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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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I Was Injured in a Construction Accident. Now What?

A construction accident can be a chaotic and devastating occurrence. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the four most common construction accidents that can lead to serious or life-threatening injuries include: Falls: Approximately 381 construction workers died in 2017 due to falls – accounting for nearly 40 percent of all construction fatalities....

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