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17 percent of cancer nurses unintentionally exposed to chemotherapy, U- M study finds

Public release date: 22-Aug-2011

Researchers stress importance of implementing nurse safety measures around these highly toxic drugs

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Nearly 17 percent of nurses who work in outpatient chemotherapy infusion centers reported being exposed on their skin or eyes to the toxic drugs they deliver, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Forced Meds Are OK to Prosecute Threat Charges / "client was exposed to asbestos and was a "whistle-blower"

By TIM HULL

(CN) – The government can continue to forcibly drug the man it says threatened to kill federal employees over a delusional asbestos cover-up, the 9th Circuit ruled Friday. 392 more words

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Confined Space Rescue Training

OSHA has studied confined space dangers for many years and some of the most recent statistics are:

  • 2010 – 63 fatal accidents in confined spaces and 28 hospitalizations.
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NEW GUIDANCE ON HEALTH AND SAFETY IN DOCKS AND PORTS

The Health and Safety Executive has produced new Guidance on Health and Safety in Docks and Ports.

The HSE state:

“The new guidance (Safety in Docks: Approved Code of Practice and guidance – L148) replaces the existing Approved Code of Practice (COP25) which has been withdrawn as part of the revocation of the Docks Regulations 1988. 183 more words

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Safetyweek 2014 May 4th through 10th

What is Safety Week?

Many Roles, One Goal – Building Safety Together!

Every year, more than 80,000 workers suffer an injury on construction job sites across the U.S. 227 more words

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Don’t Underestimate the Risk of Workplace Fires

As a business owner, workplace fire safety measures are one of the most critical things you need to put in place in order to protect you, your employees, and your livelihood. 324 more words

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Sprinkler System Safety: How to Keep the Workplace Safe

You’ve taken the first step in safety services and installed a high-quality sprinkler system in the workplace. This is definitely a move in the right direction, but the process doesn’t end there. 383 more words

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