Study finds 80% of workers unable to complete hazard reports

Auckland, New Zealand – Many New Zealand workers lack adequate literacy skills to fully understand their employer’s safety and health policies and correctly complete hazard reports, according to a new study from Workbase, an organization focused on literacy development.
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New strain of MRSA linked to industrial livestock workers: study

Chapel Hill, NC – Industrial livestock workers may be more likely to be exposed to certain types of drug-resistant bacteria than workers at antibiotic-free livestock operations, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health.
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Study ties statin use to MSD diagnoses, injuries

Dallas – People who take statins to lower their cholesterol levels may be more likely to suffer musculoskeletal conditions, joint diseases and injuries, according to a study from the Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System.
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