Workplace exposures

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Workers and diacetyl: 5 things to know

From microwave popcorn manufacturing workers to coffee roasters, employees who work with certain flavoring chemicals may be at risk for lung disease
From workers at microwave popcorn plants to coffee roasters, people who work with the flavoring chemicals diacetyl and 2,3-pentanedione may be at risk for bronchiolitis obliterans, an irreversible disease also known as “popcorn lung.”
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Construction safety group aims to raise awareness of RF radiation exposure

Silver Spring, MD – The Center for Construction Research and Training (also known as CPWR), together with the Roofing r2p Partnership and the RF Radiation Work Group, have developed the Radiofrequency (RF) Radiation Awareness Program for the Construction Industry, intended to inform employers and labor organizations about the risks of radiofrequency radiation.
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