Added by Ken Oswald on January 31, 2012 at 11:37am — No Comments
Remember Don Blinkenship? He was the CEO of Massey Energy Company’s Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia that suffered the explosion on April 5th, 2010 that killed 29 miners and injured several others.
As battalions of news reporters assembled outside of his office and bombarded him daily with questions about the safety of his mines, Blinkenship resolutely maintained that he had done more to advance mining safety than the…Continue
Added by Charles P. Howes on January 13, 2012 at 8:47am — No Comments
OSHA, in an attempt to enforce whistleblower protection, OSHA 10, has ordered a company to correct their fault by paying an employee over $300,000 and rehiring him. This case will send a clear message to employees violating the whistleblower protection act. Read the rest of the article…Continue
Added by Henry Wilter on January 11, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments
In order to become certified in pediatric advanced life support (PALS), a healthcare professional must take a PALS certification course and pass a written exam as well as a hands-on skills validation test. Here are some tips to consider while studying the PALS guidelines (2010) and protocols to ensure success on your exam.
Make the most of your study…Continue
Recently I read an article in the LA Times about the tragic death of 80’s rapper Heavy D; which forced me to think of all the people that we aim to protect on a daily basis.
An autopsy revealed that a deep leg thrombosis caused a pulmonary embolism and in turn caused Heavy D’s death on November 8th 2011. In layman’s terms he died of a blood clot that traveled…
Added by Jack Guimon on January 3, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments