OSHA Promoting Grain Bin Safety in Seven Midwestern States

July 29, 2013- In five seconds, a worker engulfed in flowing grain cannot get out. That's less time than it takes to read the previous sentence. By sixty seconds, that worker can be totally submerged in flowing grain.

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Cities That Paint Their Town Green

July 26, 2013- Some cities are better than others when it comes to passing green initiatives. Here are 10 towns that, according to Nerdwallet.com, work overtime to be clean, sustainable and environmentally friendly.

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Experts Tell Senate Panel That Fertilizer Blast Could Have Been Prevented

July 24, 2013- April’s deadly fertilizer blast in Texas could have been averted, chemical safety experts told a Senate committee last week.

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It's A Fair Question: Who's the Greenest of Them All?

July 22, 2013- The retail sector is seeing greener pastures — at least in terms of consumer perceptions when asked which products and companies are top-of-mind when it comes to being "green."

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Microchip May Help Identify Unwanted Particles in Food and Water

July 19, 2013- A new process for making a 3-D microstructure that can be used in the analysis of cells could prove useful in counterterrorism measures and in water and food safety.

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New App Protects Workers from Heat-Related Illness

July 17, 2013-The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released an App that helps workers take measures to stay safe in the heat by simply checking their mobile phones.

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APHA Supports President Obama's Climate Protection Plan

July 15, 2013- The American Public Health Association applauded President Obama for redoubling his commitment to protect against health threats caused by climate change.

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Aluminum Shelters Protect Against Wildfires – But Not Failsafe

July 12, 2013- The 19 firefighters who lost their lives in the Arizona wildfires last month had turned to their very last resort – emergency aluminum shelters – but those weren’t enough to save them in this case.

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NIOSH Raising Awareness of Noise Induced Hearing Loss among Firefighters

July 10, 2013- The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) points to an article in Workplace Solutions, a publication of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), on recommended measures to protect hearing health.

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Ensuring Productivity in an Age of Aging Workers

July 9, 2013- The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) reports that between 2005 and 2030, the number of Americans aged 65 and older is expected to double, and a significant number of them will continue to work.

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Politics Play a Role in Green Purchases

July 8, 2013- Buying an energy-efficient appliance or light bulb would seem like a pretty straightforward eco-friendly activity, but it gets complicated once a consumer’s politics come into play.

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School Breakfast Programs Show Promise When Meals are Brought to Classrooms

July 3, 2013- Since Middle school principal Sean McElhaney launched an alternative breakfast program that brings the morning meal directly into classrooms, he’s seen a difference in student performance

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Proposed Leed Amendment Latest In Ongoing Feud between Greenists and The Chemical Industry

July 1, 2013- Environment & Energy Daily reports on the feud between the chemical industry and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), an on-going issue that is heating up over pending legislation.

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