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  • Leading with Safety: Creating Lasting Change

    When leaders gain fluency around safety, companies see injury rates drop, employee commitment increases, and overall production improves. How can you as a leader effectively use safety as a catalyst to achieve other operational benefits? Join the ...


    By DEKRA Insight

  • Respiratory Protection for Workers Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the importance of respiratory protection for workers in various industries.  “OSHA reports that an estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Leading Health & Safety trainer qualifiers as Barrister

    A senior tutor at the leading health and safety training provider Woodland Grange has qualified as a barrister. Andrew Ashford, who joined the Leamington Spa-based centre in 2004, was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple at the end of July: he is believed to be the only full time health and safety trainer to have this qualification. At Woodland Grange, Andrew has been ...


  • The EU Takes the Lead on Nuclear Safety with the Amendment to the Nuclear Safety Directive

    The EU's new Nuclear Safety Directive was adopted today by the Council. It provides more power and independence for national regulatory authorities, a high-level EU-wide safety objective, and a European system of peer reviews. It will also introduce periodic national safety assessments and on-site emergency preparedness and response arrangements. In addition, it increases transparency and ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Leading Lead Laboratory Helps Building Owners with New EPA Lead Regulations

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to environmental professionals, the general public and property owners and managers to comply with the EPA’s RRP lead requirements. Cinnaminson, NJ, October 6th, 2010 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that, “Childhood lead poisoning remains a major environmental health problem in the U.S." ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Ethernet Connectivity Added to Industry-Leading Fire- and Gas-Safety System Controller

    For Immediate Release           Contact:  Katherine Boosalis                                                                +1 ...

  • EPA Inspectors to Focus on Lead Paint Safety in St. Louis

    St. Louis, as the nation’s “Gateway to the West,” is a city known worldwide for its rich history. Unfortunately, part of that history can be hazardous to the health of St. Louis families – especially young children. Such hazards come from exposure to toxic lead, hidden in old paint and other materials contained in older homes, child care facilities, and other older ...

  • Are you leading...or lagging? Revolutionizing safety performance in Oil and Gas

    So, you're tracking safety performance. Great. What metrics are you tracking? Are you measuring the right elements of your safety program? What are your metrics telling you? In short: are you leading, or lagging? If you can't answer these questions, join us for ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Energy Solutions leads the way!

    Energy Solutions 2010 is set to address the growing requirements of energy management professionals by incorporating new and innovative feature areas. Taking place from 6-7 October at London Olympia and produced in association with the Energy Institute, Energy Solutions is the UK’s fastest growing energy management event having witnessed a record 31% growth last year including a 18%* growth ...

  • All roads lead to Rome

    Global leading recruitment consultancy supports an employee as he runs the Rome Marathon in March in the efforts to raise money for cancer charities.Allen & York - specialists in the Natural & Built Environment, Energy, Waste, Health & Safety and Engineering sectors – are helping to support ‘Sophie’s Legacy’.Sophie Drury, an inspirational lady now known nationwide, fought ovarian ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

  • Lead Free Renovations

    This spring, dear friends of mine renovated an old house. Because they are committed to recycling wherever possible, they saved the old doors and decided to refinish them themselves. In a bare patch of their backyard, they merrily stripped and sanded 14 layers of paint off the old doors, marvelling at the many colours the house had gone through over the century. It was a dusty task, but they ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Recognized by Nation’s Premier Lead Testing Laboratory

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to property owners and environmental professional to help prevent lead poisoning. In April 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Lead Renovation Repair and Painting Rule to reduce contamination associated with the removal of lead-based paint chips and dust generated when homes are remodeled. The rule requires training and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • CDC Revises Lead Poisoning Guidelines as Lead Expert Responds to Help Children

    Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised their lead poisoning guidelines.  The CDC basically cut in half the amount of lead found in children’s blood between the ages of 1 and 5 that will now trigger monitoring and other actions.   According to the CDC, the new lead guidelines will increase the patient population to over 440,000 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Lead poisoning cases on the rise in China

    Over the last couple of years there have been several high profile cases of imported children’s products from China containing dangerous levels of lead. Those cases renewed public interest in making sure consumer products met all federal safety guidelines.The problem of lead exposure from Chinese products is not just limited to the United States. In China there have been similar cases of ...


  • MagneGas Featured in Leading Publication The FABRICATOR

    MagneGas Corporation, ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), an alternative energy company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas® fuel, is pleased to be featured in the August issue of The FABRICATOR®, North America's leading magazine for the metal forming and fabricating industry. Boasting nearly 60,000 subscribers, The ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • ITT recognized as leading company for diversity

    For the third year in a row, ITT Corporation has been recognized by the readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology as a Best Diversity Company. This recognition is a testament to ITT's ongoing efforts to build and sustain a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace that embodies a global mindset. Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information ...

  • Lead Poisoning Risks in Contaminated Soil

    A recent USA Today investigation revealed contaminated soil around hundreds of old lead factory sites. At a hearing on Thursday, a US senator questioned federal environmental health officials about what is being done to reduce lead poisoning risks. Children are particularly vulnerable to lead poisoning, and they can be exposed to lead from a variety of sources–although ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Leading the Way in Progressive Aboriginal Relations

    The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) has announced this year’s results of the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program — the first and only corporate responsibility assurance program in the world with an emphasis on Aboriginal relations. The Awards were presented at the CCAB’s 12th Annual Vancouver Gala on September 25, 2014 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and other federal safety agencies announced today that they have designated May 2-6, 2016, for the third annual National Safety Stand-Down. The event is a nationwide effort to remind and educate employers and workers in the construction industry of the serious dangers of falls - the cause of the ...

  • Syntex to reveal leading indicators of safety performance at iADC drilling HSE Europe Conference and Exhibition

    Syntex Management Systems, Inc., world’s leading provider of enterprise risk management solutions, is pleased to announce that Joe Stough, Founder, EVP Product Strategy for Syntex will present at the IADC Drilling HSE Europe Conference and Exhibition. The conference will be held September 23-24, 2009 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands at the Movenpick Hotel. Mr. Stough’s presentation entitled “Using ...


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