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Safety And Security

Legislation could suspend lead paint rule

June 19, 2012
WASHINGTON — The Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule could be suspended by legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cannot approve a commercially available lead test kit that meets the rule''s "false negative" and "false positive" criteria.
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K-Tech Kleening Systems honored

June 18, 2012
WOOD DALE, IL — K-Tech Kleening Systems has been named as one of 68 National Air Duct Cleaner Association (NADCA) member companies to receive a 2011 Safety Award.
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Distribution center surpasses significant safety milestone

June 14, 2012
CINCINNATI — xpedx''s Cincinnati distribution center has achieved a significant safety milestone by surpassing five years without an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incident.
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EPA releases draft assessing ammonia dangers

June 14, 2012
WASHINGTON — The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the release of its draft Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) health assessment for ammonia.
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Injured window cleaner suing

June 13, 2012
SAN DIEGO, CA — A former window washer who lost both his arms on the job is now suing San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E).
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The dangers of fatigue

June 12, 2012
FREMONT, OH — A study released earlier this year by the respected American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) revealed that many typical work injuries — including back, foot, neck and knee injuries — can be traced directly to worker fatigue.
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Lead Detection Swabs

June 8, 2012
3M LeadCheck swabs, the simple way to test for lead and assist in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency''s (EPA) Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP), are now recognized
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Improving Facility Safety And Sustainability With Matting

June 8, 2012
Floor mats provide dirt control and enhance employee comfort.
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Maids must be supervised

June 4, 2012
SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Manpower has ruled that foreign domestic workers cannot wash exterior windows without two safety conditions being met, effective immediately.
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tornado release 6.1.12

June 1, 2012
June is National Safety Month Tornado Industries Reminds Cleaning Workers to Clean Safely West Chicago, IL – The National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month, and Tornado
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