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The Polar Vortex: Workers’ Warned to Prepare for Exposure to Cold Temperatures

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 Weather forecasters have warned that the Eastern US will be subject of a major climate change over the next few days

NIOSH Alerts Home Healthcare Workers About Latex Allergies

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NIOSH (The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety) has published a booklet to educate Home Healthcare Workers about preventing latex allergies. Latex products are made from natural rubber, and sensitivity can develop after repeated exposure. Limiting exposure to latex can help prevent allergic reactions for both home healthcare workers and their clients.