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Brady Corporation and Tego Inc. jointly develop next generation smart RFID labels and solutions for aerospace

April 11, 2014

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC), a leading manufacturer and marketer of high-performance identification products, and Tego, Inc., a leader in next generation RFID (radio frequency identification) solutions, announce the release of a smart RFID integrated label, designed to meet AS5678 requirements and the aerospace  industry’s ATA Spec 2000.


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Six essential steps to reducing the impact of a bloodborne pathogen incident

Free training course from Cintas prepares employees for emergencies
April 8, 2013

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines for bloodborne pathogen (BBP) exposure violations at one worksite can exceed $160,000. To reduce fines and protect employees from the spread of BBPs, Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leader in first-aid and safety, today identified essential steps for reducing the impact of a BBP emergency.


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OMB holds first silica rule stakeholder meeting in 19th months

Foundry industry says lower PEL unnecessary, too costly
March 29, 2013

The proposed rule to lower the permissible exposure limit for crystalline silica got dusted off earlier this month after a long period of inactivity at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).


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ACGIH releases 2013 editions of TLVs and BEIs book and Guide to Occupational Exposure Values

User-friendly, pocket-sized book
March 19, 2013

ACGIH® has released its 2013 editions of the TLVs® and BEIs® book and the Guide to Occupational Exposure Values. The information in the user-friendly, pocket-sized TLVs® and BEIs® book is used worldwide as a guide for evaluation and control of workplace exposures to chemical substances and physical agents.


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AIHA releases White Paper on silica competent persons

“Recommended Skills and Capabilities for Silica Competent Persons”
March 19, 2013

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has released the white paper titled “Recommended Skills and Capabilities for Silica Competent Persons,” which represents a common, minimum body of knowledge needed by a competent person to provide meaningful worker protection from silica.


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Microdust Pro measures dangerous concentrations of inhalable dust & aerosols to provide highest level of workplace safety

Real-time monitor shows immediate issues and when they occur
March 6, 2013

Casella CEL today announced the next generation of its Microdust™ real-time dust monitor, one of the health and safety industry's most widely used handheld monitoring devices for assessing employee risk for exposure to dangerous levels of dust and aerosols. 


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Cleaning jobs linked to asthma risk

Occupational asthma underrecognized, says study author
March 4, 2013

A new study indicates there is a strong link between professional cleaning and the risk of developing asthma. Researchers at the Imperial College London have tracked the occurrence of asthma in a group of nearly 9,500 people born in Britain in 1958.


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Union head calls silica rule delay heartless

An estimated 100 died during two years of inaction
February 20, 2013

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said it’s time for the Obama administration to push forward on a proposed silica delay that has been stuck in limbo at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for two years – long past the required 90 day deadline.


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New inspection, same old hazards

Dallas-based Landes foods contested previous citations
February 18, 2013

Despite previous violations, a tortilla manufacturer is still failing to provide employees exposed to corrosive chemicals with emergency eyewashes and is still not monitoring them for formaldehyde exposure.


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OSH pros demand end to silica standard delay

Two-year delay at White House angers occupational health experts
February 15, 2013

In the two years that a proposed rule to protect workers from exposure to dangerous levels of silica dust on the job has been held up by the White House, more than 100 workers have died and thousands have been sickened by preventable exposure to silica dust.


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