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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...

2014-07-24 20:24:11

At Global Fire Technologies, Inc., you'll find fire safety equipment that includes expertly calibrated fire extinguishers that can be relied on when they're needed LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Global Fire Technologies, Inc., you'll find a leading company for fire safety monitoring, testing and installation of equipment such as sprinkler service in Tujunga, the San Fernando Valley, and all of greater Los Angeles They offer the kind of fire alarm inspection Tujunga...

2014-07-24 12:29:29

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited warehousing and logistics company National Distribution Center LP (doing business as NFI) $308,435 in proposed penalties on Monday for not providing employees with foot protection--a safety violation for which the company was previously cited in 2012 and has failed to abate, despite its obligation to do so. "Prevention is vital to limiting accidents in warehouses where hazards are magnified by the size of...

2014-07-23 23:28:17

Clarion Safety Systems' expertise in pool safety signs has been featured in a new edition of “The Complete Swimming Pool Reference” book. Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham contributed to the book's water safety content, authoring a chapter called "Rethinking Pool Signage." Milford, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels, has been featured in a newly published book on pool safety, “The...

2014-07-23 23:20:22

New Resource Assists Occupational Health and Safety Professionals Manage Impact of Chemicals on Employees and Public Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Expert Publishing (ExPub), a division of EBSCO Information Services, announces the launch of PoisonEXPERT™, a resource designed to assist occupational health and safety professionals employed by organizations that use or manufacture large quantities of chemicals and need to manage the impact of chemicals on their employees and the...

2014-07-23 23:11:40

Fall Prevention works—New data shows Contra Costa Seniors safer in homes. If all senior residents were to receive fall prevention services based on this data, we could prevent about three per cent of total 9-1-1 responses for these seniors who are falling. Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 When Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services modifies a home, it cuts the chances of a senior calling 9-1-1 for a fall by about 53 per cent, according to new data compiled by American...

2014-07-23 23:10:50

As the school year approaches, we strongly encouraging colleges and universities to take steps that will reduce safety risks on their campuses. Broomfield, CO (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Checkers Industrial Safety Products is strongly encouraging colleges and universities to take steps that will reduce safety risks on their campuses. Fall always brings a large increase of students and campus activities, which in turn brings an increase in accidents and injuries. Being prepared for these...

2014-07-23 12:20:57

DORVAL, QC, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team to investigate a float plane accident that occurred last night in Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Quebec. 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...


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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