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September 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Health Education Solutions Offers Insight and Career Advice in Research Library’s New Careers in Healthcare Special Section



Ten of the 20 fastest-growing occupations in the U.S. are healthcare related, underscoring the vital need for training and resources to support this expanding industry. To improve the educational experience for this critical population, Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals, today released a new… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on September 29, 2010 at 12:51pm — No Comments

HUGS Safety Helps Habitat for Humanity Kick Off Their Fall Building Blitz in NC.

Hugs Safety has been very fortunate in recent years to work with the folks at Habitat for Humanity in Charlotte, NC helping to make their work sites safer for volunteers and professionals alike. In a recent article of the Charlotte Observer, Habitat, it's volunteers, and supporters made many families dreams of home ownership come true, and our HUGS system was installed on the worksites to ensure completion of the jobs without any serious injuries resulting from roof…

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Added by HUGSAFETY on September 27, 2010 at 10:29am — No Comments

Health Education Solutions Expands ACLS Certification Materials Online: Free Advice, Tools and Stories



Every year, about 785,000 Americans have a first heart attack and another 470,000 have a recurrent one. Healthcare professionals certified in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) save many of their lives. Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of continuing education solutions for healthcare professionals, today released a new… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on September 21, 2010 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Dust Collectors and Sustainability

Are you green conscious? You don't have to compromise when faced with buying dust collection equipment for your factory. Ask about the environmental benefits of the dust collector you're considering. By definition, these systems are designed to stop thousands of different pollutants from entering the workspace air and the outside air. Well-built equipment that lasts will create less waste over time. Some … Continue

Added by Sal Campos on September 20, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Ladder Safety - The ups and downs

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Added by Ken Oswald on September 15, 2010 at 1:06pm — No Comments

What are the biggest misconceptions manufacturers have relative to their OSHA responsibilities related to combustible dust?

The biggest misconception among manufacturers is that OSHA is just presenting them with a guideline, not with something they have to do. The fact is, OSHA is beefing up enforcement of safety measures on several fronts, and combustible dust has become one of the top priorities since the agency re-issued its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on this topic in March 2008.



Under the OSHA NEP, manufacturers are required to follow applicable NFPA standards including the… Continue

Added by Sal Campos on September 13, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

“BUILDING A SAFETY CULTURE”

SAFE FLORIDA 2010



“Safety is a “culture of survival.” Our job is to instill it; nurture it; and sustain it! This is our theme for “SAFE FLORIDA 2010” – South Florida’s premier safety and health conference and exposition!



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Florida has one of the highest occupational accident and death rates in the country. We at the Florida Suncoast Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) are trying the change that. YOU… Continue

Added by Michael Adams on September 9, 2010 at 10:41am — No Comments

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Establishing Latest Quality Systems in medical device and pharmaceutical industries

Establishing Quality Systems is one of the central aspects of a medical device and/or pharmaceutical organization. Establishment of Quality Systems is also a regulatory requirement, as set out by the FDA and the ISO.The process of establishment of Quality Systems for FDA-regulated medical devices industries is set out in 21 CFR Part 820. Further, the ISO has its standard for how to establish Quality Systems in medical devices industries –the ISO 13485 standard –which has to be implemented as…See More
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Right now Medical device hazard analysis, the core of medical devices

Medical device hazard analysis is of vital importance to a medical device. Medical device hazard analysis is at the heart of medical devices because if the device is not analyzed thoroughly for the hazard, or danger, that it poses, it is likely to cause problems of any kind to the user. Many a time, it becomes a matter of life and death. This is why medical device hazard analysis is of foremost importance.So, what is medical device hazard analysis? Medical device hazard analysis may be defined…See More
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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 includes some pneumatic components and some heated plates inside a small guard system.  We include emergency stops on the machine and if they are actuated it removes all electric current and dumps all air pressure from the machine.  We have several electrically interlocked doors that can be opened to…See More
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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

Tags: electric, osha, air, door, interlocked

Started by Scott V on Friday.

OSHA 500 and 510 9 Replies

Hey Guys,How many of you have taken the 510 and 500 OSHA Trainer course? I am thinking about taking these 2 classes and become an OSHA trainer for my company. What are your guys thoughts on the…Continue

Started by Alfred Good. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

OSHA Training, Standards & Best Practices 3 Replies

Get trained on OSHA regulations affecting your industry through online webinars, learn the best practices, and download quality standards, checklists and news articles. Listen to experts on best…Continue

Tags: Webinar, Training, 2011, OSHA, compliance

Started by admin. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

FORKLIFT TRAINING CLASSES 21 Replies

Any ideas on how to make Forklift Training Classes more interesting and fun?

Started by Marcia Whatley. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

Our Safety in Their Hands 16 Replies

This thought provoking workplace safety infographic features the top 5 organizations that have made the biggest impact on occupational health and safety. It features the U.S governments OSHA,…Continue

Started by Lorenzo Miguel. Last reply by Mymic Mar 15.

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