Female cancer victims set to sue US electronics firm
- Scots sue employer's U.S. parent. Aldred, Carolyn // Business Insurance;06/14/99, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p27
Reports that a group of women from Scotland are suing the United States parent company of their employer National Semiconductor Corp. claiming they developed cancer as a result of their work in the company. Jurisdiction of the case; Types of cancer afflicting the workers; Causes cited for the...
- National Scotland Fab Under Scrutiny. Bruner, Richard // Electronic News;01/10/2000, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p41
Reports the lawsuit filed against the National Semiconductor in Silicon Valley, California. Investigation conducted at the National Semiconductor in Scotland; Citation on the names of the defendants; Comments from the National Semiconductor spokeswoman.
- National Semi tax case decided. // Electronic News;5/9/94, Vol. 40 Issue 2013, p6
Reports on a court ruling ordering the National Semiconductor to pay the United States Internal Revenue Service taxes on income adjustments for fiscal years 1976 to 1982. Calculation of effects of credit carry-backs and loss; IRS retroactive implementation of guidelines governing companies'...
- Caution: Work can be hazardous to health. Forster, Jeff; Fedoruk, M. Joseph // Patient Care;2/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p70
Discusses health hazards in the workplace. Work style and work environment assessment; Physician's role in ensuring a healthy working environment; Common noxious substances in the workplace; Reproductive hazards; Overuse injuries; Psycho-emotional hazards. INSETS: Teens and jobs: A potentially...
- Work-linked illness up in U.K. Fernberg, Patricia M. // Occupational Hazards;Oct99, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p49
Cites a Great Britain study which revealed the rise in work-linked illnesses in the country.
- Insight: Questions. // Occupational Medicine;1999, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p574
No abstract available.
- A comparison of Anglo-Japanese occupational health. Steward, Barbara // British Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation;Jun2002, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p216
Highlights the transcultural differences in occupational health beliefs and behavior in Great Britain and Japan. Factors that contributed to the higher level of illness in Japan; Importance of exploring the meaning of illness and sickness for transcultural understanding.
- New Illnesses in The Age of Computers. Reynolds, Larry // Management Review;Aug89, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p56
Discusses the development of new occupational illnesses with the rise of computers and video display terminals (VDT) in the workplace. Severe strain on hand and wrist muscles; Introduction of legislation to regulate VDT usage.
- 'Hot topic' Editorials and EPICOH 2014. Sim, Malcolm R. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Sep2014, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p593
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses the publication's decision to publish editorials that highlight current and emerging issues in occupational and environmental health, and the 2014 conference held by the International Commission on Occupational Health.