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2014-08-05 03:15:54

Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University To help protect public health, researchers from North Carolina State University have developed guidelines on how to use social media to communicate effectively about food safety. “In a crisis context, the framework can be used by health officials, businesses or trade organizations affected by foodborne illness to help them reach key audiences with information that could be used to reduce the risk of foodborne illness,” says Dr. Ben...

2014-08-05 08:32:14

LONDON, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Year on year the number of people who lose their lives at work is dropping and the significant improvement in safety has branded British workplaces amongst the safest in the world. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work Act it was revealed that the number of people who lose their lives at work has dropped by over 85% over the past forty years. Figures have dropped from over 650 a year in 1974 to a record...

2014-08-04 23:07:29

ERA Environmental Management Solutions has launched a new SDS Finder App for iOS and Android that will allow Environmental, Health, and Safety Professionals to access their Safety Data Sheets through their smartphones and tablets without the escalating stress of digging through paperwork on a time-crunch. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The SDS Finder App can now be downloaded for free on the App Store and Google Play. This App allows any employee with a smartphone to search for whichever SDS...

2014-08-02 23:02:38

PREVENT Life Safety is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the ASHE Annual Conference, August 3-6, 2014 at McCormick Place Booth #1211 in Chicago, IL. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 PREVENT Life Safety is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the ASHE Annual Conference, August 3-6, 2014 at McCormick Place in Booth #1211 in Chicago, IL. The American Society for Healthcare Engineering’s (ASHE) Annual Conference provides an opportunity for individuals in...

2014-08-01 08:24:09

DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the global supply chain grows, the reliance on outsourcing safety functions (combined with an increased reliance on technological capabilities for surveillance, monitoring, storage and data analysis) may be stymieing innovations that could be generated if employees were seen as partners in the process. That is the conclusion author Sidney Dekker draws in his article, "Employees a Problem to Control or Solution to...

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...


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