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OSHA to host stakeholder meeting about occupational hearing loss

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OSHA has announced plans for an informal stakeholder meeting to solicit comments and suggestions on occupational hearing loss prevention.


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PtD gaining momentum, says NIOSH head

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The five-year-old Prevention through Design (PtD) initiative is picking up speed and may pick up some new partners as well, according to NIOSH chief Dr. John Howard.


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Blowing the whistle over needlestick hazard gets dental employee fired

OSHA takes dentist to court
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OSHA is suing a Massachusets dentist who allegedly terminated an employee for raising concerns about contaminated needle disposal.


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ASSE oks standard for Prevention Through Design

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The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has approved what it calls a groundbreaking standard on prevention through design.


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Record 1,580 exhibitors at A+A 2011

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One month before the start of A+A 2011, the leading International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety and Health at Work, a record 1,580 exhibitors from 54 nations have booked  617,800 square feet of exhibit space.


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OSHA’s Maritime Advisory Committee to meet

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OSHA will hold a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) in Portland, Maine, September 20-21, 2011.


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ASSE says unchanged worker fatality rate should be a “call to action”

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A U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released last week that showed little change in occupational fatality figures from 2009 to 2010 is no cause for celebration, says the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).


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ACOEM offers free iTunes app for info on carpal tunnel syndrome, other maladies

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Should patients presenting with obvious symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) have a nerve conduction study done to confirm the diagnosis?


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NIOSH reviews cancer, REL policy

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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is has initiated a review of its method of classifying carcinogens and establishing recommended exposure limits (RELs) for occupational exposures to hazards associated with cancer.
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