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  • Physicians for social responsibility create maps of nuclear accident evacuation zones in the U.S.

    Physicians for Social Responsibility Create Maps of Nuclear Accident Evacuation Zones in the U.S. Though we hear little about the Fukushima nuclear accident in our mainstream media or from our government, the situation just keeps getting worse. Many more people were affected and continue to be affected by radiation. Crops and fields have been ruined... the list goes on and on. PSR has prepared a ...


    By MapCruzin

  • NNSA’s stockpile stewardship and nuclear nonproliferation annual reports delivered to Congress

    The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) has released the Fiscal Year 2020 Stockpile Stewardship and Management Plan (SSMP) and the Prevent, Counter, and Respond—NNSA’s Plan to Reduce Global Nuclear Threats (NPCR) FY 2020-2024. These annual Congressional reports support the President’s budget request by outlining NNSA’s ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Fatal crane collapse continues happening

    Followed by the fatal crane collapsing in Seattle in April and Dallas in June this year, last Sunday evening, another construction crane fell and sliced through residential buildings in New Jersey during storms. Luckily, no one was injured this time. Since the construction industry has grown, catastrophes like these have happened across the country in recent years. The ...


    By Scarlet Tech Ltd.

  • Enviva Partners, LP Announces Chesapeake Terminal`s Return to Full Operation

    BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA) (the “Partnership” or “we”) today announced that the Partnership’s marine export terminal in the Port of Chesapeake, Virginia has returned to full operation. “I want to thank our operations and engineering teams for their tremendous work safely returning the ...


    By Enviva LP

  • Foot attached to the pedal

    Once you feel comfortable, you can buy clipless pedals that keep your foot attached to the pedal, increasing your pedal efficiency. Yeager also advises starting slowly and not being hard on yourself. Your endurance and strength will improve with time.. Cheap Jerseys china But that what happened. We not braggy. We not cocky. Suggestions should be submitted to the safety committee, and those with ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • VIY3-070 GPR: New model of VI3 Ground Penetrating Radar

    A new model of GPR was added to our product line: VIY3-070 GPR. This model has the lowest central frequency in our GPR product range - 70 MHz. Product specification: Antenna frequency: 70 MHz Receiver-to-Transmitter offfset: 1500 mm Analogue-to-Digital Converter range: 18 bit Dynamic range: not less than 135 dB Data acquisition rate: up to 30 ...


    By Transient Technologies LLC

  • Top International News in Chemical Policy and Regulation - from F to T

    FRANCE France Notifies EC Of Ban On Microplastics And Cotton Buds With Plastic Stems: France has notified the EC that it will ban “rinse-off cosmetic products for exfoliation or cleaning that contain solid plastic particles” from January 1, 2018. The  ...


    By Acta Group

  • Fleet safety is a number one priority for all sorts of fleets

    Fleet safety is a number one priority for all sorts of fleets — public transit, emergency, work and industrial, military vehicles and more. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), traffic fatalities in the U.S. jumped 7.7 percent in 2015 compared to the previous year. Further data indicates that 94 percent of crashes are tied to human error or faulty ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Understanding OSHA’s and Memorandums of Understanding and Inspection Exemptions

    Writer’s Credentials Following a twenty-five-year career as an Occupational Safety & Health Division of Compliance Officer, I conducted workplace/job site inspections to enforce federal and state regulations.  I conducted approximately seventy-five separate fatality investigations, hundreds of non-fatal accidents, imminent dangers, general scheduled inspections, ...

  • OSHA New Accident Rule is Stirring the Pot

    A new accident rule issued by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which will go into effect on Aug. 10, will change the way that manufacturers and businesses log their injuries and illnesses. OSHA directives state that all businesses inform their employees of their respective rights to file any ...


    By OSHA-Pros USA, LLC

  • The Business Case for Occupational Health and Safety Programs

    According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), it has been estimated that employers pay almost $1 billion per week for direct workers' compensation costs. The 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index recently reported that the most disabling, nonfatal workplace injuries alone cost almost $62 billion annually from direct U.S. workers’ compensation costs. ...

  • New Offshore Legislation on Environmental Protection Now in Effect

    New measures to strengthen environmental protection and safety in Canada’s offshore will come into force today.  Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources,Jim Carr, made the announcement in Ottawa.  The Energy Safety and Security Act enshrines the polluter-pays principle in legislation and increases absolute liability in the offshore. This will ensure that the public can ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • France: Work organisation challenged by psychosocial risks

    The most recent publication of the SUMER survey focuses on psychosocial and organisational risks, investigated by using the models by Karasek and Siegrist. First results indicate that job strain concerns more women because of their lower job autonomy and possibilities to shape the work they do, for example the pace of work. Administrative staff, unskilled workers and employees, trade and service ...

  • EPA mine spill could have been prevented

    Government investigators squarely blamed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for a 3 million gallon wastewater spill from a Colorado gold mine, saying an EPA cleanup crew rushed its work and failed to consider the complex engineering involved, triggering the very blowout it hoped to avoid. The spill that fouled rivers in three states would have been avoided had the EPA team checked ...


    By Associated Press

  • Daimler, Audi, BMW, and General Motors Score Highest in Assessment of Autonomous Vehicle Original Equipment Manufacturers

    A new Leaderboard Report from Navigant Research examines the strategy and execution of 18 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including company profiles and rankings, to provide industry participants with an objective assessment of these companies’ relative strengths and weaknesses in the developing autonomous vehicle market. Fully automated ...

  • Feds: Proposed pipeline rules could have prevented accidents

    New federal rules proposed for pipelines that carry oil and other hazardous liquids could have prevented more than 200 accidents since 2010, including a Michigan rupture that ranks as the costliest onshore spill in U.S. history, federal officials said. The U.S. Transportation Department proposal announced Thursday covers more than 200,000 ...


    By Associated Press

  • New pipeline safety rule pending after increase in accidents

    A long-delayed rule to strengthen safety requirements for pipelines that move oil and other hazardous liquids will be unveiled this month following a recent surge in accidents, the U.S. government's pipeline safety administrator said Friday. More than five years in the making, the rule will determine if extra safety measures required in environmentally sensitive and populated areas should be ...


    By Associated Press

  • ExxonMobil fined $566K following probe into refinery explosion

    The California agency that investigates workplace accidents has cited and fined ExxonMobil more than $560,000 for workplace safety and health violations following a probe into February's explosion at a Los Angeles-area refinery. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health said Thursday that 18 of the 19 citations are classified as serious because the violations could potentially ...


    By Associated Press

  • Japan restarts reactor after break due to Fukushima

    A power plant operator in southern Japan restarted a nuclear reactor on Tuesday, the first to begin operating under new safety requirements following the Fukushima disaster. Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it had restarted the No. 1 reactor at its Sendai nuclear plant as planned. ...


    By Associated Press

  • Report Provides Urban Design Recommendations for Healthier Cities, Fewer Traffic Fatalities

    A new report, Cities Safer by Design, offers practical guidance for designing safer streets and communities that can reduce traffic fatalities and improve people’s lives. More than 1.3 million people are killed in traffic crashes ...

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