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May 1, 2014
Reduce sun-related fatigue and get noticed in the Da Brim™ PRO Vision.


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Roundtable open forum tackles job-related fatigue

June 24, 2013

The first “Key Issue Roundtable” of ASSE’s Safety 2013 takes place tomorrow (Tuesday) morning on the subject of fatigue. Specifically, “Fatigue in Transportation: Latest in Regulations & Research.” The “town hall” type of open forum/speak your mind is sponsored by ASSE’sTransportation Practice Specialty.


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Oil industry, union joins forces on fatigue standard

BP’s Texas City Refinery tragedy prompted standard effort
March 19, 2013

In an effort to improve safety in the oil and gas industry, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the United Steelworkers International Union (USW) are working together on a standard to prevent fatigue among oil workers -- and the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) wants your comments on those efforts.


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New guides help oil and gas industry with disease, fatigue

Improving both health, performance is goal
March 14, 2013

With the oil and gas industry facing some unique safety and health challenges – such as long hours and worksites in areas at risk for vector-borne diseases -- an industry association is making available two publications to address those challenges.


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NTSB: Fatigue remains a transportation danger

March 5, 2013

The head of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is using National Sleep Awareness Week as an opportunity to remind the transportation industry of the importance of adequate sleep. NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman said fatigue is a serious safety issue across all modes of transportation.


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Foods that fight fatigue

November 14, 2012
A good, balanced diet will help keep you healthy, according to the Harvard Medical School’s HEALTHbest newsletter.


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Decisions wear us down

Make your presentation early in the morning
November 1, 2012
Three safety professionals were asked to evaluate their company’s previous year’s 129 incident investigation reports to determine what could possibly be done to reduce both the number and severity of injuries.


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Study: Students who work burn candle at both ends

October 31, 2012

A new study published by the IRSST found that students who held a job or jobs during their studies faced a range of health risks and that job characteristics, working hours and career paths had an impact on various health indicators.


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The footwear you choose has health benefits

October 5, 2012
There are many types of construction jobs that require different combinations of protection.


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Semi trucks at greatest risk of fire on Kentucky highways

June 12, 2012

Large trucks—especially semi-trucks—are more likely than light trucks or passenger vehicles to catch fire in high-speed vehicle crashes, according to a recent study by the Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center.


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