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  1. Worker orientation checklist for health care (WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
    >  This checklist is designed to help supervisors or employers with the orientation of workers in health care.

  2. Podcasts at CDC: Protect Yourself from Heat Stress (CDC)
    >  This four minute podcast addresses heat stress: its symptoms and prevention. Date Released: 7/19/2016.

  3. When Teachers Take A Breath, Students Can Bloom (NPR)
    >  National Public Radio discusses the first mindfulness program to be studied with funding from the U.S. Department of Education — that is aimed at teachers, not directly at students.

  4. CPWR: No New Year -- Trench Collapse (CPWR)
    >  This video using photos and animation recreates the real-life series of events that led to the death of a 32-year-old construction worker from a trench collapse – and how the death could have been prevented.

  5. Cardiovascular Health Status by Occupational Group — 21 States, 2013 (NIOSH)
    >  Disparities in cardiovascular health status exist among U.S. occupational groups, making occupation an important consideration in employer-sponsored health promotion activities and allocation of prevention resources.

  6. Indicators of Integraion (PDF) (Harvard School of Public Health)
    >  The following scorecard is based on research conducted at the Harvard School of Public Health Center for Work, Health and Well-Being.

  7. Toolkits from the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences)
    >  Access evidence-based Total Worker Health Toolkits designed through the NIOSH-funded Oregon Healthy Workforce Center.

  8. Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC)
    >  The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) was founded on the principles of dignity and respect for some of the most vulnerable citizens, seniors.

  9. The electrical worker online: IBEW to OSHA- Investigate Potential Radiation Dangers (IBEW)
    >  This September 2015 Electrical Worker online issue addresses potential radiation dangers for workers near cell towers.

  10. RF exposure to Humans, and much more. (Wade4Wireless)
    >  This privately maintained blog discusses the effects of RF on the human body, specifically the tower climber.

  11. OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Radiofrequency and Microwave Radiation (OSHA)
    >  This OSHA topic page provides resources related to hazard sources and controls of radio and microwave radiation.

  12. RF Safety FAQ (FCC)
    >  Frequently asked questions about the safety of radiofrequency (RF) and microwave emissions from transmitters and facilities regulated by the FCC.

  13. Reality Check: Invisible risks of radio frequency radiation, and the best strategies for protection (RCR Wireless News)
    >  This opinion piece by RCR Wireless, addresses some of the recent discussions regarding cell tower and radio frequency hazards.

  14. NIOSH EMF (Electric and Magnetic Field) (NIOSH)
    >  NIOSH research on protecting workers from proven and possible EMF health risks focuses on:

  15. Cell Towers (Victorian Trades Hall Council)
    >  Workers are often concerned when phone towers, antennas or transmitters are installed on the roof of their workplace. This page provides information to OHS reps on the potential dangers of these towers.

  16. NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Mobile Web Application (NIOSH)
    >  The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Mobile Web App (mNPG) works on any mobile device with an HTML5-compliant web browser. The app can be used offline when no internet or cell phone connection is available.

  17. Improving Workers Health Across the Globe (WHO)
    >  This booklet provides examples of the activities and achievements of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Occupational Health.

  18. S+H Magazine: Job Hazard Analysis/Job Safety Analysis (NSC)
    >  JHAs/JSAs not only help prevent injuries and incidents, they also can aid in auditing, training and incident investigation, experts say.

  19. S+H Magazine: Protecting the workforce from Zika (NSC)
    >  On July 20, the National Safety Council, together with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NIOSH, attempted to answer questions about the Zika virus and the workforce in a webinar.

  20. Entérese de las bases de las Fichas de Seguridad y las Etiquetas del SGA (GHS) (OSHA)
    >  Si usa productos químicos peligrosos en su lugar de trabajo, cada recipiente de producto químico peligroso debe tener una etiqueta en inglés que identifica el producto químico y sus peligros.

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