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Hazard Alert -Feb 2015: Exposure to Silica During Countertop Manufacturing, Finishing, and Installation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have identified exposure to silica as a health hazard to workers involved in manufacturing, finishing and installing natural and manufactured stone countertop products. This hazard can be mitigated with simple and effective dust controls in most countertop operations

Occupational Health Watch Newsletter

Occupational Health Watch is a newsletter from the Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program. The newsletter provides updates on occupational health  surveillance data, worker health news from around the state and the country, and Nebraska industry spotlights.

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Find more News, Alerts, and Events related to Occupational Health:

Nebraska Health Alert Network (HAN): Health Alerts, Advisories and Updates

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services Newsroom

NIOSH Alerts

eNews is the monthly newsletter of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

NIOSH Science Blog
A scientific look at workplace safety and health issues from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

OSHA Quicktakes
A twice monthly e-newsletter including OSHA news, hazard alerts, and other information about workplace safety and health.


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