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NIOSH updates list of drugs that pose a risk to healthcare workers

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Healthcare workers who prepare or give hazardous drugs to patients, such as those used for cancer therapy, as well as support staff may face individual health risks when exposed to these drugs.


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Weekly news round-up

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A dust-up on an NTSB plane crash investigation, new regulations to protect health care workers in California and North Carolina and surprising research about emotions in the workplace were among the week’s top EHS-related stories as posted on ISHN.com.


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3M expands line of respirators and surgical masks for healthcare industry

Enhanced breathability and protection come standard with two respirator additions
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3M has expanded its family of respirators to include the 3M VFlexTM 1805/1805Sand AuraTM 1870+ Healthcare Particulate Respirator and Surgical Masks.


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OSHA outreach campaign aimed at reducing MSDs among health care workers

40,000+ injuries per year
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OSHA has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the hazards likely to cause musculoskeletal disorders among health care workers responsible for patient care. These disorders include sprains, strains, soft tissue and back injuries.


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ASSE’s Aruna Vadgama recognized as 2012 CoPS Professional of the Year

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In recognition of her commitment to professional excellence, and dedication to the safety profession, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently named member Aruna Vadgama, RN, MPA, CPHQ, COHN-S, BCSP, BCPE, CHRM, SRN of Carlsbad, CA, the 2012 Council on Practices and Standards (CoPS) Safety Professional of the Year (SPY).


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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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