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Getting Injured Workers Back on the Job

The worst has happened, an injury has occurred in the workplace. Neither parties involved want an injury to mean the loss of a job or an employee. 237 more words

Safety & Security Solutions

Long-awaited study suggests link between mining and rare lung cancer

For decades, miners who worked on Minnesota’s Iron Range have wondered whether the dust they inhaled in the taconite mines had anything to do with the higher rates among them of a rare lung cancer called mesothelioma, as well as other respiratory diseases. 402 more words

News

Alifia Merchant: Determining Pesticide Exposure with Antibodies and 96 Tiny Wells

By Alifia Merchant

Agriculture and landscape workers apply pesticides as part of their work. Pesticides benefit us by protecting plants from harmful insects, but they can be poisonous if used carelessly. 445 more words

Worker Safety

5 Ways to Better Protect Workers

Your employees are the most valuable asset in your company and you should be doing everything you can to keep them protected.

It CAN happen anywhere… 460 more words

Safety & Security Solutions

Pre-TAR Training: Reducing Fall Risk During Turnarounds

Turnarounds are both critical and dangerous to the petrochemical and refining industries. There are typically thousands of contractors on site over a 30- to 60-day period – many of whom are unfamiliar with the site. 170 more words

Fall Protection

Safely Raise the Roof: A blog post inspired by the Gilmore Girls

By Angela Unsworth

Writing for this blog has helped to increase my awareness of all the potential safety concerns at work. I can’t watch a television show without noticing potential work site safety hazards! 354 more words

Safety Blog

Should Wastewater Treatment Plant Workers Be Concerned About Ebola?

Reports about the spread of the Ebola virus continue to make headlines in the news.  The focus has primarily been on health care workers, but what of those in the wastewater treatment field?  461 more words

Disposal Of Biosolids