An example of an incident where the alerts could have assisted the public was the methyl mercaptan gas release that killed three operators and a shift supervisor at the DuPont La Porte, Texas, facility on Nov. 15, 2014.
The 2017 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award™ honors those that have contributed to the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus through effective practices or innovations directed to those who are exposed to noise at work.
Five previous petitions requested the addition of autoimmune diseases. Dr. John Howard, administrator of the WTC Health Program and NIOSH director, determined that the new petition did not provide additional evidence of a causal relationship between 9/11 exposures and autoimmune diseases.
The DOJ sought a permanent injunction against the company for manufacturing and distributing unapproved new drugs.
In addition to paying the $5.8 million penalty, Keurig has agreed to develop, implement, and maintain a compliance program that is designed to ensure that it complies with the Consumer Product Safety Act.
The winners all developed electronic solutions that will help consumers share health data easily and securely.
The agency reported that in Canada between 2006 and 2015, 397 occurrences involving uncontrolled movements of rolling stock or equipment were reported to the TSB, and about 8 percent of them were caused by human intervention.
The review will focus whether or not staff that used the hoses could have been exposed to chemical compounds from the hoses themselves.
"Research shows that flashover occurs eight times faster today, putting firefighters and their equipment at increased risk," said Ed Conlin, Public Fire Protection division manager. "It's important that fire departments follow fire hose codes and make tactical changes to keep first responders safe during fast-moving fires."
The model evaluates BOPs during extreme pressure and flow conditions.
Per Holand of Exprosoft presented the research at OESI’s Public Technology Assessment Program Forum.
Three draft tasking statements were reviewed by the committee.
The 2016 standard was written to be scalable to meet the needs of both large and small companies with varying levels of technology present in their machinery and processes.
Its new report cites the 16 federal agencies involved in overseeing the safety and quality of the U.S. food supply.
Siliq will be used to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
"The court's ruling means federal, state, and local agencies can continue to rely on not-for-profit SDOs to develop voluntary consensus standards at the highest level of excellence and at minimal cost to government," added Kathie Morgan, president of ASTM International.
Acosta is the dean of the Florida International University law school.
The company reported it expects wind energy, transportation, and utilities to experience higher growth than other PPE segments through 2021 as they increasingly adopt sophisticated products.
The data from the NSC represents the sharpest two-year climb in 53 years.
During the closures on successive weekends, crews are restriping lanes and setting nearly 4 miles of concrete barriers on both sites of a widened median, in order to create work zones.
The Brookwood-Sago grants will honor 25 fallen Alabama and West Virginia miners.
The numbers are the lowest in 22 years in once case.
Considered the industry's most comprehensive conference, the event taking place Feb. 27-March 2 at the Fort Worth Convention Center is heavy on safety topics.
The standard will ensure LNG vessels can bunker in a safe and sustainable way.
The current exemption refers to where the imported pesticide would be used, such as in and around the home, rather than the type of pest control product that can be imported, so it doesn't prevent Canadians from legally importing pest control products that either pose an unacceptable risk or that require special equipment and training to be used safely. It does not prohibit online purchases.
Costs are recovered where there has been a material breach of health and safety law; a material breach is defined as one where a business or organization has broken the law and the inspector considers it serious enough to notify them in writing.
Helicopter accident and fatality rates have decreased for the third consecutive year, the agency reported.
Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over the Feb. 8 ceremony. "A sick call, a fire, a patient in cardiac arrest, an injured child or a woman in labor – no matter the situation, FDNY members work together, side by side, to care for their patients," he said.
Fatal drug overdoses spiked to 308 during 2016, and the Division of Forensic Science confirmed the presence of fentanyl in more than one-third of the 308 cases.
The workshop was held on April 26, 2016.