National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Latest stories

1d
Elmira Star-Gazette
'NO CONCLUSION': Federal TCE pollution study at IBM plantIBM plant in Endicott had elevated rates of heart defects, according to federal
'NO CONCLUSION': Federal TCE pollution study at IBM plant
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
IBM plant in Endicott had elevated rates of heart defects, according to federal researchers. But scientists with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health point to exposure to chemical hazards workers encountered in daily... Read more
2 related stories
3d
KMBC-TV Kansas City
KCFD releases report on firefighters' deathsinclude new training, new communications techniques and teaching firefighters m
KCFD releases report on firefighters' deaths
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
include new training, new communications techniques and teaching firefighters more about building construction. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health will release the findings of an independent investigation later this... Read more
3 related stories
3d
KCTV 5 Kansas City
KCFD releases internal investigation report on blaze that killed 2 firefighterstragic lessons with firefighters everywhere.” An independent investigation of
KCFD releases internal investigation report on blaze that killed 2 firefighters
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
tragic lessons with firefighters everywhere.” An independent investigation of the incident will also be reported by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health later this year. The full 71 page report can be found here: A woman... Read more
3 related stories
3d
FOX 4 Kansas City
KC Fire Department outlines mistakes fighting fire that killed two firefightersZone policy. The sixth recommendation was to train all emergency personnel in b
KC Fire Department outlines mistakes fighting fire that killed two firefighters
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
Zone policy. The sixth recommendation was to train all emergency personnel in building construction. An independent investigation of the incident will also be reported by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health later t... Read more
3 related stories
7d
Elmira Star-Gazette
Birth defects and pollution: Study on IBM in Endicott out next weekin the Endicott library, a day after they are published in a scientific journal
Birth defects and pollution: Study on IBM in Endicott out next week
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
in the Endicott library, a day after they are published in a scientific journal. Sharon Silver, a researcher with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health involved in the study, declined to name the journal or comment on the... Read more
9d
The Star
Train firms urged to invest in safety campaignsauthorities, Ajit said, should also examine why risky areas such as the railway
Train firms urged to invest in safety campaigns
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
authorities, Ajit said, should also examine why risky areas such as the railway tracks were easily exposed to the public. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye called on train users not to take the easy... Read more
15d
The Borneo Post
Accidents at workplace significantly reduced in Sabah — Lam ThyeKOTA KINABALU: Sabah has recorded a significant reduction in workplace accident
Accidents at workplace significantly reduced in Sabah — Lam Thye
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has recorded a significant reduction in workplace accidents in the last four years, said National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye. He said according to statistics obtained from... Read more
15d
The Borneo Post
FIC ‘elite team’ of lecturers ensures students get the best educationHealth Management from the Ministry of Health, Malaysia, and also a Certificate
FIC ‘elite team’ of lecturers ensures students get the best education
The Borneo Post / Posted 15 days ago
Health Management from the Ministry of Health, Malaysia, and also a Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Malaysia. He has served as an Environmental Health officer... Read more
22d
The Register NorthJersey.com
In Clifton, Pascrell and Menendez tout legislation to track firefighters' cancershave a 14 percent higher risk of dying from cancer compared with the general po
In Clifton, Pascrell and Menendez tout legislation to track firefighters' cancers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 22 days ago
have a 14 percent higher risk of dying from cancer compared with the general population, according to a 2013 National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health study that examined 29,993 career firefighters from Chicago, San... Read more
22d
WBGO-FM Newark
Bill Would Nationally Study Cancer In Firefightersassist us in developing cures for certain cancers that are derived by virtue of
Bill Would Nationally Study Cancer In Firefighters
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 22 days ago
assist us in developing cures for certain cancers that are derived by virtue of workplace exposure.” A 2013 study from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health found that firefighters have a 14 percent increased risk of dying form... Read more
23d
The Star
‘I am bullied at my workplace’advised victims to report their situation to the management or the police if th
‘I am bullied at my workplace’
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
advised victims to report their situation to the management or the police if there have been extreme harassment involved. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said all organisations should view... Read more
23d
The Star
Lee: Act on contractors who jeopardise public safetywho fail to take precautions which could jeopardise public safety in and around
Lee: Act on contractors who jeopardise public safety
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
who fail to take precautions which could jeopardise public safety in and around work sites in the country, said the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh). Niosh chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye (pic) said Tuesday’s... Read more
30d
ScienceBlogs
Occupational Health News Roundupvery high levels of chemicals that have the potential to destroy a worker’s lun
Occupational Health News Roundup
ScienceBlogs / Posted 30 days ago
very high levels of chemicals that have the potential to destroy a worker’s lungs. Rutledge writes: Investigators with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, a research arm of the CDC, spent several days at Madison-based Just... Read more
m
The Star
Lee: Act against those carrying out open burningburning can be sentenced to a maximum fine of RM500,000 or five years in jail o
Lee: Act against those carrying out open burning
The Star / Posted 1 months ago
burning can be sentenced to a maximum fine of RM500,000 or five years in jail or both upon conviction. Lee, who is the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health chairman, also urged the Govern­ment to step up enforcement on such... Read more

People in this news