Washington – The Department of Health and Human Services has added four substances to its list of cancer hazards, according to the agency's 13th Report on Carcinogens.
One of those substances – ortho-toluidine, which is used to make rubber chemicals, pesticides and dyes – has been listed as a known human carcinogen. Three others have been added as "reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens...
Washington – OSHA would like to hear from stakeholders about how to prevent work-related illnesses caused by exposure to hazardous substances.
In a YouTube video posted Oct. 9, OSHA administrator David Michaels announced the launch of a national dialogue.
The first step in OSHA’s efforts will be to publish a Request for Information in the Federal Register seeking input on chemical management...
The next discussion for the fall semester in UNH Cooperative Extension's Issues & Ice Cream series will be held on Wednesday October 15, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in MUB Rooms 330-332. The topic: Landscaping and Greenhouse Horticulture.
Faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome to join UNH Cooperative Extension faculty and specialists and their University partners to discuss current...
Atlanta – With flu season on the horizon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation is sharing information to help workers protect themselves from the disease.
Among the information released is an infographic with facts about vaccination, how the flu impacts workers and how to avoid spreading germs.
Annually, 5 percent to 20 percent of Americans contract the flu, resulting in $...
You may be familiar with the concept of “export controls,” and the federal regulatory prohibition of sending certain types of commodities out of the United States. But are you also aware that the same regulations prohibit giving access to those items, or the related technical information, to certain foreign persons* within the United States?
Generally, an export is a shipment of items out of...