Occupational safety and health

TEAMSTERS, UNITE HERE AND FOOD EMPOWERMENT PROJECT RALLY AGAINST UNION BUSTING AND SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT AMY'S KITCHEN

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 10:42pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy's Kitchen workers and their allies, including UNITE HERE Local 19, Teamsters Local 665 and the Food Empowerment Project, rallied outside of the company's San Jose location today. The company announced plans to close the facility amidst a union organizing drive at the plant with UNITE HERE.

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  • The company announced plans to close the facility amidst a union organizing drive at the plant with UNITE HERE.
  • "In the last few months, Amy's Kitchen workers organized work actions to demand respect and justice on the job," said Tho Do, UNITE HERE Northern California Organizing Director.
  • "What Amy's Kitchen has done is disgraceful," said Lauren Ornelas, Founder and Executive Director of the Food Empowerment Project.
  • Amy's Kitchen was cited for 13 different safety violations at the Santa Rosa plant, including three violations deemed "serious."

SureWerx™ Acquires MEGAComfort® International Inc.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 2:00pm

SureWerx, a leading global manufacturer of safety, tool & equipment products, announced today that it has acquired MEGAComfort International Inc.

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  • SureWerx, a leading global manufacturer of safety, tool & equipment products, announced today that it has acquired MEGAComfort International Inc.
  • SureWerx CEO, Chris Baby, shared that adding MEGAComfort to our ever growing, world-class portfolio of SureWerx brands moves us another step toward our goal of becoming the global leader in Safety and Productivity.
  • Joining SureWerx, will accelerate our growth in existing channels, while simultaneously expanding our reach into the extensive SureWerx distributor network.
  • The MEGAComfort team has always been inspired by the workers we support, and we look forward to the MEGAComfort brand growing even further under the SureWerx Umbrella.

Korea International Construction & Industrial Safety Expo 2022, Showcasing Innovative Smart Construction and Industrial Safety Solutions at KINTEX in October

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 5:49am

Korea International Construction & Industrial Safety Expo 2022, where you can experience the world of cutting-edge construction safety solutions in one place, will be held at KINTEX, in Goyang, Korea, from October 19 to 21.

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  • Korea International Construction & Industrial Safety Expo 2022, where you can experience the world of cutting-edge construction safety solutions in one place, will be held at KINTEX, in Goyang, Korea, from October 19 to 21.
  • Alongside the expo, the Construction Safety Leaders Forum will kick off with chief executives and decision-makers in the Korean construction safety industry.
  • Korea's major smart construction and industrial safety companies including LG U+, GSIL, and HULAN will join the expo.
  • K-Con Safety Expo 2022 is currently seeking international exhibitors and buyers to participate in the online business meeting.

Magnetic Gorilla Guard Helps Construction Safety Engineers Address Swing Radius Hazards

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 1:42pm

VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade Corporation (PCC), ParkingZone, and the newly introduced Magnetic Gorilla Guard is reducing on-site construction safety hazards.

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  • VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cascade Corporation (PCC), ParkingZone, and the newly introduced Magnetic Gorilla Guard is reducing on-site construction safety hazards.
  • Part of the Gorilla Post Magnetic Mounting System, the Magnetic Gorilla Guard attaches to mobile heavy equipment to warn co-workers of possible crushing risk.
  • OSHA has regulations regarding work area control around Cranes & Derricks in Construction addressing Swing Radius Hazards.
  • of L&I Crane Certification Program Supervisor / Crane Technical Specialist, the Magnetic Gorilla Guard satisfies the WAC 296-155-53400 General Requirements for work area control and swing radius hazards.

Machine Vision Market worth $15.5 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:30pm

Therefore, machine vision cameras mounted on assembly lines are preferred over machine vision cameras integrated with robots.

Key Points: 
  • Therefore, machine vision cameras mounted on assembly lines are preferred over machine vision cameras integrated with robots.
  • Implementation of machine vision technology in electronic component manufacturing has further strengthened the prospects of machine vision in the consumer electronics industry.
  • Thus, this region is likely to hold a major share of the machine vision market during the forecast period.
  • The scope of the report includes detailed information regarding drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities for the market, which are the major factors influencing the growth of the machine vision market.

Machine Vision Market worth $15.5 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:30pm

Therefore, machine vision cameras mounted on assembly lines are preferred over machine vision cameras integrated with robots.

Key Points: 
  • Therefore, machine vision cameras mounted on assembly lines are preferred over machine vision cameras integrated with robots.
  • Implementation of machine vision technology in electronic component manufacturing has further strengthened the prospects of machine vision in the consumer electronics industry.
  • Thus, this region is likely to hold a major share of the machine vision market during the forecast period.
  • The scope of the report includes detailed information regarding drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities for the market, which are the major factors influencing the growth of the machine vision market.

Wintermar Offshore (WINS:JK) Reports 1H2022 Results

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Friday, July 29, 2022 - 8:00am

JAKARTA, July 29, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Wintermar Offshore Marine (WINS:JK) has announced results for 1H2022.

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  • JAKARTA, July 29, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Wintermar Offshore Marine (WINS:JK) has announced results for 1H2022.
  • Gross Profit from Owned Vessels for 1H2022 amounted to US0.2 million compared to a US$2.7 million in 1H2021.
  • For 1H2022, Chartering Revenue jumped 205% YOY to US$7.96 million compared to US$2.6 million in 1H2021, reflecting some contracts in Brunei.
  • At the Operating level, the Company recorded a loss of US$0.88 million for 1H2022, compared to US$0.7 million profit in 1H2021.

aeSolutions establishes New Machinery Safety Line of Service, Appoints Catherine Hillard to Lead

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 5:10pm

aeSolutions , a consulting, engineering, and systems integration company, today announced the companys new line of service, Machinery Safety.

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  • aeSolutions , a consulting, engineering, and systems integration company, today announced the companys new line of service, Machinery Safety.
  • Led by Catherine Hillard, the service line aims to reduce injuries associated with human-machine interaction and improve overall plant value while achieving conformity with machinery safety standards.
  • But thousands of serious injuries including fatalities are caused by machinery safety hazards each year in the United States.
  • Catherine Hillard, certified machinery safety expert (CMSE), has been appointed to lead the new service line as Lifecycle Solutions Manager for Machinery Safety.

Little Butterflies Learning Center Launches New Techniques and Learning Strategies

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Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 11:11am

Little Butterflies Learning Center provides childcare with new developmental strategies. Recently, the organization launched new techniques and learning strategies initiating the cross culture education.

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  • Recently, the learning center has improvised new techniques and learning strategies in its teachings and policies.
  • The founder of Little Butterflies, Philip Austin Brooks, established Little Butterflies to bring racial equality to the community.
  • Little Butterflies Learning Center offers its new learning strategies by initiating the cross-cultural educational services where the children are exposed to many cultures and languages from across the world.
  • LITTLE BUTTERFLIES Learning Center was first established in 2017, by founder Philip Austin Brooks and his wife in Dallas, Texas.

Axiom Medical Launches Tempo Live, a Comprehensive Behavioral Health Platform, to Meet Rising Demand for Access to High Quality Mental Health Resources in the Workplace

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Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 7:09pm

Tempo Live pairs science-based behavioral health technology, with real time access to licensed medical professionals for a judgment-free, safe interaction to help employees name, navigate, and identify behavioral health needs anytime, anywhere.

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  • Tempo Live pairs science-based behavioral health technology, with real time access to licensed medical professionals for a judgment-free, safe interaction to help employees name, navigate, and identify behavioral health needs anytime, anywhere.
  • Keeping a pulse on employee wellbeing minimizes the risk of mental health crisis by providing a proactive (vs reactive) approach with 24/7 nationwide access to licensed medical professionals.
  • Mark Robinson Axiom Medical CEO states Mental health is inextricably intertwined with every other aspect of workplace and workforce health.
  • When workplace mental health is effectively addressed, it decreases the severity and duration of adverse health events, lowers total medical costs, and reduces presenteeism and absenteeism.