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25th QSSP course held in November - 07

The Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) course grew out of an International Safety Equipment Association/Safety Equipment Distributors Association professional development initiative, with the first course held in 1996. The 25th session milestone was celebrated at the November 12-16, 2007 course of QSSP held in Louisville, Ky.
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Get going on standards, House Dems tell OSHA

The Democratic majority in the U.S. House of Representatives slipped in language in the House OSHA budget report for fiscal 2008 that could portend the kind of heat the agency will face if the Democrats capture the White House next year. Consider the report a shot across OSHA’s bow.
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Herb Niles on sales & management: As time flies by, is a turnover tidal-wave approaching?

Last year certainly ended with some excitement with the 3M acquisition of Aearo, Showa acquiring Best Glove, Bacou-Dalloz changing its name to Sperian, and Hagemeyer NA apparently being sold to Sonepar SA. While it remains to be seen what impact those developments will have on the market, one thing is pretty certain: changing dynamics in the age of the workforce will create challenges for hiring companies to find qualified candidates for their openings.
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MSA sets record third quarter sales

MSA announced net sales for the third quarter 2007 were $247.7 million compared with $209.8 million for the third quarter of 2006, an increase of $37.9 million, or 18 percent. Net income for the third quarter of 2007 was $16.7 million, an increase of $4.1 million, compared with $12.6 million for the same quarter last year.
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SUPPLIER PROFILE: MCR Safety brings expertise to PPE marketplace

We are MCR Safety! Workers who wear our gear refuse to be out-performed and so do we. We are committed to bringing our customers products that work as hard as they do.
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Kimberly-Clark Professional unveils new global brand identity

Kimberly-Clark Professional announced in early December of 2007 a new global brand identity aimed at delivering a unified business approach across all of its geographies, businesses, segments, channels and media, according to a company statement.
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Kevin Brown on marketplace issues & trends: More rants from the left coast

We’re all being stretched for longer hours with more and more communication “tools” that you buy yourself or are given by your employer. But how much is enough and how much is too much? Are the tools (or “toys”) controlling us or are we truly getting the most from them?
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Here comes the deer

Aearo Technologies brands announced their new product lineup for Fall 2007 four days after the company’s acquisition by 3M was made public last November.
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ISEA seeks public review of new protective clothing standard

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is soliciting public comments on a new performance standard for chemical protective clothing.
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SUPPLIER PROFILE: Lifesaving AEDs are the heart of Heartsine's business

You could say Heartsine Technologies Inc. has a heart for safety. The Newtown, Pa.-based company specializes in producing lifesaving automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and making sure these devices are accessible to the average lay rescuer.
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