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Warming Up to OSHA’s New Cold Stress Guide

Anna Svensson

Unless you spent the last month on a Caribbean island, you know that a majority of the country was in a deep freeze in late December and early January. 579 more words

Employment Policies And Procedures

Water safety in New Zealand not so water tight

When I was at primary school we had what was known as swim week. It would occur in February in the first or second week of school, just after we had returned from summer holidays. 482 more words

Occupational Safety And Health

Prostitution Stigma and Its Effect on the Working Conditions, Personal Lives, and Health of Sex Workers

Benoit, Cecilia, S. Mikael Jansson, Michaela Smith, and Jackson Flagg. “Prostitution Stigma and Its Effect on the Working Conditions, Personal Lives, and Health of Sex Workers.” The Journal of Sex Research, November 17, 2017, 1–15. 173 more words


The Northwest Center Participates in Region-wide Outreach

April 7, 2017

Northwest Center Continuing Education Director, Nancy Simcox, participated in several recent outreach activities. Outreach is a key component of the Northwest Center mission, and contributes to our efforts to create valuable community partnerships with others working in health and safety. 175 more words

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ERC Trainee Takes Her Training to ExxonMobil

January 18, 2017

Emily Zamzow, a current ERC student, was first introduced to academic research while working for Boise State University on a NIOSH funded research study examining diesel exposure to underground miners in 2014. 202 more words

Student News

Safety and Health Empowerment for Women in Trades (SHEWT)

November 2, 2016

Construction workers experience many health and safety concerns including falls, being struck by/against machinery, musculoskeletal disorders, and chronic health hazards from contaminants. Female workers face additional gender-specific hazards such as inadequate physical protection, unsanitary facilities, and stress from discrimination and harassment. 655 more words