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Nano-safety studies urged in China

China should carry out more-extensive safety studies and improve regulatory oversight of synthetic nanomaterials, leading Chinese researchers said at the 6th International Conference on Nanotoxicology in Beijing this month.


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Worldwide child survival rate improving, says UN

The pace of reducing child deaths has accelerated sharply since 2000, according to new data released by UNICEF, WHO, the World Bank and the UN Population Division.


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Deadly fires prompt demands for safer Pakistan workplaces

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for national action to protect workers' health and safety, following the deaths of at least 240 workers in a garment factory in Karachi, Pakistan.


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Kenyan plant workers face high lead exposures

Workers at plants in Kenya where lead acid batteries are made and recycled have dangerously high levels of lead in their blood that puts them at risk for serious health effects, according to a new study published in Environmental Health News.


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Huge death toll in Pakistan factory fires

At least 261 people burnt to death as fires swept through two factories in Pakistan, police and government officials said on Wednesday, raising familiar questions about industrial safety in the nuclear-armed South Asian nation.
 


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The Rigs-to-Reefs Program works

If you have ever traveled into the Gulf of Mexico or flown over the region, hundreds of oilrigs also known as oil platforms can be seen. The Gulf of Mexico is home to one of the world’s largest crude oil supply, stored deep beneath the great waters.


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Do “eco-labels” on products prove your sustainability commitment?

Mass proliferation of green “selling stickers” can demean credibility
The practice of eco-labeling may be on the brink of saturation point and is becoming as confusing for companies as it is for consumers, a major new study has warned.


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Canadian Standards Assn. to update hearing conservation standard

Things are changing north of the 49th!

CSA, the Canadian Standards Association, a standards development body in Canada, has been asked by the federal, provincial, and territorial OHS regulatory authorities (CAALL-OSH) to develop a standard for the Management of Hearing Conservation Programs in Canada.


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Anti-fracking group points to diminishing water supply

A study on the nation’s groundwater supply released by the journal Nature is giving fracking opponents some fresh ammunition.


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US, Mexico sign agreement on border environmental issues

 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson and Mexico’s Secretary for the Environment and Natural Resources Juan Elvira Quesada yesterday signed the Border 2020 U.S.-Mexico Environmental program agreement which wil laddress high priority environmental and public health problems in the 2,000 mile border region.


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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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