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Cocaine use is down among U.S. workforce (8/9)

August 9, 2007
New data from workplace drug tests conducted by Quest Diagnostics indicate an "unprecedented reduction" in cocaine use among the U.S. workforce, the Office of National Drug Control Policy has reported.
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"At least one week" to reach trapped Utah miners (8/8)

August 8, 2007
Seismic activity has shut down efforts to reach six miners trapped below ground and has wiped out all the work done in the past day, said a company executive.
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Search for six trapped Utah coal miners could take several days (8/7)

August 7, 2007
Reaching six coal miners trapped when an underground shaft in Utah collapsed Monday may take several days, and it still isn't known whether the search will prove to be a rescue or a recovery operation.
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Worker injured in ballpark accident dies (8/6)

August 6, 2007
Food service employee's cart plunged down an elevator shaft at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The fatal accident is under investigation.
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Report: Don't blame accidents on full moon (8/3)

August 3, 2007
After analyzing 500,000 industrial accidents, Austrian researchers rule out cosmic connection.
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Roofer pleads guilty to willful violation in deadly fall (8/2)

August 2, 2007
After being told to remove scaffolding that was too close to a power line, the company put it back up and a worker died after being electrocuted.
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Ruling: Smelters caused ex-workers' lung cancer (8/1)

August 1, 2007
Families of the former workers could each be entitled to more than $100,000 compensation under Quebec laws.
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American Airlines cited for safety problems at O'Hare (7/31)

July 31, 2007
The airline faces $231,000 in federal safety fines — the highest in its history — for a variety of serious, repeat and willful safety violations.
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Chemical protective clothing standard ready for review (7/30)

July 30, 2007
A new draft standard, ANSI/ISEA 103-200x, is designed to help users select the appropriate protective apparel for a variety of chemical hazards, providing minimum performance classifications and labeling requirements.
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New bill would give tax credit for employee wellness (7/27)

July 27, 2007
Healthy Workforce Act could be "a significant step toward lowering healthcare costs and keeping our population healthy."
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