Occupational safety and health

aTyr Pharma Announces First Quarter 2021 Results and Provides Corporate Update

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

Our manufacturing agreement with Lonza for the production of this antibody reflects our commitment to this program.

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  • Our manufacturing agreement with Lonza for the production of this antibody reflects our commitment to this program.
  • Data is expected in the third quarter of this year.\nReported positive results from its Phase 2 study of ATYR1923 in COVID-19 patients with severe respiratory complications, which provided proof-of-mechanism for ATYR1923.
  • Research and development expenses were $4.5 million and $3.6 million for the three months ended March 31, 2021 and 2020, respectively.
  • Links to a live audio webcast and replay may be accessed on the aTyr website events page at: http://investors.atyrpharma.com/events-and-webcasts.

Coeur to Participate in Upcoming Conferences

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:30pm

Mr. Whelan will also take part in a virtual fireside chat during the conference at 1:20 p.m. Central Time (2:20 p.m. Eastern Time).

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  • Mr. Whelan will also take part in a virtual fireside chat during the conference at 1:20 p.m. Central Time (2:20 p.m. Eastern Time).
  • Mr. Krebs and Mr. Whelan will also participate in the Bank of America Global Metals, Mining & Steel Conference on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.\nThe Goldman Sachs Credit & Leveraged Finance Conference and the Bank of America Global Metals, Mining & Steel Conference are virtual- and invitation-only investment conferences.
  • Presentation materials will be made available on the Company\xe2\x80\x99s website at www.coeur.com .
  • In addition, Coeur has interests in several precious metals exploration projects throughout North America.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005608/en/\n'

An Answer to PPE Shortages and High Prices: Washington Healthcare Associations Partner with Healthtech Start-Up, bttn.

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 7:14pm

In Seattle, Washington, the unique Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing Co-op has helped over 675healthcare organizations of all types across Washington state purchase necessary PPE to ensure safety of patients and staff.

Key Points: 
  • In Seattle, Washington, the unique Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Purchasing Co-op has helped over 675healthcare organizations of all types across Washington state purchase necessary PPE to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • This collaborative effort has already had a huge impact on the Washington Healthcare Community.\nTo procure PPE supplies that are high quality and cost-effective, the Washington PPE Purchasing Co-Op partnered with bttn.
  • By automating medical supply purchasing, bttn.\'s mission is to democratize pricing on the world\'s most vital supplies and serve all in the healthcare industry.
  • Access to quality PPE at affordable pricing is a game changer for our Community Health Center members who were really struggling to find PPE.

Traction Guest Extends Its Workforce Security Platform to Support Employee Health and Safety Requirements with Best-in-Class Space Booking Partners

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:34pm

b'Traction Guest, a workforce security management vendor offering tools for employee health and safety, next generation Visitor Management, and critical communication, today announced the addition of several space booking partners to their growing ecosystem.

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  • b'Traction Guest, a workforce security management vendor offering tools for employee health and safety, next generation Visitor Management, and critical communication, today announced the addition of several space booking partners to their growing ecosystem.
  • As part of their expanded focus on health and safety controls, the company announced deep partnerships Office Space and Condeco.\nThese industry leaders each bring over 15 years experience deploying complex space booking solutions.
  • The tool helps organizations reimagine their security operations across any number of complex use cases.
  • Traction Guest\xe2\x80\x99s powerful workforce security functionality enables leaders across HR, facilities, EHS (employee health and safety), and global security to reimagine their approach to safety, security, and productivity for a safe hybrid work experience.\n'

UL Launches Complimentary COVID-19 Vaccination Tracker Service to Support U.S. Return-To-Workplace Programs

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:02pm

The streamlined and scalable service can be used to track and monitor other vaccination efforts in addition to COVID-19, supporting employers' preparedness for future potential public health emergencies and regulatory changes.

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  • The streamlined and scalable service can be used to track and monitor other vaccination efforts in addition to COVID-19, supporting employers' preparedness for future potential public health emergencies and regulatory changes.
  • Used by employers as well as healthcare providers, PureOHS supports companies' occupational health compliance and surveillance programs.
  • Learn more about Vaccination Tracker implementation and benefits .\nUL is the global safety science leader.
  • Discover more at UL.com .\nFor information about Standards development and other nonprofit activities, visit UL.org.\n"

BBG Expands Assessment Services With Acquisition Of Mach-8 Consulting

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:05pm

b'DALLAS, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --BBG, a leading national commercial valuation and assessment real estate services firm, today announced that it expanded its assessment services with the acquisition of Mach-8 Consulting, a York, ME-based due diligence services firm specializing in HUD-insured property assessment projects.

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  • b'DALLAS, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --BBG, a leading national commercial valuation and assessment real estate services firm, today announced that it expanded its assessment services with the acquisition of Mach-8 Consulting, a York, ME-based due diligence services firm specializing in HUD-insured property assessment projects.
  • Prior to Mach-8, Mr. Bauman served as a Division Manager for an international consulting firm specializing in environmental and property condition assessments.
  • .\nRichard Dagnall, BBG Assessments President, commented: "We are extremely fortunate to have highly talented professionals like Blaine and his team join BBG.
  • "\nBBG offers comprehensive due diligence services including valuation, advisory, assessment, desktop evaluation, energy services, cost segregation, zoning, and ALTA surveys.

Occupational Health Experts Recommend New Guidelines to Prevent Workplace Illness and Injury

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:30pm

The leading health metrics guidelines are designed to prevent workplace illness and injury, with an overarching goal for workers to return home as healthy as when they came to work.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe focus on identifying measures that occur before worker\xe2\x80\x99s health is harmed is critical to safeguarding worker health.

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  • The leading health metrics guidelines are designed to prevent workplace illness and injury, with an overarching goal for workers to return home as healthy as when they came to work.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe focus on identifying measures that occur before worker\xe2\x80\x99s health is harmed is critical to safeguarding worker health.
  • AIHA hopes that these guidelines help employers create healthier workplaces and prevent occupational illness and injury in the first place,\xe2\x80\x9d said AIHA CEO Lawrence D. Sloan, CAE.\nBest Practice Guide for Leading Health Metrics in Occupational Health and Safety Programs is a guide for both practitioners and managers in the broad occupational health community, including industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, occupational health nursing, engineering, and human resources.
  • It applies to businesses of all sizes in all industry sectors, including but not limited to, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and nongovernmental organizations.\nLeading health metrics - as opposed to lagging health metrics - focus on disease prevention and health promotion.
  • They are measurable, evidence-based indicators that are used to monitor, predict, influence, and manage exposures, hazards and conditions in a workplace that may impact worker health.

ISEA Releases Online Tool Showing Safety Equipment Industry's Nationwide Impact

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:15pm

Clicking on a state enables users to localize the data even further by congressional district.\n"The safety equipment industry is a bright spot in the economy, serving as a stable revenue and job producer throughout the U.S.," said ISEA President Charles Johnson.\nThe online tool reveals how important the industry is both as an ongoing supplier of workplace safety equipment and as a source of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for American workers.

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  • Clicking on a state enables users to localize the data even further by congressional district.\n"The safety equipment industry is a bright spot in the economy, serving as a stable revenue and job producer throughout the U.S.," said ISEA President Charles Johnson.\nThe online tool reveals how important the industry is both as an ongoing supplier of workplace safety equipment and as a source of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for American workers.
  • The safety equipment industry provides head protection, eye protection, hearing protection, hand protection, foot protection, respiratory protection, safety apparel, fall protection, general safety and ergonomics equipment that support the health and safety of workers in agriculture, mining, transportation and communications, construction, manufacturing, services, sales, medical, government and other workplaces.\nLast year, the safety equipment industry generated more than 345,000 jobs, which included 29,642 manufacturing jobs, 33,566 wholesaling jobs, and 65,909 retailing jobs, among others.
  • Companies paid $22.2 billion in total wages during 2020, with the average wage in the industry being $64,500.
  • Since 1933, ISEA has set the standard for the personal protective equipment industry, supporting member companies united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of people worldwide.\n'

Covanta Assists Local Connecticut Law Enforcement on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

To combat this alarming fact, Covanta, a state leader in sustainable waste disposal partnered with local law enforcement in Bristol, West Hartford, Meriden and Berlin, Connecticut to collect unwanted and expired medications in honor of the DEA\'s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day .

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  • To combat this alarming fact, Covanta, a state leader in sustainable waste disposal partnered with local law enforcement in Bristol, West Hartford, Meriden and Berlin, Connecticut to collect unwanted and expired medications in honor of the DEA\'s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day .
  • We\'re proud to partner with local law enforcement and have our waste-to-energy facilities play a critical role in this very important initiative.
  • "\nCovanta has been providing safe disposal of medications collected at community-sponsored, drug take-back programs for over ten years, working with local and federal law enforcement.
  • With a nationwide network of treatment, recycling and Waste-to-Energy facilities, Covanta Environmental Solutions enables customers to mitigate risk and reach their sustainability goals.

FOREWARN Partners with Outer Banks Association of REALTORS®

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

FOREWARN allows agents to properly and safely plan for showings with a higher level of confidence.\nThe FOREWARN services purchased by OBAR will be available to the 1,000+ real estate agent membership at no additional cost to individual agents.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are thrilled to be providing FOREWARN as an added layer of proactive safety for our members,\xe2\x80\x9d said David Pergerson, President of Outer Banks Association of REALTORS\xc2\xae.

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  • FOREWARN allows agents to properly and safely plan for showings with a higher level of confidence.\nThe FOREWARN services purchased by OBAR will be available to the 1,000+ real estate agent membership at no additional cost to individual agents.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are thrilled to be providing FOREWARN as an added layer of proactive safety for our members,\xe2\x80\x9d said David Pergerson, President of Outer Banks Association of REALTORS\xc2\xae.
  • Risk assessment and due diligence at your fingertips\xe2\x84\xa2.\nAt red violet, we build proprietary technologies and apply analytical capabilities to deliver identity intelligence.
  • These solutions are used for purposes including risk mitigation, due diligence, fraud detection and prevention, regulatory compliance, and customer acquisition.
  • Our solutions are used today to enable frictionless commerce, to ensure safety, and to reduce fraud and the concomitant expense borne by society.