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Get Familiar with Respirator Types

The first respirator has been traced back to the first century when Pliny the Elder (A.D. 23-79) described the use of animal bladder skins to protect roman miners from red lead oxide dust. 487 more words

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Coming soon! National Farm Safety and Health Week 2014

September 21-27 is National Farm Safety Week. This year’s theme is “Safety Counts: Protecting What Matters.” The theme underscores the importance of working together to build a safer and healthier agricultural work place. 137 more words

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Justices Block Lawsuit Over Boeing Worker's Death

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court says in a split decision that Boeing can’t be sued over a worker’s death from asbestos exposure.

Worker Gary Walston was exposed to asbestos throughout his long career at Boeing, but especially during a span in 1985 when crews began repairing pipe insulation in the ceiling of the shop where he worked. 134 more words

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Life of a WCAHS Student Researcher: Heat Illness Study

By Eddie Delgadillo Alfaro

Note: Eddie and his co-workers have been working throughout the summer season on CA farms to better understand how to prevent heat illness associated with farm work. 639 more words

Worker Safety

Does Your Workplace Need an Ergonomic Intervention?

Ergonomics on the job go unnoticed until it is too late. They specifically relate to the way in which a person physically adapts their body to fit the task that they are doing. 249 more words

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