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September 13, 2011 - In This Issue

Could the Japanese Nuclear Accident Happen in the U.S.?

Texas Safety Record Questioned

Workplace Asthma Often Overlooked

Food Flavoring Standard in the Works

Electrical Safety Hazard Alert Issued

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Top Story
Could Japanese Nuclear Accident Happen in the U.S.?
DOE highlights recent violations and its rules to ensure worker and public safety.

Texas Safety Record Questioned
A construction worker dies every 2.5 days and nearly 16,900 worksite accidents occur annually in the state.


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Workplace Asthma Often Overlooked
Beat the invisible threat of airborne substances known as asthmagens by evaluating workplace ventilation and limiting exposures to toxins.

Food Flavoring Standard in the Works
Comments on draft recommendations are due by Oct. 14.

Electrical Safety Hazard Alert Issued
OSHA warns against the use of certain circuit breakers.


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