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U.S. workers who have disabilities are injured at more than twice the rate of workers who are not disabled, according to new research published in the September issue of the American Journal of Public Health.
IPIECA, the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, is now offering a Fitness to Work guidance document in Russian.
Emergency responders called to duty at both natural and man-made disasters will have their post-deployment health monitored by a new surveillance system developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
With studies showing that EMS workers have higher rates of non-fatal injuries and illnesses as compared to the general worker population, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is proposing research that will provide a detailed description of non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses incurred by EMS workers.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has given the “thumbs up” to recommendations developed by an OSHA committee regarding federal occupational health and safety jobs – particularly those regarding educational requirements.
While many people are still trying to wrap their heads around the idea of nanoparticles – subatomic particles that may behave differently than larger particles of the same composition – the field of nanotechnology has moved ahead to include advanced nanomaterials, which could expose the workers who handle them to serious health risks.
More than three decades after the federal employee job classification for the GS-0018 ‘Safety and Occupational Health Management’ job series was last updated, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says it’s time for a revision.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) Fellows special interest group (SIG) rose to the challenge put to them at their annual meeting this year and raised an impressive $26,000 toward a Fellows Scholarship fund in only six weeks.
Safety and health engineers comprise one of the fastest-growing jobs that pay $75,000 a year, according to an article in CareerBuilder titled “7 Jobs that pay $75,000 a year.”
ACGIH® has released its two-tier Under Study list pursuant to changes previously made to its TLV®/BEI® Development Process.
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