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Occupations with high obesity prevalence in Washington State

A NIOSH Science Blog post
April 18, 2014

If work and the workplace contribute to poor health behaviors, should employers attempt to improve those behaviors? It likely is in the employer’s best interest to do so.


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Science wars: Are you a solider for truth?

Evaluate the evidence and make your risk determination
January 2, 2014
In November 2013 the American Council on Science and Health ridiculed Scientific American for publishing junk science.


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Make time to evaluate your respiratory protection program

January 2, 2014
Respiratory protection is covered under 29 CFR1910.134.


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5 gas detection myths you cannot live with

January 2, 2014
It is essential that oil and gas companies educate their fleets on the proper use of increasingly advanced gas detection technologies


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The truth that sickens and kills

Michaels admits PELs are outdated, dangerous
November 1, 2013

In this case, it does much more than merely hurt. “This case” refers to last Thursday’s (October 24, 2013) rather extraordinary admission by OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels that hundreds of OSHA’s permissible exposures limits (PELs) are far out of date, basically useless, and in fact dangerous.


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Is an ISO Occupational Health and Safety Management standard on the way?

February 12, 2013
I have gotten the following question for several readers


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3M assesses PPE needs in the Asia-Pacific region

Multinational investment targets driven by safety and health laws and issues
January 4, 2013
Mr. Albert Khoo, Business Development and Regulatory Affairs Manager of 3M Occupational Health & Environmental Safety Division (Singapore), engaged in this exclusive Q&A with ISHN’s For Distributors’ Only


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09/19/2012 - Presidential Election

September 19, 2012
Will your views on occupational health and safety regulations affect how you vote in the presidential election?


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As your safety world evolves

Risk management may be indistinguishable from safety
September 6, 2012
Figure 1 illustrates that workplace safety continues to evolve by adding layers of concepts and activities to its sphere of influence.


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Sound level meter

June 6, 2012
Introducing the new OHD/Cirrus Research Optimus™ RTA Sound Level Meter. The Optimus measures all data in one measurement; this includes the entire 120dB dynamic range.


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ASSEâ??s Safety 2014 Review

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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