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2010-08-17 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received the Workplace Safety & Health (WSH) Excellence Award from the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Workplace Safety & Health council. The prestigious honor was awarded in recognition of consistent performance in safety and health by Jacobs in Singapore. The WSH Excellence Award recognizes companies and organizations that have performed well in safety...

2008-06-16 12:01:05

Britain's first aid regulations will soon be revised, with the changes to include replacement of the four-day First Aid at Work program. The British Red Cross said the nation's Health and Safety Executive has consulted with industry stakeholders about changes that could replace the four-day First Aid at Work requirements by a three-day course and the introduction of an accredited one-day course named Emergency First Aid at Work. To ensure compliance with the new regulations, employers...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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