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Noise + chemical exposure can cause devastating damage

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
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

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

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

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
 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

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

The people who worked at the warehouse where John Petropoulos died probably didn’t think their workplace was a killer.
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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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