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How Gathering Machine Data Can Improve Workplace Efficiencies

Since the industrial revolution, manufacturers have been churning out goods which have bettered the livelihoods of billions of people. Machines have been fed raw material and transformed them into finished goods hundreds or thousands of times more valuable. The engine of society has hummed along; manufacturing powered the transformation of mankind’s way of living the...

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P’elfies (project selfies): Can they be useful for project management?

15 March 2019 / 9:00 Selfie-storm has gripped the world in recent times. From nobles to nomads, from officials to ordinary folks; everyone seems to be lovin’ the idea to capture and share the life moments on-the-go. Even the robotic rovers have caught-up with the trend, regularly sharing ‘mars moments‘ and ‘moon moments‘ of their...

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Webinar: Human Robot Collaboration Essentials – Risk Assessment and Validation

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019Time: 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York)Duration: 1 HourEvent Type: Live WebinarCost: Free  Register Today! Description The key to a safe human robot collaboration (HRC) application is to identify exposure to the robotic system hazards and adequately safeguard them.  This is the goal of an HRC risk assessment.  Some aspects...

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OSHA: U.S. Battery Manufacturing Co. Exposed Workers to Lead

U.S. Battery Manufacturing Co. is facing $115,594 after an OSHA investigation completed under the Regional Emphasis Program on Lead. The company exposed workers to lead, unguarded machinery and other safety hazards at its facility in Augusta, Ga.  “Elevated lead levels can cause debilitating and permanent health issues,” said OSHA Atlanta-East Area Director William Fulcher. “OSHA’s lead standard...

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Women in Safety: Women More Likely to Encounter Workplace Assault

The number of women who experience workplace violence greatly outweighs men who sustain nonfatal assault injuries, the National Safety Council (NSC) reported. Seventy percent of all assault-related injuries that required missed work days involved females.  “Our workplaces should be safe havens for everyone, and these data show us we can do more to protect women in the...

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NIOSH Publishes Final Public Safety Research Agenda

NIOSH Publishes Final Public Safety Research Agenda The 18-page document was developed by the NORA Public Safety Council and outlines research work that should be done in eight focus areas in order to promote safety and health for people working in public safety. Mar 14, 2019 NIOSH has published the final National Occupational Research Agenda...

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Back to Basics: Why Workplace Violence Programs Matter

Emad “Al” Shenouda has conducted over 300 active shooter training sessions and has conducted train-the-trainer programs for over 3,000 law enforcement officers. A former federal protective security advisor for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), he has seen the proliferation of active shooting incidents across the United States. He now provides consulting services as...

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Strategic importance of Managing Services in a non-for-profit organisation: addressing IPMA-Operations!

13 March 2019 / 9:00 In many non-for-profit organizations (NPOs) which are essentially driven by volunteers, it is important to help the organization flourish with a sustainable approach. This is both valid for an umbrella organisation as for all its members which are usually separate legal entities (NPOs, Charities) governed through a federal and decentralized...

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70 Percent of Nonfatal Workplace Assault Injuries Happen to Women: NSC

70 Percent of Nonfatal Workplace Assault Injuries Happen to Women: NSC According to the National Safety Council, 70 percent of all assault-related injuries involving days away from work happen to women. Mar 13, 2019 Analysis by the National Safety Council indicates women are disproportionately affected by certain safety issues, nonfatal workplace violence in particular. According to the...

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Safety Questions Arise After Two Fatal Boeing 737 Max 8 Crashes

Safety experts, lawmakers and organizations are questioning Boeing’s 737 Max 8 aircraft after a second fatal crash in five months. An Ethiopian Airlines flight heading to Nairobi, Kenya on Sunday, March 10 plunged to the ground shortly after take-off killing all 157 people on board. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order grounding...

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