Salt Lake City – Shift workers who eat high-iron foods at night may disrupt their liver’s circadian clock and experience abnormal blood glucose levels, indicates a new study from the University of Utah.
Ames, IA – Severe crashes involving heavy trucks on Iowa roadways are more likely to occur during the early morning or midday hours, according to a study from Iowa State University’s Center for Transportation Research and Education.
Washington – A lack of mandatory standards on Ebola for health care workers leaves nurses unprepared and vulnerable to infection, a registered nurse and union official testified during an Oct. 24 House hearing.
Corvallis, OR – Sufficient lighting, portable signs and visible police presence are among several contributing factors that help improve worker safety on highway paving projects, according to a study from Oregon State University.
Washington – Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez has renewed the charter for the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, according to a notice published in the Oct. 22 Federal Register.