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Protecting employees and the next generation from toxic exposures

October 16, 2013 - Posted by VeronicaTinney

Chemicals such as bisphenol A (BPA), formaldehyde, solvents and pesticides have been shown to impact the reproductive health of men and women who are exposed to them at work.

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Topics: training, wellness, occupational health, industrial, employee health, illness prevention, HAZMAT, GHS

Preventing work-related heat stress

July 10, 2013 - Posted by Jonathan Jacobi

Summertime heat, exercise and outdoor work activities can cause heat-related illnesses ranging from heat exhaustion to heat stroke.

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Topics: training, occupational health, energy, illness prevention, worker fatigue, construction

Before history repeats, let’s apply safety lessons

July 03, 2013 - Posted by Todd Hohn

UL Workplace Health and Safety’s evolution of safety timeline gives us a unique perspective into how catastrophic events and work-related deaths and injuries can be prevented when we make the effort to glean lessons from the past.

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Topics: training, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, injury prevention, EHS, illness prevention, utilities, employees, OSHA recordkeeping, department of labor

Oil on the Kalamazoo

October 15, 2012 - Posted by Dr. Scott Harris

About this time two years ago, I was returning from the second of two large concurrent U.S. oil spills. In an earlier post, you read about efforts to prepare the Florida Keys for Deepwater Horizon oil, the first of the two. That spill overshadowed the second – the Enbridge Energy pipeline release.

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Topics: training, Featured, injury prevention, EHS, illness prevention