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Combustible Dust & OSHA Inspection

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has placed an emphasis on combustible dust hazards in recent years—and for good reason. Combustible dust has resulted in numerous deadly incidents over the years. While no OSHA standard directly addresses combustible dust, this has not hindered OSHA inspections and enforcement actions. In the absence of specific guidance, …

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How to Keep Employees Safe in 2021? Precautions against the pandemic are step one in the workplace.

It’s 2021, and we are still in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic. As more and more businesses reopen and some companies transition from remote to on-site workplaces, it’s natural for many people to feel concern about encountering the coronavirus at work. As such, COVID-19 safe practices for the workplace are probably here to stay, …

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Banking system remains strong, says Moody’s

Sources: TheStar PETALING JAYA: Despite the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, Malaysia’s banking system remains strong on the back of robust liquidity and deposit-driven funding. In its latest sector update, Moody’s Investors Service rated the domestic banking system’s macro profile as “strong -”, higher than several other countries in South-East Asia. …

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Street hawkers go digital

SOURCES: The Star PETALING JAYA: Ramadan bazaars, an annual nationwide affair trademarked by open-air markets packed with people looking for meals to break their day-long fast, went digital in 2020 due to Covid-19. This year, although some states allowed bazaars to operate, many street hawkers are sticking to online platforms, after the trial run last …

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Customer service in Malaysia

Sources: TheStar PETALING JAYA: The issue of unsatisfactory customer service in the country has been one that been lamented on social media for quite some time. Frankly, we have been whining about it for decades before people even came up with social media. Today netizens make it clear that they are far from satisfied with …

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DNA testing to be used to distinguish an identical twin: Is it possible?

DNA testing has become a standard legal identification method especially in criminal cases. DNA testing has also been applied in paternity disputes. However, it is a different thing for identical twins. Similarity in identical twins DNA profile have been debated so many years ago. Some criminal cases even came to a no conclusion case due …

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