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R.I. doctor in Liberia aiding fight against Ebola - The Providence Journal


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R.I. doctor in Liberia aiding fight against Ebola
The Providence Journal
But given the infection risk for health-care workers trying to stem the epidemic, “you have to limit what you do for your patients,” says Levine. “If you're not in a PPE [personal protective equipment], and you see a patient suffering, you can't go in ...

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 ...
Ministries Make Effort To Detect Ebola Virus Among Foreign Students

Gov't presents Ebola protective equipment to schools - GhanaWeb


Gov't presents Ebola protective equipment to schools
GhanaWeb
The Ministry of Health in collaboration with Ministry of Education presented Personal Protective Equipment to tertiary institutions across the country to aid in detecting the deadly Ebola virus among foreign students. The items presented were 630 ...

Government Present Personal Protective Equipment To Institutions - spyghana.com


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Government Present Personal Protective Equipment To Institutions
spyghana.com
The Sector Minister gave the assurance when he presented Personal Protective Equipment to all tertiary institutions across the country in Accra. The equipment include: 600 pieces of disposal mask, 630 pieces of surgical gloves, 432 pieces of Face ...

For Ebola Healthcare Workers, How PPE is Removed Poses Risk of Deadly ... - Infection Control Today


For Ebola Healthcare Workers, How PPE is Removed Poses Risk of Deadly ...
Infection Control Today
A team of American infectious disease and critical care experts is alerting colleagues caring for Ebola patients that how they remove their personal protective gear can be just as crucial as wearing it to prevent exposure to the deadly virus. In a ...
To Halt Ebola Outbreak, Rigorous Safety Measures for Health Care Workers Are ...

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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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glass and window handling

where can I get a good cut resistant glove for glass handling that will not leave any residual marks on the glass? Thanks.Continue

Started by Kurt Franke Sep 5.

Handheld Medical Devices - The Next Revolution in Healthcare? 1 Reply

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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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote? 75 Replies

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

Started by Michelle Sears. Last reply by Arnold Brame Aug 14.

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

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CSI Community Ed Center Offers Course on OSHA Compliance - Twin Falls Times-News


CSI Community Ed Center Offers Course on OSHA Compliance
Twin Falls Times-News
The OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training Course provides training for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces in general industry. The course provides safety ...

EKU signs new OSHA training agreement - Richmond Register


EKU signs new OSHA training agreement
Richmond Register
EKU President Michael Benson, right, signs an agreement between the EKU OSHA Training Institute Education Center and the university's Occupational Safety and Health academic program that will give working professionals across the country as well as ...

OSHA tightens rules on reportable injuries - Chron.com


OSHA tightens rules on reportable injuries
Chron.com
Currently, employers do not have to notify OSHA unless three or more workers are hospitalized. The agency will also expand the list of injuries that must be reported. That will include amputations and the loss of an eye. Employers have 24 hours in ...
OSHA, NIOSH issue guidance on temporary worker safety

OSHA revises reporting requirements for deaths, severe injuries - Staffing Industry Analysts (subscription)


OSHA revises reporting requirements for deaths, severe injuries
Staffing Industry Analysts (subscription)
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today 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 of an eye.

OSHA Revises Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries - Insurance Journal


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OSHA Revises Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries
Insurance Journal
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued 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 of an eye. Under the revised ...
OSHA updates injury reporting requirements
South Jersey OSHA instructor admits to selling false safety certificates
OSHA changes injury, death reporting deadlines
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