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3 hrs ago | Chemical Online

Analytical Systems Keco Provides Only Laboratory Detection Method Specific To H2S

Houston, TX Analytical Systems Keco, a Houston-based gas refining, manufacturing and transporting processes analysis firm, recently released the 205L Laboratory H2S in Liquids Analyzer.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

HR Magazine

Workplace AEDs, Response Programs Can Save Lives

Around 10,000 sudden cardiac arrest events occur each year in the workplace, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration .

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

EMS1

How to get the most out of blood borne pathogen training

The federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration, or 'OSHA' was created by Congress under the Department of Labor in 1970 to better protect workers by assuring safe and healthy working conditions.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WHDH

Window washing rig falls, injuries worker in Boston

A man was transported to the hospital on Saturday after a window-washing rig suddenly dropped.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Red Bluff Daily News

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA

The Republic

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA

Chambersburg Public Opinion

In quake, barrels became quarter-ton projectiles

Napa Valley's seismically reinforced winery buildings generally held up to the largest earthquake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century, but the precious wine piled inside often did not.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Opinion

Reuters

New test may predict worker hearing loss

Not everyone exposed to high noise levels at work experiences hearing loss as a result, and a new study suggests a simple test can predict which workers will be affected.

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Related Topix: Audiology, World News, Austria,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Time

A Tale of Two 9-Year-Olds: The One on the Playground, and the One With an Uzi

You should be absolutely terrified that a 9-year-old's constitutional right to fire an Uzi trumps your right to decide at what age your kids can play at the park unsupervised Parents who allow their 9-year-old to play unsupervised at a playground can be arrested, but handing a nine-year-old an Uzi is perfectly acceptable.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Veteran Affairs, Opinion

GlobeNewswire

The S.M. Stoller Corp. Receives Department of Energy's Superior Star Award

Huntington Ingalls Industries is pleased to announce that the Legacy Management Support Team of the company's subsidiary, The S.M. Stoller Corp., was awarded the Superior Star Award by the Department of Energy.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Newport News, VA

ScienceBlogs

Disappointing summer for progress by OSHA on new worker safety regulations

Just before Memorial Day - the kickoff of the summer season - the Obama Administration released its agenda for upcoming regulatory action.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Python

osha.oira 2.3.0

OiRA is a comprehensive, easy to use and cost-free web application. It helps micro and small organisations to put in place a thorough step-by-step risk assessment process - from the identification and evaluation of workplace risks, through decision making on preventive actions and the completion of these actions, to continued monitoring and ... (more)

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JD Supra

OSHA Initiative Directs Untimely Whistleblowers To NLRB

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration recently has entered into a referral agreement with the National Labor Relations Board under which it will direct workers wanting to pursue time-barred retaliation claims under workplace safety laws to the NLRB.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

The Jersey Journal

Company facing $52K fines for safety violations during Bloomfield construction

BLOOMFIELD - A New Jersey concrete and masonry company is facing a $52,470 fine after allegedly having employees work in hazardous environment without the proper protection, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced today.

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Related Topix: Bloomfield, NJ, Recreational Vehicle, Citation

Business Wire

AHF Asks a oeHow Many More?a on Latest Porn HIV Infection

Two weeks after Assembly Bill 1576, Isadore Hall's bill to require condoms in all adult films made in California, failed to get out of the Senate Appropriations Committee-effectively killing the bill this year-another industry-related HIV infection in a performer has prompted a filming moratorium in the industry.

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Related Topix: Industry, CA, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Tennessee OSHA to hold Safety Fest

Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration teamed up with the Oak Ridge Business Safety Partnership, along with dozens of other organizations, to hold the third annual Safety Fest.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN

Customer Interaction Solutions

Analytical Systems Keco Provides Only Laboratory Detection Method Specific to H2S

Houston, TX August 28, 2014 Analytical Systems Keco, a Houston-based gas refining, manufacturing and transporting processes analysis firm, recently released the 205L Laboratory H2S in Liquids Analyzer.

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The Plain Dealer

OSHA investigation under way at Cleveland Track Material following fatality there last week

As a government investigation gets under way after last Thursday's on-the-job death of a Cleveland Track Material employee, weekend services are planned for Elbert Woods.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

The Washington Post

Death of a Copsa member resurfaces questions about reality show safety

"Cops" executive producers John Langley, left, and Morgan Langley, second right, answer questions with Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer, right, during a news conference in Omaha, Neb., on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

NorthJersey.com

OSHA cites Paterson firm for safety hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor today cited a Paterson manufacturer with more than $90,000 in penalties for exposing workers to amputation and other health and safety hazards.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

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