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November 15, 2014

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1:39 PM | Welder Safety Training
On a construction site, welding is one of the most important aspects to ensuring the structural integrity of any project, but welding can be extremely dangerous. Through a combination of pressure and intense heat, welding joins materials like steel and metal together to create better support for buildings. Below, you’ll find a list of training [...]
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12:55 PM | Warehouse Worker Safety Training
Warehouses that store and distribute large amounts of materials can be excellent opportunities for employment, but the physical nature of the work and use of large, complex machinery means a higher risk of injury for workers. Material handlers and order pickers are confronted with hazardous materials and strenuous labor all day long. Below, you’ll find [...]
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10:56 AM | Telecom Technician Safety Training
Telecom communications are an essential part of modern life. The cables and satellites spanning the globe help keep people connected and make businesses run smoothly. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Telecom Technicians. OSHA Required Training [...]
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10:09 AM | Substance Abuse Counselor Safety Training
Substance abuse is unfortunately a widespread problem in America today. Millions of people each day are struggling with addiction to alcohol, drugs, and prescription medication. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Substance Abuse Counselors. OSHA Required Training [...]
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9:44 AM | Steel Worker Safety Training
For many construction sites, steel workers provide the backbone of the entire operation. These skilled workers put the beams, girders, and columns in place that will form the integral structure of buildings. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Steel Workers. OSHA Required Training [...]
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8:26 AM | Slaughterhouse Worker Safety Training
At the center of the food industry, there is meat processing. Slaughterhouses turn the livestock of the nation into the packaged food that we buy in supermarkets everyday. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Slaughterhouse Workers. OSHA Required Training [...]

November 14, 2014

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11:57 AM | The Green Marketing Façade
This is a guest post by Simon C. Moore , a Biology graduate and science writer ...
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10:57 AM | School Teacher Safety Training
Everyone can remember that one special teacher—the one that took the extra time and effort to show that they really cared about their students and wanted them to succeed. In today’s world, it’s becoming harder and harder to be an effective teacher with all the added pressures and difficulties that now come with the job. [...]
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9:47 AM | Sanitation Worker Safety Training
Streets, dumpsters, and large amounts of debris don’t clean themselves. Sanitation workers strive every day to make their community a little cleaner, and a little bit better. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Sanitation Workers. OSHA Required Training [...]
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9:05 AM | Real Estate Agent Safety Training
In the fast-paced world of real estate, many agents might not think there is time or need to consider safety, but any profession that requires driving all over a city and constantly entering different people’s homes should be considered a risky one. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most [...]
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5:57 AM | Roofer Safety Training
A roof is one of the most important parts of any home. It adds aesthetic value and protects people’s considerable investment from inclement weather. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Roofers. OSHA Required Training [...]

November 13, 2014

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7:00 PM | The economics won’t go away: NHS Cancer Drugs Fund to consider cost-effectiveness
This week, NHS England published its revised process for operation of the cancer drugs fund.  Of particular interest is the requirement to take into account both costs and effects of treatments. NICE was set up in 1999 with the remit of considering the value for money, or cost-effectiveness of new and existing treatments. It is ...read more
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2:02 PM | Recyclable Material Handler Safety Training
With the threat of climate change, the overcrowding of city dumps, and the dangers of trash burning, recycling is becoming more and more of a necessity each and every day. To encourage more households and offices to recycle as much as possible, many communities now employ special recyclable material handlers to sort out recyclable materials [...]
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1:23 PM | Power Line Installer Safety Training
More than any other discovery or invention, electricity has transformed the way that people live their lives. It’s nearly impossible to imagine going without it for a few hours, much less a day. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Power line installers. OSHA Required Training [...]
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12:46 PM | Police Officer Safety Training
Police officers do much more than keep the peace; they are responsible for the general safety of their entire community. This means that they are forced to rush into the situations that everyone else is afraid of. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Police Officers. OSHA Required Training [...]
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12:12 PM | Painter Safety Training
Painting is one of the most important aspects to the aesthetic beauty of a property. A fresh coat of paint can completely transform an old, run-down house into a beautiful and inviting home. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Painters. OSHA Required Training [...]
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11:41 AM | Office Worker Safety Training
Just because you spend your days working in an office, doesn’t mean that you are completely safe from hazards and potential on the job injuries. An office is still filled with people, and people are prone to mistakes that can lead to minor or severe accidents. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that [...]
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10:55 AM | Nurse Safety Training
On a daily basis, nurses are the front line of defense against illness, disease, and serious injury. They help doctors to evaluate and treat all kinds of medical problems that people face everyday. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Nurses. OSHA Required Training [...]
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9:40 AM | So does QOF really reduce emergency hospital admissions?
What should you make of our latest paper suggesting that QOF reduced emergency admissions? There have now been over 20 systematic reviews of pay for performance (P4P) and even a systematic review of systematic reviews. A reasonable summary would be that P4P seems to improve the processes of care somewhat (and with the potential for ...read more
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6:08 AM | Miner Safety Training
Mining is an industry that has been around since the industrial revolution, and despite many advances in technology, it remains a dangerous, dirty job. For those brave enough to travel down into mines in search of natural resources, there are some very important safety measures to refer to over and over again to make sure [...]
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5:11 AM | Midterm Elections: The New Senate and the Future of Science
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5:06 AM | Massage Therapist Safety Training
Massages are often thought of as a luxury, but in reality their benefits to overall psychological and physical health should make them a necessity for just about anyone trying to take better care of their body. At the same time, the therapists who provide this valuable service are often carting around heavy equipment and driving [...]
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4:14 AM | I’m Afraid This Changes Nothing
When Naomi Klein says things like "Any attempt to rise to the climate challenge will be fruitless unless it is understood as part of a much broader battle of world views. Our economic system and our planetary system are now at war," I am sympathetic. So I expected and wanted to like her magnum opus on climate, "This Changes Everything". But I don't. In fact I'm sorely disappointed. I find the book naively optimistic, agonizingly politically correct, and technically uninsightful. Not only is […]

November 12, 2014

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10:39 PM | What Not To Wear To A Comet Landing
Amidst all the (justified) celebration of Rosetta and Phylae today — it really is a big deal when a ten year mission ends with the first landing on a comet evah!) — there  was one truly sour note.  This: That’s Matt Taylor, Rosetta project scientist.  If you read the profile at (where else) The Daily Mail, you’ll get […]
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2:14 PM | Logging Worker Safety Training
The logging industry has a long history as one of the most profitable ventures possible, and also as one of the most dangerous. The daily use of chain saws and the threat of falling trees mean that loggers must be constantly on the lookout. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required [...]
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1:46 PM | Light Vehicle Driver Safety Training
In many countries, the car is king. It’s the main mode of transportation for both personal and commercial reasons. Many companies will employ drivers of lighter vehicles than semi trucks to transport goods and people. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most light vehicle drivers. OSHA Required Training [...]
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1:24 PM | Randall Munroe Is On The Case
Just to add to the deliciousness of the day, xkcd is more or less live-cartooning the Rosetta landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.* (h/t @edyong209) Nothing in my day promises to be as challenging/exciting as what that craft (and its controllers) are doing.  You? *That link is a little wonky.  If the cartoon (number 1446) doesn’t come […]
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12:32 PM | Landscaping Worker Safety Training
In order to keep the outside of their home looking as attractive and as well designed as the inside, many people turn to the help of landscapers. Landscaping Workers can not only help you to choose the best plants that will accent the outside of your home, but will also maintain large yards including grass, [...]
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11:48 AM | Lab Technician Safety Training
Governments, research organizations, and the medical industry all have a complex network of scientific laboratories working around the clock on research and development. These labs investigate findings in chemistry and biology to further our understanding of specific compounds in the two subjects and make important new discoveries that have huge impacts on medicine and academia. [...]
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10:55 AM | Housekeeping Safety Training
Between work, kids, and extracurricular activities many people find it difficult to find the time to keep their house looking great. This is when they hire a professional housekeeper to come in and take care of routine tidying, deep cleaning, or both. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most [...]
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