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inside the Ebola outbreak - CNN


CNN

inside the Ebola outbreak
CNN
Our personal protective equipment and a chlorine solution are our protection; they are our medication and they are our doctors. We maintain the ABC Rule: Avoid Body Contact. My last word of caution to them whenever we come from the field is: "Gentlemen ...
Minnesota African Taskforce Against Ebola created
UNICEF/World Bank airlift second delivery of medicines and equipment in ...
China Seeks Influence in Africa, Pledges Extra $32 Million to Ebola Fight
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U.S. hospitals focus on preparedness, protective equipment as risk of Ebola ... - Baltimore Sun


U.S. hospitals focus on preparedness, protective equipment as risk of Ebola ...
Baltimore Sun
"The physical exhaustion and emotional fatigue that come with caring for patients infected with Ebola may further increase the chance of an inadvertent exposure to bodily fluids on the outside of the personal protective equipment, leading to unwanted ...

Canada Donates Protective Equipment to Combat Ebola Spread - The Epoch Times


Canada Donates Protective Equipment to Combat Ebola Spread
The Epoch Times
Health workers load the body of a woman they suspect died from the Ebola virus onto a truck in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 10, 2014. Canada is donating personal protective equipment worth $2.5 million to help in the global response to the Ebola outbreak ...

Canada to send personal protective equipment to help West African Ebola ... - 680 News


Canada to send personal protective equipment to help West African Ebola ...
680 News
Health Minister Rona Ambrose said the equipment — known as personal protective equipment or PPE — will be given to the World Health Organization to help with the Ebola response. “We will continue to explore ways for Canada to make a meaningful ...
Canada to send personal protective equipment to help Ebola outbreak

Ministry of Health Presents Personal Protective Equipment to the Universities - AllAfrica.com


spyghana.com

Ministry of Health Presents Personal Protective Equipment to the Universities
AllAfrica.com
Dr Agyemang-Mensah was speaking at a ceremony in Accra, yesterday, during which Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) were presented to the universities as part of measures to prevent the outbreak and spread of EVD among students. The items ...
Government Present Personal Protective Equipment To Institutions
Government presents Ebola protective equipment to schools

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Cost effective and short span portable buildings are set to outshine traditional buildings



Portable buildings of today are set to prove Robert A Heinlein wrong. He once quoted, “Cheops" Law: Nothing ever gets built on schedule or within budget”. 



Consisting of small separate units, portable buildings industry constantly witnesses an upturn especially in education sector. The industry keeps itself well updated with the recent trends to meet the present day requirements. 



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Posted by Mark Fielding on September 2, 2014 at 8:59am

Ensuring Safety at the Workplace by Preventing Fire

                        Ensuring Safety at the Workplace by Preventing Fire

Life risk from being exposed in fire is the last thing that a worker can think of. But unfortunately it happens. And when it does, it not only kills the worker, but harms a company's reputation as well, let alone the loss of the victim’s family. Working in a safe environment is the basic right of any worker. This means it is one of the first and foremost responsibilities of…

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Posted by Patrick Bell on September 2, 2014 at 6:27am

EARTHQUAKE SAFETY TIPS

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*** Disaster Preparedness Safety Alert Bulletin ***

Earthquake Safety Awareness

 

                       

With a recent 6.0 major earthquake this weekend centered in Napa California and other smaller quakes in August in Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Tennessee and Oklahoma it is a good…

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Posted by Ken Oswald on August 25, 2014 at 11:49am

RUSHING CAN HURT

Rushing Can Hurt

We’ve all been in a situation at one time or another where we were in a hurry, didn’t pay close attention to what we were doing, and ended up with an injury. Hurrying on the job can cause both minor accidents and life-threatening injuries. You may hurry dozens of times without incident, until finally it happens  an accident. The old adage, Haste makes waste, is all too true.

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Posted by Ken Oswald on August 20, 2014 at 1:18pm

Hazardous Waste Dangers

Every day, we use chemicals all around us and more than 70,000 chemicals are used regularly worldwide. Whether they are synthetic, man-made or natural, when used and disposed of properly, they are able to enhance the quality of life. However when they are improperly used and disposed of,…

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Posted by Sam Lyndon on August 13, 2014 at 10:29am

Signs that You are a Victim of Medical Errors and Filing NHS Claims

Medical malpractice is one of the most important issues in health care. No-one wants to admit that this takes place in the NHS service and hope that the percentage is 0.00001% of all services carried out annually. While procedures are in place for complaints regarding NHS public services, the formality is crucial but complicated. You may start to feel alone, out of your depth, fighting a battle, when the real aim is about prevention. Alerting the NHS of unfit practice should about…

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Posted by Lee Kirton on August 6, 2014 at 8:30am

Safety Tips To Avoid Negligence Claims Against You

Today, caring for a patient is no longer an option but an affair that must be handled with extra caution. Medical negligence has been on the rise and that is why nurses are trying their best to avoid any negligence lawsuit levelled

against them. Generally, negligence is typically a situation whereby a person (nurse) fails to give a degree of care to a

patient. A claim of negligence can only…

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Posted by Lee Kirton on August 5, 2014 at 6:58am

Essential Steps for Industrial Fire Prevention

Fire in workplace or in an industrial setup is a hazard that can cause considerable damage, loss of property, and lives. It can be an alarming situation causing complete destruction of workplace, which can hardly be re-built hence, resulting in loss of work too.

 

Hence, every industry needs to develop fire protection programs to be followed and installed in every phase of the industrial sector. Besides, it also needs to be…

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Posted by Patrick Bell on August 1, 2014 at 7:33am — 2 Comments

Northern Gateway Pipeline Safety Provisions in Detail

The Canadian Federal Government has recently approved development of the Northern Gateway Pipeline. That approval, however, is contingent upon 209 conditions that Enbridge will have to meet to satisfy safety and environmental concerns, many of which must happen before construction can begin. You can read about those safety conditions here:…

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Posted by Chris on July 28, 2014 at 5:16pm

Respiratory Protection Equipment

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) require workers to be free from any hazardous atmospheres. Respirators provide the protection against toxic substances in the workplace by reducing or eliminating them. OSHA’s Respirator Standard (29 CFR 1910.134) has “requirements for program administration, work site-specific procedures, respirator selection, employee training, fit…

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Posted by Sam Lyndon on July 25, 2014 at 11:00am

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This thought provoking workplace safety infographic features the top 5 organizations that have made the biggest impact on occupational health and safety. It features the U.S governments OSHA,…Continue

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IntroductionHandheld devices are light-weight and compact devices that can be operated holding it in your hands. Handheld medical devices are available for medical information, used by physicians,…Continue

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OSHA News

OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries - Terre Haute Tribune Star


Businessweek

OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries
Terre Haute Tribune Star
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss ...
OSHA Will Put Workplace Safety Data Online as 'Nudge' to Employers
NSC 2014: OSHA's Expanded Notification Requirement Will Create 'Teachable ...
Biz groups 'alarmed' by new OSHA rules for workplace accidents
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OSHA fines welding company in Back Bay fire - Boston Globe


Boston Herald

OSHA fines welding company in Back Bay fire
Boston Globe
“This company's failure to implement these required, common-sense safeguards put its own employees at risk and resulted in a needless, tragic fire,” Brenda Gordon, OSHA's director for Boston and southeastern Massachusetts, said in a forceful statement ...
OSHA blames welding company for fatal Boston fire
OSHA Safety violations linked to fatal fire
Welding company at center of fatal Back Bay fire hit with workplace safety fines

Cal/OSHA fines UC Berkeley $26000 in death of custodian - SFGate


Cal/OSHA fines UC Berkeley $26000 in death of custodian
SFGate
But the training was ineffective because it was provided more than two years earlier, Cal/OSHA inspectors said. "This unit is used approximately once a year with no in-between training or practice," according to the citation issued Sept. 9. "The ...

OSHA Investigates Death of Elephant Caretaker - ABC News


OSHA Investigates Death of Elephant Caretaker
ABC News
Police said one of the animals apparently stepped on him. The death was ruled an accident. There is no timetable for the OSHA investigation. Laurita's decision to go into the enclosure with the elephants runs counter to a growing consensus that there ...

OSHA clarifies stance on small-farm inspection - Agri News


Agri News

OSHA clarifies stance on small-farm inspection
Agri News
The letter also said the agency is formally withdrawing a contentious 2011 OSHA memorandum that many members of Congress said opened the door to regulating small, family-run farm operations. Congress has expressly forbidden the Occupation Safety ...

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