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Falls in construction: CPWR survey seeks worker observations

Silver Spring, MD — How can employer interventions be improved to help prevent fatal falls to a lower level among construction workers? CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training, in conjunction with the American National Standards Institute Z359 Committee, has developed a survey to collect observations from workers who have witnessed or experienced a fall.
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EPA publishes final risk evaluation for n-methylpyrrolidone

Washington — The chemical substance n-methylpyrrolidone, also known as NMP, presents an unreasonable risk to workers under certain conditions, according to a final risk evaluation recently released by the Environmental Protection Agency, which is now compelled to propose within one year regulatory action to mitigate the chemical’s hazards.
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