• hazardous
  • OBJECTIVES To evaluate possible health effects related to work with hazardous materials as measured by end organ effect markers in a large cohort over about 2 years, and in a subcohort over 5 years. (bmj.com)
  • CONCLUSIONS Health effects related to work are infrequent among hazardous materials technicians. (bmj.com)
  • Haematological, hepatic, and renal testing is not required on an annual basis and has limited use in detecting health effects in hazardous materials technicians. (bmj.com)
  • Despite the widespread use of these medical surveillance tests, limited information is available at present on the health effects of work with hazardous materials and the usefulness of monitoring end organ effect markers. (bmj.com)
  • This prevents accidental startup of a machine while it is in a hazardous state or while a worker is in direct contact with it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Environmental
  • EH&S - Environmental, Health & Safety. (mosaicco.com)
  • The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set a target maximum contaminant level of 75 micrograms of p-DCB per liter of drinking water (75 μg/L), but publishes no information on the cancer risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to a $169,527 civil penalty, SEPTA has agreed to spend $1.1 million on a project that will provide significant environmental and public health benefits. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Spectra-1 open path gas sensors are used in a variety of environmental and safety remote sensing applications. (environmental-expert.com)
  • work
  • Public safety diving is the underwater work done by law enforcement, fire rescue, and underwater search and recovery dive teams. (wikipedia.org)
  • VPP STAR status is the highest honor awarded to work teams with comprehensive, successful safety and health management systems. (prnewswire.com)
  • The nature of their work demands continuous focus on safety day in and day out, but they also must keep in mind the safety of others at the facilities that they service. (prnewswire.com)
  • Under the system used by BLS to classify industry sectors, 240 (48%) deaths related to volunteer work occurred in public administration (including firefighting), 154 (31%) in services, and 23 (5%) in agricultural forestry and fishing. (cdc.gov)
  • Lockout-tagout (LOTO) or lock and tag is a safety procedure which is used in industry and research settings to ensure that dangerous machines are properly shut off and not able to be started up again prior to the completion of maintenance or servicing work. (wikipedia.org)
  • The safety disconnect ensures the equipment can be isolated and there is less chance of someone turning the power back on if they can see the work going on. (wikipedia.org)
  • These safety disconnects usually have multiple places for locks so more than one person can work on equipment safely. (wikipedia.org)
  • public health
  • It also found that "54 percent of all respondents reported having some sort of physical problem from trying to avoid using public restrooms, such as dehydration, kidney infections, and urinary tract infections" making access to safe restrooms a public health issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • or a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • Public health organizations, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are increasingly recommending the use of N95 filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) in health care settings. (cdc.gov)
  • Administrative
  • Public law is law that governs the relationship between people and the State, and it is composed of three types: constitutional law, criminal law, and administrative law. (wikipedia.org)
  • phosphorus
  • Phosphogypsum - Processing of phosphate rock with sulfuric acid allows the nutrient phosphorus to transition from an insoluble state to a soluble state to be available for plant uptake. (mosaicco.com)
  • equipment
  • In 1893, Congress passed the Safety Appliance Act, the first federal statute to require safety equipment in the workplace (the law applied only to railroad equipment, however). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The National Electric Code states that a safety/service disconnect must be installed within sight of serviceable equipment. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Safety equipment manufacturers provide a range of isolation devices specifically designed to fit various switches, valves and effectors. (wikipedia.org)
  • industry
  • VPP STAR recipients routinely incur injury and illness rates that are at or below the state average for their specific industry. (prnewswire.com)
  • standard
  • With the improvement of people's consciousness about health, more attention has been paid to the biosafety of effluent reaching conventional discharge standard. (environmental-expert.com)
  • made
  • After the Civil War, some improvements were made through the establishment of state railroad and factory commissions, the adoption of new technology (such as the railway air brake), and more widespread availability of life insurance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Background Decisions concerning the acquisition of occupational safety monitoring instrumentation are often made by operational staff that may not have visibility of the full financial implications of their choices. (environmental-expert.com)
  • deadly
  • Disclosure and product safety are the difference between legal insecticide application and assault with a deadly weapon. (wikipedia.org)
  • disposal
  • This contributes to improved worker safety, the avoidance of recycle and disposal costs, faster facility permitting and reduced facility construction footprint. (wikipedia.org)