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Noise + chemical exposure can cause devastating damage

By Dr. Robert Ghent
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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
By Myra Montgomery
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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

By Marisia Makowski and Maureen Paraventi
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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

By Greg Slusser
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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

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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
By Dave Johnson
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 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

By Maryanne Pope
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The people who worked at the warehouse where John Petropoulos died probably didn’t think their workplace was a killer.
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