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Older worker injury stats "don't stack up," group says (11/9)

November 9, 2007
Advocacy group in New Zealand is questioning new national figures that appear to show 1 in 5 older workers had a workplace accident in 2006.
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Investigation of fatal confined space incident could take months (11/8)

November 8, 2007
Four workers are believed to have died from toxic fumes while trying to fix a sewer in a hole at a Wisconsin landfill.
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DHS releases "chemicals of interest" list (11/7)

November 7, 2007
Appendix A of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) is a critical element of the agency’s chemical security efforts. Affected facilities are required to register.
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Report: Nation's overall health shows decline (11/6)

November 6, 2007
Obesity, increased numbers of uninsured people, children living in poverty and the persistence of risky health behaviors such as smoking are key factors in the nation's overall health decline of 0.3 percent since last year, says America’s Health Rankings™.
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Texas to add workplace addresses to sex offender registry (11/5)

November 5, 2007
The Department of Public Safety will soon put work addresses of registered sex offenders online on its Web site.
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Cal-OSHA levies fines for prison staph infections (11/1)

November 1, 2007
Folsom State Prison was fined for not investigating eight bacterial infections between June 2006 and May of this year and for not reporting two staph infections to the agency.
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OSHA fines Cintas $196,000 for safety violations (10/31)

October 31, 2007
The largest uniform supplier in North America has been cited for 15 safety violations following an inspection of its Mobile, Ala., facility.
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ASSE: Start prepping now as U.S. workforce ages (10/30)

October 30, 2007
Businesses should design their workplaces for an aging workforce, as the baby boomer generation continues to swell while the labor pool shrinks.
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AIHA to host PPE decon TeleWeb (10/26)

October 26, 2007
Based on two key decon documents and the experiences of seasoned presenters, the seminar will address when it is safe to decontaminate and reuse PPE or if it should be disposed of.
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"European Week for Safety and Health" focuses on MSDs (10/25)

October 25, 2007
The aim of the campaign is to support employers, workers, safety representatives and other stakeholders in improving MSD prevention.
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