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Personal Protective Equipment in Marine Transportation - PR Newswire (press release)


Personal Protective Equipment in Marine Transportation
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This market insight focuses on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the marine transportation industry and also the related opportunities that this industry offers. The primary focus of this insight ...

Liberians Use Artificial PPE to Aid Ebola Patients - AllAfrica.com


Liberians Use Artificial PPE to Aid Ebola Patients
AllAfrica.com
Monrovia — With four ambulances lineup at the Medicine San Frontier-MSF run Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) also known as ELWA-3, Lawrence Paye and four others arrived with their sick relative, wearing artificial Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) made ...

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Outlook for the North American and ... - PharmiWeb.com (press release)


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Outlook for the North American and ...
PharmiWeb.com (press release)
NEW YORK Sept. 23 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The objective of this market insight is to explore the opportunities for PPE in labs and research facilities across North America and Western Europe. This study carries out an assessment of the current and future ...

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
Ebola outbreak: Canada to donate $2.5M for protective equipment

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


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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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Addressing hand protection regulations in the oil and gas industry

The oil and gas industry in the United States is in the midst of a historic boom, with employment up 40 percent since the recession began in 2007 and 60 percent since it officially ended in 2009. An additional 100 American factories, with 1 million associated jobs, are scheduled to come on line by 2017.

However, the vast majority of jobs in the oil and gas industry carry risks far beyond the typical workplace. ISHN magazine addresses the need for hand protection regulations in the oil…

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Posted by Safety Community on September 26, 2014 at 1:35pm

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. 



The…

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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

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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.

Have you done any of these?

Used the wrong…

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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

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I am seeing more and more health and safety professionals on Twitter sharing information, articles and links about workplace safety. In fact, you can now follow Ansell (creator of this fine social…Continue

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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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Stop-painting.com explains how to easily comply with OSHA's New GHS Rules ... - Insurance News Net


Stop-painting.com explains how to easily comply with OSHA's New GHS Rules ...
Insurance News Net
Stop-painting.com published an article written by MESH Risk Management Consultant Chris Palmisano that demystifies the process of labeling secondary chemical containers while still complying with OSHA's new GHS rules. This article focuses on educating ...

OSHA cites staffing buyer in safety case, not provider - Staffing Industry Analysts (subscription)


OSHA cites staffing buyer in safety case, not provider
Staffing Industry Analysts (subscription)
Plaid received one “willful citation” for worker exposure to amputation hazards and machinery where safety locking devices were bypassed or deliberately disabled, according to OSHA. A willful violation is one committed with “intentional, knowing or ...

OSHA Issues Final Rule on Cranes and Derricks Operator Certification - Insurance News Net


OSHA Issues Final Rule on Cranes and Derricks Operator Certification
Insurance News Net
OSHA is extending its November 10, 2014 , deadline for employers to ensure that crane operators are certified by three years, until November 10, 2017 . OSHA is also extending its employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a ...

OSHA continues investigation into Aug. 25 Western Sugar injury - Billings Gazette


OSHA continues investigation into Aug. 25 Western Sugar injury
Billings Gazette
OSHA has six months to issue citations after violations occur. The Billings office, which has seven inspectors and is hiring one more, is responsible for the entire state of Montana. Western Sugar Cooperative's Billings plant was cited for 17 serious ...

OSHA toughens injury reporting requirements - Business Insurance


OSHA toughens injury reporting requirements
Business Insurance
If OSHA uses the additional information to develop safety programs to reduce workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses, “there's an obvious benefit,” said Jim Thornton, director of environmental health and safety at Newport News, Virginia-based ...

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