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Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...iversity believed that the threshold for reporting worker exposure was a confirmed illness. "We are unequi...roughout the United States, four of which involved worker exposure. The information was gleaned from the Sunshine Project's review of publicly accessible bios...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...er and also passed out. That's when another farm worker alerted Showalter's wife, Phyillis. "The family took off to try to get him," said Sonny Layman, who rents a house on the farm. "Phyillis threw the phone out at me and asked me to dial 911." Layman instead followed her and two of the Showalter's fou...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...m busters. "It was great," enthused Pablo, an IT worker aged 32, after undertaking an activity which allow...en a nightmare for capital commuters. Gala, a PR worker aged 30, blasted a "lack of time" before boxing the "boss" around the ears. Miguel Angel, who will...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...highest, costs 450 dollars -- more than an average worker in Beijing can earn in a month. With an estimated online gaming population of more than 30 million last year and growing, there is no shortage of Chinese who are willing to play for profit. Estimates of the number of Chinese gold farmers vary fro...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...truck drivers account for nearly 15 percent of all worker deaths in the most recent data available, from 2005. (The death rate per 100,000 is higher for other occupations.) Of those trucker deaths, 80 percent involved traffic accidents, the bureau said. Truck drivers also report more injuries, such as spr...

Prostitutes Fume as Norway Bids to Criminalise Sex Purchases

...isation for the Interests of Prostitutes and a sex worker herself, told AFP. "The pimps will organise ever...helped us in our work," said Jonas Flink, a social worker at the Prostitution Group, a help centre for sex workers in Gothenburg, Sweden's second largest city...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

...health authorities said Friday. A senior health worker attributed the fall in rabies cases to a massive vaccination campaign carried out by veterinary officials. Doctors at the main referral Connaught Hospital are worried about a lack of rabies antidotes to combat dog bites. The hospital has had to re...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

...health authorities said Friday . A senior health worker attributed the fall in rabies cases to a massive vaccination campaign carried out by veterinary officials. Doctors at the main referral Connaught Hospital are worried about a lack of rabies antidotes to combat dog bites. The hospital has had to rel...

US Dentists Help Victims of Domestic Violence Smile Again

...y are carefully screened and a counselor or social worker must confirm that the injuries were caused by domestic violence. That's sometimes done through checking police reports or restraining orders. Many have benefited, like Susan Kauffman. Not only does she have a perfect set of teeth, but after enduring ...

Japanese Humanoid Happy to Work on in the Rain

Japan is a step closer to having an ideal worker who won't complain in torrential rain or on slippery floors as a company unveiled a next-generation humanoid Thursday. Kawada Industries' HRP-3 Promet Mk-II, a 160-centimetre-tall (five feet, four inches) humanoid, walked on a slippery floor scatt...

Being Employed on the Moon can Cause Depression

...holar, suggests that depression experienced by one worker will spread among the rest of the employee base. While Spell's research was not conducted in an isolated environment, he notes that under such conditions it is likely that social interaction among team members is even more critical since team membe...

Potentially Lethal H5N1 Bird Flu Resurfaces in Europe

...tion could have been transferred on the shoes of a worker or on a car tyre between the two poultry farms, which belong to the same cooperative. All previous 13 cases of bird flu in the Czech Republic since March 2006 had affected wild swans only. "There is no reason to panic. The special veterinary meas...

Non Smoking Workers Absorb the Carcinogen Immediately

...oyees harmed by secondhand smoke already are using worker compensation laws, state and federal disability laws and an employers legal responsibility to provide a safe workplace to take action against secondhand smoke. While in the past such cases have not always met with success, the study notes that as t...

Bidi Workers Protest Against Using Skull and Crossbones Sign on Packets

...uture and protect the livelihood of lakhs of beedi worker families," Karunanidhi wrote. Bidi smoking, like cigarettes and other nicotine products, is said to be injurious to health and has been officially declared so by the central government. But the caution, in the form of the skull symbol, which wil...

Impact of Periodontal Health High With Smoking and Sleeping

...n the progression of periodontal diseases. Each worker was evaluated on a list of the following lifestyle factors: physical exercise, alcohol consumption, tobacco use, hours of sleep, nutritional balance, mental stress, hours worked and eating breakfast. The study found that the number one lifestyle f...

Sacked Employee Says Stress Led to His Sex Addiction

...ning in any online conversations. But when another worker went to computer he saw sexually explicit comments which he reported, leading to Pacenza being fired the next day. Pacenza, is claiming protection under the American with Disabilities Act, saying the war stress had turned him into a sex addict, a...

Fire Ants are Emerging Nuisance for Virginians

...ics attention in 2006 when a 30-year-old landscape worker in Virginia Beach died after a fire ant attack. Although reports of human deaths are rare, Miller explained that people who are allergic to bee stings might also have severe reactions to fire ant stings. In Virginia, fire ants have only been found ...

Mental Illness Foremost Reason for Absenteeism

...ed problems like bad back. The study showed that worker took up to 30 days off on account of depression and those suffering from stress took almost 21 days sick leave. Thus it has become a major cause of lost productivity. Research conducted by the Mental Health America show that the mental problems sp...

Fangs Taken Out of Canadas Bill 29

...of this is far beyond the health care sector.Every worker in Canada should be celebrating today. At the same time, it is not immediately clear what the ruling will mean in hospitals and health facilities, or for the 900 union members who lost their jobs when the Fraser Health Authority used Bill 29 to con...

Where Children Lead the Sanitation Drive

...scribe the hurdles faced by Rashida Khan, a health worker at Pandadah, in promoting indoor toilet use. "Nobody was willing to listen. They grumbled that toilets within the vicinity of the home caused the spread of diseases and not open-air defecation," she said. "I, along with members of the self help gro...

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