realized how fascinated people were with inventors until I became one, in part because I had never met one myself. Admittedly, I was addicted to the TV Show "The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch" so I was certainly open to pursuing a "Big Idea" should one ever come along. In 2007, I was in the process of...

2012-10-02 02:31:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With cold and flu season about to begin, students may have more to contend with than just homework. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121002/NE79663-INFO-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121002/NE79663-b ) Schools can be breeding grounds for germs that can lead to illness and significant absenteeism: 189 million school days lost to the common cold and nearly 38 million to influenza each year. (i,ii )However, data from a...

2012-09-24 02:27:02

ROSWELL, Ga., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On-the-job eye injuries can have devastating consequences, such as chemical burns or blindness. Despite these potential hazards, 85 percent of industrial workers in a Kimberly-Clark Professional survey released today said they had observed others failing to wear eye protection when they should have been. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120320/DA66105LOGO-b) "This high rate of noncompliance seriously jeopardizes worker...

2012-08-07 02:29:57

ROSWELL, Ga., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Good hand hygiene habits are one of the most important ways to prevent illness. But even if you wash up after using the restroom you could be exposed to germs left behind by those who don't - simply by touching the door handle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/NE80571LOGO-b ) A new Kimberly-Clark Professional product takes aim at those left-behind germs by automatically disinfecting restroom door handles - offering consistent...

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2012-07-11 06:58:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sunday marked the 65th anniversary of an incident which may or may not have happened in a place called Roswell, New Mexico. On July 8th, 1947, the Roswell Daily Record ran a headline claiming a “flying saucer” had been captured at a local ranch, thus giving birth to one of the world´s greatest “conspiracies.” Now, a supposed ex member of the CIA has told the Huffington Post, that the events of that day...

2012-06-27 02:28:08

ROSWELL, Ga., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rotech Healthcare Inc., a provider of home medical equipment and services based in Orlando, Fla., was chosen as the grand prize winner of The Healthy Workplace Project Award for its thorough and effective approach to hand and surface hygiene. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/NE80571LOGO-b ) Rotech Healthcare was selected by four independent experts in the fields of workplace health, office hygiene and germ transmission. Rotech's...

2012-06-04 02:23:44

ROSWELL, N.M., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In early July, 1947, a mysterious object crashed on a ranch 30 miles north of Roswell. The Roswell Army Air Field (RAAF) issued a statement claiming to have recovered a crashed "flying disk." An article ran on the front page of the Roswell Daily Record and the next day, RAAF changed its statement to say that the object was a weather balloon, not a flying disk as they previously reported. This revised statement sparked immediate...

2012-05-30 06:25:13

ROSWELL, Ga., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional today announced the availability of the new Kleenex Ultra Moisturizing Foam Hand Sanitizer for use in the healthcare setting. With 70 percent alcohol content, it is effective against the most common bacteria that can contaminate surfaces and cause infection. The new foam hand sanitizer leaves hands soft, smooth and less sticky and improves skin hydration by 30 percent. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2012-05-22 18:20:21

ROSWELL, Ga., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If you thought the restroom was the epicenter of workplace germs you don't want to know about office break rooms and kitchens. To view the multimedia assets, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56343-kimberly-clark-study-kitchens-break-rooms-crawling-with-bacteria-germs (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120523/MM11320 ) The place where U.S. workers eat and prepare their lunch topped the list of office germ "hot-spots," with sink...