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THE ETHICAL MENTOR USING OTHERS’ WISDOM TO RESOLVE ETHICAL DILEMMAS
At the beginning of our career, we learn ethics first by the “right-and-wrong” method, usually through feedback from supervisors and peers. As we become more seasoned professionals, however, we often lack feedback loops for our behaviors.
BY MICHAEL D. LARRAÑAGA
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AN INTERVIEW WITH MINISTER YANG
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN CHINA
Note to readers: The digital version of this article appears in the April issue.
 
In this exclusive interview, Yang Yuanyuan, Deputy Director of China’s State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS), answers questions from The Synergist about the opportunities and challenges of occupational health in China.
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THE NEXT POSITION ADVICE FOR IMPROVING OFFICE ERGONOMICS Several options exist for improving your workstation. They range from minor adjustments to an active
workstation where you walk or pedal while performing office work.
BY STEPHANIE LYNCH
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CONTRIBUTORS
MICHAEL D. LARRAÑAGA, FEATURE AUTHOR
Michael D. Larrañaga, CIH, CSP, PE, PhD, is principal consultant for ENVIRON.
STEPHANIE LYNCH, FEATURE AUTHOR
Stephanie Lynch, MPH, MISE, is a doctoral student and graduate research assistant at Auburn University.
FRANK MIRER, INSIGHT AUTHOR
Frank Mirer, PhD, CIH, is a professor in the CUNY School of Public Health in New York.
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