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Current Openings?

I am currently looking for a health and safety position. My last job I left because of a lack of work due to the economic downturn. I have over 16 years of experience in the safety field. I have experience in multiple disciplines. general industry, construction and industrial hygiene. I have my CSP. I live in Indianapolis, IN. I want to stay located here. I am willing to travel state wide, nationally, and internationally. I am looking for a Safety Manager/Director position. Also regional or… Continue

Added by Gregory A. Dewey on March 26, 2009 at 12:06pm — No Comments

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Added by Mark Catlin on March 19, 2009 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Proforma Safety Launches Blog

I've recently launched a blog for my client, Proforma Safety, building on our three-year Safety Moments e-newsletter that we distribute to clients worldwide. Whereas in the past we archived e-newsletter issues on our website -- where they were seldom accessed after publication -- we now can publish more frequently, and in a more readable and engaging format.



The blog offers information of interest to safety professionals working in the oil and gas, petrochemical, transportation and… Continue

Added by Tricia Morley on March 18, 2009 at 1:41pm — 2 Comments

Kidde Recalls to Replace Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to Operate

News from CPSC

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207



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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 12, 2009

Release # 09-151 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 345-4407

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908





Kidde Recalls to Replace Fire Extinguishers Due to Failure to… Continue

Added by John Miley on March 17, 2009 at 5:54pm — 2 Comments

Medical Device Recalls: Welch Allyn AED 10 Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and MRL JumpStart AED

Three Class 1 Recalls: Welch Allyn AED 10 Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and MRL JumpStart AED

Date Recall

Initiated: December 15, 2008

Product: Welch Allyn AED 10 Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and MRL JumpStart AED



To view the serial numbers that are affected by this recall, please read the company’s press release that is included below.



These AEDs were manufactured from October 3, 2002 through January 25, 2007.





Use: This… Continue

Added by John Miley on March 17, 2009 at 5:41pm — No Comments

"Covering up Osha Incidents to Gain Incentives"

I've been asked quite a bit, lately, about how our programs keep participants from covering up accidents and incidents out of fear of losing incentives. A lot of programs encourage this activity, but our programs don't. How? Because our programs reward participants on behavioral modifications that include pointing out incidents, the potential for accidents, and the avoidance of accidents.



Our participants gain incentives by being safe and by encouraging others to be safe. Our… Continue

Added by Vicki Johnson on March 15, 2009 at 7:13pm — 7 Comments

Taking a safety program public (via ISHN)

Dave Johnson, editor of ISHN, wrote a great article about taking your safety program public.



In it, Dave writes, "Going public with your health and safety program must be more than a PR exercise to earn trust and credibility with your target audience(s). Be honest and “real.” Do more than recite dry facts and statistics. Be creative. And show a sincere interest in using your story to help… Continue

Added by Lara Kretler on March 13, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Risk Versus Gain

No one could figure out what happened. He was just going fishing. It was a beautiful winter day and he knew all the good spots. He had plenty of gas, his boat was in good shape, and he always had the necessary safety equipment on board. Being a retired Navy Boatswains Mate, he knew the water and he knew all about boats. He had won safety awards. His family had no idea what went wrong. I did, even before we started the search.



I don’t remember who spotted him first, but there he was;… Continue

Added by Mario on March 11, 2009 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Good Article!

A guy on LinkedIn sent this out..... Very good read.



Top 10 Myths about Sustainability

Even advocates for more responsible, environmentally benign ways of life harbor misunderstandings of what "sustainability" is all about



NOTE: You have to paste this link into your browser:

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=top-10-myths-about-sustainability



------- Have a great day.....…



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Added by Dan McGreevy on March 11, 2009 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Tim's Blog

My blog can be found at the following Web address, but can also be accessed at the RSS section on the bottom left of this page.

http://www.skillsusa.org/blog/

Added by Tim on March 11, 2009 at 3:04pm — No Comments

useing saftey glasses

saftey glasses should be worn in any workplace.it doesnt matter where u work.use proper glasses .

Added by kris critten on March 10, 2009 at 1:03am — No Comments

Ohio Safety Congress and Expo

Just wanted to know if any of you from Ohio and surrounding area are going to the Ohio Safety Congress and Expo in Columbus on 3/31/09 - 4/2/09?

Ron

Added by Ron Williams on March 9, 2009 at 2:42pm — 2 Comments

"Success" spammer has been banned

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We apologize if you were contacted by a spammer on this community. The spammer formerly known as "success" has been banned. If you ever receive spam messages, feel free to contact me and we'll take care of it promptly.

Thanks to all who reported this issue - we appreciate your support of the Online Safety Community.

Added by Lara Kretler on March 5, 2009 at 5:15pm — 2 Comments

Three P's in Sustainability

If you're interested in sustainability, I hope you'll read my blog about sustainability communications and the Three P's of People, Planet, Profit, http://blogs.dix-eaton.com/index.php/three-ps/

Added by Gregg LaBar on March 5, 2009 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Nanoparticles

NIOSH has recently came out with -Current Intelligence Bulletin 60: Interim Guidance for Medical Screening and Hazard Surveillance for Workers Potentially Exposed to Engineered Nanoparticles- http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2009-116/#2
With the technology in a state of constant change, what if any precautions, changes or steps is the company that you work for are doing in this area

Added by Bill Parker,CHST on March 3, 2009 at 12:50pm — 3 Comments

Heavy Snow and I Couldn't Warn My Neighbor Her House Was Falling Apart...

I recently moved to sunny South Carolina from frigid Minneapolis. It snowed today. REALLY snowed today - that heavy, mushy type of snow that comes down in clumps and looks really pretty until you try to get anywhere in it.



I was removing the snow from the car and preparing to run out for jalapeno chips and milk (not for consumption together) when I heard this loud creaking noise - the kind you hear when a heavy gate swings open in a horror movie and you want to yell "RUN!" at the… Continue

Added by Vicki Johnson on March 2, 2009 at 9:08am — 6 Comments

Who is using Back Supports?

Today we have all kind of gimmicks out there to help do a job easier, efficiently, and safer. We train our folks to recognize hazards and, to correct unsafe condition. With all that we do to ensure our work force has a safe place to work; liability for the employer is becoming a high focus on what type of PPE that is issued to your employees!

My question to you folks (the experts) is a 3 part question.

• First: Do you issue your employees back supports?

• Second: Do you Train… Continue

Added by Ray Butler on February 26, 2009 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Nation's #1 Safety Incentive Programs Offered as a Free Service to Any Company!

Given that no one has money to invest in any new programs, but they want to reward and retain good employees, our program is especially ideal for the economic recession we find ourselves battling. At this time, we are focusing on manufacturing/distribution companies and mills, where accidents and OSHA recordables are a huge issue.



Incentive Solutions LLC has the number-one, guaranteed-ROI safety incentive program in the nation for manufacturers of all sizes. Why? Because we don't… Continue

Added by Vicki Johnson on February 26, 2009 at 4:49pm — 6 Comments

New Ansell CHEMTEK® 38-214T Gloves Protect Against Dangerous Materials

New ChemTek® 38-214T gloves from Ansell Healthcare protect workers from phenol chloroform and a variety of dangerous chemicals. The thin-mil Viton® over butyl gloves are comfortable and provide the dexterity and tactile sensitivity lab workers need.



Ansell developed ChemTek 38-214T gloves in response to a request from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for a thin laboratory glove that could be used with phenol and chlorinated solvents.



UCSF is… Continue

Added by Safety Community on February 26, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

New Disposable Gloves Line

Ansell launches a new portfolio of vinyl and latex disposable gloves designed for a wide range of food handling, general duty and light industrial applications. The glove styles are offered as part of Ansell’s Dura-Touch® and Conform® brands. The company will phase out its VersaTouch and FoodMates® brand gloves.



Dura-Touch and Conform brand gloves are available in packaging with bold colors and prominent product information on all panels of the shipper carton to… Continue

Added by Lara Kretler on February 26, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

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Hello everyone! The construction of my new flower shop will start next month, and it’s a big project for me. Since the shop’s location is near the main road, I want to make sure that everyone is safe during the work. I can’t afford any accident like people getting injured. So I’m thinking of purchasing construction health and safety signs from a supplier that my friend recommended.…See More
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FMEA in medical devices can work better when mated with ISO 14971

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a core aspect of risk management and risk analysis in medical devices. FMEA is essentially about analyzing the reasons for which a problem arises and the effects it has on the system. In the field of medical devices, it is absolutely critical to understand the failure mode and effects because the consequences of not doing this can be disastrous and many times, even…See More
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At our company we have a lot of forklift traffic that has to share the same aisles as our pedestrians. We limit the speed of our lifts to 3 mph.  I am wanting to find out what requirements for…Continue

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Hello everyone! The construction of my new flower shop will start next month, and it’s a big project for me. Since the shop’s location is near the main road, I want to make sure that everyone is safe…Continue

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The career world has rapidly changed and these days, long-term careers and people working in just one job are slowly but steadily becoming a thing of the past. In fact, according to research, in the…Continue

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When trying to run: delete IdentityRequest *I get an error of sailpoint.tools.GeneralException: null index column for collection: sailpoint.object.IdentityRequest.itemsDoing a select * from…Continue

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