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2014-08-20 16:21:00

Investigation Determines Menzies' Flawed Safety Policy Discouraged Employee Seatbelt Use, Led To Death Of A Worker At Los Angeles International Airport LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA today cited Menzies Aviation $77,250 for three serious accident related, one serious and one regulatory violation following an investigation into the February death of a worker at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), who was thrown from the vehicle he was operating without a...

2014-08-12 23:12:03

As the effort for top-notch workplace safety culture grows, experts claim that regulatory training directly improves the overall safety and culture of a workplace. With through-the-roof satisfaction and higher-than-ever demand Triumvirate has decided to expand its training offerings and locations. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Creating a safety culture at work is a trend that’s here to stay. In the US and around the world EH&S programs are trying to unlock the secrets to...

2014-08-08 23:07:27

Experienced consultant, industry journalist Karen O’Hara joins national, physician-owned occupational health services company. Anaheim, Calif. (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 WorkCare, Inc., the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, announced today it has named Karen O’Hara as Director of Marketing and Communications. Ms. O’Hara has nearly 25 years of experience in the field of occupational health. Her expertise includes consulting to hospitals,...

2014-08-07 23:01:28

Cintas rental location in Lawton, Okla. has received VPP Star certification from OSHA. Lawton, Okla. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) announced that its rental location in Lawton, Okla. has received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Oklahoma Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health and “Star” is its...

2014-08-07 16:33:02

TUV-Nord's World Renowned Safety Program Scheduled for Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Functional safety engineering group, kVA, gears up for a new training and certification workshop offered this fall in Los Angeles, CA. The event is scheduled to take place September 8-11. An optional certification exam will be held on Friday, September 12. The training material is developed by kVA's partner TUV-Nord, a global leader in safety assurance processes. The event...

2014-08-05 23:01:18

Cintas rental location in South Bend, Ind. received OSHA VPP Star Award. South Bend, IN (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) announced that its rental location in South Bend, Ind. has received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP is OSHA’s highest recognition for the practice of and commitment to exemplary occupational safety and health and “Star” is its highest...

2014-08-01 08:24:09

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the global supply chain grows, the reliance on outsourcing safety functions (combined with an increased reliance on technological capabilities for surveillance, monitoring, storage and data analysis) may be stymieing innovations that could be generated if employees were seen as partners in the process. That is the conclusion author Sidney Dekker draws in his article, "Employees a Problem to Control or Solution to...

2014-07-30 23:11:26

With the increased summer heat, Succeed adds the Heat Stress Prevention training course to help keep workers safe and avoid heat-related illness. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Heat stress is a medical condition that occurs when the body’s normal temperature balance cannot be maintained because it can no longer cool itself. There are numerous fatalities every year from occupational heat exposure, both indoors and outdoors. According to OSHA, in 2012, 31 people died from...

2014-07-29 12:34:46

OTTAWA, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the appointment of Ms. Kimberley Henney as Governor representing Yukon on the Council of Governors of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). For the past 14 years, Ms. Henney has worked in several roles in a health and safety capacity under the Government of Yukon. She has provided leadership in corporate health, safety...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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