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If You Could Decrease a Workplace's Injury Rate By 65 Percent, Would You?
Health & Wellness  (tags: labor, healthcare, nurses, workplace safety, OSHA )

- 1170 days ago -
When nurses can't speak up about unsafe hospital conditions without risking their jobs, both labor and the public lose a powerful potential advocate.
News Update: Kentucky, Feds Reach Agreement On Hemp Imports and Reverses Position on Hemp Seed Seizure
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, culture, society, family, GoodNews, government, health, law, rights, consumers, economy, farming, investments, labor, investors, news, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, health, healthcare, illness, treatment, research, prevention )

- 1498 days ago -
department will file an application with the federal government for a permit to import hemp seeds, and the federal government will process the Kentucky's application quickly. The federal government also agrees that the process established by the state...
Protect Workers and Children From Pesticides ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, labor, neurotoxic pesticides, pesticides, harvesters, EPA )

- 1548 days ago -
The men, women and children who harvest our nation's food are about to get new protections against pesticides. By taking action now, you can help ensure that these protections are strong enough to do the job.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Tobacco Companies to End Child Labor on Tobacco Farms PETITION!
Health & Wellness  (tags: child, children, health, humans, interesting, news, society, safety, sadness, culture, ethics, americans, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, finance, labor, money, news, Body-Mind-Spirit, illness, nutrition )

- 1591 days ago -
I urge you and other tobacco companies to protect the health of children by preventing hazardous child labor on tobacco farms. Your actions will help protect the health and future of our children.
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, HumanRights, politics, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, asia, china, media, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, society, news, activists, abuse, americans, celebrity, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethi )

- 1596 days ago -
Call on the UK's Prime Minister, copying your MP, to use the opportunity of the Modern Slavery Bill to introduce legislation so that UK companies lead the way in the fight against modern slavery.> By signing you are demanding an end to slavery
Please Sign: Tell Amazon UK Not To Work Its Employees Into Mental and Physical Illness
Health & Wellness  (tags: job stress, Amazon UK, warehouse, Swansea, cost cutting, labor, worker conditions, health and well-being, employment )

- 1760 days ago -
Amazon UK warehouse workers are timed by a monitor while filling orders, and if they fall short, the monitor beeps and snitches on them to management. Next comes the reprimand. This kind of job stress can cause mental and physical illness.
Executive Order -- Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, health, government, ethics, money, law, labor, society, usa, dishonesty, cover-up, business, americans, abuse, consumers, warning, risks, safety, protection, health, humans )

- 1872 days ago -
President Obama on Aug. 1 signed an executive order instructing key federal agencies, including the Labor Department, to work together to reduce the risks of hazardous chemicals to workers and communities.
Irene's Story: 'It Is Good to Be Paid Well and Respected'
Health & Wellness  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, ethics, business, americans, abuse, politics, society, law, labor, humans, money, usa, protection, prevention, government, ethics, disease )

- 1915 days ago -
Like many young adults with autism, Irene was struggling to find her way in the world.
Texas Refinery Explosion Draws Attention to Limited OSHA Resources as Factor Preceding Tragedy
Health & Wellness  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, labor, law, money, politics, society, usa, safety, risks, protection, warning, prevention, humans, health, children, death, ethics, government )

- 1980 days ago -
In the past five years, only two Texas facilities in the same classification - that produce fertilizer using ammonia - have been inspected by OSHA, records show. The agency, with a budget of roughly $568 million, lacks the resources to regularly inspect
Maryland Legislation Will Protect Construction Workers, Taxpayers and Industry
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, investigation, prevention, protection, safety, risks, society, government, health, warning, labor, business, corruption, corporate, americans, abuse )

- 2029 days ago -
Taxpayer dollars should only go to contractors that safeguard their employees from dangerous work conditions.
Farm Worker Heat Safety Bills Go to CA Gov Jerry Brown. Send An Email NOW! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: farm workers, safety, prevention, protection, ethics, labor, corruption )

- 2205 days ago -
Let's all do our part in saving farm worker lives. Could you please send a message to Governor Brown today and request that he sign AB 2346 and AB 2676 into law?
NEW STUDY: Night Shift Increases Health Risks
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, night shift, labor, study, protection, risks, environment, news )

- 2458 days ago -
Working the graveyard shift should be classified as an occupational health hazard, the editors of journal PLoS Medicine argued in an editorial published today.
More Options Needed for Women Empowerment: Pratibha Patil
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women, freedoms, ethics, humans, interesting, news, society, world, business, Entrepreneurs, goodnews, investments, labor, SustainableDevelopment, world, activists, culture, education, freedoms, government, media, law, politics, safety, protection, study )

- 3485 days ago -
I believe that participation of women in all spheres of activity is imperative if the human race is to realise its full potential.

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