The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has developed a Korean translation of IHSTAT, the multi-language, data interpretation statistical package that computes descriptive statistics, determines if the distributions are normal or log normally distributed, and calculates associated confidence limits on the mean and the tolerance limits of the distribution.
About one in two nurses experience blood exposure, other than from a needlestick, on their skin or in their eyes, nose or mouth at least once a month when inserting a peripheral intravenous (IV) catheter, according to a new study by the International Healthcare Worker Safety Center at the University of Virginia.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has released details of a project aimed at insuring that that bloodborne pathogens exposure control plans are effectively implemented in private dental offices and dental clinics.
The United Steelworkers (USW) and Materion Brush have reached agreement on a model Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) beryllium standard and have sent it to the agency as a joint recommendation.
In the February 2012 issue of the International Journal of Audiology researchers at Western Michigan University’s Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology identify the distribution of typical noise levels present in daily life and identify factors associated with average sound levels.
Stylists didn't know about formaldehyde gas, didn't take precautions
February 5, 2012
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris reached a settlement with the manufacturer of Brazilian Blowout hair straightening products that will require the company to warn California consumers and hair stylists that two of its most popular hair smoothing products emit formaldehyde gas.