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HHS toolkit of public health emergency text messages now available
hhs.gov - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2011Contact: HHS Press Office (202) 6906343HHS toolkit of public health emergency text messages now availableHurricane season serves as reminder that any type of disa...
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Partnerships to Improve Occupational Safety and Health
team-psa.com - CDC/NIOSH Robert A. Taft Laboratory The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) is a partnership program to stimulate innovative research and improve workplace practices. Unveiled in 1996, NOR...
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CDC - NIOSH Publications and Products - NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards CD ROM Edition 2010 (2010
cdc.gov - September 2010 DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2010-168c The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG) is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemic...
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Week 4
nsc.org - Falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injures in the United States, accounting for approximately 8.6 million visits to the emergency department. Adults 55 and older Media to... are more prone
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CDC - MRSA and the Workplace
cdc.gov OverviewStaphylococcus aureus, often referred to simply as “staph,” is a type of bacteria commonly carried on the skin or in the nose of healthy people. Sometimes, staph can cause an 1/1 infection. Sta...
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Agriculture has the worst safety record of any industry reveals Lord Freud: 750 people have died Join the conversation

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100 years of UK rainfall: when was it

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this dry before? | Environment See all
guardian.co.uk - Drought has been declared in East Anglia, with England and Wales officially at their driest since 1990. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA East Anglia is now officially classed as in drought by DEFRA. To...
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croner-i.croner.co.uk - 10/06/2011 A Harrow construction firm has been sentenced after poorly secured panelling fell from a building under refurbishment and injured two passers-by. Brendan Flynn Construction Limited was s...
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Labour ministry issues nine work orders after two miner deaths
ohscanada.com - SUDBURY, Ont. (The Canadian Press) The Ontario Labour Ministry has issued a total of nine work orders, including two work-stoppages, after two miners died underground in Sudbury, Ont. Ministry spok...
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Father's safety fears after Blackpool swing injury
bbc.co.uk - 10 June 2011 Last updated at 11:52 ET The family of a 10-yearold boy badly injured after being hit by part of a tyre swing in a Blackpool park, is calling for urgent safety checks. Jamie Jackson s...
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Live Q&A: Breaking into nature conservation | Guardian careers
careers.guardian.co.uk - Find out more about the work of conservation organisations in our live Q&A. Photograph: Juniors Bildarchiv /Alamy The poor old hedgehog. Their numbers have declined by a quarter in the past decade....
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Drought declared in the Anglian region
environment-agency.gov.uk - Parts of the Anglian region are now officially in a state of drought, Defra and the Environment Agency announced today. Areas in the South West, South East, Midlands and Wales are experiencing near...
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croner-i.croner.co.uk - 10/06/2011 A union has launched a new campaign against the potential dangers of behavioural safety initiatives brought in by employers to address health and safety issues. Behavioural safety is the...
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Trauma unit welcomes rise of the machines
theage.com.au - The Alfred Hospital's trauma unit using a new decisionsupport computer system. IT'S called the resuscitation period. The first 30 minutes for a severely injured patient whose life is hanging in th...

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Film and TV school fined after volunteer paralysed

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NIOSH-Approved R95 Particulate Filtering Facepiece Respirators
cdc.gov - The R95 particulate filtering facepiece respirator filters at least 95% of airborne particles and is somewhat resistant to oil.Disclaimer: The links in this section go to websites outside of CDC/NI...
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croner-i.croner.co.uk - 10/06/2011 The National Film and Television School has been fined after a volunteer was left permanently paralysed following a fall of 2.25m from a mock staircase on set. On 20 October 2008, the 34...
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Help celebrate the NHS’ 63rd birthday
goingtowork.org.uk - by Going To Work | June 10th 2011 | Featured, Take Action On 5th July it will be 63 years since the NHS was founded. It’s even more important to mark the birthday of Britain’s most popular inst...

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‘Bullying’ claim prompts probe of Chinese IT firm – The Local
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safetyphoto.co.uk - The Swedish Migration Board (Migrationsverket) plans to investigate Chinese company Huawei following claims from Swedish trade union Unionen that the company is not adhering to Swedish employment...

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iosh.co.uk - 10 June 2011 Peers debated an amendment to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill last night (9 June 2011) in the House of Lords, which would have exempted the police from the Health and ...
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Business welcomes Work Programme launch
peoplemanagement.co.uk - Employers doing ‘inspiring’ work with hard-to-reach groups, says CIPD The government has launched its “revolutionary” Work Programme which aims to move more than two million benefit claimants off w...
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Worker killed in trench collapse
hse.gov.uk - Date: 9 June 2011 Release No: SCO/052/11 A site foreman has been fined after a labourer in his team was killed when a trench collapsed. Graeme Scott, 30, from Dunfermline, was part of a team workin...
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Manchester pair to walk to Glastonbury for charity

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bbc.co.uk - 9 June 2011 Last updated at 14:34 ET A pair of music fans from Manchester are using a trip to Glastonbury Festival to raise money for charity by walking there. Jim Hunt and Jamie Crowley will walk ...
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Life in a day - Micro Mogul
lifeinadayuk.me - About Life In A Day Last year, Ridley Scott and Kevin Macdonald appealed to millions of YouTube users around the world to upload films of their lives on July 24th. The final film, Life in a Day, wa...
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Digital Campaign of the Week: WaterAid
thirdsector.co.uk - Third Sector Online, 9 June 2011A child plays in clean water from a new handpump in Zambia [WaterAid/ Anna Kari] The water and sanitation charity held a 24-hour tweetathon to showcase its work arou...

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