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ANSI/AIHA Z10-2012 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems provides organizations an effective tool for continual improvement of their occupational health and safety performance.
Since its creation, NIOSH has been responsible by law for administering a program that offers chest radiographs, or x-rays, to provide underground coal miners with medical monitoring for coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, or "black lung," the term by which this serious but preventable occupational lung disease is probably better known among the general public.
Employees of some nightclubs are being exposed to dangerously high noise levels, according to a study published recently in the International Journal of Noise & Health.
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The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced the 2012 recipient of the Henry F. Smyth, Jr. Award. James R. Thornton, CIH, CSP, will be recognized at the 2012 AIHA Fall Conference held October 27 - 31 in San Antonio, TX. The annual Fall Conference is presented by AIHA’s Academy of Industrial Hygiene.
The California Industrial Hygiene Council (CIHC) has assembled an impressive lineup of speakers and a wide-ranging slate of topics for its annual conference this year, which will be held Dec. 3-5, 2012 at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego’s Gaslight District.
I don’t know if you have seen the latest announcement from the UK Government - I noted it in an editorial that appeared in the Economist. I had a hard time actually tracking down the government statement. It was not made – or even referenced – by the HSE.
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