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Ebola crisis: 10 important moments - Newsday


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Ebola crisis: 10 important moments
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St. Paul Bridge neighborhood residents wearing personal protective (Credit: AP / Jerome Delay). St. Paul Bridge neighborhood residents wearing personal protective equipment take a man suspected of carrying the Ebola virus to the Island Clinic in ...
1400 US troops to Liberia: building hospitals, not treating Ebola patients
Liberia: Top doctor goes under Ebola quarantine
Kirby: 1400 troops to deploy to Liberia to fight Ebola, starting in October
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Triad Hospitals Say They're Prepared For Ebola Virus - WFMY News 2


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Triad Hospitals Say They're Prepared For Ebola Virus
WFMY News 2
According to the Durham County Department of Public Health, all counties have access to what's called personal protective equipment or PPE. The gear includes head-to-toe body suits, double-layered gloves, goggles, masks and more. The gear isn't new.

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 ...

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Outlook for the North American and ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Outlook for the North American and ...
SYS-CON Media (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 ...

Canada to send personal protective equipment to help Ebola outbreak - The Globe and Mail


Canada to send personal protective equipment to help Ebola outbreak
The Globe and Mail
The federal government announced this week that it would offer $2.5-million in personal protective equipment for medical staff working in the affected areas, and it has provided an experimental vaccine and a mobile laboratory. But Médecins sans ...
Canada to send personal protective equipment to help West African Ebola ...
Ebola outbreak: Canada to donate $2.5M for protective equipment

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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. 



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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.

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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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OSHA Investigating Martin County Explosion - NewsWest9.com


OSHA Investigating Martin County Explosion
NewsWest9.com
MARTIN COUNTY - OSHA is now investigating the gas explosion that sent two oilfield workers to the hospital on Tuesday. The blast happened just after 3 p.m. on FM 829. Officials say an Arguijo Oilfield Services crew was digging a trench when they hit a ...

BNSF retaliated against Mandan man, OSHA rules - Bismarck Tribune


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BNSF retaliated against Mandan man, OSHA rules
Bismarck Tribune
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC. to pay more than $30,000 in back wages and damages to a Mandan man after it found that the company retaliated against the man for reporting a work-related ...
Roofing contractor faces $61600 fines for OSHA violations
OSHA considers rule to protect healthcare workers from infectious diseases
OSHA orders BNSF to pay $30000 to injured worker

OSHA's findings after crane accident narrowly misses residents - WDJT


OSHA's findings after crane accident narrowly misses residents
WDJT
CBS 58's team combed through OSHA's investigation into Tollefsen Steel in Muskego and found several serious violations with fines of $15,200. OSHA cited the company for not doing proper inspections, not having an operator's manual, and not using ...
US Steel plant in Fairfield has had 14 serious safety violations

OSHA Gets Boost From Appeals Court - ForConstructionPros.com (blog)


OSHA Gets Boost From Appeals Court
ForConstructionPros.com (blog)
Recently it was released that fall protection violations topped OSHA's list of workplace citations for 2014. Fall protection in construction is a huge deal, and not a topic to take lightly. Another big topic of discussion recently is the ...

OSHA fines roofing company for failure to protect workers - Foster's Daily Democrat


OSHA fines roofing company for failure to protect workers
Foster's Daily Democrat
MILTON — A Milton-based roofing contractor with a history of safety violations faces $61,600 in fines for exposing employees to potentially fatal 25-foot falls at a Somersworth job site. According to a press release sent out by the U.S. Department of ...

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