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New rule helps evaluate miners’ digital chest radiographs

From the Director’s Desk

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.


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CDC expands meningitis outbreak investigation

With a dozen people dead across the nation from an outbreak of meningitis – and another 121 cases reported – the CDC is coordinating a multistate investigation of the crisis, which has been linked to a steroid produced at a facility in Framingham, Massachusetts.


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When to worry about worrying

There is no shortage of things to worry about — from personal concerns about job security or health to fears related to larger issues such as political conflicts or natural disasters.


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OSHA’s Michaels looks back on a long, hot summer

Reflecting on a summer that saw a record number of heat-related weather emergencies across the country, OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels said there’s no way of knowing how many workers are alive and well right now because their employers took steps to reduce the risk of heat-related illness.


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Hyatt boycott gains momentum

Housekeeping staff has injury rate among highest in industry

High ergonomic injury rates among the workers who clean the guest rooms at Hyatt Hotels are at the center of a global boycott of the chain – a boycott that picked up a new coalition member last month.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Changes to NFPA 70E® – What You Need to Know

NFPA ® for Electrical Safety in the Workplace is revised every three years, providing the most up-to-date requirements for safe work practices to reduce exposure to electrical hazards. This program analyzes several significant changes in 70E ® and is designed to clarify the reasoning behind the changes, and assist in determining how the changes impact employees and employers.

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