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MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
ISO: Second Draft of OHS Management Systems Standard Approved

TOXICOLOGY
EPA Proposes New Endocrine Screening Approach for Chemicals

OIL AND GAS
CDC: Oil and Gas Industry’s Annual Fatality Rate “Significantly Decreased” During Boom

RESEARCH
August JOEH Lineup

SILICA
NIOSH Recommends Controls for Reducing Silica Exposure When Cutting Fiber-cement Siding

NOISE
NIOSH Highlights Risk of Hearing Disorders among Workers in the Music Industry

BIOAEROSOLS
New Tool Helps IHs Choose Respiratory Protection for Bioaerosols

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
New Resources Highlight Respiratory Hazards in Hospitals

CHEMICAL SAFETY
Federal Working Group Makes Progress to Improve Chemical Facility Safety, Security

GUIDANCE
Chapter on Ethanol Processing Added to OSHA Technical Manual

EMERGENCY RESPONSE
NIOSH’s World Trade Center Health Program Treats 9/11 Responders, Survivors

HEALTHCARE
Online Course Educates Nurses on Shift Work, Long Hours