Workplace exposures

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Limiting chemical exposures

OSHA releases online resources on chemical substitutes and voluntary exposure limits
Calling current permissible exposure limits “antiquated” and “dangerously out of date,” OSHA administrator David Michaels unveiled two web-based resources he said will help companies keep workers safer around chemicals.
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Secondhand smoke still an issue in certain industries: study

Boston – Despite an overall drop in secondhand smoke exposure in the workplace, workers in industries such as installation and repair, construction, and transportation remain at high risk, concludes a study from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
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