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.
Nov 28: Health Advisory: Misuse of Pesticides for Bedbug Control
Oct 29: Joint Pain in the Workplace - NIOSH Science Blog
Oct 21-27: 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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