Articles Tagged with ''occupational''

PELs, recordkeeping changes on agenda at upcoming FACOSH meeting

OSHA's Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will be welcoming new members and taking up several key issues at its May 3rd meeting in Washington, D.C.


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Worksite health promotion program reduces absenteeism by 20 percent

Workers participating in a "comprehensive" workplace promotion program had a one-fifth reduction in absenteeism during the first year, reports a study in the April Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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NIOSH seeking healthcare facilities for data test

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is looking for what it calls "innovative" healthcare facilities to help it test the data transmission process of its new Occupational Health Safety Network (OHSN) surveillance system.


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Study quantifies costs of occupational injury and illness

The direct and indirect costs of occupational injury and illness in the U.S. amount to $250 billion, according a a recent study.


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AIHA® announces open comment period for ANSI Z10 Standard

The open comment period for an updated AIHA/ANSI Z10 standard -- the standard which defines minimum performance requirements for occupational health and safety management systems (OHSMS) opens today and runs through May 14, 2012, according to the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).


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EU-OSHA conducts public opinion poll on safety at work

Can you remember a public opinion poll in the U.S. on job safety issues? I can’t. But in Europe it is a different story.


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ASSE objects to lack of worker protection in EPA's proposed new rule

In a comment submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today concerning its proposed rule to set ‘significant new use rules (SNURs)’ for chemical substances, seven of which include the term carbon nanotubes, the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) President Terrie S. Norris, CSP, ARM, CSPI, urged the EPA to rescind its sole reliance on personal protection equipment (PPE), especially respirators, and revise the rule to mandate implementation of feasible engineering controls in order to reduce a worker’s exposure to nanomaterials.


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OSHA, ASSE renew Alliance

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have renewed an Alliance aimed at promoting best practices for reducing and preventing worker exposures to health and physical hazards.


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Exhibitor applications for COS+H 2012 available

Exhibitor applications for COS+H 2012, 6th China International Occupational Safety & Health Exhibition, are now available from Messe Düsseldorf North America.


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Study: Obesity more costly than smoking

Obesity adds more to health care costs than smoking does, according to a study in the March Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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