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U.S. Flu Activity Report - Week Ending January 31, 2009 (Week 4)

Centers for Disease Control: Flu - Fri, 02/06/2009 - 18:30
Latest information on influenza activity in the United States.
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FLUVIRIN ® (Influenza Virus Vaccine) Luer-Lok pre-filled syringes

Centers for Disease Control: Flu - Wed, 02/04/2009 - 14:00
Important Notification: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Inc. has requested their customers to immediately discontinue use of and return any remaining doses they may have from five lots of FLUVIRIN® Influenza vaccine Luer-Lok pre-filled syringes.
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Edgeos, Inc. Introduces New Month-to-Month Pricing Model For Private Labeled Vulnerability Assessment Services Offering

OSHA (www.osha.gov) - Sun, 02/01/2009 - 06:00
Edgeos, provider of private labeled, managed vulnerability assessment services, announced today that it will add a new month-to-month based pricing model to its existing suite of managed vulnerability assessment services. This new flexible pricing plan enables smaller technology services providers to start offering vulnerability assessment services without having to commit to a monthly minimum at the outset. This new offering supplements Edgeos' existing subscription-based, software-as-a-service offering, which provides technology service providers, managed services providers, security consultants and security services providers, internal IT/IS organizations, value added resellers, carriers, ISPs, and systems integrators with private labeled vulnerability assessment services on demand.
Categories: OSHA Updates

U.S. Flu Activity Report - Week Ending January 24, 2009 (Week 3)

Centers for Disease Control: Flu - Fri, 01/30/2009 - 18:00
Latest information on influenza activity in the United States.
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Imperium Renewables Receives BQ-9000 Status, Excellent OSHA Safety Rating

OSHA (www.osha.gov) - Mon, 01/26/2009 - 06:00
Imperium Renewables, a leading national provider of biodiesel, today announced it has achieved BQ-9000 certification for its Imperium Grays Harbor Biodiesel production plant, a 100 million-gallon-per-year facility. Imperium Grays Harbor is now the nation's largest BQ-9000 certified facility. In addition, the facility recorded a 0.0 OSHA RCR (Occupational Safety & Health Administration Recordable Case Rate) for 2008, the lowest possible rating for industrial accidents at a facility. The BQ-9000 program is a unique combination of the ASTM (American Society for Testing Materials) standard for biodiesel fuel production and one set by the National Biodiesel Accreditation Program, a cooperative and voluntary program for the accreditation of producers and marketers of biodiesel fuel, which focuses on overall quality management systems.
Categories: OSHA Updates

U.S. Flu Activity Report - Week Ending January 17, 2009 (Week 2)

Centers for Disease Control: Flu - Fri, 01/23/2009 - 20:00
Latest information on influenza activity in the United States.
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RiskBusiness International, RMA and Algorithmics Combine to Provide Leading Integrated Risk Content Solution

OSHA (www.osha.gov) - Tue, 01/20/2009 - 06:00
The Risk Management Association (RMA), RiskBusiness and Algorithmics has announced the bringing together of two of the financial services industrys most respected operational risk content resources the RMA KRI Library and the Algo FIRST external event database. First 500 is an event database that is integrated with the KRI Library taxonomy of risks, processes and products and service types, and is offered using a common user interface. This sub-selection of the full Algo FIRST database is designed to appeal to institutions that would like to analyze external events suffered by other firms as part of their work on KRI selection, Risk Assessments (RCSAs and Risk Maps) and Scenario Analysis. In addition, it will assist present users of the Algo FIRST database who also subscribe to the KRI library to identify relevant risk indicators.
Categories: OSHA Updates

U.S. Flu Activity Report - Week Ending January 10, 2009 (Week 1)

Centers for Disease Control: Flu - Fri, 01/16/2009 - 18:00
Latest information on influenza activity in the United States.
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NevaSlip Announces OSHA, ADA and Insurance Compliance

OSHA (www.osha.gov) - Thu, 01/15/2009 - 06:00
NevaSlip, a trusted and established anti-slip floor treatment company, has announced OSHA, ADA and major insurance carrier compliance. The service aims to minimize falling, which is the second leading cause of accidental death in 1996 according to the National Safety Council. NevaSlipWe have received an increasing number of service requests over the past year resulting from insurance pressures for enhanced safety precautions. Our most common requests involve locker rooms, kitchens, lobbies, high-traffic entryways, patios and pool decks, explained Stan Handman, Founder of NevaSlip Anti-Slip Floor Service. When budgets are tight across the board, preventative strategies safeguard businesses from the threat of insurance cancellation, costly litigation and medical liability.
Categories: OSHA Updates

CDC Health Advisory: CDC Issues Interim Recommendations for the Use of Influenza Antivirals in the Setting of Oseltamivir Resistance among Circulating Influenza A (H1N1) Viruses, 2008-09 Season

Centers for Disease Control: Flu - Fri, 01/09/2009 - 21:27
CDC has issued updated interim guidance for the use of antiviral medications during the 2008-09 influenza season. This guidance may change as more information becomes available.
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Podcast: Influenza Antiviral Resistance and Interim Recommendations for the Use of Influenza Antiviral Medications in the United States.

Centers for Disease Control: Flu - Fri, 01/09/2009 - 21:15
This podcast describes CDC's newly released Interim Recommendations for the Use of Influenza Antiviral Medications During the 2008-2009 Flu Season in response to high levels of antiviral resistance to oseltamivir (trade name Tamiflu®) among influenza A (H1N1) viruses this season.
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