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Study finds many cases of adult asthma are occupational

In a new study by British researchers, one in six cases of adult-onset asthma was linked to the workplace. Additionally, the illness was strongly associated with 18 different occupations --particularly those that exposed workers to chemicals -- such as cleaning jobs, farming, hairdressing and printing.


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Is partying making you go deaf?

The nightclub scene thrives on people looking for a place to blow off steam and dance till their feet hurt. But all this while, there's something that nobody is thinking of, something that can't go away with an aspirin or a foot massage the next morning - the ringing in the ears, according to a report in the Times of India.


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Ergodyne adds three new flame resistant winter liners

Ergodyne announced today the expansion of their N-Ferno® Extreme Warming Product Line to include three new N-Ferno® Flame Resistant (FR) Winter Liners.


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Courting danger: NJ workers ride on forks of forklifts

No hazcom program either

OSHA has cited Continental Terminals Inc., based in Jersey City, with 18 alleged safety and health violations at the company's warehouse in Kearney. OSHA initiated an inspection upon receiving a complaint.


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Asbestos removal company fails to train workers about asbestos hazards

A New York asbestos removal contractor allowed inadequately trained workers to remove asbestos while wearing ripped and torn protective suits and no respiratory protection.


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What? Houston company turns a deaf ear to hearing protection, pays a price

OSHA has cited Piping Technology and Products Inc. for one willful and 11 serious violations following a health inspection that found workers exposed to excessive noise levels and other hazards at the company's Houston facility.


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Contractor sentenced to prison for illegal asbestos disposal

A Rochester, NY contractor who disposed of asbestos illegally, exposed untrained workers to the substance and lied to an OSHA inspector has been sentenced to six years in prison.


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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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