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2014-03-03 08:27:09

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The moves onsite safety professionals make to decontaminate a manufacturing chemical spill involving employee exposure and the information they provide emergency responders will determine how fast that employee receives medical attention. Hazardous material spill protocols mandate that emergency responders secure the area before treating victims. Knowing how to manage that against standard first aid procedures can make all...

2014-02-21 23:23:02

Upcoming Courses Focus on Helping Employers and Workers Recognize Hazards Associated with OSHA’s 2013 Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards Dublin, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Northern California, is spotlighting upcoming occupational safety and health courses designed to draw attention to hazards associated with OSHA’s most frequently cited...

2014-02-14 23:24:32

Safe@Heights has released workplace recommendations in response to the latest fatality report. Brisbane, QLD (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Safe@Heights has released a list of recommendations in response to the latest workplace Fatality Report. The report revealed that there were 50 reported deaths related to working at heights. The deaths were separated into 3 categories: 24 fatalities from falling objects 23 fatalities from falls from a height 3 fatalities resulting from falls at the same...

2014-02-10 23:03:41

Web-based qualitative exposure assessment tool makes it easy for life science companies to evaluate potential occupational exposures to potent compounds, and make important health and safety control decisions. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Affygility Solutions, the leading provider of environmental, health and safety (EHS) software and consulting services to the life sciences industry, today announced the launch of its Qualitative Exposure Assessment (QEA) module. This qualitative exposure...

2014-02-10 00:20:34

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world's oldest professional safety society, announces its Nigerian Chapter will host NIGERIA PDC 2014, a three-day professional development conference and exposition in Lagos, Nigeria on May 21-23, 2014. This marks the first time ASSE's Nigerian Chapter will host a professional development conference in Lagos, Nigeria, targeting an audience of the country's safety practitioners from a...

2014-02-01 23:01:03

Human Condition is Applying Their Previously Developed Biometric Sensing Technology to Tackle OSHA’s Focus Four Construction Hazards Using Intel’s New Edison Platform New York, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 Construction job site injuries account for 19.6%* of all U.S. work related fatalities and injuries. This includes falls, electrocution, repetitive stress, and temperature related injuries. Human Condition, a New York City based innovation think and do tank, wants to change this....

2014-01-28 23:32:45

Spectrum Service company is pleased to announce the offering of food safety training services in the state of Illinois. Their services will begin in early 2014 and will be officially announced on their website. Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Food safety management training is something every restaurant and dining establishment needs to make sure they pass periodical inspections. Spectrum Training Services, Inc. is happy to announce the addition of these services to their...

2014-01-28 23:02:34

Entitled, “The OSHA Factor: Addressing Safety Violations in Manufacturing,” this free webinar will showcase how attendees may improve safety results, and avoid costs associated with regulatory fines and lost productivity, as depicted by industry experts. Center Harbor, NH (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Smartware Group, producer of cloud-based Bigfoot CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System), will be sponsoring this week’s IMPO Magazine webinar geared toward safety-focused...

2014-01-27 12:29:58

CHICAGO, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers, the world's oldest professional safety society, is proud to bring SAFETY INDIA 2014, a two-day professional development conference and exposition to Chennai, India on May 26-27, 2014. This marks the first time ASSE will host a professional development conference in India, targeting an audience of the country's safety practitioners from a wide variety of industries including manufacturing,...

2014-01-27 12:24:00

New survey by MySafetySign reveals workplace problems NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 MySafetySign Health & Safety Industry Survey revealed that stress is the most overlooked workplace concern. MySafetySign's first annual survey explores the issues and changes currently facing the health and safety industry. Of surveyed professionals, 24% mention stress and 20% mention overworking as the main safety hazards that go unnoticed. In fact, three of five safety...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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