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Pilipino Star
DOLE requires ‘standing breaks’ for sedentary workersrisks related to sedentary work. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has signe
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
risks related to sedentary work. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has signed Department Order 184, which sets mandatory occupational safety and health standards in all workplaces to address health risks and ensure safe working conditions in... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Crews following new protocols one year after the natural gas explosion in NW Portlandlater. According to NW Natural, the blast caused more than $17 million in damag
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 4 hours ago
later. According to NW Natural, the blast caused more than $17 million in damages. Loy Clark was fined $4,900 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration “for failing to determine the location of underground utilities before opening... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Milwaukee boxer killed in crane accident remembered as role model17 at 7:41 p.m. The cause of death is listed as multiple blunt force injuries.
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 5 hours ago
17 at 7:41 p.m. The cause of death is listed as multiple blunt force injuries. He had worked at the company for 18 years. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident. The company previously received penalties from... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Explosion Not Expected to Increase Prices at the Pumpon the west side of the refinery on El Segundo Boulevard. The cause hasn't been
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 9 hours ago
on the west side of the refinery on El Segundo Boulevard. The cause hasn't been determined. California Division of Occupational Safety and Health officials say the fire began when gas oil material was being transferred from one storage tank... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Car collides with backhoe in HinghamPeter Amorello Construction Co. of Worcester, also got a citation because the b
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 14 hours ago
Peter Amorello Construction Co. of Worcester, also got a citation because the backhoe is an unregistered vehicle and so shouldn’t have been on Beal Street. Dearth said the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration was called to the sce... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Desk workers rejoice! ‘Standing breaks’ now required at officesrequire sitting for long period of time. In Department Order No. 184, the labo
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
require sitting for long period of time. In Department Order No. 184, the labor department has set and enforce mandatory occupational safety and health standards in all workplaces in order to eliminate health risks related to sedentary work or... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The Regional Extension Unit (REU) of the Occupational Sa
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 18 hours ago
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The Regional Extension Unit (REU) of the Occupational Safety and Health Center of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is now open inside this freeport. The REU is located inside the DOLE’s Satellite Office in the... Read more
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New Kerala
New Laws Will Affect Employees in 2018: Leave, Equal Pay, Reasonable Accommodations, and More - newkerala news #281508and disruption of the workplace. It can affect co-workers, customers and visito
New Kerala / Posted 22 hours ago
and disruption of the workplace. It can affect co-workers, customers and visitors. Under the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, an employer is obligated provide a safe working environment, including an environment... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Deepwater Horizon survivor draws similarities to Kenner explosioncan perfectly eliminate the chance of an accident. Eight people were on the pl
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
can perfectly eliminate the chance of an accident. Eight people were on the platform in Kenner and one man is still missing. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, has now joined the investigation into the incident. © 2017 W... Read more
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Daily Mail
Firefighters can cut their cancer risk by SHOWERING after a blazetesticles, brain, bowel and skin. Based on a study of 30,000 firefighters in t
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
testicles, brain, bowel and skin. Based on a study of 30,000 firefighters in three cities, the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reported in 2013 firefighters had higher rates of several kinds of cancer - particularly... Read more
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The Hill
Trump wants former Big Tobacco ally to run EPA chemical safetyhis clients. As recently as 2001, Dourson produced results the tobacco industr
The Hill / Posted yesterday
his clients. As recently as 2001, Dourson produced results the tobacco industry wanted, as part of its effort to stop the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which I ran under President Obama, from protecting non-smokers from breathing... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Driver collides with backhoe near Hingham construction siteat the scene and a portion of Beal Street was closed as police and medical pers
The Patriot Ledger / Posted yesterday
at the scene and a portion of Beal Street was closed as police and medical personnel responded. An official from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was called to the scene. The cause of the crash is being investigated, police... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
OSHA investigating at solar energy project in Nevada’s Nye CountyThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Nevada is investigating th
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Nevada is investigating the Crescent Dunes solar energy project near Tonopah, officials confirmed. Jeff Lankford, chief administrative officer for the Nevada OSHA, said the investigation was... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
ICYMI: Making the Grade: Gary teacher has lofty goals for his classroom and districtthe school carries health insurance on the students in case of an accident, and
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 2 days ago
the school carries health insurance on the students in case of an accident, and all students are required to understand Occupational Safety and Health and Health Administration guidelines. Garzella has presented a proposal to the Duneland... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
UPDATE: Fuyao workers file for a union electionWorkers said. “Fuyao employees, whose worries about workplace safety have led
Dayton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Workers said. “Fuyao employees, whose worries about workplace safety have led to complaints and fines against Fuyao by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), say they now are ready for a voice in their workplace and have filed to... Read more
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The St. Helena Star
Caution advised when picking Napa wine grapes in fire areasbe labeled N-95, N-99, N-100, R-95, P-95, P-99, or P-100, and must be labeled a
The St. Helena Star / Posted 3 days ago
be labeled N-95, N-99, N-100, R-95, P-95, P-99, or P-100, and must be labeled approved by the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The Napa County Ag Commissioner’s Office has set the following protocol for working harvest... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
BREAKING: Fuyao workers file for a union electionWorkers said. “Fuyao employees, whose worries about workplace safety have led
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Workers said. “Fuyao employees, whose worries about workplace safety have led to complaints and fines against Fuyao by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), say they now are ready for a voice in their workplace and have filed to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Haslam Makes Appointments To State Boards And CommissionsMullins, Antioch Virginia Yarbrough, Chattanooga Tennessee Motor Vehicle Comm
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
Mullins, Antioch Virginia Yarbrough, Chattanooga Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission John Barker, Nashville Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Dana Dodson, Cordova Tennessee Private Investigation and Polygraph... Read more
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CBS 58 Milwaukee
Waukesha Police: 60-old man dies after being trapped between two vehiclesthe victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Wisconsin State Patrol is ass
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting with the investigation as well as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The crash investigation is still ongoing. Stay with CBS 58 News for... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Waukesha police: 60-old man trapped between vehicles dies at US Foodsefforts were unsuccessful, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The W
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
efforts were unsuccessful, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Wisconsin State Patrol is assisting with the investigation as well as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The investi... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Services set for worker killed at Bethany Village; OSHA probe ongoingAssisted living facility Bethany Village in Centerville. TREMAYNE HOGUE / STAFF
Dayton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Assisted living facility Bethany Village in Centerville. TREMAYNE HOGUE / STAFF The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will have up to six months to complete an investigation into the falling death of a worker at the Bethany Village... Read more
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Aliran Online
Continued weakening of labour movement in post-independent Malayaalso does not seem to be bothered about the inspection and enforcement of worke
Aliran Online / Posted 3 days ago
also does not seem to be bothered about the inspection and enforcement of workers’ and trade union rights and perhaps occupational safety and health rights. A perusal of the regular Ministry of Human Resources’ Statistics on Employment and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Man dies after fall at South Carolina van plantMercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Mercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the North Charleston Police Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the fall. Mercedes-Benz Vans spokeswoman Alyssa Bean said... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Man dies after fall at South Carolina van plantMercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
Mercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the North Charleston Police Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the fall. Mercedes-Benz Vans spokeswoman Alyssa Bean said... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man dies after fall at South Carolina van plantMercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Mercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the North Charleston Police Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the fall. Mercedes-Benz Vans spokeswoman Alyssa Bean said... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man dies after fall at South Carolina van plantMercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Mercedes Benz plant in North Charleston on Thursday. The coroner's office, the North Charleston Police Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the fall. Mercedes-Benz Vans spokeswoman Alyssa Bean said... Read more
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EuroNews
Fake paperwork, poor parts challenge China's aerospace boomthe normal supply chain management process,” it said. Shi says he has filed a c
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
the normal supply chain management process,” it said. Shi says he has filed a complaint to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration against his dismissal by Moog on the grounds he was a whistleblower. A U.S.... Read more
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Reuters
Fake paperwork, poor parts challenge China's aerospace boomthe normal supply chain management process,” it said. Shi says he has filed a
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
the normal supply chain management process,” it said. Shi says he has filed a complaint to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration against his dismissal by Moog on the grounds he was a whistleblower. A U.S.... Read more
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Philly.com
In S. Jersey school district, mold problems began long ago and kept coming backat Holly Glen. The district hired TTI Environmental after a school employee fi
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
at Holly Glen. The district hired TTI Environmental after a school employee filed a complaint with the Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health unit in the state Department of Health on Sept.15. The school district was then directed to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
When does lack of moral responsibility rise to the level of a crime? Bill provides answerRep. Steven Johnson, R-Port Huron. HB 5088: Requires registry of individuals d
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Rep. Steven Johnson, R-Port Huron. HB 5088: Requires registry of individuals designated as contacts under Michigan occupational safety and health act. Sponsor: Rep.Jeremy Moss, D-Southfield. HB 5090: Modifies the penalties for trucks’... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Contractor fined $24K after worker dies in fall at Richmond factoryworked for Kansas-based contractor Brewer’s Restoration & Coating, which was hi
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
worked for Kansas-based contractor Brewer’s Restoration & Coating, which was hired to do maintenance work. The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration found five violations. The agency says the contractor failed to have a safety... Read more
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The Manila Times
Hanjin Subic Shipyard chronicleDepartment of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued Certificate of Registration to
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued Certificate of Registration to HHIC-Phil pursuant to Rule 1020 of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards. December 2009. Received award as Top Export Performer for FOB December 2008 to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
New regulation to eliminate discrimination against people with HIV and AIDS at workplace soonguided by non-compulsory ‘Code of Practice on Prevention and Management of HIV
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
guided by non-compulsory ‘Code of Practice on Prevention and Management of HIV and |AIDS’ developed by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health in 2001, which supports the creation of a non-judgemental and non-discriminatory work... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Concrete slab falls, killing construction workerCLEVELAND (AP) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investiga
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a construction worker who police say was killed when a concrete panel fell on him from an aerial lift in Cleveland. The worker has been identified as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Concrete slab falls, killing construction workerCLEVELAND (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investiga
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a construction worker who police say was killed when a concrete panel fell on him from an aerial lift in Cleveland. The worker has been identified as... Read more
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The Morning Call
OSHA announces 'alliance' to enhance workplace safetyUPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP – Injuries and deaths happen on the job. The federal Occ
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP – Injuries and deaths happen on the job. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration tries to minimize the harm. The Nixon-era agency’s Allentown regional office has announced an “Alliance Program” to enhance... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Court sides with driver who inhaled compressed airor more of those cans with her. In arguing that her convictions should be uphe
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
or more of those cans with her. In arguing that her convictions should be upheld, the state said that while Minnesota’s occupational safety and health rule on hazardous substances does not specifically list DFE, the rule also says it “does not... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Geneva agrees to flash arc study of wells, wastewater lift stationsChanges in Occupational Safety and Health Administration and electrical safety
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Changes in Occupational Safety and Health Administration and electrical safety standards require facility owners to evaluate the arc flash hazard potential, officials said. An arc flash occurs when electric current goes through the air gap between... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Medical Laboratories Exposing Patients to Infectionswas realised in areas of management responsibilities, storage and sanitation fa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
was realised in areas of management responsibilities, storage and sanitation facilities, waste management, occupational safety and health, chemical hazard, lab biosecurity, personal protective gears, and infectious materials. "This... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Convictions overturned for driver who inhaled compressed airor more of those cans with her. In arguing that her convictions should be uphe
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 8 days ago
or more of those cans with her. In arguing that her convictions should be upheld, the state said that while Minnesota's occupational safety and health rule on hazardous substances does not specifically list DFE, the rule also says it "does not... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Davidson County Commissioners vote to approve asbestos survey in 38 buildingswill also provide recommendations to maintain the asbestos that is in good cond
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 9 days ago
will also provide recommendations to maintain the asbestos that is in good condition. This vote comes two months after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued three citations against the Davidson County Government in August for... Read more
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Philly.com
Months of grappling with mold problem before South Jersey district abruptly shut schoolsdamage and mold issues, she said. A complaint was eventually filed by a school
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
damage and mold issues, she said. A complaint was eventually filed by a school employee with the state Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health unit in the state Department of Health on Sept.15, said Donna Leusner, a spokeswoman. The... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Barton accreditation in good standingfinancial aid. At the same meeting, Barton President Dr. Carl Heilman said the
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
financial aid. At the same meeting, Barton President Dr. Carl Heilman said the college’s status as a nationally certified Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Education Center has also been approved for the next five years. Kurt... Read more
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The Hill
Trump’s national labor board is a win for American workersdisputes and policies. ADVERTISEMENT Kaplan is an experienced lawyer who prev
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
disputes and policies. ADVERTISEMENT Kaplan is an experienced lawyer who previously served as the chief counsel of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. In that role, he demonstrated a willingness to look objectively at the... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. sanitation worker fatally struck by garbage truck, cops sayauthorities said, adding that neither the speed of the vehicle or "carelessness
NJ.com / Posted 9 days ago
authorities said, adding that neither the speed of the vehicle or "carelessness" were factors in the incident. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which investigates all work-related fatalities, is probing the incident,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Tent City, USAhad to provide before sweeps. Those requirements were confusing, cumbersome an
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
had to provide before sweeps. Those requirements were confusing, cumbersome and expensive for the bureau. Furthermore, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration questioned whether police were properly equipped to safely handle camp... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
OSHA conducting inspection at Lakeside Foods after accident where woman lost armRANDOM LAKE, Wis. - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ha
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 9 days ago
RANDOM LAKE, Wis. - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has opened an inspection at Lakeside Foods in Random Lake following an accident Monday where a woman's arm was severed. The U.S. Department of Labor confirmed the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Tent City, USAhad to provide before sweeps. Those requirements were confusing, cumbersome an
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
had to provide before sweeps. Those requirements were confusing, cumbersome and expensive for the bureau. Furthermore, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration questioned whether police were properly equipped to safely handle camp... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
1 worker dead, another rescued after trench collapse in west Michiganat Freep.com: Lark said it appeared the workers were digging a sewer line as d
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
at Freep.com: Lark said it appeared the workers were digging a sewer line as deep as 20 feet from a home. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration sent investigators to the scene south of Grand Rapids. Read or Share this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Social Security Authority Launches Vision Zero Campaignaimed at reducing occupational injuries, fatalities and diseases. The campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
aimed at reducing occupational injuries, fatalities and diseases. The campaign is running under the theme "Reinforcing occupational safety and health preventative culture through optimum gathering and utilisation of data". Speaking at the... Read more
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