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Medical Publications Collection: Department of Health and Human Services and Center for Disease Control and Prevention The World Public Library Medical Document Collection is an archive to assist all people, and especially those at greater risk of health disparities, will achieve their optimal lifespan with the best possible quality of health in every stage of life. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.

 
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The Future of the Public's Health in the 21St Century

By: Kaye W. Bender

The Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century was convened with the charge to create a framework for assuring population health in the United States that would be more inclusive than that of the 1988 report and that could be effectively communicated to and acted upon by diverse communities. In the new report, the Committee uses the term “public health system” in a manner that builds on the 1988 usage, but reflects present realities. The Future of...

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline summarize pertinent information about acetaldehyde for works and employes as well as for physicians,industrial hygiensts, and other...

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The Occupation Questionnaire Section (prefix OCQ; questions OCQ.130 to OCQ.450) contains personal interview data on employment and variables relating to the work environment. OCQ Section Topics -- Data for SP’s Current Job (weekly hours worked, public vs. private sector, duration of employment) -- Duration of the SP’s Longest Job (OCD.395) -- Exposure to Workplace Tobacco Smoke -- Personal Protective Equipment Use in the Workplace -- Workplace Noise Exposure History -- A...

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline summarize pertinent information about acetaldehyde for works and employes as well as for physicians,industrial hygiensts, and other...

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline summarize pertinent information about acetaldehyde for works and employes as well as for physicians,industrial hygiensts, and other...

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline summarize pertinent information about acetaldehyde for works and employes as well as for physicians,industrial hygiensts, and other...

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline summarize pertinent information about acetaldehyde for works and employes as well as for physicians,industrial hygiensts, and other...

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline is intended as a source of infromatiom for employees,employers,physicians, industrial hygienists,and other occupation health professionals who may have a need for such information.

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline is intended as a source of infromatiom for employees,employers,physicians, industrial hygienists,and other occupation health professionals who may have a need for such information.

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline is intended as a source of infromatiom for employees,employers,physicians, industrial hygienists,and other occupation health professionals who may have a need for such information.

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline is intended as a source of infromatiom for employees,employers,physicians, industrial hygienists,and other occupation health professionals who may have a need for such information.

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Occupation Safety and Health Guideline for Acetaldehyde

By: Department of Health and Human Services

This guideline is intended as a source of infromatiom for employees,employers,physicians, industrial hygienists,and other occupation health professionals who may have a need for such information.

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Worker Deaths by Falls

By: Linda Rosenstock

Many American workers, regardless of industry or occupation, are exposed to fall hazards daily during performance of their job tasks. This monograph describes the magnitude of the problem of occupational falls in the U.S., identifies potential risk factors for fatal injury, and provides recommendations for developing effective safety programs to reduce the risk of fatal falls.

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Worker Deaths by Falls

By: Linda Rosenstock

This monograph summarizes surveillance data and investigative reports of fatal work-related falls from elevations. The surveillance data were derived from the National Traumatic Occupational Fatalities (NTOF) surveillance system maintained by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The NTOF data are based on death certificates for workers aged 16 years or older who died from traumatic injuries in the workplace. The fatality investigations were ...

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Fatal Falls from Elevations

By: epartment of Health and Human Services

Falls from elevations occur in all industries, in all occupations, and in a myriad of work settings, from the ironworker connecting steel columns 200 feet in the air, to the laborer washing windows from a suspended scaffold 60 feet from the ground, to the stock clerk retrieving goods from a shelf using a 4-foot stepladder. Fatal falls from elevations are classified by external cause of death codes (E-codes) E880-E888 of the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth...

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Worker Dies inside Filtration Tank in Michigan

By: epartment of Health and Human Services

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Division of Safety Research (DSR) is currently conducting the Fatal Accident Circumstances and Epidemiology (FACE) Project, which is focusing primarily upon selected electrical-related and confined space-related fatalities. The purpose of the FACE program is to identify and rank factors that influence the risk of fatal injuries for selected employees.

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Fall from a Scaffold Involving a Construction Foreman

By: epartment of Health and Human Services

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Division of Safety Research (DSR) currently conducting the Fatal Accident Circumstances and Epidemiology (FACE) Study. By scientifically collecting data from a sample of similar fatal incidents, this study will identify and rank factors which increase the risk of fatal injury for selected employees.

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Plumber Falls to His Death through a Roof Opening

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Division of Safety Research (DSR), performs Fatal Accident Circumstances and Epidemiology (FACE) investigations when a participating state reports an occupational fatality and requests technical assistance. The goal of these evaluations is to prevent fatal work injuries in the future by studying: the working environment, the worker, the task the worker was performing, the tools the worker was using, the e...

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Year-Old Apprentice Substation Electrician Fatally Injured

By: epartment of Health and Human Services

On November 6, 1985, a 33 year-old electrician came in contact with electrical energy while cleaning a substation switch. He died on November 8, 1985, from injuries sustained as a result of falling from the aerial bucket from which he was working.

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Alert : Preventing Worker Injuries and Deaths from Explosions in I...

By: Dr. Paul A. Schulte

Workers should take the following steps to protect themselves while working in ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization facilities:...

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