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The Women Presidents’ Organization Welcomes Dawn Abbott as Newest Member of Prestigious Women’s Business Organization
The Women Presidents’ Organization Welcomes Dawn Abbott as Newest Member of Prestigious Women’s Business Organization
3/21/2017 10:57:30 AM
New York, NY (Monday, March 13, 2017) -- The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), a peer advisory group for million dollar plus women-led companies, is proud to announce Dawn C.
Exposure to Asbestos Still a Major Health Issue in Puerto Rico
Exposure to Asbestos Still a Major Health Issue in Puerto Rico
3/20/2017 12:35:11 PM
In early March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report about an increase in the number of deaths associated with malignant mesothelioma.
Protecting California Workers from Exposure to Wood Dust and Other Airborne Hazards
Protecting California Workers from Exposure to Wood Dust and Other Airborne Hazards
3/20/2017 9:50:03 AM
Back in 2009, wood dust was added to California’s Proposition 65 list as a substance known to cause cancer. Proposition 65 requires businesses to notify Californians about significant amounts of chemicals in the products they purchase, in their homes or workplaces, or that are released into the environment.  There are tens of thousands of workers across the state that may be …
IdentityForce & Workforce Present “Building a Culture of Identity Protection for your Employees” Live Webinar on March 23
IdentityForce & Workforce Present “Building a Culture of Identity Protection for your Employees” Live Webinar on March 23
3/20/2017 8:00:00 AM
IdentityForce, Inc., a pioneer of identity protection solutions and services, and Workforce, a multimedia publication that covers the intersection of people management and business strategy, are teaming up to present an free, exclusive webinar.
High Percentage of Shipyard Workers Test Positive for Lead
High Percentage of Shipyard Workers Test Positive for Lead
3/17/2017 9:56:54 AM
Earlier this year, health officials from the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Health announced the results of an investigation at a shipyard in Superior, Wisconsin.
Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards
Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards
3/15/2017 4:06:56 PM
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), there are over half a million workers in the United States that are involved with welding, cutting and brazing.
Companies in Puerto Rico have until May to Prepare for OSHA’s New Beryllium Rule
Companies in Puerto Rico have until May to Prepare for OSHA’s New Beryllium Rule
3/13/2017 2:01:20 PM
Earlier this month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a proposed delay in the effective date of the rule entitled Occupational Exposure to Beryllium.
Identifying Occupational and Environmental Exposure Hazards to Organic Solvents
Identifying Occupational and Environmental Exposure Hazards to Organic Solvents
3/13/2017 8:38:09 AM
Solvents are widely used in industry and can even be found in many products in people’s homes. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) describes solvents as substances that are capable of dissolving or dispersing one or more other substances.
Mold Causes Fire Station to Temporarily Shut Down
Mold Causes Fire Station to Temporarily Shut Down
3/10/2017 10:36:03 AM
In February,  The Sun  published an article about the temporary closure of a County Fire Department station after the discovery of mold. The modular building was constructed over 40 years ago and is also known to contain asbestos.
Syrma Technology Achieves OHSAS 18000 Certification
Syrma Technology Achieves OHSAS 18000 Certification
3/9/2017 7:02:40 PM
Syrma Technology, a leader in electronic manufacturing services serving global OEMs, today announced the company’s India production facilities have been officially recommended for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18000 certification, following a comprehensive safety audit by the UK’s national standards body, BSI Group.
Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposures to Gasoline
Identifying and Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposures to Gasoline
3/9/2017 9:32:20 AM
As recently as two years ago, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that over 140 billion gallons of gasoline were consumed in the United States.
Seasoned Environmental, Health and Safety Consultant is the Newest Addition at Clark Seif Clark
Seasoned Environmental, Health and Safety Consultant is the Newest Addition at Clark Seif Clark
3/8/2017 9:01:48 PM
Clark Seif Clark (CSC) is pleased to announce that Nicole Henson, CMC is now part of the company’s esteemed group of industry professionals. Ms. Henson brings decades of combined forensic engineering, industrial hygiene, indoor air quality, environmental, health and safety experience to benefit Clark Seif Clark’s clients.
Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Methylene Chloride
Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to Methylene Chloride
3/8/2017 12:12:45 PM
Methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, is a volatile, colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that the chemical compound is used in various industrial processes, in numerous industries.
Residential and Occupational Exposure Risks to Solvents in Puerto Rico
Residential and Occupational Exposure Risks to Solvents in Puerto Rico
3/6/2017 10:24:37 AM
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), millions of workers in the United States are exposed to solvents on a daily basis.
New York Building Science Consultants Identify Indoor Pollutants that Impact People with COPD
New York Building Science Consultants Identify Indoor Pollutants that Impact People with COPD
3/6/2017 10:17:04 AM
According to a Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey conducted in 2011, 5.9% of residents in New York had been told they have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by a health care professional.  That year, the percentage equated to over 1.15 million residents of the state being afflicted by a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related …
Some California Nail Salon Workers Are Breathing Easier Due to Growing Collaborative Program
Some California Nail Salon Workers Are Breathing Easier Due to Growing Collaborative Program
3/2/2017 9:56:57 AM
Last month, National Public Radio (NPR) published an article about worker safety and health in California’s nail salon industry. The article discusses the California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative and their efforts to protect nail salon workers from exposure hazards to toxic chemicals and indoor air quality (IAQ) contaminants.
New Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure Takes Effect in March
New Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure Takes Effect in March
3/1/2017 10:56:23 AM
On March 21st, all three standards from a new final rule issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to protect workers from exposures associated with beryllium-related diseases will take effect.
Occupational Hazards due to Exposures to Welding Fumes and Gases
Occupational Hazards due to Exposures to Welding Fumes and Gases
3/1/2017 8:25:33 AM
More than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries are exposed to a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Liftoff Opens for Business in Asia: Former Twitter Sales Alum to Head Up APAC Expansion
2/27/2017 2:06:34 PM
Liftoff, the leader in performance-driven mobile user acquisition, today announced its expansion into the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, along with the appointment of Marc Hale as Head of APAC.
Dust Allergens and Indoor Air Quality in Homes and Offices in Puerto Rico
Dust Allergens and Indoor Air Quality in Homes and Offices in Puerto Rico
2/27/2017 12:39:24 PM
Almost everyone has at one time or another experienced sneezing, a running nose or itchy eyes after cleaning their home or entering an office shortly after it was cleaned.  The condition is frequently caused by exposure to dusts that have become airborne due to vacuuming, dusting or other cleaning activities.