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Can't Oxygenate, Can't Ventilate, Can't Intubate? - JEMS.com


JEMS.com

Can't Oxygenate, Can't Ventilate, Can't Intubate?
JEMS.com
Providers should always utilize personal protective equipment and be careful to avoid injury and exposure while performing the procedure. Pre-procedure sedation may be considered, but given the emergent nature of this procedure, sedation may not be ...

Ticket to Ride: An Introduction to Bike Camping in the Boise Area - Boise Weekly


Boise Weekly

Ticket to Ride: An Introduction to Bike Camping in the Boise Area
Boise Weekly
Daley noted, "I always pack a ton of water, plenty of snacks, an extra tube and a pump or CO2 cartridges, protective biking gloves, moisture wicking clothes, a pocketknife, a multi-tool, a headlamp, an easily condensable rain jacket or windbreaker and ...

The Woman Who Influenced Diane Arbus's Eye - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

The Woman Who Influenced Diane Arbus's Eye
Wall Street Journal
He staked them to equipment and helped launch their joint career. When Allan returned from army service .... What she learned from Model was to use the camera as a tool of personal expression and to take a picture only when she felt it viscerally ...

'Our memories aren't in our things': A movie explains why having less stuff makes you happier - Washington Post


Washington Post

'Our memories aren't in our things': A movie explains why having less stuff makes you happier
Washington Post
(Well, except for the hair dryer and the snowboarding equipment.) In 2010, childhood friends Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus ... Millburn discovered minimalism during a personal low, in 2009, when his mother died of lung cancer around the ...

Personal Protective Equipment Market - Professional Footwear Is the Largest Segment of This Market - Digital Journal


Personal Protective Equipment Market - Professional Footwear Is the Largest Segment of This Market
Digital Journal
Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/12/2016 -- Personal protective equipment includes head, eye and face protection, hearing protection, protective clothing, respiratory protection, professional footwear, fall protection, hand protection and others. Apart ...

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Injury Free? Safety is not just a number

Safety Scoreboard with many digital displays on brick wall

Safety is a goal. Safety is a mentality. Safety is effort.  Safety is a work in progress.  Safety is something every company should treasure. A quick look around and you’ll see professionals, organizations, schools and businesses touting their unwavering dedication to safety. But what does that mean?  Some will point…

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Posted by Chris Trottier on May 25, 2016 at 8:56am

What are the Steps involved to Create a Bullet Proof 510(K)

A medical device has to mandatorily make a submission for premarket approval (PMA) to the FDA to demonstrate that the device to be marketed is substantially equivalent or at least as safe and effective as a non PMA-subjected legally marketed device. This submission is called 510 (K).

A medical device company has to submit a product for PMA when it manufactures or makes changes and…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on May 25, 2016 at 6:07am

The field of Health Informatics

The field of Health Informatics

Health Informatics is catching up as a field of health and Information Technology. At its barest, it can be understood as being the area that concerns the use of IT in health. However, Health Informatics goes beyond being just this. It consists of the entire IT ecosystem in the healthcare industry, which means that…

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Posted by Roger Steven on May 23, 2016 at 3:00am

Understanding Medical Identity Theft and ways of preventing it

Understanding Medical Identity Theft and ways of preventing it

Medical Identity Theft is a common phenomenon in today's situation, where most health records are digitized. Although a lot of precaution goes into the security and protection of these records, Medical Identity Theft is a cause for worry.

The most common types of data that are stolen are Social Security Number (SSN), name and the Medicare number, the most potent tools with which to…

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Posted by Roger Steven on May 19, 2016 at 7:54am

Don't Be The Child That Eats The Play Doh

As the father of two children, I am no stranger to risk…



Usually, this is the risk of having said two children jumping up and down on my stomach, or the risk of there being a sit-down mutiny before bedtime. Of course, when you become a parent suddenly everything becomes a risk: the television remote control is now a dangerous weapon, food becomes an airborne projectile, and toys become trip and slip hazards (tip: always wear hard-soled shoes folks). My wife is not…

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Posted by Steve Hunter on May 17, 2016 at 8:51am

Safety and Innovation integrated in the formwork and scaffolding systems developed by ULMA Construction.

Innovation, safety and ergonomics are present in all formwork and scaffolding systems developed for construction by ULMA and translate into solutions that guarantee high efficiency on site.

ULMA has security systems certified by reputable companies, such as…

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Posted by Nerea Zallo on May 17, 2016 at 4:50am

Workplace mishaps: Are you keeping your records straight?

How should you report and record accidents?

There are a number of ways to report and record all accidents that occur in the workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration can be reached through a toll free phone number: 1-800-321-6742. This number can be called and any accidents can be reported via telephone. Reports can also be made to the…

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Posted by Chris Trottier on May 11, 2016 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

Emergency action plans save lives. Make yours today!

Emergencies come with little warning. Make sure your workplace is prepared! Protect your employees and make plans for emergency situations. Prioritize their safety

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Posted by Chris Trottier on May 9, 2016 at 10:15am

10 Free Safety Communication Resources

When it comes to safety communication, there are times when we have different requirements to engage people on safety.

At this time, you may want to know how to convince your supervisors to care more about safety.

Or maybe you're currently getting push back on safety and want to know how to motivate employees, or even leaders, to take safety more…

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Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on May 1, 2016 at 8:20pm

OSHA Confined Space Entry Training Online Course by Easy Safety School

Our online 8-hour OSHA Permit Required Confined Space Entry Training Course satisfies OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 permit-required confined space standards for the general industry and construction…

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Posted by Henry Wilter on February 19, 2016 at 3:46pm

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Chris Trottier posted a blog post

Injury Free? Safety is not just a number

Safety is a goal. Safety is a mentality. Safety is effort.  Safety is a work in progress.  Safety is something every company should treasure. A quick look around and you’ll see professionals, organizations, schools and businesses touting their unwavering dedication to safety. But what does that mean?  Some will point to their low incident…See More
17 hours ago
Adam Fleaming posted a blog post

What are the Steps involved to Create a Bullet Proof 510(K)

A medical device has to mandatorily make a submission for premarket approval (PMA) to the FDA to demonstrate that the device to be marketed is substantially equivalent or at least as safe and effective as a non PMA-subjected legally marketed device. This submission is called 510 (K).A medical device company has to submit a product for PMA when it manufactures or makes changes and modifications that could substantially affect safety and effectiveness requirements under 21 CFR 807 and design…See More
20 hours ago
Roger Steven posted a blog post

The field of Health Informatics

The field of Health InformaticsHealth Informatics is catching up as a field of health and Information Technology. At its barest, it can be understood as being the area that concerns the use of IT in health. However, Health Informatics goes beyond being just this. It consists of the entire IT ecosystem in the healthcare industry, which means that individual healthcare units use IT via a connected…See More
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Prepare Your Company to Meet the Final FSMA Subpart G Rule Requirements for the Receiver Liability for Supplier Preventive Controls - By Compliance Global Inc at Online Training

June 21, 2016 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Overview:The new supply-chain-applied control requirements mean that food and food ingredient buyers must develop a cGMP training system to collect appropriate supplier qualification and certification records as part of their approval of suppliers’ system.Generally, this data repository should be used to risk-rank suppliers for several reasons. First high risk suppliers (those with inadequate preventive systems) should be educated and motivated to improve their own preventive controls. Second,…See More
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SafetyCommunity members on Twitter 34 Replies

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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Started by Lara Kretler. Last reply by Chris John May 18.

What's your favorite motivational/safety quote? 89 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 Chris John May 18.

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

Started by Francesco Siracusa. Last reply by Francesco Siracusa Mar 4.

FORKLIFT TRAINING CLASSES 20 Replies

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

Started by Marcia Whatley. Last reply by Mike Pattenson Feb 13.

Technical Support and Help 9 Replies

Questions and answers to all technical support questions dealing with the community.

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Cal-Osha fines McFarland company for fatal pipeline accident - Kern Golden Empire


Kern Golden Empire

Cal-Osha fines McFarland company for fatal pipeline accident
Kern Golden Empire
Cal/OSHA's inspectors found that Big & Deep, also known as Jeff Alexander Farming, had not trained the bulldozer operator on the hazards of underground utilities or warned him about the location of a natural gas pipeline near the area he was working.
Company fined for pipeline breach and explosion, PG&E still faces lawsuit
State issues $40250 fine against McFarland company over fatal pipeline accident

Whistleblowers gain protections as OSHA updates rules - Business Insurance


KMBC Kansas City

Whistleblowers gain protections as OSHA updates rules
Business Insurance
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been busy revamping rules protecting whistleblowers under the various laws the agency is charged with enforcing to ensure consistency and give employees time to file complaints. OSHA enforces ...
OSHA opens investigation into Belton worker's fall
OSHA finds lack of proper 'work zone' in plumber's death
OSHA Would Continue Under President Trump: Michaels

OSHA: No prior fatalities, serious accidents at Syracuse Haulers - Syracuse.com


Syracuse.com

OSHA: No prior fatalities, serious accidents at Syracuse Haulers
Syracuse.com
DEWITT, NY - Syracuse Haulers Waste Removal, a DeWitt company where a fatal industrial accident occurred this morning, has had no prior fatalities or serious accidents, according to federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) records.
Man dies in industrial accident at Syracuse Haulers
Syracuse Haulers employee killed by industrial accident

OSHA Update—RAGAGEP Standard Interpretation - Lexology (registration)


OSHA Update—RAGAGEP Standard Interpretation
Lexology (registration)
On May 11, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued a Standard Interpretation on the topic of Recognized and Generally Accepted Good Engineering Practices (“RAGAGEP”) in Process Safety Management (“PSM”) ...

OSHA fines Cambridge Tootsie Roll company after worker loses finger tip in mishap - Boston Herald


Boston Herald

OSHA fines Cambridge Tootsie Roll company after worker loses finger tip in mishap
Boston Herald
FACES FINES: Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. subsidiary Cambridge Brands Inc., above, has been fined by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety and training failures after a worker suffered a partial finger amputation in January.
OSHA cites candy manufacturer, staffing agency in amputation
Cambridge Tootsie Roll subsidiary fined after worker cuts off part of finger
Cambridge candy company fined after machinery severs worker's fingertip
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