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WeddingWire Receives Perfect Score for Workplace Equality in 2017 Corporate Equality Index
12/5/2016 1:12:00 PM
Global Technology Company earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Benchmark Report for the Second Year in a Row Chevy Chase, MD--December 5th, 2016--WeddingWire, the global industry leader for online wedding planning, proudly announces that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey …
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.
Asbestos Still Lurks in Many Commercial and Residential Properties in Puerto Rico
Asbestos Still Lurks in Many Commercial and Residential Properties in Puerto Rico
12/5/2016 9:22:30 AM
Asbestos was used for decades in many building products found in Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean. It is a naturally occurring mineral fiber that when added to building products, offers desirable attributes such as increased strength, corrosion resistance, acoustical dampening, thermal insulation and fire resistance.
Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure Risks in New York
Mesothelioma and Asbestos Exposure Risks in New York
12/5/2016 7:52:25 AM
Last month, The Citizen published a report about an organization that runs a family and children’s center in Auburn, New York being fined thousands of dollars for improper asbestos removal.  The organization that runs the center was cited for three serious violations according to the article.
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.
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.
MomoCentral Launches MomoGivesBack in Partnership with Tech Nonprofit Accelerator Fast Forward
MomoCentral Launches MomoGivesBack in Partnership with Tech Nonprofit Accelerator Fast Forward
11/29/2016 1:51:49 PM
Today MomoCentral, a global agency for freelance technical talent, announces the launch of MomoGivesBack, an in-kind program that matches skilled MomoCentral designers and developers with tech nonprofits in need of technical support.
Potential Formaldehyde Exposure Risks for Puerto Rico’s Hair Salon Workers
Potential Formaldehyde Exposure Risks for Puerto Rico’s Hair Salon Workers
11/29/2016 1:51:33 PM
Most workers employed at hair salons in Puerto Rico and across the Caribbean probably don’t think that their jobs could be exposing them to a known carcinogen, but unfortunately for some, it could be the case.
California Home Improvement Company Ordered to Pay Civil Penalty for Failure to Comply with the RRP Rule
California Home Improvement Company Ordered to Pay Civil Penalty for Failure to Comply with the RRP Rule
11/29/2016 11:50:58 AM
Earlier this year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that a home improvements company in Anaheim was ordered to pay over $58,000 for failure to comply with the Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP).
Exelon Employees Show Holiday Spirit by Donating 9,300 Hours to Community Causes in Honor of #Givingtuesday
Exelon Employees Show Holiday Spirit by Donating 9,300 Hours to Community Causes in Honor of #Givingtuesday
11/28/2016 11:13:06 AM
Exelon employees across the country are spending the holiday season investing their time and money in the communities in which they live, work and serve.
New York Firm Identifies TCE and Other Hazardous Exposure Risks across the Tri-State Area
New York Firm Identifies TCE and Other Hazardous Exposure Risks across the Tri-State Area
11/28/2016 7:52:03 AM
On November 3rd, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC) containing seven newly reviewed substances.
New York Residents Advised of the Common Signs and Symptoms of Lead Poisoning in Children
New York Residents Advised of the Common Signs and Symptoms of Lead Poisoning in Children
11/28/2016 7:48:23 AM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that at least 4 million households have children living in them that are being exposed to high levels of lead.
Strong Odor at Police Department Results in Employee Complaints to State Officials
Strong Odor at Police Department Results in Employee Complaints to State Officials
11/23/2016 2:42:03 PM
Recently, several complaints for safety and health hazards were filed with the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program regarding strong odors and potentially dangerous gases at a police department in Virginia.
Two Accenture Leaders Named Among Most Powerful Women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network
Two Accenture Leaders Named Among Most Powerful Women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network
11/23/2016 1:00:32 PM
Two Accenture leaders have been named to the Women’s Executive Network 2016 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list. The Accenture leaders are: • Claudia Thompson, managing director, Health and Public Service and lead for inclusion and diversity in Canada.
California Library to Temporarily Close for Asbestos-Containing Tile Removal
California Library to Temporarily Close for Asbestos-Containing Tile Removal
11/23/2016 9:17:23 AM
In October, a board of supervisors from a California county approved the temporary closure of a local library for an asbestos abatement project. The closure is set to take place following the Thanksgiving holiday.
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.
More than 1 in 4 Employers Do Not Conduct Background Checks of All New Employees, According to CareerBuilder Survey
More than 1 in 4 Employers Do Not Conduct Background Checks of All New Employees, According to CareerBuilder Survey
11/17/2016 11:03:30 AM
Ever wonder why companies often take so long in deciding which candidate to hire for a particular position? Consider this: the cost of bringing on the wrong person can run into the thousands and thousands of dollars.
Identifying Formaldehyde Exposure Hazards in Hair Salons
Identifying Formaldehyde Exposure Hazards in Hair Salons
11/17/2016 8:38:36 AM
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that as recently as 2014, there were over 650,000 jobs in the United States for hairdressers, barbers and cosmetologists.
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.