Occupational safety and health

Covid-19 Financial Assistance (Gaps in Support)

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:01am

Latest news on the Covid-19 Financial Assistance (Gaps in Support) Bill 2019-21

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  • Latest news on the Covid-19 Financial Assistance (Gaps in Support) Bill 2019-21

    The next stage for this Bill, Second reading,is scheduled to take placeon a date to be announced.

  • This is a Private Members'Billand was introduced to Parliament on Tuesday 13 January 2021 under the Ten Minute Rule.
  • If the text of the Bill is not yet available, please contact its sponsor,Tracy Brabin MP, for more information.
  • Summary of the Covid-19 Financial Assistance (Gaps in Support) Bill 2019-21

    A Bill to require the Government to undertake an assessment of any gaps in financial support provided to individuals, businesses and industries over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic; to require the Government to report to Parliament on steps it intends to take in connection with any such gaps; and for connected purposes.

Global Indoor Air Quality Monitor Market Report 2021: Major Players are Thermo Fisher Scientific, Siemens, Emerson Electric, 3M, TSI, Horiba, Honeywell International, Testo, Envea, Aeroqual

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:45pm

The Global Indoor Air Quality Monitor Market was valued USD 3796.50 Million in 2019 and is expected to grow at a formidable rate of over 8% during the forecast period.

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  • The Global Indoor Air Quality Monitor Market was valued USD 3796.50 Million in 2019 and is expected to grow at a formidable rate of over 8% during the forecast period.
  • The Global Indoor Air Quality Monitor Market is driven by the growing awareness among the population pertaining to different environmental issues and associated health hazards.
  • The Global Indoor Air Quality Monitor Market is segmented based on product, pollutant type, application, company and region.
  • Regionally, the indoor air quality monitor market has been segmented into various regions including Asia-Pacific, North America, South America, Europe, and Middle East & Africa.

ENA, ACEP Applaud Bill to Address Health Care Workplace Violence

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:37pm

WASHINGTON and SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) praise the introduction of Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act of 2021 which aims to better protect health care workers from the ongoing threat of workplace violence.

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  • WASHINGTON and SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) praise the introduction of Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act of 2021 which aims to better protect health care workers from the ongoing threat of workplace violence.
  • The No Silence on ED Violence campaign, organized by ENA and ACEP, continues to share stories of front-line health care workers who suffer physical and emotional injuries after workplace assaults.
  • "Violent incidents that put health workers at risk are on the rise," said Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP, president of ACEP.
  • This bill is going to help strengthen workplace safety standards, enhance incident prevention, and allows our health care heroes to focus more on their mission to care for patients during the pandemic and beyond."

Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles and sComm Launch Use of Communication Devices for People Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

"Our focus is always on providing superior customer service, and these devices will allow for a much better experience for Vermonters who are deaf or hard of hearing."

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  • "Our focus is always on providing superior customer service, and these devices will allow for a much better experience for Vermonters who are deaf or hard of hearing."
  • The UbiDuo enables people who are deaf or hard of hearing to communicate with others without a sign language interpreter by using two-way, simultaneous, real-time keyboards.
  • People who are deaf or hard of hearing and hearing people can now talk to each other face-to-face and interact simultaneously by using this device.
  • A federal grant award from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the amount of $22,954 was used to purchase 11 UbiDuo devices.

Data Center Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026 - In-depth Analysis and Data-driven Insights on the Impact of COVID-19

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:45pm

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Data Center Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Data Center Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The data center market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% during the period 2021-2026.
  • The global data center market size has witnessed a significant boost since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe.
  • The global data center market share is characterized by the presence of several global and regional vendors, which operating under several verticals - IT, storage, network, electrical, mechanical, and general construction.

Signia Showcases Advanced Xperience Hearing Aid & Tinnitus Solutions for Veterans at JDVAC 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:08pm

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hearing aid innovator Signia today announced it will showcase its industry-leading Xperience hearing aids and tinnitus solutions at JDVAC 2021 that enable veterans to enhance their human performance through improved hearing in every situation.

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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hearing aid innovator Signia today announced it will showcase its industry-leading Xperience hearing aids and tinnitus solutions at JDVAC 2021 that enable veterans to enhance their human performance through improved hearing in every situation.
  • Throughout the conference, Signia staff will engage with attendees and be available to answer any questions about Signia solutions.
  • In addition to highly innovative hearing aids, Signia also delivers tools and apps to increase customer interaction and engagement at all levels of hearing aid management.
  • Signia, and its hearing care professionals, enable hearing aid wearers to not just correct hearing loss but to gain an edge to Be Brilliant.

New Study: 54% of managers expect their companies will require workers to be vaccinated

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

But remote work and increased automation are also creating new challenges for American workers and spurring a greater need for workers to "future-proof" their careers with new job skills.

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  • But remote work and increased automation are also creating new challenges for American workers and spurring a greater need for workers to "future-proof" their careers with new job skills.
  • Employees who plan to return to their workplaces are likely to encounter new health and safety requirements.
  • Fully 87% of respondents report that their companies have already introduced new health and safety protocols due to COVID-19.
  • In addition, a clear majority (54%) expect that employees will be required to vaccinate before returning to the workplace.

Millennium Health Signals Report™ Analyzes Drug Use Trends Amid the Pandemic

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

The Millennium Health Signals Report Volume 3 : The COVID-19 Connection: Tracking 2020 Trends in Drug Use provides timely information to help these efforts.

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  • The Millennium Health Signals Report Volume 3 : The COVID-19 Connection: Tracking 2020 Trends in Drug Use provides timely information to help these efforts.
  • Through analysis of our proprietary database of definitive drug test results, this report identifies national, regional, and state trends in drug positivity rates through December 2020, including an examination of drug use trends after the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency.
  • Millennium Health Chief Clinical Officer Angela G. Huskey, PharmD, CPE, said, "This innovative report is another example of our ongoing commitment to report on drug use trends during the pandemic and continue our collaborative efforts with clinicians, policy makers, and public health agencies to positively impact the lives of patients, their families, and communities."
  • Processing over a million specimens each year allows us to provide real-time analytics regarding emerging drug use trends, such as our studies published in JAMA and our Millennium Health Signals Report .

BrightPlan Launches Innovative Tool To Measure Value of Financial Wellness

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightPlan , a leader in Total Financial Wellness, today announced an innovative online tool to help companies determine the total value and return on investment (ROI) of offering financial wellness benefits to their employees.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightPlan , a leader in Total Financial Wellness, today announced an innovative online tool to help companies determine the total value and return on investment (ROI) of offering financial wellness benefits to their employees.
  • The BrightPlan Total Financial Wellness Calculator reveals the potential measurable benefits of investing in employee financial wellness for both employers and employees.
  • BrightPlan's new calculator unpacks the potential impact of financial wellness programs by analyzing common savings and other financial benefits created by these programs.
  • By quantifying the value of offering financial wellness in terms of dollars and cents--BrightPlan is paving the way for broader adoption.

Global Machine Tools Market Outlook and Forecast Report 2021-2026: Market Opportunity & Trends - Industrial & Economic Growth In APAC, Emphasis on Industry 4.0, Rise in Investments

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Machine Tools Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Machine Tools Market - Global Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global machine tools market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 8.5% during 2021-2026.
  • The global machine tools market has been immensely affected by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • In 2020, machine tools production and consumption went for a toss, with industrial production decreasing by 5% worldwide.