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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...

2014-07-23 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...

2014-06-02 16:21:36

CALGARY, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB), along with the Canada Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board and the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, is taking additional steps to improve safety in the oil and gas industry with the release of a joint statement and framework on Safety Culture. The final paper, titled, "Advancing Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry: Statement on Safety Culture," outlines the NEB's expectations of regulated...

2014-05-29 23:15:17

intRAtrain Safety System is designed to reduce safety risk and exposure by providing a blend of tools, resources, and management systems. Le Sueur, MN (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 IntRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates is pleased to announce the release of their intRAtrain Safety System. This safety system is designed to provide a turn-key solution for your safety program needs. The system include tools, resources and management systems that help mitigate the risk associated with...

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...

2014-05-07 23:09:15

Gilbane and 30 National and Global Partners Join to Celebrate First U.S. Industry Safety Week Providence, RI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Safety Week has long been an annual tradition at Gilbane Building Company where the safety of its employees is among the company’s highest priorities. In celebration of Safety Week 2014, which kicks off industrywide this week, Gilbane Building Company has joined forces with a consortium of thirty-one national and global construction firms to reaffirm the...

2014-04-02 08:23:10

PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX) today released its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, which details execution against Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and outlines activities and new initiatives undertaken during the past year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120416/NE87957LOGO "Our third annual report continues to build on goals and objectives aimed at our commitment to responsible business practices across all operational and...

2014-04-01 23:04:10

MI Windows and Doors’ manufacturing facility in Gratz, PA was recently awarded the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence thanks to the efforts of the leadership and team members to prevent workplace injuries. Gratz, PA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 On March 19th, the employees of MI Windows and Doors in Gratz, PA were awarded with the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence (GASE). The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry presented the award to the team lead by Chris...

2014-03-31 12:23:29

Power Plant Team Achieves 27 Years without a Lost-time Accident YERINGTON, Nev., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at the 226-megawatt Fort Churchill Generating Station achieved a significant milestone today by marking 27 years of safe plant operation without a lost time accident. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/LA93571 Remarkably, the last time a lost-time accident was recorded at the power plant, Ronald Reagan was president, a gallon of gasoline sold for about...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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