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Health Education Solutions “Asks the Experts” About Health Certification

 

Experts agree: Proper training is vital for individuals whose careers may require them to provide emergency care. As the leading provider of advanced cardiac life support…

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Added by Crystal Thomas on January 4, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Health Education Solutions Preps EMTs and Paramedics for Rapid Employment Growth in New First Responder Special Section





Employment for EMTs and paramedics is expected to grow by 19 percent between 2006 and 2016, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To help the increasing number of emergency services professionals, or those considering entering the field, learn more about first responder training, advanced cardiac life support… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on December 7, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Health Education Solutions Offers Tools and Tips for Changing Paths in New Career Transitions Special Section



Healthcare will generate 3.2 million new wage and salary jobs between 2008 and 2018—more than any other industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This rapid growth underscores the importance of training and continuing education as professionals shift careers within this growing industry. To assist healthcare professionals as they transition into new positions within the same field, Health Education Solutions, the leading provider of… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on November 2, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments

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

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

The Basics of Lockout/Tagout

What is Lockout/Tagout?



OSHA Standard CFR 1910.147 was developed to ensure before any employee performs

any servicing/maintenance on a machine or equipment where unexpected energizing, start up or release of

stored energy could occur and cause…

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Added by Donna Kolody on June 4, 2010 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Understanding Padlock Keying Options



OSHA Regulation 1910.147 is the standard for the Control of Hazardous Energy (lockout/tagout). This is an important regulation that needs to be understood and followed. One component is the use of padlocks in your

lock-out/tagout program. As you know, there are many choices when it comes to…

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Added by Donna Kolody on April 30, 2010 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Protecting America’s Workers Act of 2009: A Plan to Give OSHA A Lot More Teeth

Cross posted from: http://safetyphoenix.blogspot.com/



From: McDermott Newsletters



"Just weeks before his death, the late Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA), with the help of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid…
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Added by Pam Wilkinson on October 15, 2009 at 8:18am — No Comments

CSB Recommendations Deficient-Flash Fire Hazards

Many stakeholders were anxious to hear the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) key findings and recommendations in the September 24, 2009 release of the final investigation report on the catastrophic dust explosion at Imperial Sugar Refinery. The CSB made five key recommendations with included adherence to NFPA combustible dust standards, comprehensive housekeeping, hazard communication training, emergency response, and that Imperial Sugar implement corrective actions in accordance with best… Continue

Added by John Astad on September 27, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote? 98 Replies

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

Started by Michelle Sears. Last reply by David R Snell on Wednesday.

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

Started by Zuber Ahmed Apr 24.

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

Started by David R Snell. Last reply by David R Snell Apr 21.

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

Tags: electric, osha, air, door, interlocked

Started by Scott V Mar 24.

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