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Updated personal protective equipment covers healthcare workers head-to-toe ... - Fox17


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Updated personal protective equipment covers healthcare workers head-to-toe ...
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The personal protective equipment (PPE) that Spectrum Health healthcare workers will wear if they care for patient suspected of having Ebola covers employees head to toe. From two sets of gloves on their hands, hood and mask, to boots on their feet ...
Spectrum Health demonstrates Ebola safety gear
Spectrum updates Ebola preparations
Spectrum Health runs demonstration to show readiness for Ebola case

Ebola: Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment - Medscape


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Ebola: Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment
Medscape
Editor's Note: Medscape collaborated with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prepare this video for healthcare professionals, offering step-by-step guidance regarding the new personal protective equipment (PPE) ...
Ebola Fear Drives Protective Equipment Frenzy in US, WHO Says
DIY movement joins Ebola challenge to redesign protective equipment
Ebola Update–CDC Issues New Protocols
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NaturalNano's ViralProtec Division to Service Growing Demand for Personal ... - AZoNano.com


NaturalNano's ViralProtec Division to Service Growing Demand for Personal ...
AZoNano.com
NaturalNano, Inc. announced today the formation of its ViralProtec Division to service the growing demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The recent public concern and publicity surrounding the increased risk to caregivers and other responders ...

NaturalNano Establishes ViralProtec Division to Supply Personal Protective ... - CNNMoney


NaturalNano Establishes ViralProtec Division to Supply Personal Protective ...
CNNMoney
NaturalNano, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NNAN) (www.naturalnano.com) announced today the formation of its ViralProtec Division (www.viralprotec.com) to service the growing demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The recent public concern and ...

Demand Jumps for Protective Equipment as Ebola Cases Spur Hospitals Into ... - New York Times


New York Times

Demand Jumps for Protective Equipment as Ebola Cases Spur Hospitals Into ...
New York Times
Major manufacturers of personal protective equipment say they have already experienced a significant spike in demand for their products, as hospitals across the country brace for potential new cases of Ebola, which has already killed more than 4,500 ...

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Most Dangerous 4 1/2 Acres in the World

Most Dangerous 4 1/2 Acres in the World



Source: Karl E. Weick and Karlene H. Roberts, “Collective Mind in Organizations: Heedful Interrelating on Flight Decks,” Administrative Science Quarterly 3 (1993): 357. DOWNLOAD IT HERE

Ya gotta watch the video below - turn it up LOUD - then go back to work and think whether…

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Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:05pm

Social Media Safety

Social Media and Safety and, Safety in Social Media



cyber safety There is no doubt that social media has changed the way we live, relationships, communication, politics and worldview. Hoffer (1951) The True Believer; Ellul, (1973) Propaganda; Sunstein (2006) Infotopia; Kirkpatrick (2010) The Facebook Effect ; Turkle (2011) Alone Together and Keen (2007, 2012) The Cult of the Amateur and… Continue

Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:03pm

The Manual Handling Secret

The Manual Handling Secret



image One of the great challenges of safety is effective manual handling. One in three of all injuries in the Australian workplace are due to manual handling issues. For years we have been developing programs, codes of practice and regulations to help minimize this problem – but little did I realize we have been missing the secret. Whilst some thought compliance was made… Continue

Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:01pm

Safety Measuring Does Things to People

‘Measuring’ does things to people…. (and what to do about it)



safety measurement It has become fashionable for organisations to use positive or leading indicators as a way to ‘measure’ their risk and safety ‘performance’. Leaders in some organisations have proudly told me how they are ‘progressive’, ‘generative’ and ‘world class’ because they focus on leading indictors and ‘the stuff that… Continue

Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

Does or Should Sex Sell Safety?

Does or Should Sex Sell Safety? (Or encourage people to read a blog article?)



sexy safety Certainly most agree that safety messages can be monotonous, boring and unappealing hence largely ignored, despite their important content (or otherwise). Airlines such as Virgin and Air New Zealand have made several entertaining attempts, using sex, music and bright lights to get passengers to look up from their… Continue

Posted by David Collins on October 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

Fire Safety Awareness Generated by Red Cross during the Fire Prevention Month

October is the National Fire Prevention Month. Although the fire safety campaigns continue for the whole month, rather all the year round, the second week of October is designated as the fire safety week.

Sponsored by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), this one month long fire safety prevention campaign has its roots dating back to 1871. It was during that year when the Great Chicago Fire incident occurred.…

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Posted by Patrick Bell on October 8, 2014 at 2:15am

Art of Persuasion and Safety leadership

I recently hosted a one day senior management workshop for a group of 20 managers.  The main purpose to change their attitudes and behaviours in regards to safety, management and leadership.

I decided to approach the workshop using techniques that would inspire them to look at how they interact at different levels with the workforce and most importantly develop their style of communication.

Throughout the training I only used the actual word “Safety” less than a dozen times.…

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Posted by Wayne Harris on October 5, 2014 at 10:47pm

Why Investigate Incidents or Accidents, No One Else Thinks We Should?

We have all heard it before, “why does the safety guy insist on investigating all incidents, it’s just wasting everyone’s time and slowing down the job” or “You don’t understand these things happen all the time so why bother?…

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Posted by Wayne Harris on October 5, 2014 at 10:42pm

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

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Webinar On 21 CFR 11 Compliance for Excel Spreadsheets at Canada

November 17, 2014 from 1pm to 2:30pm
In Dec. 2010, the FDA has stepped up enforcement for 21 CFR 11 compliance with spreadsheets being considered as low hanging fruit for FDA inspectional findings.Spreadsheet Applications such as MS Excel are frequently used in 21 CFR 11 compliant environments, but they were not specifically designed for regulated environments and their development is not optimized for 21 CFR 11 compliance. However, the FDA expects that spreadsheets be compliant and lack of compliance can result in a warning…See More
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Favorite Motivational Quote: If you want something, you'll find a way - If not, you'll find an excuse.Favorite Safety Quote: Don't learn safety by accident!Continue

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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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Gregg Allman dropped from lawsuit in camera assistant's death; OSHA provides ... - Atlanta Business Chronicle


Atlanta Business Chronicle

Gregg Allman dropped from lawsuit in camera assistant's death; OSHA provides ...
Atlanta Business Chronicle
The family of Sarah Jones - the camera assistant killed during filming of the Gregg Allman biopic 'Midnight Rider' in rural Georgia - has dropped the singer from a civil lawsuit stemming from Jones' death. Executive producer Michael Lehman and the ...

OSHA Investigation Details Moments Before Sarah Jones' Death - WSAV-TV


WSAV-TV

OSHA Investigation Details Moments Before Sarah Jones' Death
WSAV-TV
That's one conclusion OSHA came to in their investigation of the death of Sarah Jones. The 27-year-old camera assistant was working on the Greg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" back in February. That's when a train slammed into where her and others in ...
'Midnight Runner' film crew wasn't warned about unsafe site, OSHA says
'Midnight Rider' Crew Kept In Dark Over Safety, Federal Investigation Reveals

OSHA reviewing electrical standards in construction industry - The Hill


Birmingham Business Journal

OSHA reviewing electrical standards in construction industry
The Hill
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced Thursday it is looking to prevent construction workers from being electrocuted to death. OSHA is reviewing the electrical standards for the industry to make sure proper safeguards are ...
Wayne Farms Faces $102K in Fines from OSHA
OSHA proposes $102k in fines to Wayne Farms
South Alabama chicken producer receives OSHA labor violations
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New Coalition for Crane Operator Safety Wants OSHA to Correct Crane ... - ForConstructionPros.com


New Coalition for Crane Operator Safety Wants OSHA to Correct Crane ...
ForConstructionPros.com
OSHA's final requirements, published in 2010, contained these two provisions, which the industry argues are counterproductive and a misinterpretation of the intent of OSHA's Cranes and Derricks Advisory Committee (C-DAC) – a group of 23 construction ...

OSHA to investigate Verrazano-Narrows Bridge accident that killed construction ... - Staten Island Advance - SILive.com


OSHA to investigate Verrazano-Narrows Bridge accident that killed construction ...
Staten Island Advance - SILive.com
"If OSHA's inspection identifies violations, then OSHA could issue citations to the employer or employers involved. We extend our condolences to the deceased worker's family and co-workers," Fitzgerald said. "While it is too early for OSHA to make a ...

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