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Report: Motor vehicle fatalities, injuries on the decline (7/26)

July 26, 2007
A U.S. DoT report shows the number of people killed in the United States in motor vehicle traffic crashes declined to 42,642 in 2006, the lowest level in five years.
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OSHA faults Forest Service in deaths of 5 firefighters (7/25)

July 25, 2007
The U.S. Forest Service failed to follow a series of safety protocols before five federal firefighters died in an arson-set wildfire near Palm Springs, Calif., the agency ruled.
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City cited in accident that leaves worker with herniated discs (7/24)

July 24, 2007
The Niagara Falls, N.Y., accident could have been prevented if safety suggestions made seven months earlier were followed.
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OSHA to rewrite rule after opposition from gun supporters (7/23)

July 23, 2007
Gun buyers and vendors are concerned that OSHA's updated safety regulations on the handling and transportation of explosives was too broadly written.
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Lyme disease on the rise (7/20)

July 20, 2007
Reported cases of Lyme disease have more than doubled since 1991, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Summer safety: Guidelines issued for proper sunscreen application (7/19)

July 19, 2007
As the summer heats up, overexposure to the sun becomes a concern for outdoor workers. It's not enough just to lather on the sunscreen for protection, says a leading dermatologist.
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ISEA challenges OSHA PPE standards proposal (7/18)

July 18, 2007
The association is offering an alternative approach to an OSHA proposed rule regarding the regulation of the use of safety eyewear and hard hats.
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AIHA to Congress: Let OSHA enforce fit testing for TB (7/17)

July 17, 2007
The House Appropriations Committee defeated an amendment last week that would have blocked a rule requiring annual testing of respirators that protect against tuberculosis. AIHA opposes any attempt to stop OSHA from enforcing annual fit testing for TB.
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Safety checks could have saved mine victims (7/16)

July 16, 2007
Four people who died by breathing contaminated air would still be alive if British Columbia mine safety regulations were up to date, a work safety expert testified.
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Bush nominates Bresland as new CSB chairman (7/12)

July 12, 2007
The president is nominating John S. Bresland as Chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, filling the seat soon to be vacated by Carolyn W. Merritt, whose five-year term expires August 2.
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