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EPA should ‘reconsider’ strategy for chemical risk evaluations: National Academies

Washington — The systematic review process used by the Environmental Protection Agency to complete chemical risk evaluations under the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act contains multiple shortcomings, and the agency should “reconsider its overall strategy” for such assessments, concludes a recently published report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
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Control Banding

A look at control banding

Typically used to protect workers from chemicals, the process has potential use in other areas
Typically used to protect workers from chemicals that don’t have occupational exposure limits, control banding may have uses in other areas, such as construction and nanomaterials, experts say.
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No one ever snaps

'No one ever just snaps'

Identifying – and acting on – red flags may help prevent workplace violence
A workplace shooting or other violent incident can harm employees and damage morale. What signs should employers look for to recognize potentially dangerous employees, and how should they respond to the threat?
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