Articles Tagged with ''occupational''

ACGIH announces 2012 election results

The American Council of Government Industrial Hygienists has announced election results for its 2012 Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.


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A grim Top Ten list: COSH names 2011's notable workplace fatalities

From agriculture to mining to health care, the occupational fatalities that made the 2011 top ten list compiled by the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health's (COSH) spanned many industries and highlighted notable gaps in regulatory attempts to address workplace hazards.


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NIOSH renews call for total worker health

Health experts writing on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Science Blog strengthened the case for combining both work and personal factors when designing programs to maintain a well-functioning workforce -- an approach NIOSH recommends in its total Worker Health program.


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AIHA® announces open comment period for ANSI Z10 standard

Comments accepted until January 9, 2012

The updated standard that defines minimum performance requirements for occupational health and safety management
systems (OHSMS) is now open for comment, according to the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).


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Can you get good occ safety and health info online?

There's good news for those who head to their computer when seeking answers to occupational health and safety questions.


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ASSE focuses on increasing number of Latino safety professionals

More Latinos in the occupational safety profession will mean fewer workplace injuries and fatalities among Latino workers.


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Another study finds link between occupational chemical exposure, Parkinson's

A new research report contributes to the increasing evidence that repeated occupational exposure to certain chemical solvents raises the risk for Parkinson's disease.


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NIOSH schedules public meeting on carcinogen, REL policies

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has announced plans to hold a public meeting to review its approach to classifying carcinogens and establishing recommended exposure limits (RELs) for occupational exposures to hazards associated with cancer.


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FACOSH meeting in December

PELs, training and reemployment will be on the agenda at the upcoming meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH).


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NIOSH web tool will help employers "Buy Quiet"

NIOSH and its partners are in the process of creating a "Buy Quiet" web tool aimed at helping employers reduce hazardous noise levels at their worksites through the procurement process.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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