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May 2016 Blog Posts (13)

Safety and Innovation integrated in the formwork and scaffolding systems developed by ULMA Construction

Innovation, safety and ergonomics are present in all formwork and scaffolding systems developed for construction by ULMA and translate into solutions that guarantee high efficiency on site.

ULMA has…

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Added by ULMA Construction on May 31, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

What are Factors to Take into Consideration While Choosing Airline and Airport Management Courses.

Airline and airport management courses are designed for those who want to make a career in the skies. Aviation has always been a preferred choice for a career. The existence of thousands of airports across the US -it has more than a third of the entire world's airports -and the large presence of aircraft for military and logistical purposes are major factors that prepare the ground for a career in airline and airport management. The prelude to a career in this field is to choose the right…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on May 31, 2016 at 2:33am — No Comments

Workplace Safety Regulations

Workplace Safety Regulations :

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Workplace safety is a matter of grave importance to any organization. Ensuring the safety of workers is a primary goal of most countries, no matter which kind of political system or setup they have. This is because almost no workplace is free from some or another kind of hazard. These workplaces could be as varied as hospitals, construction sites, engineering plants or agriculture and many more.

Governments the world…

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Added by Roger Steven on May 30, 2016 at 3:49am — No Comments

Is important to involve managers in project management audits

Project management is one of the core areas of expertise in today’s corporate career. Defined as a temporary allocation of resources to accomplish a defined goal and objective; project management may be considered the building blocks of an organization’s business. Given the importance of project management to any business; it is imperative that the organization implements a set of checks and balances into the whole system of project auditing to ensure that its project management is on track…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on May 27, 2016 at 6:46am — No Comments

Implementation of Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research is critical

Implementation of Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research is critical

One of the prime areas of clinical studies is regulatory aspects of clinical research. This applies in almost equal measure to medical research as a whole. The FDA and other…

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Added by Roger Steven on May 27, 2016 at 5:06am — No Comments

Injury Free? Safety is not just a number

Safety Scoreboard with many digital displays on brick wall

Safety is a goal. Safety is a mentality. Safety is effort.  Safety is a work in progress.  Safety is something every company should treasure. A quick look around and you’ll see professionals, organizations, schools and businesses touting their unwavering dedication to safety. But what does that mean?  Some will point…

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Added by Chris Trottier on May 25, 2016 at 8:56am — 1 Comment

What are the Steps involved to Create a Bullet Proof 510(K)

A medical device has to mandatorily make a submission for premarket approval (PMA) to the FDA to demonstrate that the device to be marketed is substantially equivalent or at least as safe and effective as a non PMA-subjected legally marketed device. This submission is called 510 (K).

A medical device company has to submit a product for PMA when it manufactures or makes changes and…

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Added by Adam Fleaming on May 25, 2016 at 6:07am — No Comments

The field of Health Informatics

The field of Health Informatics

Health Informatics is catching up as a field of health and Information Technology. At its barest, it can be understood as being the area that concerns the use of IT in health. However, Health Informatics goes beyond being just this. It consists of the entire IT ecosystem in the healthcare industry, which means that…

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Added by Roger Steven on May 23, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Understanding Medical Identity Theft and ways of preventing it

Understanding Medical Identity Theft and ways of preventing it

Medical Identity Theft is a common phenomenon in today's situation, where most health records are digitized. Although a lot of precaution goes into the security and protection of these records, Medical Identity Theft is a cause for worry.

The most common types of data that are stolen are Social Security Number (SSN), name and the Medicare number, the most potent tools with which to…

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Added by Roger Steven on May 19, 2016 at 7:54am — No Comments

Don't Be The Child That Eats The Play Doh

As the father of two children, I am no stranger to risk…



Usually, this is the risk of having said two children jumping up and down on my stomach, or the risk of there being a sit-down mutiny before bedtime. Of course, when you become a parent suddenly everything becomes a risk: the television remote control is now a dangerous weapon, food becomes an airborne projectile, and toys become trip and slip hazards (tip: always wear hard-soled shoes folks). My wife is not…

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Added by Steve Hunter on May 17, 2016 at 8:51am — No Comments

Workplace mishaps: Are you keeping your records straight?

How should you report and record accidents?

There are a number of ways to report and record all accidents that occur in the workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration can be reached through a toll free phone number: 1-800-321-6742. This number can be called and any accidents can be reported via telephone. Reports can also be made to the…

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Added by Chris Trottier on May 11, 2016 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

Emergency action plans save lives. Make yours today!

Emergencies come with little warning. Make sure your workplace is prepared! Protect your employees and make plans for emergency situations. Prioritize their safety

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Added by Chris Trottier on May 9, 2016 at 10:15am — No Comments

10 Free Safety Communication Resources

When it comes to safety communication, there are times when we have different requirements to engage people on safety.

At this time, you may want to know how to convince your supervisors to care more about safety.

Or maybe you're currently getting push back on safety and want to know how to motivate employees, or even leaders, to take safety more…

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Added by Marie-Claire Ross on May 1, 2016 at 8:20pm — No Comments

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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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Feedback on a injury prevention product we're building.

Hi everyone!For full transparency ill tell you a little about myself and what I hope to accomplish. My name is Zuber and I'm an engineering student who founded a startup helping to build wearable…Continue

Tags: product, prevention, injury, back, safety

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Best overall personal safety book? 1 Reply

What do you think is  the best all-in-one book out there for optimizing personal safety and the safety of one's family?  Right now I have …Continue

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Fire codes for residential buildings

Hi,Can anybody kindly give me a hint how to find Fire Codes for residential buildings in different cities in the United States?Continue

Started by Darren Asad Apr 14.

OSHA and Machine Guard Door Safety???

We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements.  We are building a small machine system that…Continue

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