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Noise + chemical exposure can cause devastating damage

August 1, 2013
Any safety manager will reasonably segregate personal protective equipment (PPE) into categories based on the hazards such equipment is designed to mitigate.


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Sun smarts: Protecting workers from UV rays

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States
June 7, 2013
Sun worshipers and outdoor workers must protect from our primary source of UV rays (the sun).


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There’s no excuse for not installing emergency showers & eyewashes

June 7, 2013
Companies cite various reasons for failing to install emergency showers and eyewash stations where needed.


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Greater access to AEDs could save up to 100,000 lives annually

June 7, 2013
While it may not seem so on the surface, the Food and Drug Administration’s action to tighten regulations on AEDs was an affirmation of the important role these devices play in reducing the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, the number-one killer of Americans


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How to recover from a tragedy

August 10, 2011
Christine Whitehead has suffered like many family members, friends and co-workers of workplace accident victims.


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Who made those jeans, anyway?

The price of becoming an economic superpower
August 2, 2011
 The largest human mass movement occurs each spring in China when 135 million migrant workers leave their factory jobs in China’s smog-choked industrial cities to journey to their home villages in farmlands hundreds and thousands of miles away to celebrate the Chinese New Year.


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A terrible toll too easily denied

August 2, 2011
Yesterday I talked by phone with Ron Hayes for about 40 minutes.


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I lost my husband when he stepped onto a false ceiling

April 26, 2011
The people who worked at the warehouse where John Petropoulos died probably didn’t think their workplace was a killer.
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