Items Tagged with 'Centers for Disease Control and Prevention'


Working with arthritis

Working with arthritis

Employees may have limitations, but accommodations can help
Workers with arthritis often experience symptoms such as pain, stiffness and fatigue. But experts say accommodations from employers can help people with arthritis stay on the job.
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Steve Monroe, PhD

CDC names associate director of laboratory safety

Atlanta – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has named Stephan Monroe associate director for laboratory science and safety in the wake of several highly publicized laboratory incidents involving Ebola and anthrax.
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Reported cases of work-acquired HIV infection drop: CDC

Documented cases of occupationally acquired HIV infection among U.S. health care workers have become “rare,” possibly due to underreporting and effective treatment and prevention, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Nanotechnology: Being proactive

Companies work to protect employees despite unknowns
Nanotechnology is a rapidly growing industry. But little is known about how nanoparticles affect the health of both the workers who manufacture the products and those who use them.
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