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This Suit Keeps Ebola Out So How Can A Health Worker Catch It? - GPB


GPB

This Suit Keeps Ebola Out So How Can A Health Worker Catch It?
GPB
To learn more about the gear known as PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), we spoke with Armand Sprecher, the medical adviser to Doctors Without Borders for hemorrhagic fevers, such as Ebola. Does the suit have any weaknesses that put a health ...
Lead doctor fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone contracts the virus
Top Ebola doctor is infected by the virus
UPDATE 2-Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

The Weedsport Fire Department is getting some help from the federal ... - Auburn Citizen (blog)


The Weedsport Fire Department is getting some help from the federal ...
Auburn Citizen (blog)
"The awarded money will go towards upgrading personal protective equipment such as self-contained breathing apparatus and self-rescue ropes for firefighters trapped in buildings," James said. "These upgrades will help us comply with safety standards as ...

First CDC lab resumes transfer of biological materials; agency names new ... - Washington Post


USA TODAY

First CDC lab resumes transfer of biological materials; agency names new ...
Washington Post
... adequate protection procedures to inactivate anthrax samples being sent from that lab in Atlanta to several other CDC labs. Workers at the other labs, believing the samples had been inactivated, were not wearing adequate personal protective ...
New safety protocols in place, first CDC lab resumes transfer of inactivated ...
CDC Bioterror Lab Director Steps Down after Safety Breaches

Engineer Warns About Necessity to Use Protective Equipment in Construction ... - AllAfrica.com


Engineer Warns About Necessity to Use Protective Equipment in Construction ...
AllAfrica.com
Luanda — The Angolan engineer Pitágoras Ramos considered on Tuesday, in Luanda, fundamental the compulsory use of personal protective equipment as stated in the Angolan legislation concerning hygiene, health and safety at work. Speaking to ...

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: The Last Line of Defense - Insurance News Net


PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: The Last Line of Defense
Insurance News Net
These include hazards from machines and tools, hazardous substances and work procedures that can cause injuries. When those hazards cannot be eliminated, employees need Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The standard addresses head, eye and ...

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Accidents At Workplace, Prevention and Rights

Workplace accidents – this is quite a common term, even in this modern age, when all kinds of precautions are undertaken to prevent them. While some of these accidents are minor ones, such as tripping,…

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Posted by Patrick Bell on July 24, 2014 at 4:43am

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 July 20, 2014 at 1:00am

Basics of Medical Billing Compliance Plan

Medical billing is the process of submitting the medical bills of a patient by a hospital to the patient's insurance service provider. For example, most individuals are covered under some kind of a medical health insurance policy. This could either be State or some third party insurance coverage, but the process remains similar. Normally when a patient visits a hospital, his/her entire health related information is collected and this becomes the person's health record. This record is treated…

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Posted by John Robinson on July 17, 2014 at 5:25am

Famous Safety Quotes and Slogans

NB: If you are looking for SAFETY SLOGANS – there are a 1000 or so, and more quotesHERE …

Famous Safety Quotes
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Posted by David Collins on July 14, 2014 at 11:48pm

What is safety?

What is Safety? The World’s Hardest Question?

I’ve been asked to resurrect this article which did generate some interesting discussion a while back…….. 

This article provides probably the best answer: Safety should not be about Safety…

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Posted by David Collins on July 14, 2014 at 11:46pm

I’m just not that into safety anymore

I’m just not that into safety anymore READ WHOLE ARTICLE I have spoken with a number of Managers over the past few months who have argued with me that ‘safety’ in our workplaces means that we must do everything we can to control people so that they do not hurt themselves at work. These people have said to me, “we can’t let…

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Posted by David Collins on July 14, 2014 at 5:24pm

Safety should not just be about safety

We recently asked “What is Safety”? and got quite a mixed response but I think this article by Dr Rob just about nails it! 

Safety Should NOT Be About Safety

“if your world is…

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Posted by David Collins on July 14, 2014 at 5:16pm

Prepare for Hazardous Waste Hazards

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Workers dealing with hazardous waste and substances have the right to a safe workplace. The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency…

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Posted by Jamelle Blanco on July 11, 2014 at 7:02am

Satisfying compliance for 21 CFR Part 11 is very important when considering cloud hosting

Ever since the sensational arrival of cloud computing on the IT industry horizon, it has made life different in more ways than could be imagined, to make an understatement. With organizations realizing the enormous advantage cloud computing offers; almost every conceivable type of document is being pushed to the cloud.

The advantages are obvious, but let us repeat them at the cost of sounding banal: on-demand availability of data, flexibility, scalability, pay-for-use, and the choice…

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Posted by John Robinson on July 11, 2014 at 6:26am

Quality guidelines –ICH

Short for International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use; the ICH is a collaborative project whose objective is to discuss scientific and technical aspects of pharmaceutical product registration. The regulatory authorities of Europe, Japan and the United States, as well as experts from the pharmaceutical industry across these three blocs have come together to form the ICH and carry out its stated…

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Posted by John Robinson on July 11, 2014 at 6:25am

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How to Choose Safety Products 11 Replies

What are the things which need to keep in mind while selecting and ordering safety products for commercial usage.  Definitely it is a long term investment and moreover safety of your staff depends…Continue

Tags: equipments, products, safety

Started by Kay J. Sharp. Last reply by Arnold Brame yesterday.

How do you evaluate absorbent products?

How do you evaluate absorbent product and decide which ones you want to use?I ask because there's talk at our company of switching from our current product to one like SpillFix or something from MOP…Continue

Started by John Davids yesterday.

Handheld Medical Devices - The Next Revolution in Healthcare?

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

Tags: device, healthcare, fda, training, devices

Started by John Robinson Jul 17.

Improtant of Health & Safety Signs 8 Replies

Unfortunately people avoid it and sometime it makes their life in danger.  But safety signs are an important part of good health…Continue

Tags: Sydney, Signs, Safety, Health

Started by healthandsafetysigns. Last reply by David Collins Jul 15.

Got any safety related jokes? 4 Replies

I came across this and thought it was quite funny, has anyone on here got any good ones?…Continue

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Started by Yellow Jacket. Last reply by Arnold Brame Jul 8.

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FMCSA, OSHA reach accord on coercion retaliation complaints - Land Line Magazine


Go By Truck News

FMCSA, OSHA reach accord on coercion retaliation complaints
Land Line Magazine
Under the agreement, FMCSA will refer employees who complain of retaliation to OSHA, and OSHA will provide FMCSA with copies of complaints filed and findings issued under STAA. The agencies will also report to each other annually on information ...
FMCSA, OSHA to Work Together on Coercion Claims

OSHA Issues Warning about Heat Illness - The National Law Review


OSHA Issues Warning about Heat Illness
The National Law Review
Michaels called attention to the June 2013 death of a temporary worker who died after working on a garbage truck in Texas during a 10-hour shift when the heat index reached 99°F. OSHA cited the refuse collection company and the temporary labor agency ...

New OSHA rules protect tower workers from falling - The Hill


New OSHA rules protect tower workers from falling
The Hill
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is issuing new safety requirements to protect communication tower employees following what the agency calls an "alarming increase" in "preventable" injuries and deaths. "Employers and cell tower ...

OSHA issues more fines against Western Sugar after investigation - Lovell Chronicle


Lovell Chronicle

OSHA issues more fines against Western Sugar after investigation
Lovell Chronicle
The Wyoming Dept. of Workforce Services Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Friday that OSHA has now cited the Denver-based company for a total of 39 violations based on follow-up inspections at both the Lovell and Torrington ...

Miami Seaquarium fined by OSHA - Local 10


Local 10

Miami Seaquarium fined by OSHA
Local 10
Miami Seaquarium released a statement Thursday which states in part, "Miami Seaquarium has been cooperating with a recent OSHA investigation about the safety of our trainers working in our Whale and Dolphin Stadium. This investigation was sparked not ...

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