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Sweeney bill may allow workers sickened by COVID-19 to collect workers' compensation

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 107 requiring many businesses to close their doors until further notice. Not all businesses and public services are closed, however. People still need to get food and essential items. They still need to make medical appointments and get treatment....

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What types of threat do nurses face at work?

You might think that working on a construction site or as a police officer is dangerous. While those workers certainly face the risk of being injured, it might come as a surprise that another group of workers is facing an increasing risk of being hurt on the job: Nurses. According to Occupational Health & Safety,...

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How serious is exposure to asbestos?

Asbestos is a natural mineral that's used in several building materials due to its strength, insulating, and fire-retardant abilities. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it's found in these materials: Vermiculite-produced wall insulation Vinyl floor tiles Roofing and siding shingles Textured paint used on walls and ceilings Pipes coated with asbestos material Oil...

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Workdays missed in retail due to injuries

When you think of hazardous jobs resulting in workers’ compensation claims, you probably think about construction workers and law enforcement personnel. You probably do not consider retail industry workers. A new study indicates that maybe you should. The dangers of retail When a retail worker is injured on the job, they miss an average of...

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‘Forever Chemicals’ Linked to Cancer Show Up Strong in Firefighters’ Blood

A new study show that firefighters have high blood levels of potentially dangerous chemicals used in the manufacture of blaze-extinguishing foam. The fact is that it’s not just veteran firefighters who show the "unacceptably elevated blood levels” of the chemicals that are linked to cancer and other health problems. The high presence of the chemicals...

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