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City of Toronto launches major resilience-building initiative to prepare Toronto for urban stresses of 21st century
City of Toronto launches major resilience-building initiative to prepare Toronto for urban stresses of 21st century
12/8/2016 10:52:41 AM
The City of Toronto in conjunction with 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) launched a major effort today to improve Toronto’s resilience to the shocks and stresses of an urban city in the 21st century.
Protecting Workers in Industries that Utilize Cobalt and Cobalt Compounds
Protecting Workers in Industries that Utilize Cobalt and Cobalt Compounds
12/7/2016 6:00:34 PM
Last month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). It contained newly reviewed substances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans.
Huge Win for Whistleblowers with Unanimous Supreme Court Decision
12/6/2016 2:10:27 PM
An attempt by large government contractors and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to undermine the False Claims Act (FCA) was beaten back by whistleblower advocates.
Studying Culture on Nigerian Marketplace
Studying Culture on Nigerian Marketplace
12/5/2016 2:28:28 PM
Joseph Ohanugo’s latest book The Nkwor Market Day shows the true essence of rural Nigerian marketplace.   A market day in Igboland, no matter which one—Afor, Nkwor, Eke, or Orie/Oye—is a memorable day for the community where the market is situated.
The Importance of Proper Respiratory Protection for Millions of Workers
The Importance of Proper Respiratory Protection for Millions of Workers
12/5/2016 11:35:07 AM
In October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year.
Accenture Completes Defense Point Security Acquisition, Bolsters Cybersecurity Defense Services for U.S. Federal Agencies
Accenture Completes Defense Point Security Acquisition, Bolsters Cybersecurity Defense Services for U.S. Federal Agencies
12/2/2016 10:58:14 AM
In a move designed to extend its advanced cyber defense and response service capabilities in support of the U.S. federal government, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Defense Point Security LLC (DPS).
Identifying and Mitigating Particulate Matter Pollution Exposure Risks
Identifying and Mitigating Particulate Matter Pollution Exposure Risks
12/1/2016 12:29:48 PM
Particulate matter (PM) is described by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air.
A Story of Honor and Duty
A Story of Honor and Duty
12/1/2016 10:20:45 AM
What can a man do when he is torn by choice? In Tom Joyce’s first of three novels, we follow Karl Marbach, a police inspector, as he navigates through Vienna in 1938 during the Nazi annexation of Austria in Habsburg Honor and Nazi Duty.
Cobalt, Some Cobalt Compounds and TCE Receive New Listings in the 14th Report on Carcinogens
Cobalt, Some Cobalt Compounds and TCE Receive New Listings in the 14th Report on Carcinogens
11/29/2016 3:56:28 PM
In early November, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). The cumulative report now includes 248 listings of agents, substances, mixtures and exposure circumstances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans.
Amsterdam and TomTom join forces to create a smarter city
Amsterdam and TomTom join forces to create a smarter city
11/23/2016 10:39:53 AM
TomTom ( TOM2 ) and the City of Amsterdam will collaborate on the development of traffic and travel concepts to improve traffic flow and parking in the Dutch capital.
TestAmerica Presents on PFOS and PFOA at the Environmental Professionals of Iowa Fall Symposium
11/23/2016 9:00:00 AM
The Environmental Professionals of Iowa (EPI) held its annual symposium on November 14 and 15 in Johnston, Iowa.  Ms. Karla Buechler, Technical Director for TestAmerica, presented Analysis of PolyFluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) including PFOS and PFOA.
Occupational Health Concerns due to 1-Bromopropane Exposure
Occupational Health Concerns due to 1-Bromopropane Exposure
11/22/2016 9:35:36 AM
According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), 1-Bromopropane (1-BP) is a solvent that has been increasingly used in the workplace over the past 20 years.
Top 10 Most Cited OSHA Workplace Safety Violations for Fiscal Year 2016
Top 10 Most Cited OSHA Workplace Safety Violations for Fiscal Year 2016
11/21/2016 2:42:48 PM
Last month, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) named its top ten most frequently cited safety and health violations of the fiscal year.
Identifying Environmental and Occupational Exposure Risks to Suspected Carcinogens in Puerto Rico
Identifying Environmental and Occupational Exposure Risks to Suspected Carcinogens in Puerto Rico
11/21/2016 1:34:19 PM
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). It contained newly reviewed substances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans.
The Trump Presidency and Taxes
11/17/2016 3:42:56 PM
Now that Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States, we will have to live with the reality of the Trump presidency. Since there are Republican majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, it’s likely that major tax reform will be enacted during 2017 with the most significant changes that we have seen since the Tax Reform Act of 1986, when …
Award-Winning Illustrator and Sculptor Releases His Fifth Book
Award-Winning Illustrator and Sculptor Releases His Fifth Book
11/17/2016 2:54:14 PM
Have you ever been in a situation where you have to make a tough decision? How do you know you made the right choice? Stan Briney’s No Time for Justice faces the same dilemma.
Mother of 9/11 Firefighter Honors Son’s Memory in Her Book
Mother of 9/11 Firefighter Honors Son’s Memory in Her Book
11/17/2016 2:37:36 PM
They say that the bond between mother and son lasts a lifetime, and Maureen Santora’s My Son Christopher is unequivocal proof of that.  Maureen takes us through Christopher’s life, from growing up as a precocious young boy to becoming a hero.
Certification Maintenance Program Guidance for Certified Industrial Hygienists
Certification Maintenance Program Guidance for Certified Industrial Hygienists
11/16/2016 1:23:03 PM
With the Fall Exam window underway for those pursuing the Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH®) credential, it’s important for those who successfully pass the exam and all certification requirements to fully understand the ABIH® Certification Maintenance (CM) program.
Sarah Wilkerson Named VP Of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation
11/14/2016 9:29:57 PM
After serving as board member since September of 2012, Sarah Wilkerson was just named vice president of The Save Babies Through Screening Foundation.
Reliving the Story That Ruminates the Heroic Deeds of Soldiers
Reliving the Story That Ruminates the Heroic Deeds of Soldiers
11/14/2016 11:21:05 AM
It requires a lot of courage and a strong heart to relive the moments in the nearly forgotten Korean War. But Dennis Ottley’s desire to raise awareness of the irreplaceable role the soldiers have in the past created a masterwork in Korea’s history.