David Weissman, M.D., and Paul Schulte, Ph.D. begin their latest article on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Science blog with a quote dating back almost four centuries:
Headaches, a virtually universal human complaint at one time or another, are among the top reasons for medical evacuation of military personnel from Iraq and Afghanistan, and for ongoing depletion of active-duty ranks in those countries, according to research led by Johns Hopkins specialists.
Program covers illness caused by radiation, beryllium, silica exposure
October 18, 2011
Former workers of nuclear weapons facilities in Wisconsin and Ohio may be eligible for compensation and medical benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act administered by the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation.
The cost of excessive alcohol consumption in the United States in 2006 reached $223.5 billion or about $1.90 per drink, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
A farmer-owned Wisconsin cooperative has agreed to pay $550,000 in penalties, step up grain bin training for employees and abate all safety issues at its four grain handling facilities, according to OSHA.