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Rich – Understanding what being rich means

By Mike Williamsen Ph.D., CSP
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On a recent assignment in the Middle East, I met some fascinating people from different cultures.


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AIHA, MIHA combine forces to bring premier OEHS education and training event for first time to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Asia Pacific OH + EHS Conference + Exhibition to focus on management of industrial hygiene, occupational health and environmental health and safety issues in the workplace
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The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has teamed up with the Malaysian Industrial Hygiene Association (MIHA) to co-sponsor the AIHA/MIHA Asia Pacific OH + EHS Conference + Exhibition, a high-quality education and training event for IH and OEHS professionals from around the world.


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CDC director: Ebola close to becoming a global threat for years to come

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CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H. reported on his visits last week to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and called for immediate steps across nations to accelerate response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, according to a press release issued September 2 by the CDC.


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A+A 2015 exhibitor registrations continue at a steady rate

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Following the opening of the online registration in July 2014, exhibitor applications for A+A 2015, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, have been received at a steady rate. “The last A+A staging attracted a record number of 63,500 trade visitors from nearly 70 countries, impressively establishing A+A as the number one tradeshow on occupational health and safety.


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Talking risk: Pros & cons of ISO 31000-2009

By Martin Ralph
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In 2005, International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) established a working group to develop the first international risk management standard.


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3M Personal Safety Division donates nearly 1 million respirators to help fight Ebola Virus

Project HOPE, MAP International and Direct Relief International to distribute 3M respirators in West Africa
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3M, one of the largest suppliers of personal protection equipment, has donated nearly 1 million respirators to help doctors and aid workers contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease. Project HOPE, MAP International, and Direct Relief International will distribute 3M’s NIOSH-approved N95 respirators to workers in Sierra Leone and surrounding areas.


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"Vision Zero" imagines a world without fatal work accidents

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Millions of people worldwide die each year as a result of work-related accidents and illnesses. But experts at a congress in Frankfurt think that number can be reduced to zero.


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AEM expands REACH training program to cover Conflict Minerals and RoHS rules

Manufacturers must prove compliance throughout supply chain or risk losing market access
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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is expanding its REACH regulatory-compliance training program to help members and the industry comply with the complex Conflict Minerals and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) rules.


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World Congress to showcase integrated strategies for safety and health

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The XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014 which opens in Germany on 24 August will showcase strategies that promote a workplace prevention culture.


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Questions and answers on Ebola

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The current Ebola outbreak is centered on three countries in West Africa: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, although there is the potential for further spread to neighboring African countries. Ebola does not pose a significant risk to the U.S. public.


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