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Testing shows harmful chemicals found in children's toys (12/12)

December 12, 2007
The Ecology Center tested 1,200 popular children’s toys for toxic chemicals and found some to have high levels of lead, cadmium and arsenic.
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Survey: Insider carelessness cause of most security threats (12/11)

December 11, 2007
Biggest workplace cyber threats are often unintentional, resulting from carelessness or ignorance from individuals within the organization or company.
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Union urges rehearing of workers' comp case (12/11)

December 11, 2007
United Steelworkers union says a recent Texas Supreme Court decision to limit contract workers to workers’ compensation benefits when they are injured at a plant they are visiting protects corporate wrongdoers.
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Italian metalworkers protest deadly factory fire (12/11)

December 11, 2007
Thousands of workers walked off their jobs Monday in Turin, Italy, and marched through the city to demand more workplace safety measures after four colleagues died in a factory blaze last week.
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OSHA investigating garage collapse following death of worker (12/10)

December 10, 2007
Jacksonville, Fla., parking garage was under construction when it collapsed Thursday; a 26-year-old worker was killed and dozens of others suffered injuries.
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105 confirmed dead in China coal mine blast (12/10)

December 10, 2007
Gas explosion occurred at a village-run coal firm while 128 miners were working in the shaft, far more than the maximum allowed for one shift, according to Xinhua News Agency.
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AAOHN, Red Cross agreement aimed at strengthening disaster relief (12/10)

December 10, 2007
The two organizations have extended their collaborative relationship, which allows them to share expertise and recruit nurses to fortify relief operations during disasters.
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OSHA fines tire recycler nearly $220,000 following fatality (12/7)

December 7, 2007
Investigation of Georgia company was opened following an employee fatality in May, when combustible dust caught fire.
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ANSI appoints new members, officers for 2008 (12/7)

December 7, 2007
The American National Standards Institute's Board of Directors appointed its new members and officers for the term beginning January 1, 2008.
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Workers injured in Florida parking garage collapse (12/6)

December 6, 2007
Collapse occurred as construction workers were pouring concrete on the sixth floor of the garage for a condominium complex.
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