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  1. Pain is Not in the Job Description: Dental Hygiene and Ergonomics Video Series (CDPH)
    >  Many dental hygienists work in pain or know others suffering from musculoskeletal disorders, known as MSDs. Dental hygienists and their employers can prevent MSDs by taking simple and practical steps to design or arrange the workplace for safe and efficient work. OHB and its partners created videos on ergonomics by and for dental hygienists.

  2. Fragrances Can Cause or Trigger Work-related Asthma (CDPH)
    >  The Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program (WRAPP) of the California Department of Public Health is releasing new fact sheets on fragrances and work-related asthma for May, Asthma Awareness Month.

  3. NIOSH: Seguridad con las pistolas de clavos (NIOSH)
    >  Las pistolas de clavos son una de las causas principales de lesiones entre los carpinteros que trabajan en viviendas y se estima que son responsables de 37 000 visitas a las salas de emergencia cada año; el 60 % de esas visitas se relacionan con la ocupación.

  4. Oh&S Online: Below the Hook Safety – Oil & Gas Drilling and Well Servicing (OH&S)
    >  This article, by Dave Terry, describes how many incidents in oil and gas drilling can be prevented by installing fail-safe braking systems.

  5. OH&S Online: EEOC Publishes Major Rule on Wellness Incentives (OH&S)
    >  This article, published in OH&S Online describes a notice of proposed rulemaking on wellness incentives by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

  6. US Fire Administration: National Safety Culture Change Initiative (April 2015) (PDF) (FEMA)
    >  The Study of Behavioral Motivation on Reduction of Risk-Taking Behaviors in the Fire and Emergency Service was developed by the International Association of Fire Chiefs through a partnership with the U.S. Fire Administration.

  7. Machine Safeguarding and the Point of Operation (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  This guide to finding solutions to machine hazards was prepared by Oregon OSHA.

  8. Oregon OSHA Reporting Requirements for Employers (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  This pocket-sized card outlines the Oregon OSHA reporting requirements for 2016.

  9. Oregon OSHA Program Directive: Inspection and Citation Guidance for Cranes and Derricks in Construction (PDF) (Oregon OSHA)
    >  This program directiveis intended to serve as a standard-specific reference for Oregon OSHA compliance officers regarding the application of Oregon Administrative Rules within Division 3, Subdivision CC.

  10. Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) (NIOSH)
    >  The purpose of this website is to provide occupational safety and health professionals with information needed to understand and prevent work-related Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever).

  11. Promoting Health and Preventing Disease and Injury Through Workplace Tobacco Policies (NIOSH)
    >  NIOSH urges all employers to embrace a goal that all their workplaces will ultimately be made and maintained tobacco-free. Specific recommendations and guidelines are shared in this document.

  12. NIOSH Science Blog: Workplace Suicide (NIOSH)
    >  This Blog discusses suicide among US workers, risks by occupational and future prevention strategies.

  13. Fit for Work? Not likely. (HC Online )
    >  This article, in HC Online, discusses the risks of harm when workers are overtired and recommendations best practices for organizational fatigue management.

  14. The Importance of Staying Hydrated at Work and in Life (Pernickety)
    >  This Blog, by Pernickety Health Services, discusses how being hydrated may be related to your efficiency at work.

  15. Video: What If You Stopped Drinking Water? (asapSCIENCE)
    >  This video, available on Youtube,is presented by asapSCIENCE.

  16. WebMD: The Wonders of Water (WebMD)
    >  To help make the facts about water crystal clear, WebMD asked experts for the skinny on just how much water we need.

  17. Mayo Clinic Healthy Lifestyles: Water: How much should you drink every day? (
    >  Water is essential to good health, yet needs vary by individual. These guidelines can help ensure you drink enough fluids.

  18. NIOSH Science Blog: Keeping Workers Hydrated and Cool Despite the Heat (NIOSH)
    >  Keeping workers cool and well-hydrated are the best ways to protect them when working in hot environments.

  19. Avoid dehydration in the workplace (ISHN)
    >  A growing body of evidence points to dehydration as one of the most widespread and least understood hindrances and dangers on the job.

  20. Temas de salud y seguridad: Trastornos de la Reproducción Familias (NIOSH)
    >  Trastornos de la Reproducción Familias, Mujeres caminando en la playa, Hombre viejo La salud reproductiva de la mujer en el lugar de trabajo

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