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2014-08-16 12:20:16

DARTMOUTH, NS, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, where a Piper PA31 was involved in a fatal accident. 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...

2014-08-14 23:07:39

ERA Environmental Management Solutions announced today that it will be hosting a free live webinar. The webinar, titled, “Unpacking the GHS to Ensure a Smooth Transition” will be hosted on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 2 PM Eastern Time / 1 PM Central Time. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 This webinar will be offering expert advice on the key points of the UN’s GHS, guidance on how to avoid the difficulties associated with classification, and GHS implementation best practices. Understanding...

2014-08-14 00:20:18

QUÉBEC, 13 Aug., 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Bécancour, Quebec, where a crane aboard the bulk carrier Seapace fell into the cargo hold. 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...

2014-08-13 16:20:41

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to MacDonald-Cartier International Airport in Ottawa, Ontario, where an Air Canada Jazz aircraft was diverted due to reported smoke in the cabin. 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...

2014-08-12 23:12:03

As the effort for top-notch workplace safety culture grows, experts claim that regulatory training directly improves the overall safety and culture of a workplace. With through-the-roof satisfaction and higher-than-ever demand Triumvirate has decided to expand its training offerings and locations. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Creating a safety culture at work is a trend that’s here to stay. In the US and around the world EH&S programs are trying to unlock the secrets to...

2014-08-12 23:09:44

Charm Alarm proves that wearable tech can be fashionable. Charm Alarm has created a personal security device that is an attractive piece of jewelry. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Heralding a new era in personal safety, Diane Jenkins and Michael Markoe, co-founders of Charm Alarm LLC, are developing game-changing personal anti-theft protection. Wearable technology Charm Alarm is fashionable jewelry designed to deter thieves. “Larceny-theft occurs every five seconds in the US...

2014-08-12 23:08:23

A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical laboratories performing waived testing. A2LA is approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to accredit clinical laboratories (for all specialties and sub-specialties) to the requirements contained within the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 A2LA is proud to announce an update to its program for the accreditation of clinical...

2014-08-12 23:04:12

On August 20, Medgate will be hosting a free webinar to discuss Root Cause Analysis, which will argue that safety teams following this method will significantly improve the safety of their workplace. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 On August 20, Medgate will be hosting a free webinar to discuss Root Cause Analysis. Medgate safety expert, Shannon Crinklaw, will join over 200 safety professionals to outline the impact of Root Cause Analysis and discuss best practices. She will argue that by making...

2014-08-12 16:20:59

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is pleased to host the 14(th) Alcohol Interlock Symposium from August 17(th) to 19(th) in Washington, DC at The Dupont Circle Hotel. Opening plenaries will be delivered by David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Dr. Doug Marlowe, Chief of Science, Policy and Law at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). Jonathon...

2014-08-12 08:21:55

QUEBEC, Aug. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Havre St-Pierre, Quebec, to investigate a fire that occurred on board the passenger vessel La Relève II. 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...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'