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Pathways to Prevention WorkShop: Total Worker Health

Pathways to Prevention WorkShop: Total Worker Health

A workshop evaluating the current state of knowledge on integrated approaches to worker safety, health and well-being is being co-sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH),…

Safe handling of aerosolized medications not always universally practiced in healthcare settings

Safe handling of aerosolized medications not always universally practiced in healthcare settings

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently published an article revealing that safe handling of aerosolized medication is not always practiced universally in healthcare settings, therefore…

Minnesota to act on alarming farm safety record

Minnesota to act on alarming farm safety record

With farm deaths increasing in an alarming rate, Minnesota state officials are looking into possible ways to improve safety in the industry. According to a report from the Star Tribune,…

Indoor workers may face health and safety problems due to cold work environment

Indoor workers may face health and safety problems due to cold work environment

A new study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reveals that workers who work in moderately cold conditions may face health and safety problems. The study…

Red Cross and OSHA renewed alliance for safety and health of volunteers

Red Cross and OSHA renewed alliance for safety and health of volunteers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the American Red Cross have renewed their partnership to continue their efforts in reducing workplace incidents and protect workers from hazardous exposures. The…

Coffee roasters’ health at risk due to diacetyl exposure

Coffee roasters’ health at risk due to diacetyl exposure

An air sampling conducted this year by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel found that coffee roasters’ health are at risk due to being exposed to high levels of diacetyl. The tests…

“Safety Matters” to young workers

“Safety Matters” to young workers

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) partnered with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) to start a new initiative called “Safety Matters”. The new program aims to…

Study: Healthcare workers still exposed to hazardous surgical smoke

Study: Healthcare workers still exposed to hazardous surgical smoke

A recent study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), found that healthcare workers continue to be exposed to hazardous surgical smoke even with the existence…

Results of Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses released

Results of Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses released

The results of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses has been released. The report shows that private industry employers reported almost 3 million non-fatal workplace…

First responders honored during Mine Rescue Day

First responders honored during Mine Rescue Day

The challenging work of mine rescuers was recognized during the 3rd annual Mine Rescue Day. The U.S Mine Safety and Health Administration honored the commitment and sacrifice made by first…


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