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Congressional Committee Leaders Urge Action on Stalled Silica Standard

A Feb. 27 letter from four Congressional Committee leaders requests action from the White House on OSHA’s proposal to update its crystalline silica exposure standard. The silica standard has been delayed at the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) for over two years; it was originally sent to OIRA on Feb. 14, 2011, for … Continue reading »

Two CCOHS Technical Experts to Present at HSE Canada 2012 Event

Two technical experts from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), Dhananjai Borwankar and Sandra Clark, will be giving presentations at the upcoming HSE Canada- Occupational Health, Safety and Environment Conference and Trade Show, on October 3 and 4, 2012, in Toronto, Ontario. Event: HSE Canada 2012 Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 255 … Continue reading »

The Harper Government and Saskatchewan Partner to Bring More Doctors and Nurses to Province

Factsheet: Internationally Educated Health Professionals Initiative Projects in Saskatchewan SASKATOON — The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Federal Minister of Health, and the Honourable Don McMorris, Saskatchewan Health Minister, today announced funding to help attract, train and retain internationally educated health professionals for the Saskatchewan health workforce. “Our Government is focused on working with provinces and territories to … Continue reading »

In Unfit Men, Heavy Work May Increase Fatal Heart Disease Risk: Study

The results suggest that by maintaining good physical fitness, men who engage in heavy labor can avoid increased risk, and possibly even lower their risk of death from heart disease. High physical work demands are linked to an increased risk of death from ischemic heart disease (IHD)—but only for men who aren’t physically fit, reports … Continue reading »

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