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- NIOSH PUBLISHES HAZARD ID ON TRAFFIC HAZARDS TO FIREFIGHTERS. // Professional Safety;Dec2001, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p6
Deals with the report published by the United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on traffic hazards facing firefighters. Rise in the number of firefighters killed by motor vehicles from 1995-1999; NIOSH recommendations for preventing traffic hazards.
- Confined space case files 3 tales teach lifesaving lessons. O'Connell, Daniel J. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Apr2012, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p30
The article reports cases involving confined space safety in the U.S. It mentions that three firefighters were injured after saving a downed utility worker from a deep manhole due to their misinterpretation of the incident leading them unconscious as a result of low oxygen. It notes a study from...
- NIOSH releases Firefighter Fatality reports. // Fire Engineering;Oct2012, Vol. 165 Issue 10, p36
The article looks at the release of several fire fighter fatality Investigation reports for 2011 and 2012 by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) which include incidents such as ceiling collapse, ladder falls, heart attack while fighting a structural fire.
- Music Induced Hearing Loss. // Professional Safety;Apr2011, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p22
The article offers information on a National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) Science Blog post titled "These Go to Eleven," by Thais Morata and Ryan Johnson which talks about an occupational hazard that is overlooked for musicians, waiters, and other workers who are exposed to...
- 2007 edition of NFPA 1982 addresses performance issues. // Fire Engineering;Apr2007, Vol. 160 Issue 4, p102
The article discusses firefighter safety equipment. The author notes a publication by the U.S. National Fire Protection Association that addresses personal alert safety systems for firefighters. The U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that the systems' signals were...
- A pain, it's fare to say. Tita, Bob // Crain's Chicago Business;3/15/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p3
This article focuses on the role of safety shields during cab rides in Chicago, Illinois. Cabbies hate them, too, pushed up against the steering wheel for long shifts and receiving less in tips, they claim, because passengers are sore and angry by the time they crawl out of the back seat. The...
- NIOSH: Monitor HCWs with chemo exposure. // Hospital Employee Health;Jul2007, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p79
The article suggests that hospitals must identify employees at risk of hazardous drugs and conduct medical surveillance at least annually, according to the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH). Comments from Melissa McDiarmid of the University of Maryland School of...
- NIOSH updates hazardous drugs. // Hospital Employee Health;Feb2011, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p19
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- NIOSH: Take steps to reduce hazard of stress. // Hospital Employee Health;Oct2008, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p119
The article focuses on the steps that can reduce hazard of stress for health care workers (HCW) in hospitals in the U.S. It provides information on the stressful work environment in hospitals such as inadequate staffing, long hours, poorly defined roles and lack of communication and the possible...