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A 61-year-old kitchen worker at a restaurant in Atlanta’s Westin Peachtree Plaza hotel died sometime after entering a walk-in freezer.
The human body has a remarkable ability to cool itself, but all bets are off in hot weather conditions if workers who are physically exerting themselves aren’t drinking enough water and taking periodic rest breaks in the shade.
If you work on a farm, manure happens. Loading manure onto a trailer would be few workers’ idea of fun, but would it surprise you to know it can also be deadly?
London’s Covent Garden is a busy area, with scores of tourists exploring its offerings. However, the antics of workers toiling high above the sidewalk could have quickly turned a great vacation into a nightmare. The scaffold they assembled had no guardrails and no fall protection, …
An eight-year study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has found that one-quarter of all construction workers who died between 2003 and 2010 succumbed to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).
A female grocery store worker was killed when she became entangled in the auger of an industrial baking machine.
Two workers were killed in a crane lift incident in Hanover, NJ.
Most people know that exposure to radon gas in their homes is a health concern because of the radioactive gas’s potential to cause lung cancer. However, radon in the workplace is a concern too.
At first glance, what these workers are doing might not be obvious. But examine this photograph more closely…
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is warning that workers involved in roasting coffee beans or grinding roasted beans in coffee processing facilities could be at risk for suffering an irreversible lung disease, obliterative bronchiolitis.