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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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VPPPA names new government affairs counsel

By Dave Johnson
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The Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA) has named Courtney Malveaux, as its government affairs counsel, the organization announced at its annual meeting, held August 25-28 in National Harbor, MD.


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GE embraces human and organizational performance

By Dave Johnson
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Mistakes will happen. It’s human error. People are people working within the context of systems, so GE takes people out of the equation and focuses on risk, the risks of the systems that employees work within, said Ann R. Klee, the VP for Environment, Health and Safety at GE, speaking at the opening session of the 30th annual meeting (Aug.  25-28) of the Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA), in National Harbor, MD, outside of Washington DC.


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Brady releases “Sample Certainty” White Paper on how specimen labeling impacts productivity & cost

Report explores current trends in science & medicine that will change the way your lab runs
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Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in product and facility identification solutions, today released its “Sample Certainty” white paper. The report explains important aspects of sample labeling, including the cost of sample loss, common sample errors and best practices for labeling and tracking samples.


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Arc flash hazards tested in various scenarios

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A video produced by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) provides a fascinating look at arc flash hazards and how they are tested and assessed.


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Transmission, substation arc flash research

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Because most methods currently available for analyzing the arc flash incident thermal energy were developed for low and medium-voltage industrial and commercial settings -- and not applicable to practical transmission and substations situations – a study by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) aimed to:


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Occupational injuries from arc flash events

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Electrical safety in the workplace is an important topic that is addressed by NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® (2015 edition). This document addresses arc flash and shock hazards, and there is a need for more factual incident data on the actual hazards that may be experienced when equipment faults or adverse electrical events occur.


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NIOSH mining product: Arc flash awareness

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It is estimated that 5 to 10 arc flash incidents occur in electrical equipment everyday in the United States. These events have the potential to cause serious injuries and even death due to burns and other trauma.


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Cal Ripken, Jr. reinforcing message of safety in the workplace

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Sal Longo, Founder and CEO of Northern Safety and Industrial is touring facilities across the country with Cal Ripken, Jr. to reinforce the importance of Leadership and Safety in the Workplace.


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SMG names James Green as Marketing Communications Manager

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Today SMG announces that James Green has been named Marketing Communications Manager. As the Marketing Communications Manager, James will be responsible for helping SMG and our members increase their digital presence, help develop marketing ideas, as well as help out with some of the more technical aspects of SMG’s website and back-end software.


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