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Combustible dust: Small particles, big hazard

OSHA is in the early stages of the rulemaking process, so where can employers find guidance right now?
The Chemical Safety Board has been urging OSHA to promulgate a general industry standard for combustible dust since 2006. But where can facilities look for guidance right now?
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MOST COMMON CAUSE OF DISABILITY

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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Senate passes chemical safety bill

Washington – The Senate on Dec. 17 passed legislation that would reform the nation’s chemical safety laws by requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to make decisions based on how chemicals affect workers and other individuals.
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