Qosina and EcoVadis Set to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability for Medical, Pharmaceutical and Beauty…

first_img Twitter Qosina and EcoVadis Set to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability for Medical, Pharmaceutical and Beauty Industries Pinterest Local NewsBusiness Facebook Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – February 11, 2021 Qosina and EcoVadis Set to Improve Supply Chain Sustainability for Medical, Pharmaceutical and Beauty Industriescenter_img WhatsApp Twitter Previous articleRomanian officials face lesser charge in PSG-Başakşehir caseNext articleSeibels Appoints Kellie Reid Director of Policy Administration and Compliance Digital AIM Web Support TAGS  Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more

Foundation expects to distribute $12 million in grants this year

first_imgThe Florida Bar Foundation, already expecting to make about $10 million in legal aid grants, will shortly have that boosted by $2 million through the state’s new Civil Legal Justice Act.Foundation President Bill Thompson reported to the Bar Board of Governors recently that since its inception, the Foundation’s IOTA program has provided more than $150 million in financing for legal services to the poor and more than $7 million for projects to improve the administration of justice.This year, the Foundation will make about $10 million in grants to legal services, about $600,000 in grants to improve the administration of justice, and more than $50,000 in grants to law students doing public service work, he said.In addition to that, the Foundation anticipates gearing up the Civil Legal Justice Act soon. Under that law, the Foundation expects to sign a $2 million contract with the state Department of Community Affairs to run pilot programs in seven circuits.Under the law, those programs will be geared to problems that poorer families typically have. The money cannot be used to sue the state or any of its agencies.“We’re hoping to have something final in September,” Thompson said. “We have plans to move very quickly to get the funds out to worthy projects to show our legislature the value and benefit of those funds.” Foundation expects to distribute $12 million in grants this year September 15, 2002 Regular Newscenter_img Foundation expects to distribute $12 million in grants this yearlast_img read more

Safety Phone App For Outdoor Workers

first_imgThere is a tool to help employees and employers understand heat situations and risk levels. A Smartphone app is now available for outdoor workers to calculate the heat index for their work site and displays risk level based on the heat index.The free app is offered by the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).It is available for both Android and iPhones and can be accessed in both English and Spanish.The tool provides reminders about measures that should be taken at each risk level to protect workers. These reminders include: Drinking enough fluidsScheduling rest breaksPlanning for and knowing what to do in an emergencyAdjusting work operationsGradually building up to the workload for new workersTraining on heat illness signs and symptomsMonitoring each other for signs and symptomsDownload the app here: www.osha.gov/SLTC/heatillness/heat_index/heat_app.htmlIn 2011, 61 workers died nationally from heat-related injuries and illnesses. The same year, Indiana workers experienced 100 cases of non-fatal injuries and illnesses related to heat exposure.last_img read more

NAPTIP Gets Mandate to Screen World Cup Contingent

first_img“To this end, all members of the Nigeria Supporters Club, large delegation and other organised bodies are to submit the list of members traveling to Russia to NAPTIP for screening after which a clearance certificate will be issued to enable them travel out of the country for the soccer fiesta”, part of the statement read.According to Vincent Adekoye, who signed the statement, the decision was the outcome of the meeting between the officials of the Federal Ministry of Youth & Sports led by the Minister, Mr. Solomon Dalung, management of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) led by the Director – General, Dame Julie Okah – Donli and officials of the embassy of Russia in Nigeria.The statement recalled that the Director – General of NAPTIP, had two weeks ago, while briefing newsmen, alerted on plans by some unscrupulous persons working in collaboration with some suspected human traffickers, to use the occasion of the World cup to traffic Nigerians for sexual and labour exploitation.“The NAPTIP boss stated that available intelligence indicated that some of the suspected human traffickers have commenced the process of recruiting vulnerable Nigerians and conscripting them into unauthorized Supporters Clubs and unrecognized delegation for the purpose of ensuring easy passage after which such victims are assisted to defect at Moscow”, he said.Speaking at the meeting held to review preparations of Nigeria’s participation at the forthcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup finals holding in Russia, the minister said that ” In order to ensure that some suspected human traffickers do not feast on Nigerian youths by trafficking them under the guise of football fans, NAPTIP shall carry out thorough screening of all contingents to the game, issue them a clearance certificate that will enable the Officers of the Nigerian immigration Service (NIS) to allow them to board at the various exit point in the country”.To this end, he assured all that his ministry shall provide all the necessary assistance to NAPTIP in order to effectively carry out the assignment.Earlier, NAPTIP’s DG, Dame Julie Okah – Donli, had disclosed that the Agency was concerned over the fate of several victims of human trafficking currently stranded in Russia and cannot afford to have more Nigerian in the same situation.The NAPTIP boss pointed out that apart from preparing the fans for the trip through proper screening, the Agency shall also monitor them on arrival to ensure that they did not defect.She promised to ensure swift screening and clearance of all intending football supporters knowing fully that the assignment is time-bound.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Alex Enumah in AbujaThe Federal Government has mandated the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), to carry out a comprehensive screening of all members of Nigeria’s contingent to the World Cup in Russia, which commences from June 14.The move is aimed at checkmating possible incidences of human trafficking, says a statement from the Press and Public Relations Unit of the agency.last_img read more