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Industrial Buying Is Changing Fast - BRINK


BRINK

Industrial Buying Is Changing Fast
BRINK
Personal protective equipment. Mop heads. Toilet tissue. The list is as long as the sector is key. Yet because it's a business-facing business, it's largely invisible to most consumers—despite its importance. If it disappeared overnight, however ...

Parkinson's disease isn't understood well, farm pesticides may contribute - AG Week


AG Week

Parkinson's disease isn't understood well, farm pesticides may contribute
AG Week
Parkinson's Disease occurs in about 2 percent of the general population; it is the 14th leading cause of death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. How Parkinson's develops isn't fully understood, but it is known that several ...

Give us the guns, say Scotland's cops - Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

Give us the guns, say Scotland's cops
Express.co.uk
The survey also looked at the effectiveness of personal protective equipment, such as handcuffs, leg restraints, body armour and batons. Across all types of equipment, around 12 per cent of respondents said they found them to be ineffective ...

Wisconsin Corn Milling Plant Fined over $1.8M After Fatal Grain Dust Explosion - Insurance Journal


EHS Today

Wisconsin Corn Milling Plant Fined over $1.8M After Fatal Grain Dust Explosion
Insurance Journal
Willful citations were issued for failure to shut down ignition sources, prevent static electricity discharge, provide adequate personal protective equipment to employees, correct malfunctioning dust collection systems, maintain equipment safety ...
Multiple Fatalities at Didion Milling Leads to $1.8 million in OSHA Fines

Leatt Announces Date Of Annual General Meeting, Conference Call And Webcast - Markets Insider


Leatt Announces Date Of Annual General Meeting, Conference Call And Webcast
Markets Insider
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a global developer, marketer and distributor of personal protective equipment for all forms of sports, and whose products include the flagship Leatt-Brace®, ...

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Biotech and Pharmaceutical Courses are a gateway to a challenging and flourishing career

Biotech and Pharmaceutical Courses are a gateway to a challenging and flourishing career With over four million employed directly or in allied sectors and catering to the world’s largest market and research area, biotech and pharma is a fast growing industry. Its courses are designed to prepare individuals for this giant industry.

Biotech and pharmaceutical courses are much sought after by aspiring…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 22, 2017 at 5:09am

Recycling dangers and how to avoid them

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There is a danger that we try to recycle absolutely everything these days, when realistically not everything can be recycled.  We are also predispositioned to recycle all our household waste, but there are a few dangers we should all be aware of.

 

We recycle…

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Posted by Alex on November 22, 2017 at 2:00am

Things to Keep In Mind for Effective Muscle Building

The American Heart Association and the ACSM or “American College of Sports Medicine”had actually come up with their latest recommendations for physical fitness and activity. They suggested that Americans must perform and incorporate some sort of a resistance training program along with their regular cardio workouts minimum twice every week and they must focus on making the major muscle group work actively. Here are some of the things to keep in mind and follow religiously if you wish to…

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Posted by Silvia Watson on November 21, 2017 at 8:18am

Understanding the importance and benefits of auditing Quality Management Systems

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Auditing Quality Management Systems is a core requirement for ensuring that Quality Management Systems – defined as “…a set of policies, processes and procedures required for planning and execution” in the core business area of an organization, meaning those that impact the ability of the organization to meet…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 21, 2017 at 5:20am

Finance chiefs say bitcoin is 'real' but many think it's in a bubble right now

Bitcoin is a “real” asset but it’s currently in a bubble, according to a CNBC survey of global finance bosses, with many calling it a “fraud.”

Ninety-seven chief financial officers (CFOs) on CNBC’s Global CFO Council were asked their view on bitcoin. Out of the…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on November 21, 2017 at 5:12am

Bid Goodbye to Body Aches and Pains with Medium Firm Mattresses!

When it comes to buying a mattress, it is imperative that your body gets the right support and cushioning it needs. Your spine should not face discomfort when you are sleeping. It is crucial for you to ensure that you buy a mattress that is medium firm in nature so that you get the right support for your body. At the same time, it is essential for you to ensure that the mattress you buy is a good brand as they will use top quality materials when it comes to its manufacture. …

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Posted by Silvia Watson on November 20, 2017 at 8:26am

Good Manufacturing Practices are essential for ensuring quality

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) constitute one of the core components that go into the manufacture and distribution of foods, drugs and other pharmaceutical products. Good Manufacturing Practices are prescribed by regulatory agencies from around the world, the FDA and the EMA being among them.

The guidelines set out by these regulatory…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 20, 2017 at 5:22am

Great Tips to Maintain Good Mental Health

It is of a great importance to take care of yourself and enjoy the life to the fullest. Making simple changes to how you live doesn't need to take up loads of time or cost a fortune. Is there any reason not to start today?…

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Posted by Silvia Watson on November 20, 2017 at 1:00am

How Can Crossfit Training Keep You Healthy and Fit?

CrossFit is the best way to keep your body active, your mind intrigued and your system alive. This is a high-intensity workout routine that involves strength building, muscle building and weight training activities along with intense aerobic workouts. People who indulge in CrossFitting at least once in a week are faster, nimbler and retain top shape throughout the workout time span.…

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Posted by Silvia Watson on November 19, 2017 at 2:27am

Regulations in the US and EU Dealing with Combination Products

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Registering and maintaining combination products in the US and the EU is a bit tricky, because these are disparate markets that are governed by different sets of regulations which are independent of each other. So, any business that wants to market combination products into the US or the EU must be completely aware of the nature and…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 17, 2017 at 5:22am

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Recycling dangers and how to avoid them

Image credit: Mark Riechers viawww.unsplash.comThere is a danger that we try to recycle absolutely everything these days, when realistically not everything can be recycled.  We are also predispositioned to recycle all our household waste, but there are a few dangers we should all be aware of. We recycle paper, glass, plastic, tin cans, cardboard, food, electrical items, clothing, footwear and plenty of other consumables.  However, some of these items can…See More
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HR Auditing: Important Issues for 2018 at 26468 E Walker Dr, Aurora, Colorado 80016-6104

January 16, 2018 from 1pm to 2:30pm
OVERVIEWThere are numerous external and internal forces and factors that have an impact on organizations.  Increasingly this list includes the strategic, tactical, and legal activities of managing their human capital. Like the management of their financial capital, effective management of organizations’ human capital plays a critical role in determining their success. And like the benefits of financial audits, HR audits provide management with a method of determining whether human capital is…See More
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Health and safety are important aspects of an organisation’s smooth and effective functioning.  Did you know that workplace health & safety injuries cost Australian businesses over $60 billion…Continue

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QlikView for its Safety Strategic Business Intelligence Solution Worldwide

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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

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the college center of João Pessoa will preserve the 1st assembly at big records, geared toward professionals inside the regions of administration, economics, public control and facts technologies.…Continue

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The Road Safety Signs ,Barriers,Humps,Hazard Markers and Visual Warnings are some of the important marks to be observed. Signs such as "keep left",stop, "give way" should not be casually treated.…Continue

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Knife River faces OSHA citations not related to Tuesday death - KULR-TV


KULR-TV

Knife River faces OSHA citations not related to Tuesday death
KULR-TV
As of Wednesday the occupational safety and health administration has not opened an investigation into this case, however, there are recent OSHA citations involving Knife River. According to the United States Department of Labor, OSHA issued a news ...
OSHA looking into fatal accident at Billings Knife River constru ...

OSHA Delays Electronic Filing By Two Weeks - The National Law Review


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OSHA Delays Electronic Filing By Two Weeks
The National Law Review
Today OSHA announced that it will delay the electronic submission requirements for employers covered by the recordkeeping requirements in Section 1904 until December 15, 2017. Last year OSHA finalized its Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and ...
OSHA Injury Reporting Due Dec. 1, 2017
OSHA extends deadline for electronic injury, illness reports to Dec. 15
OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports
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Online Training Acceptable to OSHA as Part of Overall Training Program - Safety.BLR.com


Online Training Acceptable to OSHA as Part of Overall Training Program
Safety.BLR.com
OSHA accepts the use of online or computer-based training in the context of a comprehensive, blended training program. The agency has provided ample guidance for employers in its rules and in many letters of interpretation for the use of a blend of ...

Cal/OSHA: Companies Exposed Workers to Valley Fever | EHS Today - EHS Today


EHS Today

Cal/OSHA: Companies Exposed Workers to Valley Fever | EHS Today
EHS Today
Six California companies are facing $241,950 in fines after multiple workers contracted Valley Fever on a job site in Monterey County. The employers, one ...

NATA Meeting Featured Update from OSHA - Autobody News


NATA Meeting Featured Update from OSHA
Autobody News
She left NATA a box of booklets that include: Lockout/ Tagout, OSHA's guide to controlling hazardous energy, a quick guide to safety committee meetings, hearing protection and an overview booklet about completing the OSHA 300 Log to report injuries.

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