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2014-10-30 20:24:33

The diamond sponsor delivered a signature presentation on attrition during the Oct. 22-24 conference NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Alarm Capital Alliance ("ACA"), a trusted advisor in the security alarm industry, recently led a discussion on an often overlooked business metric, attrition, at the Electronic Security Technology Summit ("ESTS") in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Oct. 23. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141030/155698LOGO "In our...

2014-10-30 16:25:59

Time to change the batteries WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fall is a good time of year to think about fire and carbon monoxide safety in your home. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to change the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms this weekend. Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 2, and that's when consumers will turn their clocks back one hour....

2014-10-30 16:21:43

New York Train Train Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar, of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, echoed the concerns over lawmakers after federal investigators highlight faulty policies and poor maintenance as causes for recent accidents involving Metro-North trains. NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Transportation Safety Board issued a scathing report following their investigation of several Metro-North Accidents, ABC News reported (NTSB Issues Blistering 'Probable...

2014-10-30 08:25:07

Knowing both overhead and underground hazards key to working safely JACKSON, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan contractors and excavators work to finish projects before the busy construction season ends, Consumers Energy is reminding crews to keep electric safety at the forefront. Michigan's rebounding economy is creating more construction vehicle traffic across the state, but also increases the risk of large equipment striking overhead electric lines or buried underground...

2014-10-29 23:13:49

Companies have the opportunity to significantly reduce medical, legal and financial risk associated with workplace injuries by implementing the WhiteGlove Health Solution. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 WhiteGlove Health, a leading population health management provider, offers an innovative solution to assist customers in reducing their Workers’ Compensation costs. “The overarching goal for the WhiteGlove Health Workers’ Compensation solution is to provide the appropriate level of care...

2014-10-29 12:33:25

Prevent Predictable Incidents BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year companies spend millions of dollars on safety training and safer equipment, money which is generally well spent. Despite these major investments, we experience accidents due to human error. What happens if the mistakes are made not because of inadequate training, but because we are hard-wired to act in a certain way? Understand People. Reduce Risk. Employees are driven by impulses defined by...

2014-10-29 12:21:04

Government of Canada takes meaningful action in response to the Transportation Safety Board's Lac-Mégantic Report OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced decisive measures to address the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's (TSB) recommendations stemming from its final report on the Lac-Mégantic train derailment. The TSB issued two recommendations and two safety advisories to the department. In response, Transport Canada is:...

2014-10-28 23:07:57

Locks-Magnetic.com is an outstanding door release suppliers from China. It has released its new selection of green resettable fire alarm emergency door releases recently. (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Locks-Magnetic.com is an outstanding door release suppliers from China. It has released its new selection of green resettable fire alarm emergency door releases recently. To show the company’s appreciation to clients worldwide, the company has also launched a big sale for these door...

2014-10-28 23:01:03

Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in mass notification systems, today announced that an integrated, multi-building Voice Evacuation/Fire Alarm has been installed at a correctional facility. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Acoustic Technology, Inc. (ATI Systems), the world leader in mass notification systems, today announced that an integrated, multi-building Voice Evacuation/Fire Alarm has been installed at a correctional facility. The Correctional Facility...

2014-10-28 20:24:11

Motorcycle riders under age 21 suffer fewer traumatic head injuries in states with mandatory helmet use laws than young riders in states with age-restricted ones SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young motorcycle riders are significantly less likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) if they live in a state with universal motorcycle helmet laws instead of a state with age-restricted ones, according to new findings presented today at the 2014 Clinical...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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