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Alton Fire Department to get new equipment - AdVantageNEWS.com - AdVantage News


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Alton Fire Department to get new equipment - AdVantageNEWS.com
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The Alton Fire Department has been awarded a $108,182 Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency ...
Alton Fire Dept. receives $108,182 in federal grant from Department ...

West Carroll FFA students attend Fall Harvest Safety Days camp - Freeport Journal-Standard


Freeport Journal-Standard

West Carroll FFA students attend Fall Harvest Safety Days camp
Freeport Journal-Standard
PEOSTA, IOWA — Eighty-two West Carroll FFA freshmen and sophomore agriculture students attended the Fall Harvest Safety Days camp Sept. 15 at the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa.

The Telegraph | Alton Fire Department getting federal grant for ... - Alton Telegraph


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The Telegraph | Alton Fire Department getting federal grant for ...
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ALTON — The Alton Fire Department is receiving a $108,182 federal grant with which to buy 16 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and two rapid ...

Trends in ... women's PPE | 2016-09-25 | Safety+Health Magazine - Safety+Health magazine


Trends in ... women's PPE | 2016-09-25 | Safety+Health Magazine
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Historically, PPE has been designed with a man's body size and shape in mind. But when Safety+Health reached out to the International Safety Equipment ...

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market - Global Trend, Growth ... - Medgadget (blog)


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market - Global Trend, Growth ...
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The new research report on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market offered by DecisionDatabases.com provides Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, ...

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Choosing a health and safety training provider

Health and safety training can be crucial in the workplace, even for industries that are deemed ‘safe’. With so much training and advice on offer, it is important to choose the correct provider for your business. You will save time and…

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Posted by Alex on September 27, 2016 at 8:35am

Care should be taken while signing the Electronic Health Record license agreement

The Electronic Health Record (EHR) license agreement is the core document for physician practices that have just entered the EHR arena, as well as for practices that transition to a new EHR software package.

 The license agreement should ideally state and clear issues such as:

  • Whether and how often the vendor may make online portions of the software unavailable for maintenance or other issues
  • How many people may use the software and on how many machines…
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Posted by Roger Steven on September 27, 2016 at 7:22am

Putting a Performance Appraisal Toolbox in Place Helps

performance appraisal toolbox is an objective checklist of the ingredients that go into an appraisal. Managers have to learn what to put into this toolbox.

An appraisal is a headache for any…

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Posted by kate smith on September 27, 2016 at 5:00am

Conducting clinical trials effectively requires project management skills

By their nature, clinical trials are at times large complex projects that take years to complete. They involve many different resources, and are covered by extensive federal regulations. Regulations have been enacted with the purpose of documenting the efficacy…

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Posted by Roger Steven on September 26, 2016 at 7:47am

Handling an IRS audit

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has a high priority task of identifying as many employees as it possibly can. This is done to assess social security, Medicare and unemployment taxes, which will help the government to earn revenues. During the course of this action, should the IRS locate a red flag, it will initiate an audit.

It is always good for the employee to take steps to prevent being audited. Further, she should know how to handle an audit…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on September 26, 2016 at 7:28am

Elements of a Cyber Security Incident Response Program

A Cyber Security Incident Response Program (CSIRP) or a Cyber Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) that anticipates and neutralizes a cyber-incident is a critical need for organizations, because an Internet or network security breach results in loss of valuable data, as well as several resources and the organization’s reputation and could potentially invite lawsuits.

While putting a CSIRP in place; the management has to take into consideration…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on September 23, 2016 at 6:04am

20 Important Tips for Forklifts

Intro to Forklift Safety 

Types of Forklifts Fatalities no bkgd We might be beating a dead horse here, as you've probably already been involved in countless forklift safety training sessions, toolbox talks, etc. It's easy to forget what we've learned in forklift training modules, especially when it's unbelievably dry. But OSHA statistics indicate that there are roughly 85 forklift fatalities and 34,900 serious injuries each year, with 42 percent of the forklift…

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Posted by Mikaela A. Delia on September 22, 2016 at 10:45am

Football Season: Safety Always Wins

Ah yes, football season. I can already smell the nachos and the buffalo wing sauce wafting through the air from the living rooms of American households. I can already taste the Anheuser-Busch branded beer and I can already hear the light-hearted (and not so light-hearted) 

trash talking about opposing teams. Football season is a fun time of year for Americans; where NFL teams are picked in pools and the participation in fantasy leagues are high. We Americans love our football, and we…

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Posted by Mikaela A. Delia on September 22, 2016 at 10:30am

Making Collections and Appeals easier

Collections and Appeals for past due amounts can be difficult in any industry; adding the Medical Billing office element to it complicates it further. With this, one has the share of cost for patients, Medicare rules and Regulations, Private Payor contracts, and Collectors without…

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Posted by Roger Steven on September 22, 2016 at 6:45am

Managing healthcare projects with ease and simplicity

Those in the healthcare sector go about their work like they are completing a project. Their work is made up of many parts, all of which they need to approach using many processes and plans. In keeping a tight watch on the budget and the deadline; many aspects of the work get overlooked, as a result of which the outcome suffers.

Each team member has a specific and important task in healthcare. All these have to be done with precision and in close synchrony with the…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on September 22, 2016 at 5:58am

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International advisor club is a platform for brilliant minds to come together and share their experiences, innovation on global scale.The mission of Northstar Group of Companies is to be a leading global provider of technical services that better enables our clients to operate safely, reliably, efficiently and in compliance with applicable regulations and standards. We are focused on adding value to the industries we serve and strategically capturing synergies with Northstar.For further…See More
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Choosing a health and safety training provider

Health and safety training can be crucial in the workplace, even for industries that are deemed ‘safe’. With so much training and advice on offer, it is important to choose the correct provider for your business. You will save time and money by knowing exactly what you want before embarking on any training…See More
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International Advisor Club

International advisor club is a platform for brilliant minds to come together and share their experiences, innovation on global scale.The mission of Northstar Group of Companies is to be a leading…Continue

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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote? 93 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 David Collins Aug 16.

Ways Effective Business Communication Can Help You Grow YourCompany 1 Reply

Every company should understand the importance of effective business communication if they want to compete in the market. Here are few tips to increase them.1. Strengthen employees’ relations and…Continue

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Which Osha Training for hse european personnel 1 Reply

Hello everybody,I am new on this site so I create a new discussion to better understand your suggestions.I am italian and in the last 5 years I worked on the Hse field in different european…Continue

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Any ideas on how to make Forklift Training Classes more interesting and fun?

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OSHA Releases New Requirements for Settlement Agreements, Provides Whistleblowers with Additional Protections - Lexology (registration)


OSHA Releases New Requirements for Settlement Agreements, Provides Whistleblowers with Additional Protections
Lexology (registration)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new guidance September 9 on settling whistleblower claims under the 22 statutes the agency administers that provide more protections to employees and make it more difficult for ...

Minnesota Security Hospital settles with OSHA on serious safety violations - Southernminn.com


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Minnesota Security Hospital settles with OSHA on serious safety violations
Southernminn.com
The violations were all considered serious by OSHA, which it classifies as one “where death or serious physical harm has resulted or would reasonably be expected to result from an employee's exposure to a violation…” The first citation came after one ...
Security Hospital agrees to pay $20K to settle OSHA violations

Stricter OSHA Anhydrous Rules Sent 'Back to Square One' - AgWeb


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Stricter OSHA Anhydrous Rules Sent 'Back to Square One'
AgWeb
The OSHA policy change announced last year would have regulated retail fertilizer dealers under the same standards as manufacturers, meaning dealers of fertilizers, including anhydrous ammonia, would have to instigate changes such as installing new ...
Lawsuit Filed Against OSHA on Walk-Arounds
Ag retailers get win in OSHA ruling
Regulated Industry Successfully Challenges New OSHA Process Safety Management Enforcement Policies
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OSHA Increases Scrutiny of Whistleblower Settlement Agreements - The National Law Review


OSHA Increases Scrutiny of Whistleblower Settlement Agreements
The National Law Review
Following the SEC's lead, OSHA recently announced new guidelines that it will consider when deciding whether to approve settlement agreements reached during OSHA investigations of whistleblower claims. As part of its administration of certain ...

Agricultural Retailers Assn. v. OSHA - The National Law Review


Agricultural Retailers Assn. v. OSHA
The National Law Review
While the repercussions remain to be determined, it appears that a unanimous panel of the D.C. Circuit finally lost its patience with the cavalier approach of the federal OSHA bureaucracy in revising established interpretations of OSHA standards ...

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