Workplace PPE Inforgraphic – “PPE – The Basics”

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Updated: CSB Releases Safety Message Focusing on Preventing Accidents in High School Chemistry Labs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6vR0BdRCNY Updated 1-3-2014 Statement from CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on Yesterday’s (January 2, 2014) High School Laboratory Fire in New York City I was distressed to learn once again of a serious high school laboratory accident, this one occurring yesterday at a New York City High School. According to media reports, a flash fire occurred … Continue reading Updated: CSB Releases Safety Message Focusing on Preventing Accidents in High School Chemistry Labs

CSB Releases Safety Message Focusing on Preventing Accidents in High School Chemistry Labs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6vR0BdRCNY Washington, DC, December 10, 2013—The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today released, “After the Rainbow,” a video safety message focused on potential dangers in high school chemistry laboratories. The message features Calais Weber, an accident survivor, who on January 23, 2006, at age 15 was burned over 40 per cent of her body during … Continue reading CSB Releases Safety Message Focusing on Preventing Accidents in High School Chemistry Labs

Job Opening! – EH&S Manager in Southern Wisconsin

Please contact the Recruiter Directly! I am posting the job as a favor to them! EH&S Manager, USA, Wisconsin, The purpose of this position is to manage the overall Environmental, Health and Safety of the facility. The position will ensure that the site is compliant with all required regulations, completes required regulatory reporting, and implement/maintain … Continue reading Job Opening! – EH&S Manager in Southern Wisconsin

At least 12 killed in shooting at Fort Hood, Tex.; U.S. soldier among the gunmen

By William Branigin Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, November 5, 2009; 5:34 PM   At least one U.S. soldier in uniform opened fire on troops at Fort Hood, Tex., Thursday, killing 12 people and wounding 31 others, officials said. Officials said one gunman was killed and that two other soldiers suspected of involvement in the … Continue reading At least 12 killed in shooting at Fort Hood, Tex.; U.S. soldier among the gunmen

Food Safety Training: Part 2 of 6: Holding Time and Temperatures

A “MUST SEE” for all food handlers. The entire 6 video series can be viewed in less than 30 minutes Used with permission and under license of the Idaho Central Health Department.

Wash Call: H1N1 hits Capitol Hill … Highway worker safety … More

WASHINGTON - H1N1 has hit the Hill. The first congressman came down with swine flu this past week. Rep. Greg Walden, a sixth-term Republican from rural Oregon, announced via Twitter that the virus had nailed him. "Just diagnosed with likely H1N1. Ugh. Off to seclusion for awhile(cq)," the lawmaker, 52, tweeted Tuesday. Rep. Melissa Bean, … Continue reading Wash Call: H1N1 hits Capitol Hill … Highway worker safety … More

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