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DuPont announces Safety and Sustainability Awards expanded globally and solicits applications

DuPont announces that its 2015 Safety and Sustainability Awards will be open to companies worldwide, rather than just those in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.


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Cirrus Research offers "try before you buy" option to key markets

Noise measurement experts Cirrus Research has re-launched its NoiseHire.com website as demand for its "try before you buy" option has soared in recent months.


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Frommelt® Dock Seals and Shelters rebrands under the Rite-Hite® name

Rite-Hite Holding Corporation is pleased to announce that its line of loading dock seal and shelter products previously branded as Frommelt products, will now be branded under the Rite-Hite name. Frommelt Products Corporation – which has been a part of the Rite-Hite family since 1991 – will now be known as Rite-Hite Environmental Enclosures Corporation, and will continue to deliver the highest level of innovation and quality in loading dock enclosures under the new brand name.


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Hand washing reduces risk of common infections

Is it important to wash your hands? Simply put, yes. Hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of infections. You can spread certain "germs" (a general term for microbes like viruses and bacteria) casually in some workplaces, universal precautions should be followed when workers are exposed to blood and certain other body fluids.


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Hand protection vital part of OSHA control and prevention measures to protect workers from Ebola virus

Currently, most workers in the U.S. are unlikely to encounter Ebola virus or individuals with Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF), according to OSHA. However, exposure to the virus or someone with EHF may be more likely in certain sectors, including the healthcare, mortuary/death care, and airline servicing industries.


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CDC: Interim guidance about Ebola infection for airline crews, cleaning personnel, and cargo personnel

On October 2, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued guidelines to airlines on stopping ill travelers from boarding, managing and reporting onboard sick travelers, protecting crew and passengers from infection, and cleaning the plane and disinfecting contaminated areas.


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CDC: All persons entering Ebola patient’s room should wear gloves, other PPE

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), all persons entering the patient’s room should wear at least gloves, gown (fluid resistant or impermeable), eye protection (goggles or face shield) and a face mask.


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World Health Organization: Gloves essential to protect healthcare workers from the Ebola virus

Health workers treating patients with suspected or confirmed illness are at higher risk of infection than other groups. During an outbreak a number of important actions will reduce or stop the spread of the virus and protect health workers and others in the healthcare setting.


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Industrial Scientific named a Top Workplace in Pittsburgh

Published annually by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Top Workplaces list includes the area’s most successful companies based on employee feedback

Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, has been recognized a Top Workplace in Pittsburgh. The Top Workplaces program honors the region’s best employers based on the results of employee surveys conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP.


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New books from CRC Press

Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence; Constructive Ergonomics; Air Quality, Fifth Edition; Variability in Human Performance; Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients).


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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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