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    NIOSH issues guidance for workers at water parks

    March 25, 2010

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    NIOSH recently released guidance (.pdf file) on reducing illnesses among workers at indoor water parks. The document states that lifeguards can be exposed to disinfection byproducts and microorganisms that cause health problems such as eye and respiratory irritation, skin rashes, and flu-like symptoms. It outlines risks and includes recommendations for reducing them.



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