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Safety Check: Hand Operated Power Tool and Pneumatic Nailer and Fastener Safety - Pallet Enterprise


Safety Check: Hand Operated Power Tool and Pneumatic Nailer and Fastener Safety
Pallet Enterprise
There are many different types of eye protection available. The design, construction, testing, and use of protective eyewear must comply with American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z87.1-1989. This standard requires that the manufacturer's ...

Collaborative acquisition equips Marines, soldiers to fight, win - Quantico Sentry Online


Collaborative acquisition equips Marines, soldiers to fight, win
Quantico Sentry Online
The Cross-Service Warfighter Equipment Board and Improved Personal Protective Equipment System Integrated Product Team are just two of six established forums that give the services an opportunity to share technologies and develop service-specific and ...

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
Safety+Health magazine
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 ...

Global Personal Protective Equipment Market 2016-2020 - New Market Report - Digital Journal


Global Personal Protective Equipment Market 2016-2020 - New Market Report
Digital Journal
Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/29/2016 -- The global PPE market is primarily driven by an increase in the demand from APAC, where international companies are initiating stringent safety programs in their countries of operation. Certain countries in this ...

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Social Media at work: Quandary for organizations

Allowing use of social media at work is a major decision for many organizations, considering that its pros and cons weigh almost equally.
The social media being the double edged sword that it is; allowing its use at work is a "shall we, shall we not" sort of conundrum for most organizations. While on the one hand, their use can be a…
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Posted by kate smith on September 30, 2016 at 7:36am

Part 11 inspections from the FDA and ways of steering clear of inviting 483’s and Warning Letters

The ongoing Part 11 inspection and enforcement program is the mechanism by which the FDA continues to enforce implementation of Part 11. Using this method, this regulatory agency has, in just the last four years, issued more than 30 Warning Letters for deviations from Part 11. The most important reasons for which citations get issued by the FDA relate to insufficient integrity, security and availability of electronic records, as well as validation of software and computer…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on September 30, 2016 at 6:56am

Security Alert: Best Tech Tips for College Students to Protect Their Identity

Identity theft is the biggest and fastest growing crime in the world.  Children, elder and even dead can have their identities stolen because it is easy to perpetrate and easy to get away with. An identity thieves can steal identity from computer, smartphone, laptop and iPod through modern technology.

Everyone is vulnerable to identity theft because even if you are doing everything right, the companies or institutions with…

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Posted by Michael Zhou on September 29, 2016 at 8:56am

HR Documentation is a Vital Aspect of Organizations

HR documentation is of vital importance to organizations. Unless its nuances are mastered; organizations can fall into embarrassing and damaging pitfalls.

HR documentation is one of the most important aspects at the workplace. The habit of HR documentation is usually imbibed into HR professionals from early on in their careers. But what does HR document?
HR documentation resonates with the spirit of…
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Posted by kate smith on September 29, 2016 at 7:18am

Tightening carrier food safety issues can save costs for the food and logistics industries

The fact that between five and eight percent of current recall and shipment rejection issues happen within the cold chain food transportation sector, resulting in fairly high, but preventable financial loss is an indication of how much scope is there to contain seepage in the food and transportation industries.

Is this happening because of lack of regulation? No. Rather, it is…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on September 29, 2016 at 5:59am

Getting laboratory noncompliance practices out of the way

It is absolutely necessary for all laboratory personnel to be aware of the current compliance issues and the ways of preventing FDA 483 and Warning Letter observations. To do so, they must:

o  Be proactively alert

o  Identify problem areas, and

o  Implement corrective actions in order to prevent regulatory actions.

How do laboratories make this happen? Are there specific methods and procedures that they must keep in mind that will help them be…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on September 28, 2016 at 6:15am

Components of a Compensation & Performance Management Program

Compensation and performance management has emerged as a specialized area of management and HR. A compensation and performance management program is essential for any organization that seeks to get the best out of its employees.

At a very basic level, performance management can be described as the assessment of an employee's performance at work. This is done during a fixed period of time and is meant to help management evaluate the efficiency the said employee brings into work. How this is… Continue

Posted by kate smith on September 28, 2016 at 5:22am

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

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Social Media at work: Quandary for organizations

Allowing use of social media at work is a major decision for many organizations, considering that its pros and cons weigh almost equally.The social media being the double edged sword that it is; allowing its use at work is a "shall we, shall we not" sort of conundrum for most organizations. While on the one hand, their use can be a tremendous fillip…See More
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Part 11 inspections from the FDA and ways of steering clear of inviting 483’s and Warning Letters

The ongoing Part 11 inspection and enforcement program is the mechanism by which the FDA continues to enforce implementation of Part 11. Using this method, this regulatory agency has, in just the last four years, issued more than 30 Warning Letters for deviations from Part 11. The most important reasons for which citations get issued by the FDA relate to insufficient integrity, security and availability of electronic records, as well as validation of software and computer systems.Get used to…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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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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OSHA finds 20 'serious' violations at plant where worker died - Boston.com


Boston.com

OSHA finds 20 'serious' violations at plant where worker died
Boston.com
A Boston seafood company where an employee died when he was overcome by ammonia fumes was cited Friday by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 20“serious” safety violations that exposed employees to the risk of falls, electrical ...
OSHA finds 20 'serious' violations at Stavis Seafoods where worker ...
OSHA cites Boston company after fatal ammonia leak
OSHA fines company for 'serious' violations
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Proskauer Joins Heads of SEC & OSHA Whistleblower Programs in Webinar - JD Supra (press release)


Wall Street Journal

Proskauer Joins Heads of SEC & OSHA Whistleblower Programs in Webinar
JD Supra (press release)
The participants discussed: the SEC Whistleblower Reward Program; OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Program; confidentiality and other limitations in severance and settlement agreements; protected disclosures under SOX and Dodd-Frank; best practices ...
U.S. Securities And Exchange Commission Announced International Gaming Technology Agreed To Pay $500000 ...

SLC 2016: Compliance and OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule - EHS Today


EHS Today

SLC 2016: Compliance and OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule
EHS Today
SLC 2016: Compliance and OSHA's Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule. Tressi Cordaro, principal at Jackson Lewis P.C., discussed OSHA's respirable crystalline silica rule and how it will affect the construction industry. Sep 30, 2016 Stefanie Valentic ...

Roofer's first-day injury costs FL contractor $152K OSHA fine ... - Construction Dive


Construction Dive

Roofer's first-day injury costs FL contractor $152K OSHA fine ...
Construction Dive
A Homestead, FL, roofing contractor is facing a $152,145 Occupational Safety and Health Administration fine, as well as one willful and one repeated safety ...
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