Business Wire

  1. GE’s HardFiber System Dramatically Reduces Protection And Control Installation And Maintenance Costs By Up To 50% Through Eliminating Copper Wiring
    GE Digital Energy announces the Multilin HardFiber System which eliminates the need for thousands of copper wires in a substation and replaces them with a few fiber optic cables
  2. Heat Illness Prevention Outreach And Enforcement Intensify In 2008, Cal/OSHA Statistics Show
    Outreach and education events aimed at protecting workers from heat illness have increased over the first six months of this year as has enforcement of the nation’s first heat illness prevention regulations, according to figures released by the Department of Industrial Relation’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OHSA)
  3. CDC, Premier Healthcare Alliance Work To Eliminate Occupational Needlestick Injuries
    More than 385,000 needlestick and other sharps-related injuries are sustained annually by hospital-based healthcare personnel, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates, with countless others occurring in nursing homes, outpatient clinics, physician offices and emergency care services
  4. 3M Completes Acquisition Of Quest Technologies Inc.
    3M announced recently that it has completed its acquisition of Quest Technologies Inc., a manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, including noise, heat stress and vibration monitors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  5. PetersenDean Roofing And Solar Systems Recognized For Safety By Cal/OSHA
    PetersenDean Roofing and Solar Systems, the nation’s largest, privately-owned roofing and solar company, today announced it has received three Golden Gate Partnership Recognition awards from the California Occupational Health and Safety Administration during the past month, bringing to five the total number of times the company has been recognized for the effectiveness of its workplace safety and health programs over the past six months
  6. Shaw Recognized For Safety Excellence At Power Plant Project
    The Shaw Group Inc. announced today that the Fossil Division of its Power Group has received the Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) STAR designation from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) for excellence in occupational safety and health at the Cleco Rodemacher 3 power plant project