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Nigeria: Lagos General Hospitals Prepare to Manage Outbreak of Deadly Viral Infections - AllAfrica.com


Nigeria: Lagos General Hospitals Prepare to Manage Outbreak of Deadly Viral Infections
AllAfrica.com
"The training will cover multiple topics including how health workers can identify and triage suspected VHF patients, how they should apply standard precautions, and how they should put on and take off personal protective equipment (PPE) before and ...

Ahlsell acquires outlet for personal protective equipment and workwear in Umeå - NB Herard


Ahlsell acquires outlet for personal protective equipment and workwear in Umeå
NB Herard
Jobline offers workwear and protective equipment to small and medium-sized professional customers in Umeå and surroundings, north of Sweden. The customer offering consists to a large extent to strong brands from well-known suppliers. The company is ...

United States Smart Personal Protective Equipment Market 2017 - First Newshawk


United States Smart Personal Protective Equipment Market 2017
First Newshawk
The report Smart Personal Protective Equipment Market 2017 presents a widespread and fundamental study of Smart Personal Protective Equipment industry ...

Industrial Buying Is Changing Fast - BRINK


BRINK

Industrial Buying Is Changing Fast
BRINK
Personal protective equipment. Mop heads. Toilet tissue. The list is as long as the sector is key. Yet because it's a business-facing business, it's largely invisible to most consumers—despite its importance. If it disappeared overnight, however ...

Wisconsin Corn Milling Plant Fined over $1.8M After Fatal Grain Dust Explosion - Insurance Journal


Wisconsin Corn Milling Plant Fined over $1.8M After Fatal Grain Dust Explosion
Insurance Journal
Willful citations were issued for failure to shut down ignition sources, prevent static electricity discharge, provide adequate personal protective equipment to employees, correct malfunctioning dust collection systems, maintain equipment safety ...

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Differences between Device and Drug Clinical Research

Medical devices and drugs clinical research have their differences in approach and methodology. It is necessary to have a clear understanding of these differences if one embarks upon a study involving either or both of these.

Some of the major differences between device and drug clinical research include:

Requirement for a study:

One of the important differences between device and…

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Posted by Roger Steven on November 23, 2017 at 6:17am

Philippine anti-drug agency chief vows 'rule of law'

The new chief of the Philippines’ anti-drug agency has promised a fresh approach to the controversial war on drugs, “based on the rule of law”.

Aaron Aquino said that since he took over in August, only one suspect had been killed in 1,341 operations.

Thousands have died in the anti-drug campaign since it was launched by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016.

Rights groups say Mr Duterte has sanctioned extrajudicial killings by vigilantes…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on November 23, 2017 at 4:54am

What are the potential areas of risk management?

What are the potential areas of risk management.jpg The most critical aspect of risk management is the identification of potential areas of risk management. This helps the organization to stay focused on the areas in which it could possibly face risks, rather than taking an aimless view and shooting about in the dark.

In a very broad sense, the potential areas of risk management include all areas of a business, because simply…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 23, 2017 at 4:41am

Biotech and Pharmaceutical Courses are a gateway to a challenging and flourishing career

Biotech and Pharmaceutical Courses are a gateway to a challenging and flourishing career With over four million employed directly or in allied sectors and catering to the world’s largest market and research area, biotech and pharma is a fast growing industry. Its courses are designed to prepare individuals for this giant industry.

Biotech and pharmaceutical courses are much sought after by aspiring…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 22, 2017 at 5:09am

Recycling dangers and how to avoid them

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There is a danger that we try to recycle absolutely everything these days, when realistically not everything can be recycled.  We are also predispositioned to recycle all our household waste, but there are a few dangers we should all be aware of.

 

We recycle…

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Posted by Alex on November 22, 2017 at 2:00am

Things to Keep In Mind for Effective Muscle Building

The American Heart Association and the ACSM or “American College of Sports Medicine”had actually come up with their latest recommendations for physical fitness and activity. They suggested that Americans must perform and incorporate some sort of a resistance training program along with their regular cardio workouts minimum twice every week and they must focus on making the major muscle group work actively. Here are some of the things to keep in mind and follow religiously if you wish to…

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Posted by Silvia Watson on November 21, 2017 at 8:18am

Understanding the importance and benefits of auditing Quality Management Systems

Understanding the importance and benefits of auditing Quality Management Systems.jpg

Auditing Quality Management Systems is a core requirement for ensuring that Quality Management Systems – defined as “…a set of policies, processes and procedures required for planning and execution” in the core business area of an organization, meaning those that impact the ability of the organization to meet…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 21, 2017 at 5:20am

Finance chiefs say bitcoin is 'real' but many think it's in a bubble right now

Bitcoin is a “real” asset but it’s currently in a bubble, according to a CNBC survey of global finance bosses, with many calling it a “fraud.”

Ninety-seven chief financial officers (CFOs) on CNBC’s Global CFO Council were asked their view on bitcoin. Out of the…

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Posted by Adam Fleaming on November 21, 2017 at 5:12am

Bid Goodbye to Body Aches and Pains with Medium Firm Mattresses!

When it comes to buying a mattress, it is imperative that your body gets the right support and cushioning it needs. Your spine should not face discomfort when you are sleeping. It is crucial for you to ensure that you buy a mattress that is medium firm in nature so that you get the right support for your body. At the same time, it is essential for you to ensure that the mattress you buy is a good brand as they will use top quality materials when it comes to its manufacture. …

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Posted by Silvia Watson on November 20, 2017 at 8:26am

Good Manufacturing Practices are essential for ensuring quality

Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) constitute one of the core components that go into the manufacture and distribution of foods, drugs and other pharmaceutical products. Good Manufacturing Practices are prescribed by regulatory agencies from around the world, the FDA and the EMA being among them.

The guidelines set out by these regulatory…

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Posted by John Robinson on November 20, 2017 at 5:22am

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Differences between Device and Drug Clinical Research

Medical devices and drugs clinical research have their differences in approach and methodology. It is necessary to have a clear understanding of these differences if one embarks upon a study involving either or both of these.Some of the major differences between device and drug clinical research include:Requirement for a study:One of the important differences between device and drug clinical research relates to the…See More
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Philippine anti-drug agency chief vows 'rule of law'

The new chief of the Philippines’ anti-drug agency has promised a fresh approach to the controversial war on drugs, “based on the rule of law”.Aaron Aquino said that since he took over in August, only one suspect had been killed in 1,341 operations.Thousands have died in the anti-drug campaign since it was launched by President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016.Rights groups say Mr Duterte has sanctioned extrajudicial killings by vigilantes and by police.…See More
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How to Prepare and Survive an OSHA Audit at 26468 E Walker Dr, Aurora, Colorado 80016-6104

January 23, 2018 from 1pm to 2pm
OVERVIEWRegulatory Compliance Audits can be taxing and worrisome for anyone.  Having an OSHA Audit open an organization up to receiving regulatory citations, monetary fines, negative company press, etc.  The purpose of this OSHA compliance training is to cover the key concepts of how to successfully navigate through an OSHA Audit.  Being prepared ahead of time and knowing the right protocols can help turn a negative situation of being involved in a compliance audit into a positive one.WHY…See More
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Occupational Health and Safety 5 Replies

Health and safety are important aspects of an organisation’s smooth and effective functioning.  Did you know that workplace health & safety injuries cost Australian businesses over $60 billion…Continue

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Started by WHS Solutions. Last reply by Tara safe Nov 16.

QlikView for its Safety Strategic Business Intelligence Solution Worldwide

QlikTech (NASDAQ:QLIK), a leading…Continue

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What's your favorite motivational/safety quote? 102 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 Collins Nov 14.

Business Intelligence with Big Data happens at Unipê

the college center of João Pessoa will preserve the 1st assembly at big records, geared toward professionals inside the regions of administration, economics, public control and facts technologies.…Continue

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The Road Safety Signs ,Barriers,Humps,Hazard Markers and Visual Warnings are some of the important marks to be observed. Signs such as "keep left",stop, "give way" should not be casually treated.…Continue

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OSHA Delays Deadline to Electronically Submit 300A Data - Lexology - Lexology


OSHA Delays Deadline to Electronically Submit 300A Data - Lexology
Lexology
This morning, OSHA announced that it will extend the date by which employers with covered establishments must submit the data from the 2016 Form 300A…

Knife River faces OSHA citations not related to Tuesday death - KULR-TV


KULR-TV

Knife River faces OSHA citations not related to Tuesday death
KULR-TV
As of Wednesday the occupational safety and health administration has not opened an investigation into this case, however, there are recent OSHA citations involving Knife River. According to the United States Department of Labor, OSHA issued a news ...
OSHA looking into fatal accident at Billings Knife River constru ...
OSHA looking into incident at Billings construction site that killed Laurel man

OSHA Delays Deadline to Electronically Submit 300A Data - The National Law Review


Business Insurance

OSHA Delays Deadline to Electronically Submit 300A Data
The National Law Review
This morning, OSHA announced that it will extend the date by which employers with covered establishments must submit the data from the 2016 Form 300A to OSHA's electronic database. The new deadline is December 15, 2017. The delay will “allow ...
OSHA extends deadline for electronic injury, illness reports to Dec. 15
OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports
OSHA announces two-week deadline extension for electronic ...
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Cal/OSHA: Companies Exposed Workers to Valley Fever | EHS Today - EHS Today


EHS Today

Cal/OSHA: Companies Exposed Workers to Valley Fever | EHS Today
EHS Today
Six California companies are facing $241,950 in fines after multiple workers contracted Valley Fever on a job site in Monterey County. The employers, one ...

A Message from EHS: OSHA Injury Reporting Due December 1, 2017 - Printing Impressions


A Message from EHS: OSHA Injury Reporting Due December 1, 2017
Printing Impressions
Employers with over 20 full time employees, including printing operations, must submit their work-related injury and illness records to a new OSHA website.

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