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2013-10-01 08:32:08

Premier program combines mine safety training with OSHA courses to be "one stop shop" for Texas occupational health and safety instruction. AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center (UT PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to introduce the new Health and Safety Training Center (HSTC) for professionals in Texas and beyond. Previously operating as the Texas Mine Safety and Health Program, the new HSTC continues to offer Mine Safety...

2013-09-26 23:40:58

Clarion to exhibit new and expanded product line of facility and worksite safety signage at 2013 National Safety Council Congress & Expo, and provide resources to better understand OSHA’s standards update to regulations on workplace safety signs. Milford, PA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announces its participation in the 2013 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo to be held September 30...

2013-09-26 12:29:38

October ASSE Professional Safety journal shines light on overlooked workplace injuries among healthcare workers which costs the industry $13 billion CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers in the healthcare industry suffer higher on the job injuries than most other professions, with more than two million reported lost work days in 2011. Despite this, the focus of safety in healthcare facilities has been primarily on patient safety, according to Safety Culture in...

2013-09-24 16:27:30

W.S. Safety's Bolt-On Hatch Safety Guardrail has been updated to include two additional safety features, additional sizes, and a roof hoist attachment. ORILLA, Ontario, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- W.S. Safety Technologies, a Canadian construction site safety engineering company located in Ontario, recently announced two new features to their proprietary bolt-on hatch safety guardrail product. In addition to updating the design to fit a wider variety of hatches, the hatch...

2013-09-20 23:24:52

Injuries resulting from lifting gear accidents can be prevented with proper choices in lifting gear equipment. West Sacramento, California (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Local Sacramento news reports indicate that two members of a construction crew working on Jefferson Boulevard in West Sacramento were critically injured on September 18, 2013 when a chain broke on the lifting gears of the heavy machinery that was carrying steel panels. Initial news reports of the incident can be found at...

2013-09-18 23:32:23

The non-profit National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) has formed a Slip/Fall Prevention Coalition to reduce slips, trips and falls and related injury. The coalition consists of the NFSI Board of Directors (BOD), NFSI members, and non-member organizations seeking to advance the health and safety mission of the NFSI. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 The non-profit National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) has formed a Slip/Fall Prevention Coalition to reduce slips, trips and falls and...

2013-09-18 20:21:14

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Industrial Relation's (DIR) Division of Occupational Safety and Health (commonly referred to as Cal/OSHA) joined Federal OSHA in reminding agricultural employers of the hazards of confined spaces including grain handling operations at farms. The hazard alert comes as part of President Obama's proclamation of National Farm Safety and Health Week, which goes from September 15 through 21, 2013....

2013-09-17 23:35:14

Succeed will work with Cameroon Bookers to train and equip West African workers and companies with the software and management tools they need to improve workplace safety and reduce occupational accidents. Lake Oswego, Oregon (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Succeed Management Solutions, LLC, of Lake Oswego, OR, has announced a strategic partnership with Bookers International Vocational Training Center of Buea, Cameroon. Cameroon Bookers provides vocational training and skill development to...

2013-09-17 23:32:28

NASP champions the philosophy in its operations and production of safety training and certification courses. Spectrum Training Services, an OSHA training company is excited to take part as a new member in this organization. Highland Park, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In industry, business, and government, workplace safety programs are based on one of three principles: regulatory compliance, monetary savings, or ethics. Those whose programs are based on regulatory compliance are...

2013-09-13 08:21:28

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC: PCXCQ) today announced that G. Frank Foster has been inducted into the Coal Mine Rescue Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place in Columbus, Ohio during the banquet recognizing the winners of the 2013 biennial national mine rescue competition. The Hall of Fame was established by the Mine Safety and Health Administration to honor individuals with exceptional accomplishments in the field of mine rescue....