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NIOSH focuses on chemical hazards in oil, gas industry

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NIOSH researchers involved in an effort to characterize chemical hazards in the oil and gas extraction industry have found elevated levels of silica exposure during hydraulic fracturing operations.


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The week's top EHS news stories

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Here are this week’s top occupational safety and health-related stories from www.ISHN.com:


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Hydraulic fracturing operations: Protecting workers from silica exposures includes proper respiratory protection

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OSHA and NIOSH have recently issued a hazard alert on ensuring that employers in hydraulic fracturing operations take appropriate steps to protect workers from silica exposure.


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Anti-fracking group points to diminishing water supply

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A study on the nation’s groundwater supply released by the journal Nature is giving fracking opponents some fresh ammunition.


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Fracking advocates fight fire with film

Oil, gas industry uses movies to counter negative publicity
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It’s “Truthland” versus “Gasland.” The American Petroleum Institute (API) hosted a film festival recently in Washington, D.C. during which excerpts from several pro-fracking films were screened. The event was a response to the critical-of-fracking documentary “Gasland,” by independent filmmaker Josh Fox.


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