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Brady releases new infographic on PCB label properties & processes

Gain insight into how to choose a label to meet auto-apply, wash process & tracking needs

Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced its new infographic “PCB Labels: Properties You Need for Your Process.” The infographic provides valuable information on printed circuit board (PCB) labeling, in a visual and intuitive format.

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A+A 2015 exhibitor registrations continue at a steady rate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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