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Peace Corps tells volunteers to leave West African countries affected by Ebola ... - Fox News


Fox News

Peace Corps tells volunteers to leave West African countries affected by Ebola ...
Fox News
A Samaritan's Purse medical personnel demonstrates personal protective equipment to educate team members on the Ebola virus in Liberia, in this undated handout photo courtesy of Samaritan's Purse. (Reuters). MONROVIA, Liberia – The largest recorded ...
White House Believes 'All Air Travel' Here Safe During Ebola Outbreak
Peace Corps pulls volunteers from West Africa due to Ebola
Ebola Outbreak 2014: Death Of Sierra Leone's Top Ebola Expert Prompts ...
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Ebola - Obiano Orders 400 PPE for Anambra Health Workers - Vanguard


Ebola - Obiano Orders 400 PPE for Anambra Health Workers
Vanguard
ONITSHA--Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has ordered the state Ministry of Health to acquire at least 400 Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, to prevent health workers in the state from contacting the deadly Ebola virus. Commissioner for Health ...

PPE in a heat wave - World Cement


PPE in a heat wave
World Cement
With summer upon us and the mercury rising, it can be tempting for employees to stop wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), which often becomes uncomfortable in hot temperatures, but according to workplace equipment supplier Slingsby there are ...

Federal Firefighter Grant helps recoup Atlantic City Fire Department equipment ... - Government Security News


Federal Firefighter Grant helps recoup Atlantic City Fire Department equipment ...
Government Security News
In addition to its other widespread destruction, Hurricane Sandy also undermined the effectiveness of multiple sets of the Atlantic City Fire Department's (ACFD) personal protective equipment via several feet of salt water, oil, gasoline, and sewage ...
AC Fire Department to see additional funds

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 ...

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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 Jamelle Blanco on July 25, 2014 at 11:10am

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

Promoting a Safer, More Productive Workplace

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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:…See More
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How do you evaluate absorbent products? 1 Reply

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. Last reply by Jim Reck yesterday.

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 Jul 24.

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 to collaborate on employer retaliation claims made by truck drivers - Overdrive Magazine


Overdrive Magazine

FMCSA, OSHA to collaborate on employer retaliation claims made by truck drivers
Overdrive Magazine
hours truck evening In an attempt to ensure truck drivers' protections under federal anti-retaliation laws, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have agreed to begin ...
Ferro's FMCSA focused on greater enforcement powers

OSHA updates small farm exemption memo - Feedstuffs


Wisconsin Law Journal

OSHA updates small farm exemption memo
Feedstuffs
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) formally clarified that it cannot regulate family farms with 10 or fewer employees. In a guideline issued, OSHA recognizes that postharvest activities integral to farming operations, including ...
OSHA clarifies enforcement authority on small farms
Be aware of what's on OSHA's radar
OSHA's retreat on regulating small family farms is applauded
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Company to Contest Citations from OSHA for Omaha Plant Collapse - NTV


Manufacturing.net

Company to Contest Citations from OSHA for Omaha Plant Collapse
NTV
The livestock feed supplement manufacturer has notified OSHA of their intentions to contest the citations and penalties. The case now will go to an administrative law judge for a hearing and to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
Company to fight penalties in Omaha plant collapse

Chicago Home Depot cited for OSHA violations - Chicago Tribune


NBC Chicago

Chicago Home Depot cited for OSHA violations
Chicago Tribune
A Home Depot on North Kimball Avenue in Avondale has been cited for OSHA violations, including lackof training and maintenance for industrial vehicles, and could face a fine of up to $110,700, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The Occupational ...
Northwest Side Home Depot Faces $110K Fine for Alleged Safety Violations

OSHA investigating industrial accident that killed one, injured three - SunHerald.com


SunHerald.com

OSHA investigating industrial accident that killed one, injured three
SunHerald.com
Ben Landry, public affairs director at Omega Protein, said the bulk of what OSHA officials did Tuesday was interview employees and subcontractors. He said OSHA officials will continue their investigation Wednesday. As for the plant opening back up ...
US fish oil plant blast kills one, injures three

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