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2014-07-04 12:20:16

EDMONTON, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying an investigator to the site of a CN train derailment near Whitecourt, Alberta. 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 Board to assign fault or determine civil or...

2014-07-03 20:20:43

A recent Disneyland fire emergency is a reminder that you needn't wish upon a star for top fire prevention Fire Protection Group, Inc. remains the leader in safety and prevention LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're a landlord or property manager, you're no doubt well aware of the necessity of fire prevention through the National Fire Prevention Association and the challenges inherent in passing rigorous NFPA25 testing requirements. While fire dangers in Southern...

2014-07-03 08:20:38

QUÉBEC, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Montreal, Quebec, following the death of a crewmember aboard the bulk carrier Tian Bai Feng. 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 Board to...

2014-07-02 08:29:46

GrammaTech's Flagship Static Analysis Product Now Independently Certified to Analyze Functional Safety of Source Code ITHACA, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrammaTech, Inc., a leading maker of tools that improve and accelerate software development, today announced that CodeSonar, the company's flagship static analysis product, has been certified for use in the development of safety-critical software according to several international standards: ISO 26262, IEC 61508, and EN...

2014-07-01 23:12:00

Stay Fresh Foods, a high pressure processing toll services provider and partner of Avure HPP, announces expansion of its Meriden, CT facility to meet increasing processing volumes by its growing customer base. Healthy beverages and cleanses make up a large portion of the growing base, as well as meats and wet salads, which achieve freshness, product safety and extended shelf life. Franklin, TN and Meriden, CT (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 June 17th marked yet another major milestone at Stay Fresh...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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