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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...

2014-07-11 12:22:28

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Retiring equipment in the chemical processing industry may pose more danger than meets the eye as residual hazardous chemicals, live electrical connections or connections to in-service process machinery complicates how to safely remove these items from a plant, according to the July issue of the American Society of Safety Engineer's monthly journal, Professional Safety. "In the worst cases, the equipment has essentially been...

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...

2014-06-24 23:14:30

Die-cut labels designed and distributed by Graphic Products for the DuraLabel Catalyst Color Printer have surpassed compliance requirements for British Standard (BS) 5609: Maritime and Laboratory Performance of Label Base Materials for Drum Labeling. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The DuraLabel Catalyst was designed to create full-color industrial labels including GHS/HazCom 2012, arc flash, NFPA, and standard OSHA-compliant warning and danger signs. Graphic Products received the...

2014-06-13 08:21:03

LONDON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agreement strengthens national event from health and safety industry Safety & Health Expo and the British Safety Council signed a new agreement today. The memorandum of understanding means the British Safety Council will support Safety & Health Expo 2015, bringing together all the industry-leading organisations at one national event. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) The British...

2014-06-07 23:02:25

It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for playsand and all toys marketed to children. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 It is important to read the label before adding sand to your child’s sandbox. Recent landmark legislation, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), requires lead testing for plays and and all toys...

2014-06-06 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) issued the following statement today regarding the release of the report sent to the White House by an interagency Working Group as part of Executive Order 13650, "Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security": "We value the hard work that went into generating these important recommendations and have appreciated the opportunity to participate throughout the process to offer our views for...

2014-06-04 23:07:17

Triumvirate Environmental Inc. is launching Smiles 4 Safety (#Smiles4Safety), the first-ever month-long, safety-education series of its kind. This series will be comprised of entertaining and educational images, memes, dance videos and more on workplace safety posted digitally every day. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Each year, the National Safety Council uses June's National Safety Month to bring attention to key safety issues. This includes everything from tripping and...


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