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March 2011 Blog Posts (9)

PHMSA Bans Texting

March 29, 2011

PHMSA Bans Texting

As of March 30, 2011, drivers of commercial motor vehicles carrying certain hazardous materials or toxins are prohibited from engaging in texting activities in the United States. Issued by the PHMSA, the rule builds on a September 2010 regulation written by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The FMCSA texting prohibition applies to drivers of commercial motor vehicles, including those transporting a quantity of hazardous… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on March 31, 2011 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Health Education Solutions Launches Robust Online PALS Certification Special Section



About nine percent of children who suffer from cardiac arrest outside a hospital and 27 percent of those who experience cardiac arrest in a hospital setting will survive—most of them thanks to a healthcare professional certified in pediatric advanced life support (PALS).  Health Education Solutions,…

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Added by Stephanie Johnson on March 30, 2011 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Insulated Clothing - Without the Bulk!!!

Insulated clothing can provide maximum protection in work environments that requires insulated clothes for long periods of time. Work environments such as cold storage warehouses, meat packaging facilities, frozen food processing storage areas or even outdoor work  requires cold weather protective clothing that can easily withstand -0 or above working conditions. Insulated clothing is made of thick layers of inner insulation from 7 ounces of foam insulation to 15 ounces. These insulated…

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Added by Fred on March 25, 2011 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Ansell’s New Touch N Tuff® 92-616 Glove Provides Durable Protection

Ansell has announced the launch of its Touch N Tuff® 92-616, a 100 percent nitrile, medical exam grade glove that offers high level puncture resistance, superior fingertip sensitivity and exceptional durability. The green friendly gloves are available in a redesigned 150-pack, reducing packaging waste and…

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Added by Safety Community on March 15, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

California and Japan: Same Differences

Our country borders the same crustal tectonic plate as Japan does and we are just as vulnerable as they are. If you think it was bad over there, wait till you see what happens when California gets the next big one. Pay attention to what is happening and notice that they are without WATER and FOOD. I urge all that live in California to be aware that Japan was the best prepared country in the world and they were still devastated. There is no way we will do any better. Do yourself a good deed…

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Added by Zachary T. DeVoe on March 14, 2011 at 11:52am — No Comments

Earthquake Safety Tips

EARTHQUAKE SAFETY TIPS



Due to recent events in Japan today (8.9 earthquake) with the terrible earthquake and tsunami disaster. It is important to know that it could happen in your area or if traveling to areas with potential for earthquakes. Would you know what to do if there is an earthquake? Would you be prepared? Here are a few earthquake terms and safety tips to help you increase your awareness should you ever be in this situation. The keys are education and preparing in advance.… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on March 11, 2011 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Pulmonary Embolism 101- Who is at Risk

Pulmonary Embolism 101—Who's at Risk



Pulmonary Embolism not that common medical term right, sorry that is wrong? It is more common than you may think. It most recently was in the news with a Tennis sports star Serena Williams. It truly can happen to anyone at anytime.



Serena Williams is recuperating at home under medical supervision from a health scare she described as “extremely hard, scary and disappointing” in a statement issued March 2. The tennis ace and 13-time Grand… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on March 4, 2011 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Frost & Sullivan Rewards Ansell North America's Protective Glove Products Leadership

Ansell Limited, a global leader in hand protection and safety apparel, today announced that it has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2010 North American Protective Gloves Product Leadership of the Year Award. The accolade recognizes Ansell’s innovation in new product development and congratulates the…

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Added by Safety Community on March 4, 2011 at 11:07am — No Comments

Safety Meeting Topics w/Bilingual website

FYI ALL Great resource from my safety friend John.

Safety Meeting Topics and Bilingual

http://www.statefundca.com/safety/safetymeeting/SafetyMeetingTopics.aspx




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Added by Ken Oswald on March 1, 2011 at 10:50am — No Comments

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****WARNING**** Despite the fact that this is a life event portrayed by actors, it's graphic. This video should be part of…Continue

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Fabricators as well as other workers may be required to use respirators to protect themselves from inhaling fumes, particles, or dust when performing cutting, grinding, welding, coating, or painting,…Continue

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