Articles Tagged with ''occupational''

AIHA releases updated consultants listing

January 28, 2013

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has released the updated Consultants Listing, a searchable print and online directory of its consultant members. Consumers can search for industrial hygienists and other occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) professionals by state and specialty.


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Continued growth for A+A 2013

January 21, 2013

A+A 2013, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, is experiencing continued growth: with 613,500 square feet of exhibit space by the beginning of December 2012, exhibitor registration already reached the record figure of the previous year (A+A 2011).


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ISHN Weekly News Round-Up

January 19, 2013

From noise hazards in foundries and sports venues to sweating manikins, here are the week’s top EHS-related news stories from ISHN.com:


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Safety advocacy group asks: Where’s the burgeoning cost of regulations?

January 17, 2013

The Washington Post’s Wonk Blog has a piece this week on the burgeoning costs of regulations. WaPo’s Jim Tankersley writes, “If you’re a business leader or conservative economist who worries that the federal government is strangling the economy in red tape, 2012 was a banner year. If you’re a consumer advocate or an environmentalist anxious for the government to do more to boost public health … ditto.”


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ASSE helps shape Abu Dhabi occupational safety strategy

January 15, 2013

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) met with Abu Dhabi Environment, Health and Safety Center officials in the United Arab Emirates recently to assist them in developing the country’s first Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Strategy aimed at reducing work-related injuries and fatalities and building a preventative safety culture.


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NIOSH Policy Statement: Respiratory protection recommendations for airborne exposures to crystalline silica

January 9, 2013

The following describes the NIOSH policy for respiratory protection against airborne exposures to crystalline silica.


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Elliott Berger to receive National Hearing Conservation Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award

December 20, 2012

Elliott H. Berger, M.S., Division Scientist for 3M’s Occupational Health & Environmental Safety Division, will be presented with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Lifetime Achievement Award in St. Petersburg, FL, in February, 2013.


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Hands and fingers are the most-often injured body parts

November 26, 2012

The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System reports that the fingers and hand are the most frequent body parts injured at work and treated in hospital emergency departments.


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OSHA announces new Whistleblower Protection Program director

November 25, 2012

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels has named Beth Slavet as the new director of the agency's Whistleblower Protection Program.


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Family background may increase risk of back problems

Study: Prevention may need to start in early life
November 15, 2012

Work and lifestyle factors affecting the risk of disability due to low back disorders tend to be shared among family members, reports a study in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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