Ebola: Liberian nurses strike over lack of protective equipment
John Tugbeh, spokesman for the strikers at John F Kennedy hospital in Monrovia, said the nurses would not return to work until they were supplied with personal protective equipment (PPE), the hazardous material-style suits which guard against ...
Ebola: Liberia Nurses On Strike Demanding Higher Pay And Protective Gear
Nocal Presents PPEs to Health Ministry
Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia
Frost & Sullivan: Hazard-Prone Maritime Transportation Industry Intensifies ...
PR Newswire UK (press release)
LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal protection equipment (PPE) is gaining traction in the marine transportation industry, which is fraught with various hazards. As a significant share of global trade takes place through the maritime route ...
Hazard-Prone Maritime Transportation Industry Intensifies Focus on Personal ...
Newswire Today (press release)
NewswireToday - /newswire/ - London, United Kingdom, 2014/08/26 - As awareness on the importance and long-term returns of using better-quality PPE grows, so will market revenues - Chemicals.Frost.com.
Government of Canada Announces New Program to Improve Personal ...
Marketwired (press release)
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2014) - Canadian soldiers, security personnel and first responders will soon have access to superior personal protective gear and armoured vehicles, made right here in Canada. The National Research Council of ...
Personal protective equipment is critical but not enough to shield health care ...
Personal protective equipment designed to shield health care workers from contaminated body fluids of Ebola patients is not enough to prevent transmission, according to a commentary being published early online today in Annals of Internal Medicine.
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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.
Posted by Mark Fielding on September 2, 2014 at 8:59am
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…Continue
Posted by Patrick Bell on September 2, 2014 at 6:27am
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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…Continue
Posted by Ken Oswald on August 25, 2014 at 11:49am
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.
Have you done any of these?
Used the wrong…Continue
Posted by Ken Oswald on August 20, 2014 at 1:18pm
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,…Continue
Posted by Sam Lyndon on August 13, 2014 at 10:29am
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…Continue
Posted by Lee Kirton on August 6, 2014 at 8:30am
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…
Posted by Lee Kirton on August 5, 2014 at 6:58am
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…Continue
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:…Continue
Posted by Chris on July 28, 2014 at 5:16pm
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…Continue
Posted by Sam Lyndon on July 25, 2014 at 11:00am