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OESP’s New Website

The new website for the Oil and Energy Service Professionals association is up and running. OESP has worked hard to integrate the association’s software with the new site. They are still working out the kinks to make the site more user-friendly. One area that has made significant progress is the Corporate Directory at www.thinkoesp.org – it is a searchable database ...

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OSHA Workplace Hazard Communication Rule Requires Employee Training

New OSHA Workplace Hazard Communication Rule Requires Employee Training By 12/01/13 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) issued a final rule making changes to the agency’s existing Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM). The HAZCOM standard has been in effect since 1983 and requires chemical manufacturers to label hazardous chemicals, prepare Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) describing potential chemical hazards and ...

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Fuel Relief Fund Responds to Super Typhoon Haiyan

Sacramento, CA (November 8, 2013) ‘ In the aftermath and destruction of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Fuel Relief Fund is announcing a response to Tacloban, capitol city of the Philippine province Leyte. Fuel Relief Fund will be providing gas and diesel to aid individuals, other non-profit organizations, clinics, medical groups, etc. for use in generators and vehicles. ...

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State Releases Draft Decision on Natural Gas Expansion

The Public Utility Regulatory Authority (PURA) released their draft decision on the natural gas utility’s request to expand their pipelines by 900 miles and convert 280,000 homes and businesses to natural gas. The draft decision would increase rates to businesses who convert to gas by 50%, multi-family dwellings by 50%, homeowners more than 150 feet off a main by 30% ...

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Designing Wi-Fi Smart Thermostats is Simple With GainSpan Thermostat Application Development Kit

SAN JOSE, Calif. and BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — (Internet of Things World Forum) GainSpan® Corporation, a leader in ultra-low power Wi-Fi connectivity for the Internet of Things, today announced the Wi-Fi Thermostat Application Development Kit (ADK), a complete reference design for a thermostat with wireless connectivity. Connected Thermostats can be accessed locally from a PC or smartphone, ...

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