OSHA inspectors acting on a complaint found postal employees in Brooklyn, Maryland exposed to blood and other potentially infectious bodily fluids while handling packages labeled as containing biological infectious materials.
There’s bad news for U.S. waterways in the EPA’s latest National Lakes Assessment: nutrient pollution is widespread, with 4 in 10 lakes suffering from too much nitrogen and phosphorus.Nutrient pollution is one of America’s most widespread and costly environmental and public health challenges.
An employee of Ned Stevens Gutter Cleaning and General Contracting of Massachusetts Inc. was injured when he fell 9 feet from a garage roof in Lexington on Oct. 24, 2016. It was the second such incident in Massachusetts in less than a year for the New Jersey-based company that specializes in cleaning gutters and roofs. On Nov. 29, 2015, another employee fell 26 feet from a roof in Newton.
“Don’t Guess. Test.” Is the slogan for a campaign underway to inform people with lung cancer and their physicians to about comprehensive genomic testing and its potential to expand treatment options for the patient.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) thinks a technology known as Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) could help eliminate some or all of the 10,265 drunk driving deaths on U.S. roadways each year.
The number of people working night shifts in the United Kingdom has increased by 9% or 275,000 people over the last five years, according to a report released on in October by the Trade Union Congress (TUC).
The American Heart Association (AHA) says the evidence is clear: added sugars are a detriment to heart and brain health, sugary drinks are the top single source of added sugars in the American diet and children are consuming ten times the amount of sugary drinks recommended.