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2014-07-31 16:27:38

Urges Agency to Avoid Guidance Which Could Stifle Innovation and Impact Patient Access to Diagnosis and Treatment WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a draft guidance in 60 days to regulate laboratory developed tests (LDTs), the American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA) urged the agency to exercise caution, and expressed concern that another layer of regulation could...

2014-07-31 08:27:44

MOSCOW, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions today announced it will upgrade process control and alarm management systems at the Molikpaq platform on the Sakhalin shelf, Russia, to improve safety, reliability and operational efficiency. The Molikpaq platform, owned by Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. Ltd., celebrated its 15-year anniversary in September 2013. The platform produces 48,000 barrels of crude oil per day. "Offshore production is associated...

2014-07-30 23:11:26

With the increased summer heat, Succeed adds the Heat Stress Prevention training course to help keep workers safe and avoid heat-related illness. Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Heat stress is a medical condition that occurs when the body’s normal temperature balance cannot be maintained because it can no longer cool itself. There are numerous fatalities every year from occupational heat exposure, both indoors and outdoors. According to OSHA, in 2012, 31 people died from...

2014-07-29 23:14:39

Educational video from Clarion Safety Systems explains swimming pool safety and how standards-compliant safety signs that use a systems approach to safety can help to prevent water safety accidents and provide best practice duty-to-warn for pool owners. Milford, PA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels, has produced a video on swimming pool safety and effective pool safety signs. The piece is part of a series of...

2014-07-29 23:01:17

MPAA and AIA seek exemption for Astraeus Aerial to open economic opportunities for the motion picture and aviation industries | Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey and Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Aerospace Industries Association and Motion Picture Association of America are urging the Federal Aviation Administration to support increasing the safe...

2014-07-29 12:34:46

OTTAWA, July 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced the appointment of Ms. Kimberley Henney as Governor representing Yukon on the Council of Governors of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). For the past 14 years, Ms. Henney has worked in several roles in a health and safety capacity under the Government of Yukon. She has provided leadership in corporate health, safety...

2014-07-28 23:10:35

OMICS Group is immensely delighted in announcing the release of the special issue titled “Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders” for the Journal of Ergonomics. This special issue has been released to update readers about the most recent advancements in the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in workplaces and application of ergonomics to prevent them. Henderson, USA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Several renowned scientist from across the globe that contributed their research work to...

2014-07-27 16:20:15

RICHMOND, BC, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the Nanaimo International Airport, following yesterday's fatal crash of an amateur-built airplane. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the...

2014-07-25 23:06:01

Next generation of home buyers seek smart technology. Irving, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Whether you’re thinking of selling your home next month or next year, increasing the resale value of your house through home improvement projects is always a smart idea. Today, many home buyers aren’t looking for a home with a pool or a fancy deck; they are looking for enhanced home technology.  To help you understand how you can use smart technology to add value to your home, the Electronic...

2014-07-24 23:05:23

The head of one of the nation’s leading safety-leadership development companies has accepted an invitation to one of Asia’s top training events. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Representatives with safetyBUILT-IN announced today that its Principal, Eric Svendsen, Ph.D. has accepted an invitation to facilitate at the Opus Kinetic event, Sept. 2-3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “We’re very excited to bring the ‘From Compliance to Culture’ safety-leadership program to southeastern...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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