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The National COSH and the Occupational Safety and Health section of the American Public Health Association have developed an agenda for federal action in 2009 to protect workers' health and safety.
Linking poor school conditions and health disparities for Boston's children.
Since 2004, three Massachusetts workers have been killed, three severely burned and dozens of homes destroyed as a result of fires caused by highly flammable and toxic wood floor finshing chemicals. This report investigates the causes of this problem and provides concrete recommendations.
Wood floor sanding and finishing can expose workers, building occupants, homeowners, and residents of surrounding neighborhood to a variety of health and safety hazards.
Homicide is one of the leading causes of work-related deaths in the country. And most teens have never received training for robberies, theft or dealing with angry customers. MassCOSH youth peer leaders investigate the problem of workplace violence and offer solutions.
This manual was developed to assist primary care providers in understanding and helping prevent work-related injuries and illnesses.
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Sixty-six workers in Massachusetts lost their lives on the job in 2008 – most suffered fatal injuries at work. This annual report reviews the toll of work-related fatalities, injuries and illnesses on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Labor won a groundbreaking legislative victorysummer 2005 requiring the state to provide information on replacing toxic chemicals with safer alternatives for 5 toxic chemicals.
The study looked at the technical and economic feasibility of using the safer alternatives and provided a comparison of the environmental, health and safety characteristics as they apply to workers, consumers and the environment.
Environmental Law Institute Report: State Policy Strategies for Maintaining a Healthy Learning Environment