Tag Archives: Pressure

D&O Market Under Pressure

There has been considerable discussion about a market turn (hardening) in the D&O (directors & officers) liability insurance market, but this is only happening in segments and for organizations that are exposed to significant losses from the economic crisis. Financial … Continue reading

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Are Pressure Cookers Dangerous?

Pressure cookers are all the rage now. Consumers have found them to be useful kitchen tools for tenderizing and fast food cooking. Even though there are benefits to using pressure cookers, many of them have caused serious injuries because of … Continue reading

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ABOUT FACE! Under Pressure, NLRB Vacates Joint Employer Standard and Returns to Browning-Ferris

In an unexpected and critical turn of events, after extensive political pressure, the NLRB, sitting as a three-member panel comprised of Chairman Kaplan and Members Pearce and McFerran, vacated last year’s decision in Hy-Brand Industrial Contractors, Ltd., 365 NLRB No. … Continue reading

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Putting the Pressure on the CDC – Produce Groups Want the CDC to Move On, Consumer Reports Wants Warnings

By: Candess Zona-Mendola The announcement of an outbreak of E. coli O157 illnesses potentially linked to romaine lettuce is barely a week old. Yet, Produce Groups are pushing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make an announcement that … Continue reading

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Risk Assessment A Proper Tool To Recognize Bed Sores. Pressure Sores and Decubitus Ulcer Development

Tips for preventing pressure ulceration Risk Assessment: Risk assessment tools, such as the Waterlow and Braden scales act as a prompt enabling clinicians to recognize any risk of pressure ulcer development. They encompass a range of factors known to influence … Continue reading

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