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2014-05-22 23:16:01

ACC Health LLC has increased their team of highly qualified and specialized health professionals to manage the growth that is anticipated in the occupational health division. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 ACC Health LLC has offered occupational health screenings to clients since 2013, providing exceptional on location services to companies in New Mexico, Illinois, and Georgia. Be it private business, public companies, or government agencies, occupational health screenings are...

2014-05-22 23:13:13

As a sponsor of the ASSE Foundation Scholarship and Professional Education Grant program, Clarion Safety Systems’ 2014 Doctoral Scholarship has been awarded to a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Milford, PA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, is pleased to announce that, as part of its ongoing partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers...

2014-05-22 08:23:57

Expands company's GreenEdgeTM digital isolation technology into the PSE segment of the Power-over- Ethernet market, enabling real-time energy management in network systems. SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akros Silicon Inc., a premier supplier of leading-edge intelligent energy management ICs, announces the AS1705 digital isolator. Optimized to enable real-time telemetry and control of Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) controllers used in Power-over-Ethernet capable...

2014-05-21 23:15:13

With the FDA and international regulatory bodies ramping up risk management requirements, and the potential for serious injury present in many medical devices experts say that Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is not enough? So, plan to attend this two-day workshop and be ready to set up a new comprehensive risk plan or pick an existing one apart to make it better. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Medical Device Risk Management: From Understanding to Applications...

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:...

2014-05-14 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...

2014-05-13 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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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