NDHHS has developed two new lead brochures, Preventing Lead Poisoning in Adults and Lead Dust Clean-up and Control.
CDC has developed a training course "Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses" to help healthcare workers better understand violence in the workplace. The training course can be found on the CDC's Occupational Violence page.
Hazard Alert: 1-Bromopropane. NIOSH and OSHA jointly released a health hazard alert on 1-Bromopropane, a solvent used in degreasing, dry cleaning, spray adhesives, and aerosol solvents. View the Health Hazard Alert.
Visit the new Pesticide Poisoning page to learn more about pesticide poisoning and prevention.
National Effort Underway to Prevent Construction Falls: NIOSH, OSHA, and the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) have re-launched the Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction. Visit http://stopconstructionfalls.com/ to learn more.
Hazard Alert: Methylene Chloride Hazards for Bathtub Refinishers. OSHA/NIOSH issued this new joint alert in February after several cases of fatalities from methylene chloride exposures have been identified. More information is posted on the CDC's website.
Health Advisory: Misuse of Pesticides for Bedbug Control
Joint Pain in the Workplace - NIOSH Science Blog
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week
Grain Dust Warning for Agricultural Workers
The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health recently issued a warning to Ag workers on protecting against the harmful effects of alfatoxin and endotoxin.
West Nile Virus: Protecting outdoor workers form infection - OSHA Fact Sheet
Safety and Health among Hotel Cleaners - NIOSH Publication
Alert: Worker Exposure to Silica During Hydraulic Fracturing - OSHA & NIOSH Hazard Alert
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