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2013-05-16 08:28:57

Newly Patented Technology Supports Electronic, Real-Time Monitoring of Hand Hygiene Compliance in an Effort to Reduce Infections and Save Lives CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, today announced the issuance of US Patent # 8,427,323 by the US Patent & Trademark Office for the technology integrated...

2013-05-09 23:37:28

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman at The Perecman Firm discusses the dangers of solid waste and recycling collection following an accident in which a car hit a sanitation worker who was directing traffic around his truck. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 A car trying to pass a garbage truck hit a sanitation worker in Rome, New York. Randall Bristol, 45, was standing in the roadway next to his truck and directing traffic around it was when he was hit by the minivan. His...

2013-05-01 16:33:06

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today the purchase of the Imbrium Systems Group from Monteco Ltd., a clean technology company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120208/CL49625LOGO ) The acquisition includes Imbrium's Jellyfish®( )stormwater filtration product line. The Jellyfish filter is an engineered stormwater treatment technology featuring pretreatment and membrane filtration in a compact...

2013-04-29 08:27:34

Sanitation and Hygiene Services Contribute to Long-Lasting Improvements NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WaterAid, a leading international non-profit dedicated to making clean water and toilets accessible for the world's poorest people, announced today that it is joining forces with The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation to make safe drinking water a reality for people living in one of the poorest suburbs of Burkina Faso's capital city, Ouagadougou, and in two rural...

2013-04-24 12:24:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the investment of $91 million in 22 non-point source, drinking water and wastewater projects in 20 counties through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). "The improvements to our environment and Pennsylvania's economy that are created by the projects approved by the Board today help fulfill the fundamental purposes of PENNVEST and my administration," Corbett said. "We...

2013-04-21 23:02:55

Carometec, a world leader in meat quality equipment for the food industry is pleased to announce their participation as an exhibitor in the 2013 IFFA Show in Frankfurt, Germany, May 5-9, 2013. Carometec has operated in the United States for more than 15 years and has conducted business in Denmark for over thirty years, offering leading edge technology for food handling equipment, food safety and illness prevention since long before the issues grew to the current level of industry and public...

2013-04-18 20:20:06

Inspired by a sanitation worker who lost his leg in an accident, lawmaker introduces reforms WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Representative John Jagler (R-Watertown) and State Senator Paul Farrow (R-Pewaukee) sent a simple message for Wisconsin drivers: Slow down around garbage trucks. To encourage this, they introduced legislation this week in Madison. Jagler's Assembly Bill 159 was introduced on April 17, and Farrow's companion bill should be introduced by...

2013-04-11 08:29:28

Hospital disinfection technology, AsepticSure, to be distributed nation-wide by Wood Wyant, Canada's largest distributor of sanitation products VICTORIAVILLE, Quebec, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (MZEI:OB) (MZEI:QB), the manufacturer of AsepticSure hospital disinfection systems, and Wood Wyant Canada, a subsidiary of Sanimarc Group, jointly announce that Wood Wyant has become a National Hospital Distributor of AsepticSure in Canada. Wood Wyant is...

2013-04-09 23:02:13

Sharon Kleyne Presents Information About How Dry Season Brings Water Wars, Famine and Disease. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 Water Advocate, Sharon Kleyne, presents information about how Summer is feared in many third world countries due to famine, dehydration, and disease. In many third world countries, summer brings a very real fear of water shortages, dehydration, water wars, famine and outbreaks of water related diseases, said fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne in a recent...

2013-04-04 16:21:25

Ohio Sanitation Landfill Workers On Unfair Labor Practice Strike Extend Picket Line To California On Anniversary of MLK Assassination FREMONT, Calif., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers on strike at Republic Services/Allied Waste extended picket lines to five Northern California locations today, on the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., who was killed in Memphis supporting striking waste workers. (Logo -...