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Hilltown Voices: Williamsburg Fire Department gets new protective gear - GazetteNET


Hilltown Voices: Williamsburg Fire Department gets new protective gear
GazetteNET
The personal protective equipment consists of a turnout coat, pants, helmet, boots, gloves, and a hood. On Monday, Larry Holmberg of the state association, Town Administrator Charlene Nardi, Select Board member Denise Banister, volunteer firefighters ...

Chris Danner named Rancho Santa Fe Firefighter of the Year - Rancho Santa Fe Review


Chris Danner named Rancho Santa Fe Firefighter of the Year
Rancho Santa Fe Review
He has assisted with new hire testing and oversees the purchase and use of personal protective equipment. He is currently a member of the Strategic Plan Committee, which is currently working on a new Strategic Plan to help guide the Fire District for ...

OSHA: 18 workers at Springfield manufacturer exposed to deadly gas levels - Springfield News-Leader


Springfield News-Leader

OSHA: 18 workers at Springfield manufacturer exposed to deadly gas levels
Springfield News-Leader
The company was also found to have failed to determine if hazardous conditions existed and to provide personal protective equipment. JRI Holdings manufactures industrial parts for washers, according to the Department of Labor. The company has 15 ...
18 workers Endangered by Deadly Levels of Carbon Monoxide Gas

State looking into claims worker exposed to spray - The Register-Guard


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State looking into claims worker exposed to spray
The Register-Guard
“It could relate to things like proper personal protective equipment, training and supervision,” Mesaros said. The Oregon Department of Agriculture, which regulates the use, sales and distribution of pesticides, will be investigating whether pesticides ...
State investigates spray crew exposure to herbicide

Skin, Clothes Contaminated After Protective Gear Removed - Medscape


Medscape

Skin, Clothes Contaminated After Protective Gear Removed
Medscape
ORLANDO, Florida — During the removal of personal protective equipment (PPE), the skin and clothing of healthcare workers can become contaminated, even when there are no lapses in the removal technique, according to new research. However, after the ...

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Difference between security-grade monitors & standard consumer-grade displays

Quality matters when it comes to security camera monitors, and there’s a big difference between professional security-grade monitors and standard consumer-grade displays.



You may think that a standard consumer-grade LCD monitor is acceptable for video security applications and will save…

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Posted by Miranda Liu on May 21, 2015 at 2:12am

A sound Food Safety Management System is an imperative in today's globalized food supply chain

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A food safety management system is absolutely necessary for ensuring public health. This is all the more important in today's globalized world, in which food knows no national borders or boundaries.

First, let us get an understanding of Food Safety Management System or FSMS. Food Safety Management System may be described as a network of interrelated components that fuse and synchronize in ensuring that food is prepared and consumed safely without causing…

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Posted by John Robinson on May 20, 2015 at 9:38am

Checking food safety hazards is of critical importance to everyone

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Identifying each and every source of food safety hazard in each and every food item under the sun is an unenviable task. Although nearly impossible to achieve; food safety hazard control and prevention is a micro-level responsibility for everyone.

Food is something everyone needs to survive. It is the ultimate life sustainer on this planet. Yet, food can contain many substances that can harm and cause danger to humans and animals. In…

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Posted by John Robinson on May 20, 2015 at 9:37am

A brief look into the nature of FDA medical device GMP guidelines

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The FDA's guidelines on medical devices GMP regulations are broad and flexible. The onus of proving compliance with the guidelines in accordance with appropriate sections of part 820 lies with the manufacturer.

The FDA has issued Good Manufacturing Guidelines for medical devices. This is necessary since medical devices constitute one of the major areas of FDA regulation. The preamble of FDA's Quality System (QS) regulation or what it…

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Posted by John Robinson on May 20, 2015 at 9:36am

FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance

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FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance sets out benchmarks by which FDA-regulated industries' electronic signatures and other records are considered authentic. From 2007, a strong body of opinion has emerged challenging the stringency of these requirements, but nothing major has been diluted from these.

The regulations under FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance set out criteria that the Food and Drug Agency (FDA) considers in order to deem…

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Posted by John Robinson on May 20, 2015 at 9:34am

Is Your Recording Device Vulnerable to Network Security Threats?

It’s a fact…  All networks and connected devices have vulnerabilities, and hackers look for these weaknesses as an opportunity to exploit your network.  Experienced hackers will use a variety of tools, programs and scripts to identify the weakness in your network – and when they do, the damage can be devastating. Common entry points include routers, switches, servers, PCs, and yes… even security-related devices!



Knowing this, it’s important that you take every precaution possible…

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Posted by Miranda Liu on May 14, 2015 at 2:31am

The Benefits of Security Hard Drives

   In recent years, hard drives applications is increasing every year and growing faster and faster, it also shows that demand for digital video recorders , Hikvision, Dahua, Jasanwit such industry leading security companies, always been committed to…

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Posted by Miranda Liu on May 6, 2015 at 9:30pm

InternationaL Safety Quality & Environment Managemnt Awards 2015 Now open, FREE Entries.

 

  International Safety Quality Environment Management Awards 2015 …

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Posted by Wayne Harris on April 30, 2015 at 3:52pm

How to install analog security cameras?

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Posted by Miranda Liu on April 30, 2015 at 4:29am

Participate in National Safety Stand-Down with OSHAcampus.com

Residential construction companies that have employees exposed to fall hazards are encouraged to participate in the National Safety Stand-Down campaign this May 4-15, 2015.

The aim of the voluntary event is for employers to be able to converse with their employees about fall hazards and raise…

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Posted by Nikki Ayque on April 28, 2015 at 7:59am

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Negotiating a Deal on Used Medical Equipment

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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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Most schools in villages are opening small chemistry laboratories and allowing the students to experiment whatever they have been taught. The education quality of village schools is not up to the…Continue

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Senate Dems demand OSHA investigate nail salons - The Hill


The Hill

Senate Dems demand OSHA investigate nail salons
The Hill
Senate Democrats Richard Blumenthal (Conn.) and Charles Schumer (N.Y.) are calling on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to investigate dangerous working conditions at nail salons in their states following a report in The New York ...

OSHA: Proper Protections Could Have Saved DuPont Workers Killed by Gas - EHS Today


EHS Today

OSHA: Proper Protections Could Have Saved DuPont Workers Killed by Gas
EHS Today
OSHA cited DuPont for 11 safety violations and identified scores of safety upgrades the company must undertake to prevent future accidents at its Lannate/API manufacturing building in La Porte, Tex. The company employs 313 workers who manufacture crop ...
Steinzor: With DuPont, OSHA's tough talk falls faint

Unadilla plant fined over $78k by OSHA - Cordele Dispatch


Unadilla plant fined over $78k by OSHA
Cordele Dispatch
As a result of that investigation OSHA issued 14 repeated and 12 serious citations to the solid waste collection and processing company. The violations include exposing workers to amputations hazards from machine parts, not establishing procedures to ...

Sifco Industries Inc. faces potential $118400 in OSHA penalties - Crain's Cleveland Business


Sifco Industries Inc. faces potential $118400 in OSHA penalties
Crain's Cleveland Business
Sifco Industries Inc. of Cleveland faces a potential of $118,400 in penalties from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration for one willful and nine serious alleged safety violations, the administration said in a news ...

OSHA cites Salem demolition contractor - WYTV


WYTV

OSHA cites Salem demolition contractor
WYTV
The letter also states there was a third complaint regarding the fact that during the demolition of Tan-Fastic, a wall fell and struck another building. However, a citation was not issued because no workers were injured and a violation of OSHA ...

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