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Protecting Construction Workers’ Lungs is a Safety Issue

Seen in For construction Pros Construction workers are at high risk for lung cancer and other lung diseases and should take proper care and precautions to keep healthy. Although air quality often takes a backseat to occupational safety, lung cancer mortalities are 50% higher among construction workers than the general population. The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) and …

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Drive to Improve Respiratory Health in the Construction Industry

Seen in HSI magazine Leading Construction Design and Management (CDM) and Occupational Hygiene authority, Bureau Veritas, has praised the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) for highlighting the respiratory risks associated with exposure to construction dust as part of its month-long inspection initiative. Launched last week, the initiative will see HSE inspectors across the UK target construction firms to check the status of their health and safety standards, looking at the control measures …

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5 Face Mask Facts for Kids

Seen in Carithers pediatric group Health care professionals and experts around the world agree that wearing a face mask is one of the best ways to protect against COVID-19. However many face mask myths now circulate, leading people to believe they are unnecessary or don’t work. To understand why face masks work, it’s important to understand how coronavirus spreads and …

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Respiratory protection: NIOSH publishes toolbox talk

Seen in Safety and Health Magazine Washington — Knowing how to select, use and maintain NIOSH-approved respirators can help promote proper respiratory protection practices and protect construction workers from unsafe airborne contaminants, according to a new toolbox talk published by the agency and CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training. NIOSH and CPWR encourage employers to examine all avenues to …

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Protecting Respiratory Health in Workers During the Winter Months

Seen in OH&S Work-related illnesses can worsen in the winter; prevent exposure to lung irritants and learn the respiratory diseases occupational workers are at risk for. Dec 09, 2021 Why Does the Cold Season Cause Respiratory Problems? The drop in temperature, weakening of the immune system and shortage of sunlight can produce seasonal respiratory diseases. Children and older adults are …

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Omicron Variant Appears to Cause Less Damage to Lungs, Studies Say

Seen in Web MD The Omicron variant appears to cause less damage to the lungs, as compared to previous coronavirus variants, which could be why it causes less severe disease. In new studies on mice and hamsters, the Omicron variant led to less damaging infections and appeared to be limited to the upper airway, which includes the nose, throat, and …

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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – United Arab Emirates

Seen in World Health Organization On 17 November 2021, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notified WHO of one laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in UAE. The case is a 60-year-old male from the Abu Dhabi region, UAE. He developed fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, and a runny nose on 3 November …

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N95 Respirators, Surgical Masks, Face Masks, and Barrier Face Coverings

N95 respirators and surgical masks are examples of personal protective equipment that are used to protect the wearer from particles or from liquid contaminating the face. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) also regulates N95 respirators. The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulates entities for compliance …

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Update on Omicron

Seen in World Health Organization On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on the advice of WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE).  This decision was based on the evidence presented to the TAG-VE that Omicron has several mutations that may have an impact on how it behaves, for example, on how easily it spreads or the severity of …

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CVS Health and Microsoft announce new strategic alliance to reimagine personalized care and accelerate digital transformation

Seen in Microsoft CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) and Microsoft Corp. (NYSE: MSFT) today announced a new strategic alliance focused on developing innovative solutions to help consumers improve their health, while empowering over 300,000 CVS Health employees – including frontline workers – with tools to better serve more than 100 million people. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations in …