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June 23, 1978

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issues a cotton dust standard to protect 600,000 workers from byssinosis, also known as “brown lung.”


Falls in the Workplace

With Spring in full swing and Summer around the corner, it is time to address the number one killer in the construction industry, falls!  During 2013, over 4600 deaths were recorded in private industry – 828 came as a result of a… 290 more words

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Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Update

Mr. Schilinski, Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program Director-Safety provided an annual update for the state of Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Program. In this blog post, I will provide some of the high points from this update. 710 more words

Occupational Safety And Health

Jamaica's Labour Minister says OSH Law Should Be Passed By December This Year

Minister of Labour and Social Security, the Hon. Derrick Kellier, in an address at the opening ceremony of the 33rd annual Jamaica Employers Federation (JEF) Business and Workplace Convention and Expo, at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, in St. 114 more words


Join in Building a Culture of Prevention on Occupational Safety and Health

Join the in international community in Building a Culture of Prevention on Occupational Safety and Health to mark the ILO’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work, 2015. 27 more words


April 16, 1947

2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate on board a ship docked in the port of Texas City detonate, setting off a chain reaction of explosions and fires on other ships and nearby oil storage facilities. 40 more words


Caught outdoors in a lightning storm?

As we enter into the spring season, thunderstorms often strike with little warning, particularly during the warmer months when they are most likely to occur—and when we are most likely to be enjoying outdoor activities. 505 more words


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It's that time of the season to seek shelter...