Scientific academy calls for new paradigm on preventing COPD

Bologna, Italy – Occupational safety and health professionals have underemphasized the significance of exposures to vapors, gases, dusts and fumes that may lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in workers, international scientific academy Collegium Ramazzini claims in a statement released July 19.
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Stress and worker safety

What can safety pros do to address the issue?
Is job stress an occupational safety and health issue? Some experts say “yes,” and that safety pros can play an important role in helping workers cope.
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Some workers not buckling up, CDC says

Atlanta – Workers in states that lack a primary seat belt law are less likely to buckle up, despite transportation-related incidents being the leading cause of work-related deaths, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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