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2014-07-01 23:00:41

Another worker fell 20 stories to his death in a Toronto construction site, a "needless tragic death" among thousands that could be prevented, according to Safety Reboot Magazine. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Safety Reboot puts the feature spotlight on preventable workplace accidents this week in three workplace safety stories. In the lead story, Safety Reboot reports on the thousands of workers who die each year in North America in work-related incidents—several in...

2014-07-01 16:22:47

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the official start of summer many will plan fun activities like outdoor barbeques and road trips with family and friends. Farmers Insurance wants to help keep summer a joyful time of year for America's families by providing a few helpful tips to keep safe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130731/LA56061LOGO "Families across the nation will enjoy lots of opportunities to have outdoor fun and occasions to visit family and exciting...

2014-07-01 08:34:40

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's quite worrying that in some organisations, the only way employees get any health and safety education is from a dog-eared poster in a corridor. In this era of digital and mobile, where company newsletters can be delivered in seconds and staff work on projects across multiple sites, such digital convenience should be applied to health and safety. After all, huge fines, significant punishments and negative publicity are the...

2014-06-30 23:19:42

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers Aims to Raise Awareness about the Dangers of Working in Hot Weather Dublin, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District has announced the launch of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's annual Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers. Industries such as agriculture, construction, landscaping and...

2014-06-30 23:18:56

Educational video from Clarion Safety Systems explains how the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards use colors and signal words to convey severity levels on safety signs, labels, tags and markings Milford, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels, has produced a video on how the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards use colors and signal words to convey severity...

2014-06-30 23:06:40

The International Society of Safety Professional and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sponsored the 6th Annual Human Factors and SMS Seminar. Mr. Dan McCune, Associate Vice President for Safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was the Master of Ceremonies for the event which was held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Love Field. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Mr. D Smith, founder and President of the International Society of Safety Professionals (ISSP), said he...

2014-06-30 23:05:06

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale a carbon monoxide detection technology from Clear The Air Now, LLC that senses the presence of unsafe levels of carbon monoxide and triggers a series of transmittable, wireless actions...

2014-06-30 23:01:46

Emergency management system merges government resources with civilian populations (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For countless years people have relied upon heroic men and women to serve, protect, and ensure public safety. They have braved our fires, fought our battles, and worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Unfortunately in our society, tragic events have become the norm, and each situation has shown that advances within emergency management systems are not only essential, they’re...

2014-06-30 12:33:35

Law to require sealed-in, long-life batteries in state with millions of outdated smoke alarms MEBANE, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The millions of California homeowners with non-working and outdated battery-powered smoke alarms will have safer alternatives that require less maintenance under a law that takes effect tomorrow. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140629/122906 Starting July 1, any battery-powered smoke alarm or combination (smoke and carbon monoxide) alarm...

2014-06-30 12:21:14

GATINEAU, QC, June 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) announced today that the modernized occurrence reporting requirements in Part I of the Transportation Safety Board Regulations comes into effect on 1 July 2014. Part I of the Regulations define the criteria for transportation occurrences that must be reported to the TSB. They strengthen the rules governing occurrence reporting in Canada by introducing additional requirements for railways, for the...


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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