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EPA scrutinizes pesticide ingredients

Washington – The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment regarding a proposal to remove 72 chemicals from its list of substances that are approved for use in pesticide products.
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Secretary of Labor renews NACOSH charter

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.
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NTSB hosts forum on drowsy driving

Washington – Drowsy driving poses significant threats to worker safety and health and must be combated, a panel of experts told the National Transportation Safety Board on Oct. 21.
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