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occupational medicine

[‚ä·kyə′pā·shən·əl ′med·i·sən]
(medicine)
The branch of medicine which deals with the relationship of humans to their occupations, for the purpose of the prevention of disease and injury and the promotion of optimal health, productivity, and social adjustment.
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The Occupational Safety and Health Small Employer Access to Justice Act (H.
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In the suit, the BMWE is asking for a permanent injunction directing OSHA to enforce safety standards on silica dust exposure, and for a declaratory judgment stating that OSHA has "an absolute duty to require that the railroads comply with the applicable provisions of" the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
According to OSHA, the Star Program recognizes leaders in occupational safety and health that are successfully protecting workers from death, injury and illness by implementing far-reaching and effective health and safety programs.
Contested cases are heard before the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) analytic method 8302 (NIOSH 1994) and the method used by Robert et al.
Information: OEESC 2005 Arrangements Chair, National institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505 USA, 304-285-6027, fax: 304-285-6041, email: ssoderholm@ cdc.
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), every two minutes a young worker is injured in the US, "it is likely that approximately 250,000 youth sustain work-related injuries and illnesses each year".
Starting once more from the homepage, the Hearing Loss and Occupational Noise Library includes documents from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Mining Safety and Health Administration.
Prevention is key and our Division of Occupational Safety and Health is diligently working with various employer groups to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.
Coal tar creosote exposures are regulated with an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) permissible exposure limit (PEL) of 0.

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