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2014-03-25 12:23:53

FRESNO, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Cal/OSHA launched the 2014 Heat Illness Prevention Program to educate employers and workers on the risks of prolonged heat exposure at outdoor worksites. The annual kickoff was held at a bilingual training sponsored by Cal/OSHA, the Nisei Farmers League and other agricultural employers. The goal of the program is to reduce the incidence of heat illness statewide and ensure compliance with California's heat illness standard....

2014-03-20 23:32:37

Responding to the statistics related to increased industry accidents and citations at construction work sites, the OSHA Training Center has issued a safety challenge to all construction industry employers to focus on raising safety awareness at their work sites. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, responding to the alarming statistics related to accidents and citations at construction worksites, has issued a safety challenge to...

2014-03-19 23:25:45

Non-profit partners with Quantum Compliance for early compliance to 2015 regulatory standards for Safety Data Sheets. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 After celebrating the impressive milestone of no lost-time injuries for five years Lighthouse for the Blind (LHB Industries), partnered with Quantum Compliance to begin early conversation of its Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) as mandated by the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and...

2014-03-18 08:24:11

From reaction to incidents to the development of a corporate culture: the approach to occupational health and safety is changing all over the world; managing health & safety at work is crucial to North Americans to preserve the business, Norwegians and Swedes put people at the center, Asians feel they still have to work on structural aspects. KATY, Texas, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The approach to occupational health and safety is changing for the better all over the world. Companies are...

2014-03-11 23:23:17

RedVector, the leader in online learning and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, issues 10,000th OSHA 10 Construction Card. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 RedVector.com, the leader in online learning and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industries, reached a landmark this week, issuing its 10,000th Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Construction Card....

2014-03-11 16:21:45

ARLINGTON, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments yesterday with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in response to the agency's Proposed Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100811/NACDLOGO In the comments, NACD expressed several concerns about the proposed rule, strongly encouraging OSHA to...

2014-03-11 00:22:28

CHICAGO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society, announces its Middle East Chapter will host the 2014 Professional Development Conference and Exhibition (PDC&E) from March 16-20, 2014 in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The 11th annual PDC&E titled "Innovative Approaches Toward Emerging Safety, Health and Environmental Challenges," will center on issues of concern in the region and the...

2014-03-06 16:23:43

PITTSBURGH, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A United Steelworkers (USW) health and safety expert testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works today to support and offer recommendations on implementing President Obama's executive order to improve chemical facility safety and security. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The Senate committee's hearing was titled "Preventing Potential Chemical Threats and Improving Safety:...

2014-03-05 12:31:14

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RegScan, Inc. is pleased to announce the development of original online audit protocols for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA. Developed as a supplement to our U.S. TEAM (The Environmental Assessment and Management) Guides(TM) products, these comprehensive audit protocols keep California facilities in compliance with the strictest safety standards in the United States. The California...

2014-03-03 16:29:01

OTTAWA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Highland Safety Systems is announcing that a combination of engineering analysis and physical testing has demonstrated that their EDGE7 integrated fall protection system meets the strength requirements of all known North American regulations. Ms. Yvonne Kearns, Product Manager, said, "What is unique about EDGE7 is that the patented system satisfies the OSHA 29CFR1926 strength requirements as both a passive restraint (guardrail) system and as...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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