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During flu season, when fever, aches, and chills hit, it is easy to forget one's manners.
Skin problems and diseases are the most common non-injury health issues reported by workers, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), which has produced a guide for skin safety and chemical exposure.
It's easy to do, delivers substantial health benefits and has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity.
The majority of musculoskeletal injuries in a hospital setting were caused by patient handling, according to recent study reported in Occupational & Environmental medicine.
The U.S. Department of Labor is notifying former workers of 17 facilities associated with the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act about compensation and medical benefits potentially available to them under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act, which is administered by the department's Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation.
It's possible to outrun the flu -- sort of. In an item featured on Medline Plus, Dr. Cindy Haines of HealthDay TV says that getting lots of exercise can help people avoid the flu, or at least lessen its severity.
A newly released document presents an overview on contemporary work disability research -- and identifies some successful strategies for preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs).
Floorlayers, bricklayers, farmers and healthcare assistants run the highest risks of developing osteoarthritis (OA), according to a new study published in the online journal, Occupational & Environmental Medicine.
The "job creator" bills passed by the House of Representatives along party lines late last year will do serious damage to the government's ability to protect Americans through "sensible rules and protections," according to a blog post on The Hill, an online source of information about Congress and business.
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.