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The US Department of Labor has obtained a federal consent judgment against a Bronx, NY, hair salon for illegally terminating a receptionist who warned her colleagues about a hair-straightening product which contained formaldehyde.

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Working in a drafty building may leave you cold, but it might also make you smarter and more productive, according to a new US study.

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An explosion that caused serious burns to six workers at Priest Rapids Dam in Washington State in early October 2015 was caused by an arc flash related to a breaker unit malfunction.

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In this issue, learn about how employers can encourage older workers to improve their strength and balance which can ultimately help reduce the likelihood and severity of a fall, and learn why some workers feel obliged to come to work even when they are sick.

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We all know workers who will drag themselves in to work come flu or high fever, but why do they do it and risk infecting their co-workers in the process? Without a formal policy on presenteeism, an employer could be encouraging presenteeism because it is not discouraging it.

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A National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) study has found that as people age the length of absence from work because of injury increases. Here are some examples of how supervisors can encourage older workers to improve their strength and balance, thus reduce the likelihood and severity of a fall.

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One can easily write 1,000 words on the dangers of talking on a cell phone while driving, but this picture from Sweden says it all.

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In response to an increase in the number of construction fatalities, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is urging commercial construction firms to act on 13 specific steps to further improve workplace safety.

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Read our Special Report and discover the top 5 stress safety talks you can use to manage stress in your organization and prevent problems down the road.

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A 52-year-old Florida State University worker who had only started his job the previous month was killed when a steel cap under pressure suddenly flew off a pipe and struck him.

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