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Vanguard Safety Wear - Firehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)


Firehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Vanguard Safety Wear
Firehouse.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
After years of using products that could not withstand the torture handed out by today's fire service professionals, three leaders in the fire service industry set out on a mission to improve personal protective equipment. Combining a street level ...

Fall protection harness maintenance - Safety+Health magazine


Safety+Health magazine

Fall protection harness maintenance
Safety+Health magazine
This can be particularly important at large jobsites where personal protective equipment is provided to end users at the beginning of each shift. The worker should be able to quickly and easily assess whether his or her fall protection equipment will ...

Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturers Stay Relevant by Catering to Younger Workforce - MarketWatch


Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturers Stay Relevant by Catering to Younger Workforce
MarketWatch
SANTA CLARA, California, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Market participants have responded in a nimble manner to changing end-user needs. Growth in the welding PPE market is likely to be driven by initiatives to bring back manufacturing jobs to the ...

Global Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market 2017 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2022 - satPRnews (press release)


Global Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market 2017 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2022
satPRnews (press release)
Strict regulations by government bodies and security agencies about the use of personal protective equipment are fuelling the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) market growth. Moreover, increasing awareness towards individual safety and security at ...

"Personal protective equipment market expected to grow at CAGR of 6.5% during forecast period" - PR Newswire (press release)


"Personal protective equipment market expected to grow at CAGR of 6.5% during forecast period"
PR Newswire (press release)
LONDON, July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The personal protective equipment market is expected to reach USD 58.34 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2017 to 2022. The growth is primarily due to the stringent government regulations regarding the use ...

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Michigan Safety Conference Elects New Board Chair

EAST LANSING, MIJuly 21, 2017 – The Michigan Safety Conference (MSC), announces that AJ Hale, Safety & Loss Prevention Manager, CompOne Administrators, has been elected Chairman of the Board of the Michigan Safety Conference, for a three-year term.  Hale is a Senior Board Member, Past President, Past Distinguished Service Award Winner, and was a member 2013-2014 Bylaws Review Committee. He currently serves on the Arrangements Committee, Site…

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Posted by Denise McGinn, CAE on July 21, 2017 at 3:52pm

Dealing with Resident and Non Resident Alien Payroll

Dealing with the Resident and Non Resident Alien Payroll is a different ball game compared to other usual payrolls. When it comes to the payroll, the laws that apply when making payments to an alien are different from those pertaining to a non-alien. Further, there is a difference in the application of laws for resident alien and nonresident aliens.

An alien is one who, under the immigration laws, is…

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Posted by kate smith on July 21, 2017 at 6:33am

Sources of contamination that exist in a clean room environment

Aseptic technique is one of the methods used in eliminating or at least minimizing contamination in pathogens. It is also used to make compounding sterile products. Sterilized equipment, sterile apparel, high degree of processing, and cleaning on a continuous basis make up the important procedures used in aseptic technique.

The main aim of aseptic technique in cleanrooms is to ensure that the sterile product is sterile, safe and effective. Ensuring this is all the more important for…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on July 21, 2017 at 6:07am

An integrated approach is needed for Complaints Handling, Adverse Event Reporting, and Recalls

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The fact that medical device manufacturers work and operate in various regulatory systems whose requirements are different and not always consistent with each other is recognized and empathized by the…

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Posted by John Robinson on July 21, 2017 at 5:54am — 1 Comment

Optimizing Time Using the “Beforehand” Technique

As professionals, we seem to be hard-pressed for time always. We seem to be running from one task to another and seem to be racing against time during most of our activities. Though this situation seems to be the case with most people around the world, some people have the talent of managing time better.

What makes them different? How do they leverage time better, when we all have the same 24 hours in a day? Is there a way to manage time more efficiently? Is it a skill that is…

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Posted by kate smith on July 20, 2017 at 7:07am

Understanding opportunities in NAFTA

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into being on the first day of 1994. While the US and Canada had been having free trade agreements that go back at least three decades culminating in the US-Canada Free Trade Agreement of January 1, 1989; NAFTA became a reality following Canada’s entry in 1991 into the bilateral talks between the US and Mexico, creating the trilateral FTA.

One of the primary objectives of the NAFTA was the elimination of a number of duties and…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on July 20, 2017 at 5:24am

Understanding the relationship between statistics and compensation

Isn’t pay essentially about statistics, since pay programs are designed and administered around math, which is central to pay, right from the structure to the analysis of data?

Statistics has a vital role to play in compensation. Statistics professionals and practitioners have to possess the nous needed…

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Posted by kate smith on July 19, 2017 at 7:25am

Training and Development is a highly developed and evolved, broad body of knowledge. Many employees place themselves at a disadvantage vis-à-vis their colleagues in the absence of the right professio…

Development of technical training in the life sciences3

Training and Development is a highly developed and evolved, broad body of knowledge. Many employees place themselves at a disadvantage vis-à-vis their colleagues in the absence of the right professional training and development. If employees have to consistently close gaps in their learning, they need to keep…

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Posted by John Robinson on July 19, 2017 at 6:21am

How to create processes and procedures to implement them?

Product Risk Management is a critical aspect of ensuring medical devices are safe and effective for intended uses. This course will help you understand the regulatory requirements, including ISO14971.

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You’ll learn techniques that can help you identify hazards and potential harms. You’ll learn how to mitigate risk and effectively monitor risk to ensure your customers receive safe and effective products. A rigorous…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on July 19, 2017 at 5:45am

Ensuring compensation-focused compliance with Stark Law considerations

Stark Law compliance is now more than just a compliance issue. It has grown to become an Enterprise Risk Management matter, if the substantial awards and settlements in recent enforcement actions are anything to go by. For healthcare organizations that develop and implement provider contracts; managing their…

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Posted by Roger Steven on July 18, 2017 at 7:52am

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2018 Michigan Safety Conference at Lansing Center, 333 East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933

April 17, 2018 at 8am to April 18, 2018 at 5pm
220+ Exhibits, 120+ Classes, 2,000+ attendees, CEU's offered, including CPR Re-certification.  Sponsorships available. Silent Auction.  Awards.  Scholarships.Go to:  http://www.michsafetyconference.org for details!See More
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Michigan Safety Conference Elects New Board Chair

EAST LANSING, MI – July 21, 2017 – The Michigan Safety Conference (MSC), announces that AJ Hale, Safety & Loss Prevention Manager, CompOne Administrators, has been elected Chairman of the Board of the Michigan Safety Conference, for a three-year term.  Hale is a Senior Board Member, Past President, Past Distinguished Service Award Winner, and was a member 2013-2014 Bylaws Review Committee. He currently serves on the Arrangements Committee, Site Committee and Industrial Training Division. He…See More
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Sources of contamination that exist in a clean room environment

Aseptic technique is one of the methods used in eliminating or at least minimizing contamination in pathogens. It is also used to make compounding sterile products. Sterilized equipment, sterile apparel, high degree of processing, and cleaning on a continuous basis make up the important procedures used in aseptic technique.The main aim of aseptic technique in cleanrooms is to ensure that the sterile product is sterile, safe and effective. Ensuring this is all the more important for injections…See More
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What is Class Structure in Pega?

Class contains the rule by way of which objects behave. outline rules such as houses, sports, flows, html paperwork, etc. to be had to different subordinate classes. lessons are organized into a…Continue

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How to Concatenate Two Tables in QlikView

Table combining and concatenationConcatenate appends the rows of one table to another. Concatenate never merges any rows. The number of rows in a concatenated table is always the sum of the rows of…Continue

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SQL Server Windows Management Instrumentation Tasks

Hello,SSIS includes two special tasks that enable you to query system information and monitor system events: the WMI Data Reader Task and the WMI Event Watcher Task. These tasks are especially useful…Continue

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difference between NEBOSH and IOSH

NEBOSH “National Examination Board in Occupational Health and Safety”IOSH “Institution…Continue

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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote? 98 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

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South Jersey Manufacturing Business Cited Again For Safety Violations: OSHA - Patch.com


Patch.com

South Jersey Manufacturing Business Cited Again For Safety Violations: OSHA
Patch.com
A South Jersey aluminum manufacturing company with a long history of noncompliance with standards set by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been cited once again, OSHA announced this week.

OSHA electronic filing rule delayed after business push-back - Newsday


Newsday

OSHA electronic filing rule delayed after business push-back
Newsday
Still, he says companies should “prepare to comply with the rule on December 1 and actively monitor OSHA's announcements to see if they will reverse or rescind it before then.” The original deadline to begin electronic filing of injury and illness ...

OSHA orders Wells Fargo to reinstate, pay whistleblower in fake-account scandal - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

OSHA orders Wells Fargo to reinstate, pay whistleblower in fake-account scandal
USA TODAY
Federal regulators ordered Wells Fargo to reinstate and pay $577,500 in back wages and damages to a whistleblower who was fired for reporting her co-workers' allegedly fraudulent activities related to the fake-account scandal that has afflicted the ...
US orders Wells Fargo to reinstate whistle-blower and pay $577500 in compensation
Wells Fargo ordered to rehire whistleblower, pay back wages
Wells Fargo & Company - WFC - Stock Price Today - Zacks

OSHA complaint may have led to closure - Southwest Times


Southwest Times

OSHA complaint may have led to closure
Southwest Times
Leni Fortson, a federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) spokesperson, said OSHA received a complaint from a USPS employee June 15 alleging there is mold, lead paint and broken asbestos floor tiles in the Washington Avenue facility ...

Fired OSHA Whistleblower Claims Investigator Turns Whistleblower - Insurance Journal


Insurance Journal

Fired OSHA Whistleblower Claims Investigator Turns Whistleblower
Insurance Journal
A fired U.S. whistleblower investigator says his old employer didn't take whistleblowers seriously enough. So he's lodging a complaint -- with the same ex-

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