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ORISE: Worker Health Studies  

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Worker Health Studies Capabilities Overview Illness and Injury Surveillance Worker Health Research Medical Data Management Beryllium Exposure Studies and Testing Radiation Exposure...

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ORISE: Capabilities in Worker Health Studies  

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Health Research Worker Health Research ORISE performs statistical analyses, epidemiologic research and hazards assessments to evaluate workforce health. Medical Data Management...

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ORISE: How to Work With Us | Worker Health Studies  

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health. Services provided include illness and injury surveillance, worker health research, medical data management, beryllium exposure studies and testing, radiation...

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ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Beryllium Associated Worker Registry...  

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(BAWR) for the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS). ORISE collects data from 25 reporting DOE sites on nearly 20,000 workers, assisting...

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ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Medical Data Management  

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agencies with health and medical data management and related information technology services. Through partnership development and in-house expertise, ORISE develops and manages...

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ORISE: Worker Health Research  

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Worker Health Research Worker Health Research Worker Health Research The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides technical assistance to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other government agencies by performing specialized worker health research to assess the health of workers and other populations. Statistical methods, epidemiologic research and hazard assessments are core ORISE worker health research competencies. Because information technology is an integral part of the epidemiologic research process, ORISE also capitalizes on its benefits by organizing worker health research data into manageable databases. By providing DOE and the scientific community with accessible information on the long-term health outcomes of occupational exposures, ORISE is helping improve the

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ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Testing Beryllium Vendor Populations  

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Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education Beryllium Testing Vendor Populations When former employees at 25 closed U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) beryllium vendor companies needed an entity to provide medical screening and tests related to their beryllium exposure, the agency chose the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage the program. ORISE administers a brief health questionnaire and a blood test known as the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT) to determine if a worker has been sensitized to the light metal or if he or she needs to be evaluated further for chronic beryllium disease (CBD). If a worker has at least one abnormal BeLPT, he or she is referred for further evaluation through the Energy Employees Occupational Illness

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Worker and Public Health Activities Program  

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Health and Safety Programs Health and Safety Programs Home About HS-13 What's New HS-13 Staff Pandemic Influenza Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry CEDR Illness and Injury Surveillance Program Epi Moratorium United States Transuranium and Uranium Registries Occupational Medicine Worker and Community Public Health Activities Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) Program Chronic Beryllium Disease Bio-repository Initiative Articles Links HSS Logo Worker and Public Health Activities Program The aim of the Worker and Public Health Activities Program is to improve our understanding of the consequences of exposures to ionizing radiation and other hazardous materials to workers and to the public. One of the program's strategic objectives is to support studies related to current and past operations of DOE facilities that ascribe to the highest scientific standards and policies and to communicate the health effects into impact-driven practices for improving worker and public health. This objective strives to ensure that the studies and public health activities address the most relevant research pertaining to DOE operations and provide a framework for intervention. Periodic evaluation of the research via independent external peer review enhances this objective. DOE encourages publication in scientific peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings.

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NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health,  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health, Safety and Security NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health, Safety and Security Beginning on June 14, 2010, the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) at DOE, in partnership with the nonprofit, non-partisan National Academy of Public Administration, will host A Worker Dialogue: Improving Health, Safety and Security at DOE. This web-based "conversation" will engage the DOE workforce in an open, online dialogue to discuss challenges, generate innovative ideas and recommend ways to improve worker safety. A Worker Dialogue was an important example of how government can use new collaborative tools in a targeted way to inform policy and programs, even

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Office of Worker Safety and Health Assistance  

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program and line organizations in the identification and resolution of worker safety and health issues and management concerns utilizing a corporate issues management process for...

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10 CFR 851 - Worker Safety and Health Program Archives  

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Video Windows Media Player Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Health and Safety Home HSS Logo Archives 10 CFR 851: Worker Safety and Health Program Legislation...

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Enforcement Regulations and Directives - Worker Safety and Health...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Regulations and Directives - Worker Safety and Health Regulations 10 C.F.R. Part 851 - Worker Safety and Health Program; Final Rule 10 C.F.R....

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Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy  

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Office of Health and Safety Office of Health and Safety Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy Home Mission and Functions Office Contacts Radiological Safety Radiation Protection Policy Current Topics in Radiological Control DOELAP Occupational Exposures (REMS) Training Radiological Control Coordinating Committee Non-Radiological Safety Worker Safety and Health Program Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program Construction Safety Hoisting and Rigging Contractor Substance Abuse Program Chemical Safety Program Emerging Technology: Nanotechnology BioSafety ErgoEaser Functions, Responsibilities and Authorities (FRA) Integrated Safety Management Industrial Hygiene Coordinating Committee Respiratory Protection Safety Bulletins Operating Experiences Office of Safety & Health Response Line Hot Topic

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Enforcement Regulations and Directives- Worker Safety and Health  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Lists worker safety and health regulations, enforceable directives, and links to enforceable consensus standard organizations.

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Worker Safety and Health Program Area Index | Safety and Health...  

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Worker Safety and Health Program Area Index A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P Q R S T U V W BNL's Worker Safety and Health Program Areas were established to assist line and operations...

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NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health, Safety and Security - June 14, 2010, DOE Worker Dialogue Event Flyer  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker Dialogue Worker Dialogue Improving Health, Safety and Security at the U.S. Department of Energy Log on and participate starting on Monday June 14, 2010 at www.WorkerDialogue.org (username: worker -- password: dialogue) Worker health and safety programs at the Department of Energy (DOE) are most effective when they reflect your knowledge and experience as one of DOE's front-line workers. You will now have the opportunity to share your experience and provide feedback to help enhance and shape DOE's worker safety initiatives. This Worker Dialogue has the support of labor unions and organi- Beginning on Monday, June 14 th , the Office of Health, Safety and zations representing front-line workers Security (HSS) at DOE, in partnership with the nonprofit, non- at DOE.

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Worker Safety and Health News | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

About Us » News & Blog » Enforcement News » Worker Safety and About Us » News & Blog » Enforcement News » Worker Safety and Health News Worker Safety and Health News August 29, 2013 Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for two violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. November 9, 2012 Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. October 4, 2012 Department of Energy Cites Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC for Nuclear Safety

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Collaborative Worker Health and Safety Improvement Activities | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Collaborative Worker Health and Safety Improvement Activities Collaborative Worker Health and Safety Improvement Activities Collaborative Worker Health and Safety Improvement Activities Worker health and safety programs at DOE are most effective when they reflect the knowledge and experience of the Department's frontline workers. "Our workers are the lifeblood of accomplishing the Department's mission at DOE sites, and as such, ensuring their safety is foremost," explains Glenn Podonsky, Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer. "It is imperative that we communicate and establish relationships with those elements that train, manage and represent our workforce to improve the safety culture at DOE sites." Meeting Documents Available for Download November 30, 2012 Health and Productivity Questionnaire (HPQ) Survey Report

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Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement - Welcome  

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Office of Enforcement Enforcement Home Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Office of Nuclear Safety Enforcement Security Enforcement Notices of Violation Consent Orders ...

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NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health, Safety and Security - June 14, 2010, DOE Worker Dialogue Event Flyer  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Improving Health, Safety and Security at the U.S. Department of Energy Worker health and safety programs at the Department of Energy (DOE) are most effective when they reflect the knowledge and experience of the Department's frontline workers. Workers will now have the opportunity to share their experiences and provide their feedback to help enhance and shape DOE's worker safety initiatives. Beginning on Monday, June 14 th , the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) at DOE, in partnership with the nonprofit, nonpartisan National Academy of Public Administration, will host A Worker Dialogue: Improving Health, Safety and Security at DOE. This web-based "conversation" will engage the DOE workforce in an open, online dialogue to discuss

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Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Consent Order  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6, 2011 6, 2011 Mr. Thomas J. Dieter, President CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC MS 9101 1580 Sawtelle Street Idaho Falls, Idaho 83403 WC0-2011-01 Dear Mr. Dieter: The Office of Health Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight has completed its investigation into the facts and circumstances associated with the October 4, 2010, hoisting incident that occurred when a telescopic hydraulic gantry system tipped while lifting a 7 ,800-pound shield plug at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP) located at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory. The results of the investigation were provided to CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC (CWI) in an Investigation Report, dated April20, 2011, and identified potential violations of DOE requirements established at 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and

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Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Consent Order  

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that related to CWI' s oversight of its subcontractor, DRS-Washington Division (URS-WD), specifically in the areas of hazard identification and abatement, and worker...

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ORISE: Statistical Analyses of Worker Health  

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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) support ongoing programs involving medical surveillance of workers and other populations, as well as occupational...

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Microsoft Word - Worker Safety and Health Reporting Criteria.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker Safety and Health Noncompliance Reporting Criteria (as of January 1, 2012) Worker Safety and Health Noncompliance Reporting Criteria (as of January 1, 2012) Worker Safety and Health Noncompliances Associated With Occurrences (DOE Order 232.2) Consult the DOE Order for the full text of each occurrence criterion 1 Reporting Criteria Group Subgroup Occurrence Category and Summary Description 2 1. Operational Emergencies 3 N/A (1) Operational Emergency (2) Alert (3) Site Area Emergency (4) General Emergency 2. Personnel Safety and Health A. Occupational Injuries (1) Fatality/terminal injury (2) Inpatient hospitalization of > 3 personnel (3) Inpatient hospitalization > 5 days (4) > 3 personnel having Days Away, Restricted, or Transferred (DART) cases (5) Serious occupational injury B. Occupational Exposure (1) Fatality/terminal illness or inpatient

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Cancer Mortality Among Nuclear Utility Workers: A Feasibility Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A study of actual radiation exposures and health outcomes among U.S.utility workers could become the foremost occupational radiation study because of the large number of exposed persons and the manrem dose commitment.Such a study would provide the best nonextrapolated, statistically sound estimates of risks associated with chronic occupational exposure to low-level ionizing radiation.

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health, Safety and Security. - Worker Dialogue Web Site User's Guide  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Participating in the Online Dialogue Contacting the National Academy If you have any questions or comments, please contact Danielle Germain (dgermain@napawash.org, 202-204-3632) or Daniel Honker (dhonker@napawash.org, 202-204-3633). How to Use This Site Participating in the Worker Dialogue is easy and intuitive. The Dialogue discussion website allows you to do the following: * Submit an idea * Comment on another user's idea * Rate an idea * Tag ideas * Search for specific topics or subjects Visiting the Worker Dialogue The Worker Dialogue website is located at www.workerdialogue.org; however, the site will display a placeholder page until the Dialogue launches on June 14 th . After June 14 th , visitors to the site will be prompted to enter a username and password prior to entering

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Integrating community health workers in schools  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has set the tone for a radically revised health landscape in America that focuses on community-based care. Our health care system, however, has neither the infrastructure ...

Williams, Roy Jerome, III

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents Documents Available for Download November 27, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-04 Issued to National Renewable Energy Laboratory related to a drum rupture and flash event of the Thermochemical User Facility. August 29, 2013 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC - WEA-2013-01 issued to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC, related to a Fall Injury Event that occurred in Building 701 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory WEA-2013-01 July 30, 2013 Enforcement Letter, WEL-2013-02 Issued to Wastren Advantage, Inc. related to the Loss of Supplied Breathing Air in the Box Breakdown Area of the Transuranic Waste Processing Center located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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Reliability of computerized versus manual death searches in a study of the health of eldorado uranium workers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An epidemiological follow-up study of 16,000 uranium mine and refinery employees has made use of computerized techniques for searching a national death file. The accuracy of this computerized matching has been compared with that of corresponding manual ... Keywords: Automated follow-up, Cancer, Computer searches, Death searches, Epidemiology, Follow-up, Industrial cancer, Radium, Risks, Uranium

H. B. Newcombe; M. E. Smith; G. R. Howe; J. Mingay; A. Strugnell; J. D. Abbatt

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Worker Safety and Health Regulatory Assistance Reviews | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker Safety Worker Safety and Health Regulatory Assistance Reviews Worker Safety and Health Regulatory Assistance Reviews Documents Available for Download July 17, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC - EA-2001-04 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC, related to Nuclear Safety, Work Control, and Radiation Protection Deficiencies at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site March 19, 2000 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC - EA-2000-05 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Kaiser-Hill Company, LLC, related to an Unplanned, Radioactive Material Uptake at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site, (EA-2000-05) September 21, 1998 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Westinghouse Savannah River Company - EA

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Preventing Absenteeism and Promoting Resilience Among Health Care Workers In Biological Emergencies  

SciTech Connect

The ability to ensure adequate numbers of medical staff represents a crucial part of the medical response to any disaster. However, healthcare worker absenteeism during disasters, especially in the event of an attack of biological terrorism or an epidemic such as pandemic influenza, is a serious concern. Though a significant rate of absenteeism is often included as a baseline assumption in emergency planning, published reports on strategies to minimize absenteeism are comparatively few. This report documents interviews with managers and emergency response planners at hospitals and public health agencies and reviews existing survey data on healthcare worker absenteeism and studies of disasters to glean lessons about the needs of healthcare workers during those disasters. Based on this research, expected rates of absenteeism and individual determinants of absenteeism are presented along with recommendations of steps that hospitals, emergency medical services departments, public health organizations, and government agencies can take to meet the needs of healthcare workers and minimize absenteeism during a biological event.

Lesperance, Ann M.; Miller, James S.

2009-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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NAPA Collaboration Project: Worker Dialogue to Improve Worker Health, Safety and Security - Worker Dialogue Frequently Asked Questions and Registration Data  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

k k Health, Safety and Security . Department of Energy s fety, and Security (HSS) is part duct a g An ome of the Worker Dialogue s DOE partnering with them for this Dialogue? ublic Administration ional leaders ges. As the home of The Collaboration Project, the National Academy in online Dialogues, which are similar to onli this discussion. National Academy ns who work at demy will be viewed as an tcome or result of this dialogue? o harness the "wisdom of the crowd" and provide the HSS leadership s and feedback to inform recommendations for policy changes within y will issue a report from our Panel of Fellows that contains lessons ns on rograms cts that such a report will be highly informative and consequential commendati m other forums, like the HSS Focus Group, where worker es have already been reported? orums have been benefic lishing working relationships between HSS and union leadership,

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10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program - February 9, 2006 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program - February 9, 0 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program - February 9, 2006 10 C.F.R. Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Program - February 9, 2006 February 9, 2006 10 C.F.R. Part 851 - Worker Safety and Health Program Final Rule. Pages 75-92 without preamble § 851.1 Scope and purpose. The worker safety and health requirements in this part govern the conduct of contractor activities at DOE sites. This part establishes the: Requirements for a worker safety and health program that reduces or prevents occupational injuries, illnesses, and accidental losses by providing DOE contractors and their workers with safe and healthful workplaces at DOE sites; and Procedures for investigating whether a violation of a requirement of this part has occurred, for determining the nature and extent of any such

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Health Surveillance Outcomes in Former Rocky Flats Radiation Workers  

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Surveillance of Rocky Flats Radiation Workers Surveillance of Rocky Flats Radiation Workers Janice P. Watkins 1 , Elizabeth D. Ellis 1 , F. Joseph Furman 2 , Roger B. Falk 2 , Joe M. Aldrich 2 , and Donna L. Cragle 1 ORAU Technical Report # 2006-0408 1 Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Center for Epidemiologic Research; P.O. Box 117; Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117 2 Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Center for Epidemiologic Research; 9950 W. 80 th Avenue, Suite 17; Arvada, CO 80005-3914 This report was funded by Department of Energy Environmental Health Division under contract number DE-AC05-00OR22750. Table of Contents List of Figures.................................................................................................................2 List of Tables

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Sandia National Laboratory (CA) Former Workers, Construction...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Sandia National Laboratory (CA) Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health...

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10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

10 CFR 851 10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program 10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program Office of Health and Safety: Establishes worker safety and health requirements and expectations for the Department to ensure protection of workers from the hazards associated with Department operations. The 10 C.F.R. 851 Work Group is established to promote excellence in the implementation of 10 C.F.R. 851, "Worker Safety and Health" and continuous improvement in the implementation of health and safety programs for the DOE contractor work force. The Work Group provides a collaborative opportunity for DOE to gain insights from the contractor work force and their representatives, and identify and communicate best practices. Focal areas of interest include hazard identification, worker knowledge of aging

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Assessment of zero gravity effects on space worker health and safety  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

One objective of the study is to assess the effects of all currently known deviations from normal of medical, physiological, and biochemical parameters which appear to be due to zero gravity (zero-g) environment and to acceleration and deceleration to be experienced, as outlined in the reference Solar Power Satellite (SPS) design, by space worker. Study results include identification of possible health or safety effects on space workers - either immediate or delayed - due to the zero gravity environment and acceleration and deceleration; estimation of the probability that an individual will be adversely affected; description of the possible consequence to work efficiently in persons adversely affected; and description of the possible/probable consequences to immediate and future health of individuals exposed to this environment. A research plan, which addresses the uncertainties in current knowledge regarding the health and safety hazards to exposed SPS space workers, is presented. Although most adverse affects experienced during space flight soon disappeared upon return to the Earth's environment, there remains a definite concern for the long-term effects to SPS space workers who might spend as much as half their time in space during a possible five-year career period. The proposed 90-day up/90 day down cycle, coupled with the fact that most of the effects of weightlessness may persist throughout the flight along with the realization that recovery may occupy much of the terrestrial stay, may keep the SPS workers in a deviant physical condition or state of flux for 60 to 100% of their five-year career. (JGB)

Not Available

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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10 C.F.R. 851: Worker Safety and Health Program | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

51: Worker Safety and Health Program 51: Worker Safety and Health Program 10 C.F.R. 851: Worker Safety and Health Program Stakeholders: DOE contractors; Employee(s) of DOE contractors Scope: 10 C.F.R. 851 outlines the requirements for a worker safety/health program to ensure that DOE contractors and their workers operate a safe workplace. Additionally, 10 C.F.R. 851 establishes procedures for investigating whether a violation of a requirement of this part has occurred, for determining the nature and extent of any such violation, and for imposing an appropriate remedy. Summary: Subpart A - General Provisions: Compliance Order: 10 C.F.R. § 851.4 The Secretary of Energy may issue a Compliance Order to any DOE contractor which: Identifies violations of enumerated requirements Mandates a remedy to address these violations and;

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March 7, 2012, USW Health Safety and Environment Conference Presentations - DOE Worker Safety and Health Regulatory Enforcement  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker Safety and Health Worker Safety and Health Regulatory Enforcement Kevin Dressman Director, Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement (HS-41) Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy http://www.hss.energy.gov/enforce/ USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference HSS Workshop March 7, 2012 2 Office of Health, Safety and Security Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer HS-10 HS-20 HS-70 HS-80 HS-90 HS-1.1 HS-1 HS-11 HS-12 HS-13 HS-14 HS-21 HS-22 HS-23 HS-24 HS-81 HS-82 HS-83 HS-91 HS-92 HS-93 HS-94 Office of Departmental Representative to DNFSB and Liaison Outreach Office of Communications and Congressional Affairs Chief Medical Officer Office of Health and Safety Office of Environmental Protection, Sustainability Support,

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14th Annual Joint DOE/EFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety and Health  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4th Annual Joint DOE/EFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety and 4th Annual Joint DOE/EFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety and Health Program (10 CFR 851) Workshop 14th Annual Joint DOE/EFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety and Health Program (10 CFR 851) Workshop Workshop Dates: March 13-15, 2012 The workshop served to promote continuous improvement in the implementation of 851 through the shared experiences and enhancements of a variety of DOE stakeholder communities. Panel members from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the United Steel Workers, the DOE Offices of Environmental Management and the National Nuclear Security Administration, and the HSS Offices of Worker Safety and Health Policy and Enforcement and Oversight, provided 851 implementation perspectives and an opportunity for interactive discussion and exchange with attendees.

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November 5, 2008, DOE HSS Memorandum on 10 CFR Part 85 1, Worker Safety and Health  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5,2008 5,2008 MEMORANDUM FOR DISTRIBUTION A FROM: URITY OFFICER SECURITY SUBJECT: 10 C.F. ' d.Part 85 1, "Worker Safety and Health" The attached letter regarding 10 C.F.R. Part 85 1, "Worker Safety and Health" was sent to contract management for Department of Energy facilities (listed in attachment 2) in order to reemphasize the importance of the rule. The Office of Health, Safety and Security will be working with your organizations to ensure that effective implementation and support are provided to increase worker awareness of their rights and responsibilities with regards to 10 C.F.R. 85 1. If you have any questions, please contact me at (301) 903-3777 or your stafTmay contact Bill McArthur, Director, Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy, at

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DOE Cites UChicago Argonne, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

UChicago Argonne, LLC for Worker Safety and Health UChicago Argonne, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations DOE Cites UChicago Argonne, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations April 30, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to UChicago Argonne, LLC, for violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. UChicago Argonne is the managing and operating contractor for DOE's Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), located in Argonne, Illinois, which is about 25 miles southwest of Chicago. ANL is one of DOE's oldest and largest national laboratories for science and engineering research. The PNOV cites multiple violations associated with two incidents that occurred in the same building at ANL in March 2008. The violations include

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Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for two violations of the Departments worker safety and health regulations.

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Information Technology and Worker Satisfaction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

on Worker Mental Health." Journal of Organizational BehaviorHealth Care Workers Using Structural Equation Modelling." Journal of Organizational

Danziger, Jim; Dunkle, Debbie

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORISE: Contact Us | Worker Health Studies  

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Betsy.Ellis@orau.org Derek Hagemeyer Radiation Exposure Monitoring Work: 865.241.3615 Derek.Hagemeyer@orau.org John McInerney Director, Arvada Office Work: 303.463.3590...

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ORISE: Resources for Worker Health Studies  

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Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. Human Subjects Protection Resource Book cover Human Subjects Protection Resource Book The Human Subjects Protection Resource...

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10 CFR 851 - Worker Safety and Health Program  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

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Former Worker Program - Worker Testimonials  

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the NSSP provided me with this opportunity. I owe my health to this program." - Kansas City Plant former worker "I am a former contract worker from all three of the Laboratories...

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Former Production Workers...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection...

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Former Production Workers...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection...

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Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Letter issued to Wastren Advantage Inc.  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

30, 2013 30, 2013 Mr. Steve Moore President and Chief Executive Officer Wastren Advantage, Inc. 1571 Shyville Road Piketon, Ohio 45661 WEL-2013-02 Dear Mr. Moore: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight evaluated the facts and circumstances surrounding a loss of breathing air within the Box Breakdown Area (BBA) of the Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC), which led to the expedited egress of two workers in supplied-air suits and one worker in a supplied-air hood. Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) manages and operates the TWPC, located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, under a contract with DOE and is subject to the provisions of DOE's Nuclear Safety Management rule pursuant to 10 C.F.R. Part 830 and DOE's Worker Safety and

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Nevada Former Workers  

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Nevada Former Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: NNSS and other DOE locations in Las Vegas...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Mound Former Production...  

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Production Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Mound Worker Population Served: Production Workers...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Sandia National Laboratory...  

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CA) Former Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: SNL (CA) Worker Population Served: All workers...

55

ORAU: Occupational Exposure and Worker Health fact sheet  

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more than 28,000 current and former employees from 21 U.S. Department of Energy sites. Research and Medical Database Management ORAU combines medical study expertise with...

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Consistency of external dosimetry in epidemiologic studies of nuclear workers  

SciTech Connect

Efforts are underway to pool data from epidemiologic studies of nuclear workers to obtain more precise estimates of radiation risk than would be possible from any single study. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is coordinating combined analyses of data from studies in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. In the US, the Department of Energy (DOE) has established the Comprehensive Epidemiologic Data Resource (CEDR) to provide investigators an opportunity to analyze data from several DOE laboratories. IARC investigators, in collaboration with those conducting the individual studies, have developed a dosimetry protocol for the international combined analyses.

Fix, J.J.; Gilbert, E.S.

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Worker health and safety in solar thermal power systems. III. Thermal energy storage subsystems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The effects of the use of thermal energy storage (TES) subsystems in solar thermal power systems (STPS) on operating failures and on worker health and safety are examined. Revelant near- and medium-term designs for TES subsystems are reviewed. Generic failure events are considered by an event tree methodology. Three generic categories of initiating events are identified which can lead to release of storage fluids and other hazards. Three TES subsystem designs are selected for, and subjected to, analysis. A fluid release event tree for a sensible heat TES subsystem using mixed media organic oil/crushed rock and sand, designed for the Barstow, CA, 10 MWe pilot plant, is developed. Toxicology and flammability hazards are considered. The effect of component failures, including ullage and fluid maintenance units, on subsystem safety is considered. A latent heat subsystem using NaNO/sub 3//NaOH as the working medium is studied, and relevant failure events delineated. Mechanical equipment failures including the scraped wall heat exchangers, are examined. Lastly, a thermochemical TES subsystem using SO/sub 2//SO/sub 3/ interconversion is considered. Principle hazards identified include mechanical failures and storage fluid release. The integrity of the system is found to depend on catalyst and heat exchanger reliability. Dynamic response to off-normal system events is considered.

Ullman, A.Z.; Sokolow, B.B.; Daniels, J.; Hurt, P.

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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This National Standard for Health Assessment of Rail Safety Workers represents a significant  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

step in the continuous improvement of rail safety in Australia. Approved by the Australian Transport Council (ATC) in April 2004, this is the first time all States and Territories have adopted a common system of health assessment arrangements for rail safety workers. Such national consistency will help rail organisations to operate more efficiently within and across State and Territory boundaries. The National Standard will also benefit rail safety workers by helping them maintain sound health and fitness, and will provide for equity and portability of medical certification. The Standard adopts a risk management approach and reflects contemporary medical knowledge as well as changes in societal values. It is the result of extensive research and input from a very wide range of government, industry and medical stakeholders. The Standard keeps pace with advances in medical knowledge and current understanding of the impact of certain health conditions on safe working performance and addresses the deficiencies identified in recent rail safety investigations. Contemporary anti-discrimination and privacy principles now legislated in all Australian States and Territories have also been taken into account.

unknown authors

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Independent Health Studies  

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Independent Health Studies Independent Health Studies A study of cancer rates within a 15-mile radius of Brookhaven National Laboratory found no relationship between Brookhaven Lab and cancer. Suffolk County Task Force Report (PDF) New York State Department of Health Cancer Registry Report (PDF) Report of the Rhabdomyosarcoma Task Force (PDF) According to a 1998 report by the Suffolk County Environmental Task Force on the Laboratory, "cancer rates of all types of cancers [the task force] studied are not elevated near BNL" for the years 1979-93. Task Force Chair Roger Grimson, a biostatistician and an associate professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, concluded in a Newsday article at that time, "There is no link between Brookhaven National Lab and

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Office of International Health Studies  

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International Health Studies International Health Studies Home Mission and Functions Japan Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) Studies Marshall Islands Program Russian Health Studies Program Russian Radiobiology Human Tissue Repository Spain (Palomares) Program Health and Safety HSS Logo Office of International Health Studies Reports to the Office of Health and Safety Mission and Functions Mission The Office of International Health Studies engages in the conduct of international scientific studies that may provide new knowledge and information about the human response to ionizing radiation in the workplace or people exposed in communities as a result of nuclear accidents. The mission includes providing health and environmental monitoring services to populations specified by law.

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Worker Safety and Health and Nuclear Safety Quarterly Performance Analysis (January - March 2008)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The DOE Office of Enforcement expects LLNL to 'implement comprehensive management and independent assessments that are effective in identifying deficiencies and broader problems in safety and security programs, as well as opportunities for continuous improvement within the organization' and to 'regularly perform assessments to evaluate implementation of the contractor's processes for screening and internal reporting.' LLNL has a self-assessment program, described in ES&H Manual Document 4.1, that includes line, management and independent assessments. LLNL also has in place a process to identify and report deficiencies of nuclear, worker safety and health and security requirements. In addition, the DOE Office of Enforcement expects LLNL to evaluate 'issues management databases to identify adverse trends, dominant problem areas, and potential repetitive events or conditions' (page 14, DOE Enforcement Process Overview, December 2007). LLNL requires that all worker safety and health and nuclear safety noncompliances be tracked as 'deficiencies' in the LLNL Issues Tracking System (ITS). Data from the ITS are analyzed for worker safety and health (WSH) and nuclear safety noncompliances that may meet the threshold for reporting to the DOE Noncompliance Tracking System (NTS). This report meets the expectations defined by the DOE Office of Enforcement to review the assessments conducted by LLNL, analyze the issues and noncompliances found in these assessments, and evaluate the data in the ITS database to identify adverse trends, dominant problem areas, and potential repetitive events or conditions. The report attempts to answer three questions: (1) Is LLNL evaluating its programs and state of compliance? (2) What is LLNL finding? (3) Is LLNL appropriately managing what it finds? The analysis in this report focuses on data from the first quarter of 2008 (January through March). This quarter is analyzed within the context of information identified in previous quarters to include April 2007 through March 2008. The results from analyzing the deficiencies are presented in accordance with the two primary NTS reporting thresholds for WSH and nuclear safety noncompliances: (1) those related to certain events or conditions and (2) those that are management issues. In addition, WSH noncompliances were also analyzed to determine if any fell under the 'other significant condition' threshold. This report also identifies noncompliance topical areas that may have issues that do not meet the NTS reporting threshold but should remain under observation. These are placed on the 'watch list' for continued analysis.

Kerr, C E

2009-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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November 2010, A Worker Dialogue - Improving Health Safety and Security at DOE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

by a Panel of the by a Panel of the NATIONAL ACADEMY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION for the U.S. Department of Energy A Worker Dialogue: Improving Health, Safety and Security at the U.S Department of Energy 2010 The National Academy of Public Administration is a non-profi t, indepen- dent organization of top public management and organizational leaders who tackle the nation's most critical and complex public management challenges. With a network of more than 680 distinguished Fellows and an experienced professional staff, the Academy is uniquely qualifi ed and trusted across government to provide objective advice and practical solu- tions based on systematic research and expert analysis. Established in 1967 and chartered by Congress in 1984, the Academy continues to make

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Brookhaven National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Production Workers Screening Projects Brookhaven National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site:...

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Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program...

65

Nevada, Former Production Workers Screening Projects | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Nevada, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Nevada, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: NNSS and...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Lawrence Livermore...  

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Livermore National Laboratory Former Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: LLNL...

67

ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Beryllium Exposure Studies and...  

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of Energy Radiation Exposure Monitoring System (REMS) DOE IISP 10-Year Summary Report Resources Overview Reports Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles Human Subjects Resource Book...

68

Amchitka Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Amchitka Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Amchitka Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Amchitka Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Amchitka Worker Population Served: All workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, an applied

69

The critical success factors for websites for Chinese migrant farmer workers: a multi-case study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is to explore the critical success factors for the websites for Chinese migrant farmer workers. A theoretical framework was put forward according to the theories of usability, information architecture, webometrics and business model. A multi-case ... Keywords: Chinese farmer workers, managerial-technical perspective, multi-case study, special website, vulnerable groups, website effect

Fang Wang, Lihong Gu

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Human health issues for plutonium inhalation: Perspectives from laboratory animal studies  

SciTech Connect

Since the first production of plutonium in the 1940s, potential health effects from plutonium have been a concern for humans. The few people exposed to plutonium and the relatively small intakes that have occurred, at least in the Western world, have resulted in very little direct information from human population studies. The Manhattan Project workers have been followed for decades, and few health effects have been observed. The situation is similar for the population of workers at the Rocky Flats facility. Some information is now being released from the former Soviet Union on selected worker populations who show biological effects, primarily pulmonary fibrosis and some increase in lung cancers.

Muggenburg, B.A.; Hahn, F.F.; Guilmette, R.A. [Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM (United States)] [and others

1997-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

Worker | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker Worker Worker The Office of Health, Safety and Security has information resources available for former DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor workers who work with and around nuclear materials at Department of Energy nuclear facilities and laboratories. Former Worker Medical Screening Program The Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) provides ongoing medical screening examinations, at no cost, to all former DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor workers who may be at risk for occupational diseases. The FWP is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) and reflects our commitment to the health and safety of all DOE workers - past and present - who have served the Nation in its National security and other missions.

72

Russian Health Studies Program  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

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DOE Cites Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA) for violations of the Department's worker safety...

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Performance Based Inpsection of Worker Safety and Health Utilizing the ISM Core Functions: Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, CRAD 64-10  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 2 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Independent Oversight Criteria Review and Approach Document Subject: Performance Based Inspection of Worker Safety and Health Utilizing the ISM Core Functions: Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry Director, Office of ES&H Evaluations Date: b / 9 / 0 9 I Criteria Lead, Performance Based Inspection of Worker Safety and Health Utilizing the ISM Core Functions Date: b / 9 /09 HS: HSS CRAD 64- 10 Rev: 2 Eff. Date: 06/09/09 Page 1 of 12 1.0 PURPOSE Within the Office of Independent Oversight, the Office of Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Evaluations' mission is to assess the performance of environment, safety, and health systems (Integrated Safety Management); programs (Worker Safety and Health Program); and

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ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Testing Beryllium Vendor Populations  

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(Springdale, Conn.) Gerity-Michigan Corporation (Adrian, Mich.) Revere Copper and Brass (Detroit, Mich.) Speedring Systems, Inc. (Detroit, Mich.) Wolverine Tube Division...

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ORISE: Worker Health Studies - Radiation Exposure Data Collection  

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Overview Argonne Electronic Medical Records System Beryllium Testing and Surveillance Radiation Exposure Information and Reporting System (REIRS) U.S. Department of Energy...

77

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Former Production Workers Screening...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Production Workers Screening Projects Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site:...

78

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Lawrence Berkeley National...  

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Berkeley National Laboratory Former Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: LBNL...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Oak Ridge Y-12 and...  

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Y-12 and Oak Ridge National Laboratory Former Production Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Y-12...

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Sandia National Laboratory (CA), Former Production Workers Screening...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Sandia National Laboratory (CA), Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered...

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A comparative study of worker and general public risks from nuclear facility operation using MACCS2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Over the last five years, the US Department of Energy (DOE) has attempted to establish quantitative risk indices as minimum acceptance criteria for assurance of safe operation of its nuclear facilities. The risk indices serve as aiming points or targets to include consideration of all aspects of operation including normal conditions as well as abnormal, design basis events, and beyond-design basis events. Although initial focus of the application of these safety targets had been on DOE`s reactors, more recent assessments have also considered non-reactor facilities including those encompassing storage and nuclear processing activities. Regardless of the facility`s primary function, accident progression, event tree/fault tree logic models, and probabilistic (dose) consequence assessment model must be implemented to yield a fully integrated analysis of facility operation. The primary tool for probabilistic consequence assessment in the US is the MELCOR Accident Consequence Code System (MACCS). In this study, two version of MACCS are applied to representative source terms developed in the safety analysis associated with a waste processing facility at the Westinghouse Savannah River Company`s (WSRC`s) Savannah River Site (SRS). The MACCS versions are used to estimate population dose and subsequent health effects to workers and the general public from the SRS referenced facility operation. When combined with the frequency of occurrence evaluation, the margin of compliance with the safety targets may be quantified.

East, J.M.; O`Kula, K.R.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

82

Y73-004PD, B&W Y-12 10 CFR Part 851 Worker Safety and Health Program  

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Y73-004PD Rev. Date: 05/10/2011 Supersedes: 4/27/2009 Page 2 of 59 Y73-004PD Rev. Date: 05/10/2011 Supersedes: 4/27/2009 Page 2 of 59 Subject: B&W Y-12 10 CFR Part 851 Worker Safety and Health Program REVISION LOG Revision Date Description of Change Pages Affected 5/10/2011 DMR number: 11-Y12-144 Changed Wackenhut Services to WSI-Oak Ridge Added "All Other Off-site Facilities" to facility list Updated procedure titles and numbers that have been revised since April, 2009. Corrected typographical errors 5,7 7 All All 4/27/2009 DMR number: 09-Y12-259 Updated the change in company name and corrected typographical errors All 5/16/2007 New procedure DMR number: 06-ESH-21 All Y73-004PD Rev. Date: 05/10/2011 Supersedes: 4/27/2009 Page 3 of 59 Subject: B&W Y-12 10 CFR Part 851 Worker Safety and Health Program

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U.S. Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security Illness and Injury Surveillance Program Worker Health at a Glance, 2000-2009  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Worker Health at a Glance, 2000 2009 provides an overview of selected illness and injury patterns among the current DOE contractor workforce that have emerged over the 10-years covered by this report. This report is a roll-up of data from 16 individual DOE sites, assigned to one of three program offices (Office of Environmental Management, Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration). In this report, an absences is defined as 40 or more consecutive work hours (5+ calendar days) off the job. Shorter absences were not included.

none,

2013-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

84

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Brookhaven National...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Workers Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Website: http:www.worker-health.org This project is conducted by Queens College...

85

Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry The Office of Domestic and International Health Studies supports the operation of a surveillance registry of current workers who are exposed to beryllium in their current job, or may have been exposed to beryllium in the past from work conducted at a DOE site. The goal of the registry is to determine the incidence and prevalence of beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease (CBD). The data will be analyzed to better understand CBD and to identify those at risk. Another goal is to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of DOE's Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program. Current Worker Medical Surveillance Program Screening Results (Data Cumulative through September 2011) Related Documents and Links

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The One Million U.S. Radiation Worker Study  

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for chronic radiation exposure. Much knowledge has been gained from the study of atomic bomb survivors, but exposure was acute and 2 among a Japanese population living in...

87

Consistency of external dosimetry in epidemiologic studies of nuclear workers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To make the best use of available epidemiologic data in assessing risks from exposure to low-level radiation, it is important that biases and uncertainties in estimated doses be understood and documented. With this understanding, analyses of mortality data can be strengthened by including the use of correction factors where judged appropriate, excluding portions of the data where uncertainty in dose estimates is judged to be very large, and conducting sensitivity analyses to examine the effect of alternative assumptions about dosimetry errors and biases on results. It is hoped that the pooling of data from several epidemiologic studies and improved understanding of dosimetry will lead to better estimates of radiation risks. 10 refs., 4 tabs.

Fix, J.J.; Gilbert, E.S.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Iowa Army Ammunition Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Iowa Army Ammunition Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker Iowa Army Ammunition Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Iowa Army Ammunition Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Medical Monitoring of Former Atomic Weapons Workers at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAP) in Burlington, Iowa Covered DOE Site: IAAP Worker Population Served: All Line 1/Division B Workers Principal Investigator: Laurence Fuortes, MD Toll-free Telephone: (866) 282-5818 Local Medical Clinics: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242 Henry County Health Center 407 South White Street Mt. Pleasant, IA 62641 Great River Medical Center 1221 S. Gear Avenue West Burlington, IA 52655 Website: http://cph.uiowa.edu/iowafwp/ This project is intended to screen for occupational health conditions among

89

Oak Ridge Reservation Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Oak Ridge Reservation Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Oak Ridge Reservation Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Oak Ridge Reservation Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Oak Ridge K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Y-12, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL or X-10) Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPh, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (888) 464-0009 Local Outreach Office: Kim Cranford, RN 708 South Illinois Avenue, Suite E103 Oak Ridge, TN 37830 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos,

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Pinellas Former Construction Worker, Construction Worker Screening Projects  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pinellas Former Construction Worker, Construction Worker Screening Pinellas Former Construction Worker, Construction Worker Screening Projects Pinellas Former Construction Worker, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Pinellas Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: 1-800-866-9663 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by

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Hanford Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Hanford Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Hanford Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Hanford Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Hanford Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Sherry Gosseen 3021 W. Clearwater Ave., Ste. 204 Kennewick, WA 99336 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by

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Rocky Flats Former Construction Workers, Construction Worker Screening  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Rocky Flats Former Construction Workers, Construction Worker Rocky Flats Former Construction Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Rocky Flats Former Construction Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Rocky Flats Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Dwayne Adkins 7510 W. Mississippi Ave., Suite 230 Lakewood, CO 80226 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica

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Office worker response to an automated venetian blind and electric lighting system: A pilot study  

SciTech Connect

A prototype integrated, dynamic building envelope and lighting system designed to optimize daylight admission and solar heat gain rejection on a real-time basis in a commercial office building is evaluated. Office worker response to the system and occupant-based modifications to the control system are investigated to determine if the design and operation of the prototype system can be improved. Key findings from the study are: (1) the prototype integrated envelope and lighting system is ready for field testing, (2) most office workers (N=14) were satisfied with the system, and (3) there were few complaints. Additional studies are needed to explain how illuminance distribution, lighting quality, and room design can affect workplans illuminance preferences.

Vine, E.; Lee, E.; Clear, R.; DiBartolomeo, D.; Selkowitz, S.

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pantex Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Project...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pantex Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Project Pantex Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Project Project Name: Former Pantex Worker Medical Surveillance...

95

Former Worker Medical Screening Program  

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of New Mexico Worker Health Protection Program conducted jointly by Queens College of the City University of New York, United Steelworkers, the Atomic Trades and Labor Council in...

96

Idaho National Laboratory Former Construction Workers, Construction Worker  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Idaho National Laboratory Former Construction Workers, Construction Idaho National Laboratory Former Construction Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Idaho National Laboratory Former Construction Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: 1-800-866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Dan Obray 456 N. Arthur Avenue Pocatello, ID 83204 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica

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Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Construction Workers, Construction Worker  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Construction Workers, Construction Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Construction Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Construction Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: WIPP Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPh, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by

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Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Plant Former Workers, Construction Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Portsmouth Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPh, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (888) 464-0009 Local Outreach Office: Ron Bush 1236 Gallia Street Portsmouth, OH 45662 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by

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Argonne National Laboratory-West Former Workers, Construction Worker  

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West Former Workers, Construction West Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Argonne National Laboratory-West Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Argonne National Laboratory-West Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: 1-800-866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Dan Obray 456 N. Arthur Ave. Pocatello, ID 83204 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica

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Worker Testimonials | Department of Energy  

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Worker Worker Testimonials Worker Testimonials Rick Hurrelbrink, Pipefitters Local 392, Fernald Former Worker "I'm glad I got tested because it gave me peace of mind that I had no serious health problems. Construction workers get exposed to so many different materials on job sites that you never know how you will be affected. I also was able to take care of a few minor things I wouldn't have known about." Edna Brackey, Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Former Worker "This is a thank you statement to the WHPP (Worker Health Protection Program) program and especially to the early detection CT Scan. The scan revealed a lung nodule that turned out to be malignant and was removed while it was tiny with no further treatment needed. THANK YOU FOR MY LIFE."

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Former Worker Program Medical Protocol | Department of Energy  

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Medical Protocol Former Worker Program Medical Protocol April 2013 The medical protocol is intended to identify work-related health outcomes of relevance to DOE workers for which...

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Indoor Thermal Factors and Symptoms in Office Workers: Findings from the U.S. EPA BASE Study  

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Some prior research in office buildings has associated higher indoor temperatures even within the recommended thermal comfort range with increased worker symptoms. We reexamined this relationship in data from 95 office buildings in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Building Assessment Survey and Evaluation (BASE) Study. We investigated relationships between building-related symptoms and thermal metrics constructed from real-time measurements. We estimated odds ratios (ORs) and 95percent confidence intervals in adjusted logistic regression models with general estimating equations, overall and by season. Winter indoor temperatures spanned the recommended winter comfort range; summer temperatures were mostly colder than the recommended summer range. Increasing indoor temperatures, overall, were associated with increases in few symptoms. Higher winter indoor temperatures, however, were associated with increases in all symptoms analyzed. Higher summer temperatures, above 23oC, were associated with decreases in most symptoms. Humidity ratio, a metric of absolute humidity, showed few clear associations. Thus, increased symptoms with higher temperatures within the thermal comfort range were found only in winter. In summer, buildings were overcooled, and only the higher observed temperatures were within the comfort range; these were associated with decreased symptoms. Confirmation of these findings would suggest that thermal management guidelines consider health effects as well as comfort.

Mendell, Mark; Mirer, Anna

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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November 6, 2008; HSS/Union Working Group Meeting on Aging Workforce/Strategic Initiatives - DOE Illness and Injury Surveillance Program Worker Health Summary, 1995-2004  

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07-OEWH-1073 07-OEWH-1073 U.S. Department of Energy Illness and Injury Surveillance Program Worker Health Summary, 1995-2004 Questions or comments about this report or the Department of Energy's (DOE) Illness and Injury Surveillance Program (IISP) may be directed to: Dr. Cliff Strader at cliff.strader@hq.doe.gov or Dr. Bonnie Richter at bonnie.richter@hq.doe.gov United States Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security Office of Illness and Injury Prevention Programs, HS-13 1000 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20585-0270 Additional information about the DOE's Office of Illness and Injury Prevention Programs, the IISP, and reports for DOE sites participating in this program can be found at: www.hss.energy.gov/HealthSafety/IIPP/hservices/epi_surv.html

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Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Letter issued to Los Alamos National Security, LLC, related to Worker Beryllium Exposure during Machining at the Los Alamos National Laboratorys Beryllium Technology Facility, May 29, 2013 (WEL-2013-01)  

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29, 2013 29, 2013 Dr. Charles F. McMillan, President Los Alamos National Security, LLC Los Alamos National Laboratory Mailstop A 100, Drop Point 03140071S Bikini Atoll Road, TA-3 Los Alamos, New Mexico 87454 WEL-2013-01 Dear Dr. McMillan: The Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight evaluated the circumstances surrounding a work evolution performed at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Technical Area 3, Building 141, Beryllium Technology Facility (BTF), on July 11, 2012. The work evolution resulted in a worker exposure to beryllium in excess of the Department of Energy (DOE) action level of 0.2 micrograms per cubic meter for an 8-hour, time-weighted average. Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), which manages and

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program Summary of Services Available to Former Workers, February 1, 2013  

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February 1, 2013 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Summary of Services Available to Former Workers (Sites listed below are primary sites served, but multiple small sites are also served by the Building Trades National Medical Screening Program for construction workers and by the National Supplemental Screening Program for production workers) State DOE Site Worker Population/Medical Screening Program Provider Local Office Location and Phone Number Alaska Amchitka Island All workers, primarily construction CPWR - The Center for Construction Research & Training (CPWR)/Building Trades National Medical Screening Program (BTMed) 1-800-866-9663 California Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory All workers Queens College (QC)/Worker Health Protection

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program Summary of Services Available to Former Workers, February 1, 2013  

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February 1, 2013 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Summary of Services Available to Former Workers (Sites listed below are primary sites served, but multiple small sites are also served by the Building Trades National Medical Screening Program for construction workers and by the National Supplemental Screening Program for production workers) State DOE Site Worker Population/Medical Screening Program Provider Local Office Location and Phone Number Alaska Amchitka Island All workers, primarily construction CPWR - The Center for Construction Research & Training (CPWR)/Building Trades National Medical Screening Program (BTMed) 1-800-866-9663 California Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory All workers Queens College (QC)/Worker Health Protection

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An evaluation of the adequacy of vital status follow-up in the Hanford worker mortality study  

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The purpose of the study described in this report was to evaluate the completeness of vital status ascertainment in the Hanford worker cohort. Identifying information on 17,708 Hanford workers, including all workers who were monitored for external radiation exposure, employed at least six months at the Hanford site, and whose vital status remains unknown, was submitted to a private search organization, Equifax Government and Special Systems. Equifax then linked Social Security numbers of these workers with death information files. For the period 1945--86 that has been emphasized in recent dose-response analyses of the Hanford data, Equifax ascertained only 12 new deaths, an increase of only 0.2% over deaths that had been ascertained previously. In addition, Equifax ascertained 23 deaths that were judged to be mismatches based on comparison of names and birth-dates on their files and ours; it is shown that this number can be regarded as a rough estimate of the number of deaths missed because workers had incorrect Social Security numbers. Overall the study suggests that the number of deaths missed was not large, but the confidence one can place in this conclusion is limited by the fact that Equifax`s ascertainment procedures are not perfect, especially for the period before 1965. In order to evaluate the adequacy of the methods used by Equifax, information on 2,254 Hanford workers who had been previously identified as dead was also submitted. Equifax missed less than 2% of known Hanford deaths occurring in the period 1965--86, but missed about 18% of deaths occurring before 1965. Although recent analyses have focused on the period 1945--86, some analyses have included deaths ascertained using direct linkage with Washington state death files for the period 1987--89.

Omohundro, E.L. [Hanford Environmental Health Foundation, Richland, WA (United States); Gilbert, E.S. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of detailed dosimetry records for a selected group of workers included in the Hanford mortality study  

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Detailed dosimetry data from microfiche and microfilm in source records for the years 1944--1978 for 139 Hanford workers were examined. Information on these records was compared with computerized dose equivalent estimates used in mortality analyses. Because of difficulties in reading some early source records, and because of variation in the format of records and in algorithms for calculating whole body dose, this validation was difficult. However, apparent discrepancies in cumulative dose were less than 0.1 rem for 88% of the workers in this study, never exceeded 1.5 rem, and would be unlikely to distort conclusions of dose-response analyses. Most discrepancies occurred in early years of Hanford operations, especially 1944--46, with very few problems with dose estimates from the 1960's and 1970's. The study also provided data dosimetry practices, by calendar year, on frequency of monitoring, the number and proportion of dosimeters yielding positive results, and the magnitude of doses recorded for individual dosimeters. 7 refs., 5 figs., 13 tabs.

Gilbert, E.S.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of uranium dispersal and health effects using a Gulf War case study.  

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The study described in this report used mathematical modeling to estimate health risks from exposure to depleted uranium (DU) during the 1991 Gulf War for both U.S. troops and nearby Iraqi civilians. The analysis found that the risks of DU-induced leukemia or birth defects are far too small to result in an observable increase in these health effects among exposed veterans or Iraqi civilians. Only a few veterans in vehicles accidentally struck by U.S. DU munitions are predicted to have inhaled sufficient quantities of DU particulate to incur any significant health risk (i.e., the possibility of temporary kidney damage from the chemical toxicity of uranium and about a 1% chance of fatal lung cancer). The health risk to all downwind civilians is predicted to be extremely small. Recommendations for monitoring are made for certain exposed groups. Although the study found fairly large calculational uncertainties, the models developed and used are generally valid. The analysis was also used to assess potential uranium health hazards for workers in the weapons complex. No illnesses are projected for uranium workers following standard guidelines; nonetheless, some research suggests that more conservative guidelines should be considered.

Marshall, Albert Christian

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Beryllium Affected Workers Web Resources  

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Training What's New? Workshops Health and Safety HSS Logo DOE Beryllium Affected Workers Web Resources 1. What Is Beryllium? Beryllium is a hard, lightweight metal that is very...

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Exposure Assessment for Bioaerosols in Health Studies  

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Exposure Assessment for Bioaerosols in Health Studies Exposure Assessment for Bioaerosols in Health Studies Speaker(s): Carol Rao Date: July 9, 2004 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Mark Mendell Exposures to fungi have been linked with asthma, toxicoses, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and a range of non-specific symptoms. Definitive associations between indoor fungal exposure and health effects in population-based exposure-response studies, however, have not been well established. Issues in exposure assessment methods, both in collection and analysis, are major limitations. Classic methods for assessing airborne fungi rely upon collecting and analyzing whole fungal spores by culture. However, quantifying whole fungal spores may not fully describe fungal exposures, especially for purposes of investigating adverse respiratory

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Office of Health and Safety  

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in the South Pacific. DOE Office of Health and Safety supports studies of the Japanese A-Bomb survivors, the Russian nuclear weapons workers at Mayak and in the community around...

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A study of the effect of perchloroethylene exposure on semen quality in dry cleaning workers  

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The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of perchloroethylene (PCE) exposure on human semen quality. We compared the semen quality of 34 dry cleaners with that of 48 laundry workers. We examined the relationships of 17 semen parameters to expired air levels of PCE and to an index of exposure based on job tasks in the last three months. The average sperm concentration was over 80 million for both dry cleaners and laundry workers, but approximately one-quarter of each group was oligospermic. The overall percentage of abnormal forms was similar for the two groups; however, sperm of dry cleaners were significantly more likely to be round (t = -3.29, p = 0.002) and less likely to be narrow (t = 2.35, p = 0.02) than the sperm of laundry workers. These effects were dose-related to expired air levels and to the exposure index after controlling for potential confounders (e.g., heat exposure). The average percent motile sperm for both groups was slightly over 60%; however, sperm of dry cleaners tended to swim with greater amplitude of lateral head displacement (ALH) than those of laundry workers (t = -1.73, p = 0.09), and level of PCE in expired air was a significant predictor of ALH in the multiple regression model (t = 2.00, p = 0.05). In addition, exposure index was a significant negative predictor of the sperm linearity parameter (t = -2.57, p = 0.01). These results suggest that occupational exposures to PCE can have subtle effects on sperm quality. Additional analyses are required to determine whether these effects are associated with changes in fertility.

Eskenazi, B.; Wyrobek, A.J.; Fenster, L.; Katz, D.F.; Sadler, M.; Lee, J.; Hudes, M.; Rempel, D.M. (Program of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley (United States))

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A strategic analysis study-based approach to integrated risk assessment: Occupational health risks from environmental restoration and waste management activities at Hanford  

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The goal of environmental restoration and waste management activities is to reduce public health risks or to delay risks to the future when new technology will be available for improved cleanup solutions. Actions to remediate the wastes on the Hanford Site will entail risks to workers, the public, and the environment that do not currently exist. In some circumstances, remediation activities will create new exposure pathways that are not present without cleanup activities. In addition, cleanup actions will redistribute existing health risks over time and space, and will likely shift health risks to cleanup workers in the short term. This report describes an approach to occupational risk assessment based on the Hanford Strategic Analysis Study and illustrates the approach by comparing worker risks for two options for remediation of N/K fuels, a subcategory of unprocessed irradiated fuels at Hanford.

Mahaffey, J.A.; Doctor, P.G.; Buschbom, R.L.; Glantz, C.S.; Daling, P.M.; Sever, L.E.; Vargo, G.J. Jr.; Strachan, D.M. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)); Pajunen, A.L.; Hoyt, R.C.; Ludowise, J.D. (Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States))

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Studies: Aging Services Bachelor of Science  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Health Studies: Aging Services Bachelor of Science 201213 Degree Map First Year Fall Winter,2 4 PHE 456 4 PHE 410 Business of Aging 4 PHE 454 4 PHE 443 4 SOC 469 or PSY 462 4 PHE PHE 450 4 BA 306, BA 316, or BA 326 4 Senior Capstone 6 SP 447 or PHE 410 Families & Aging

Bertini, Robert L.

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Health Studies: Aging Services Bachelor of Arts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Health Studies: Aging Services Bachelor of Arts 201213 Degree Map First Year Fall Winter PHE 410 Business of Aging 4 PHE 454 4 PHE 456 4 PHE 425 4 PHE 443 4 PHE Approved Elective Capstone 6 SOC 469 or PSY 462 4 SP 447 or PHE 410 Families & Aging 4 PHE Approved Elective 4 PHE

Bertini, Robert L.

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Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Screening  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Portsmouth Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Jim Frederick Co-Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Local Outreach Office: Jeanne Cisco 2288 Wakefield Mound Road Piketon, OH 45661 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ This project is conducted by the Unitedsteel Workers in conjunction with Queens College of the City University of New York. The program is being offered as a service to both former and current workers. Free of charge, eligible workers can receive a medical exam, including chest X-ray and

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Office of Health and Safety | Department of Energy  

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Health and Safety Health and Safety Office of Health and Safety Mission The Office of Health and Safety establishes worker safety and health requirements and expectations for the Department to ensure protection of workers from the hazards associated with Department operations. The Office conducts health studies to determine worker and public health effects from exposure to hazardous materials associated with Department operations and supports international health studies and programs. The Office implements medical surveillance and screening programs for current and former workers and support the Department of Labor in the implementation of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). Additionally, the office provides assistance to Headquarters and field elements in implementation of policy and resolving

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Sandia National Laboratory (NM) Former Workers, Construction...  

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Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects Sandia National Laboratory (NM) Former Workers, Construction Worker Screening Projects...

120

Environment/Health/Safety (EHS): Health Services  

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Forms Beryllium Health Surveillance Program Summary Beryllium-Associated Workers: Medical Surveillance Beryllium Health Surveillance Program Forms Appendix B to the Preamble...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Pantex Former Workers  

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Pantex Former Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Former Pantex Worker Medical Surveillance Program Covered DOE Site: Pantex Worker Population...

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Fernald, Former Production Workers Screening Projects | Department of  

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Production Workers Screening Projects Production Workers Screening Projects Fernald, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Fernald Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Local Outreach Office Ray Beatty and Mooch Callaway 1150 Harrison Ave., Suite 106 Harrison, OH 45030 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ This project is being conducted by Queens College of the City University of New York. Free of charge, eligible workers can receive a medical exam, including chest X-ray and breathing test. This program also offers CT scans for early lung cancer detection to workers who have an elevated risk of lung cancer as a result of a combination of occupational exposures, age,

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Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Production Workers Screening Projects |  

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Production Workers Screening Production Workers Screening Projects Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Paducah Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Jim Frederick Co-Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Local Outreach Office: James Harbison 2525 Cairo Road Paducah, KY 42001 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ This project is conducted by the United Steelworkers in conjunction with Queens College of the City University of New York. The program is being offered as a service to both former and current workers. Free of charge, eligible workers can receive a medical exam, including chest X-ray and breathing test, and an educational workshop. This program also offers CT

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Former Worker Program - FWP Scientific Publications  

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FWP Scientific Publications FWP Scientific Publications Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Scientific publications either directly studying former workers in the context of the screening program or recruiting former workers in the program as research participants for scientific studies funded by the National Institutes of Health or other research funding sources are summarized below according to publication date. Mikulski M., Gerke A., Lourens S., Czeczok T., Sprince N., Laney A., Fuortes L. Agreement between fixed-ratio and lower limit of normal spirometry interpretation protocols decreases with age - Is there a need for a new gold standard? Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55(7): 802-808, 2013. To assess concordance between the fixed 70% ratio cutoff point with the fixed percent predicted values (Fixed-ratio) and the lower limit of normal (LLN) algorithms in interpreting spirometry results in an older population, spirometries were interpreted using Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reference equations for 2,319 workers. The Fixed-ratio algorithm characterized 34.5% (n=801) results as abnormal, compared with 29.7% (n=689) by the LLN. There were almost twice as many obstructive and mixed airways spirometries identified under the Fixed-ratio compared to LLN. Rates of restrictive pattern physiology were virtually the same under each algorithm. Overall agreement between the algorithms decreased with age from "almost perfect" for those younger than 60 years to "substantial" for those older than 80 years. This study found age-related discordance between two algorithms possibly related to the lack of reference equations and standards for individuals older than 80 years.

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HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL NURSES' HEALTH STUDY Please reply to  

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HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL NURSES' HEALTH STUDY Please reply to: Channing Laboratory 181 Longwood just a moment to complete this short form! #12;HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL NURSES' HEALTH STUDY #12;BEFORE NURSES' HEALTH STUDY - HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL 1. 3. 4. What is your date of birth? Have your menstrual

Church, George M.

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A Pilot Study of Lay Health Worker Outreach and Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Chinese Americans  

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by screening for fecal occult blood. Minnesota Colon Cancercontrolled trial of faecal-occult-blood screening forat baseline to 55.7% for fecal occult blood tests, 7.1% for

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

CapStar Health System Case Study  

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... for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Occupational Safety and Health ... xiv Protection Agency, Nuclear Regulatory Agency, and Centers for ...

2012-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Pantex, Former Production Workers Screening Projects | Department of Energy  

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Pantex, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Pantex, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Pantex, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Former Pantex Worker Medical Surveillance Program Covered DOE Site: Pantex Worker Population Served: All Workers Principal Investigator: Arthur Frank, MD, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (888) 378-8939 Local Medical Clinics: WTAMU Health Partners Clinic 4400 S. Washington Street Amarillo, TX 79110 Texas Diagnostic Imaging Center (X-rays only) 1000 Coulter Drive Amarillo, TX 79106 Former workers at risk from exposures while working at Pantex are offered a free medical screening. This project is carried out by Drexel University School of Public Health in conjunction with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. Workers from this site who do not live in close proximity to the above

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Savannah River Site, Former Production Workers Screening Projects |  

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Site, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Site, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Savannah River Site, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: National Supplemental Screening Program Covered DOE Site: SRS Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Donna Cragle, PhD Toll-free Telephone: (866) 812-6703 Website: http://www.orau.org/nssp/ This project is conducted by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), as a component of its National Supplemental Screening Program. ORAU has teamed with its partners, Comprehensive Health Services, National Jewish Health, the University of Colorado Denver, and Axion Health, to run the program. Construction Worker Screening Projects Construction Worker Projects, Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP)

130

Records Retention for Occupational Health Studies  

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Records Retained Under the Moratorium on the Destruction of Health Related Records DOE CIO Records Management Division DOE's OpenNet Database The Virtual Library of Energy...

131

Green Chemistry and Workers  

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WORKER EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAM Sharon D. Beard Thethe Worker Education and Training Program (WETP) has beenare safe jobs. The training program administered and funded

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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14th Annual Joint DOE/EFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety...  

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4th Annual Joint DOEEFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety and Health Program (10 CFR 851) Workshop 14th Annual Joint DOEEFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety and Health...

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Former Worker Program - Sharing De-identified Data  

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Use the collected information to implement new strategies for worker safety and health at DOE sites and to inform industry-specific researchers while still protecting sensitive...

134

Healthful LipidsChapter 12 CLA Sources and Human Studies  

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Healthful Lipids Chapter 12 CLA Sources and Human Studies Health Nutrition Biochemistry eChapters Health - Nutrition - Biochemistry AOCS Press BE8A2AF8640552A5AF80E9DF60E25D15 AOCS Press Downloadable pdf ...

135

Argonne National Laboratory-West, Former Production Workers Screening  

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West, Former Production Workers West, Former Production Workers Screening Projects (now known as the Idaho National Laboratory) Argonne National Laboratory-West, Former Production Workers Screening Projects (now known as the Idaho National Laboratory) Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Argonne National Laboratory-West Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Jim Frederick Co-Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Local Outreach Office: David Fry 1055 Austin Avenue Idaho Falls, ID 83404 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ This project is conducted by the United Steelworkers, in partnership with Queens College of the City University of New York. Free of charge, eligible workers can receive a medical exam, including chest X-ray and breathing

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Mound, Former Production Workers Screening Projects | Department of Energy  

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Production Workers Screening Projects Production Workers Screening Projects Mound, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Mound Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Jim Frederick Co-Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: 1-877-866-6802 Local Outreach Office Eric Parker, Paige Gibson and Mike Ball 113 East Central Avenue W. Carrollton, OH 45449 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ This project is being conducted by the United Steelworkers, in conjunction with Queens College of the City University of New York. Free of charge, eligible workers can receive a medical exam, including chest X-ray and breathing test, and an educational workshop. This program also offers CT

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Idaho National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects |  

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Idaho National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Idaho National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Idaho National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: INL Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Jim Frederick Co-Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Local Outreach Office: David Fry 1055 Austin Avenue Idaho Falls, ID 83404 Community Care 2725 Channing Way Idaho Falls, ID 83404 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ This project is conducted by the United Steelworkers, in conjunction with Queens College of the City University of New York. Free of charge, eligible workers can receive a medical exam, including chest X-ray and breathing

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program | Department of Energy  

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Former Worker Medical Screening Former Worker Medical Screening Program Former Worker Medical Screening Program The Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) provides ongoing medical screening examinations, at no cost, to all former DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor workers who may be at risk for occupational diseases. The FWP is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) and reflects our commitment to the health and safety of all DOE workers - past and present - who have served the Nation in its National security and other missions. The FWP was established following the issuance of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 (PL 102-484), which called for DOE to assist workers with determining whether they had health issues related

139

DOE Headquarters Review Focuses on Improved LATA Kentucky Worker Safety |  

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Headquarters Review Focuses on Improved LATA Kentucky Worker Headquarters Review Focuses on Improved LATA Kentucky Worker Safety DOE Headquarters Review Focuses on Improved LATA Kentucky Worker Safety July 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Kevin Dressman, director of the DOE Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement, addresses LATA Kentucky employees during a training session. The June regulatory assistance review was aimed at ensuring worker safety. Kevin Dressman, director of the DOE Office of Worker Safety and Health Enforcement, addresses LATA Kentucky employees during a training session. The June regulatory assistance review was aimed at ensuring worker safety. PADUCAH, Ky. - DOE Office of Health, Safety and Security headquarters representatives recently spent three days at the Paducah site helping EM cleanup contractor LATA Kentucky better identify and correct issues before

140

Hanford Construction Workers Needs Assessment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CONSTRUCTION CONSTRUCTION WORKES AT HANFORD: A NEEDS ASSESSMENT Submitted by Center to Protect Workers' Rights on behalf of The Building and Construction Trades Dept., AFL-CIO and The Central Washington Building and Construction Trades Council In cooperation with United Brotherhood of Carpenters University of Cincinnati Occupational Health Foundation George Washington University Zenith Administrators, Inc. Duke University July 1, 1997 Table bt Cóütn 1. Introduction and Background a. Specific Aims b. Rationale for Program 2. Need for Establishing Medical Evaluation and Notification a. Medical Surveillance b. History of Site c. Special Issues for Construction Workers 3. Size of Construction Workers' Population (Since 1943) a. Crude Estimate of Population Size b. Population Before 1950 c. Population After 1950

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141

Portsmouth and Paducah Construction Workers Needs Assessment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Needs Assessment for Needs Assessment for Medical Screening of Construction Workers at the Portsmouth and Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plants Introduction In 1993 the U.S. Congress enacted Section 3162 of the Defense Authorization Act, which directed the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate programs to evaluate the health of former DOE defense nuclear facility workers. Consistent with the mandate to DOE from Congress, this project implements a notification, health evaluation (including medical screening) and intervention program for former building and construction trades workers at the DOE Oak Ridge, TN site and the Gaseous Diffusion Plants (GDP) at Portsmouth, OH and Paducah, KY, who may have been exposed to health hazards as a result of work at these sites. Based on congressional language, current workers at GDP's may request

142

ADVANCED WORKER PROTECTION SYSTEM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From 1993 to 2000, OSS worked under a cost share contract from the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop an Advanced Worker Protection System (AWPS). The AWPS is a protective ensemble that provides the user with both breathing air and cooling for a NIOSH-rated duration of two hours. The ensemble consists of a liquid air based backpack, a Liquid Cooling Garment (LCG), and an outer protective garment. The AWPS project was divided into two phases. During Phase 1, OSS developed and tested a full-scale prototype AWPS. The testing showed that workers using the AWPS could work twice as long as workers using a standard SCBA. The testing also provided performance data on the AWPS in different environments that was used during Phase 2 to optimize the design. During Phase 1, OSS also performed a life-cycle cost analysis on a representative clean up effort. The analysis indicated that the AWPS could save the DOE millions of dollars on D and D activities and improve the health and safety of their workers. During Phase 2, OSS worked to optimize the AWPS design to increase system reliability, to improve system performance and comfort, and to reduce the backpack weight and manufacturing costs. To support this design effort, OSS developed and tested several different generations of prototype units. Two separate successful evaluations of the ensemble were performed by the International Union of Operation Engineers (IUOE). The results of these evaluations were used to drive the design. During Phase 2, OSS also pursued certifying the AWPS with the applicable government agencies. The initial intent during Phase 2 was to finalize the design and then to certify the system. OSS and Scott Health and Safety Products teamed to optimize the AWPS design and then certify the system with the National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH). Unfortunately, technical and programmatic difficulties prevented us from obtaining NIOSH certification. Despite the inability of NIOSH to certify the design, OSS was able to develop and successfully test, in both the lab and in the field, a prototype AWPS. They clearly demonstrated that a system which provides cooling can significantly increase worker productivity by extending the time they can function in a protective garment. They were also able to develop mature outer garment and LCG designs that provide considerable benefits over current protective equipment, such as self donning and doffing, better visibility, and machine washable. A thorough discussion of the activities performed during Phase 1 and Phase 2 is presented in the AWPS Final Report. The report also describes the current system design, outlines the steps needed to certify the AWPS, discusses the technical and programmatic issues that prevented the system from being certified, and presents conclusions and recommendations based upon the seven year effort.

Judson Hedgehock

2001-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of the effect of perchloroethylene exposure on the reproductive outcomes of wives of dry-cleaning workers  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this investigation was to compare the reproductive outcomes of wives of men exposed to perchloroethylene in the dry-cleaning industry compared to those of wives of laundry workers. Seventeen female partners of dry cleaners and 32 partners of laundry workers were interviewed. The number of pregnancies and the standardized fertility ratios were similar between the two groups. Wives of dry cleaners did not have higher rates of spontaneous abortions. However, wives of dry cleaners were more than twice as likely to have a history of attempting to become pregnant for more than 12 months or to have sought care for an infertility problem. Cox proportional hazards models indicated that dry-cleaners' wives had half of the per-cycle pregnancy rate of wives of laundry workers, when controlling for other potential confounders (estimated rate ratio of 0.54, 95% C.I. = 0.23, 1.27).

Eskenazi, B.; Fenster, L.; Hudes, M.; Wyrobek, A.J.; Katz, D.F.; Gerson, J.; Rempel, D.M. (Program of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley (United States))

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

ComputerBased Procedures for Nuclear Power Plant Field Workers: Preliminary Results from Two Evaluation Studies  

SciTech Connect

The Idaho National Laboratory and participants from the U.S. nuclear industry are collaborating on a research effort aimed to augment the existing guidance on computer-based procedure (CBP) design with specific guidance on how to design CBP user interfaces such that they support procedure execution in ways that exceed the capabilities of paper-based procedures (PBPs) without introducing new errors. Researchers are employing an iterative process where the human factors issues and interface design principles related to CBP usage are systematically addressed and evaluated in realistic settings. This paper describes the process of developing a CBP prototype and the two studies conducted to evaluate the prototype. The results indicate that CBPs may improve performance by reducing errors, but may increase the time it takes to complete procedural tasks.

Katya L Le Blanc; Johanna H Oxstrand

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Amchitka Former Workers  

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Amchitka Former Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Amchitka Worker Population...

146

Front Range Forest Health Partnership Phase 1 feasibility study  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Front Range Forest Health Partnership is an alliance of individuals, citizen groups, federal, state, private, and nonprofit organizations that formed to promote forest health restoration and reduce fire risks on Colorado's Front Range. The partnership promotes selective thinning to restore forest health and supports economically feasible end uses for wood waste materials. The Phase I study was initiated to determine the environmental and economic feasibility of using wood wastes from forested and urban areas for the production of fuel-grade ethanol.

Volkin, P

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

More Workers"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

5. Employment Size Category, Number of Buildings for Non-Mall Buildings, 2003" 5. Employment Size Category, Number of Buildings for Non-Mall Buildings, 2003" ,"Number of Buildings (thousand)" ,"All Buildings*","Number of Workers" ,,"Fewer than 5 Workers","5 to 9 Workers","10 to 19 Workers","20 to 49 Workers","50 to 99 Workers","100 to 249 Workers","250 or More Workers" "All Buildings* ...............",4645,2653,778,563,398,147,77,30 "Building Floorspace" "(Square Feet)" "1,001 to 5,000 ...............",2552,1879,422,202,43,"Q","Q","N" "5,001 to 10,000 ..............",889,452,192,146,87,"Q","Q","N" "10,001 to 25,000 .............",738,268,134,154,131,42,"Q","N"

148

Seattle city light wins EMF lawsuit brought by worker  

SciTech Connect

Ruling consistent with similar lawsuit outcomes. A Washington state workers` compensation appeals board, in upholding an earlier state agency decision, has ruled that electric and magnetic fields (EMF) did not cause a Seattle City Light worker`s leukemia. The outcome of the case, Pilisuk vs. Seattle City Light, appears to fall in line with decisions in other, similar EMF personal injury lawsuits against electric utilities. Robert Pilisuk, 44, an apprentice and electrician-constructor for Seattle City Light for seven years, died five years ago as a result of acute lymphocytic leukemia. {open_quotes}This was the first thorough examination of the large body of EMF studies by a workers` compensation system,{close_quotes} said Betty Ngan, Seattle assistant city attorney. {open_quotes}The board`s decision is based on the extensive record of testimony taken and an exhaustive review of the studies. The result of this appeal process reflects the state of the science, that there is no proven cause-and -effect relationship between EMF and health effects.{close_quotes}

Warkentin, D. [ed.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Integrating Walking for Transportation and Physical Activity for Sedentary Office Workers in Texas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The workplace is considered a strategic location for health promotion. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, office workers represent up to 40% of the workforce in Texas and the general nature of the type of work is sedentary. Additional study is needed on how the built environment near the worksite area impacts walking behaviors and to determine interventions effective in increasing walking as part of daily routines among office workers. The two aims of this dissertation were: 1) investigate the differences that urban and suburban settings may have on walking behavior (walk trips, walk duration, total step count) of office workers in Texas and 2) to examine the impact of a simple intervention in increasing walking within the respective land use settings. This study utilized on-line survey and travel diary, pedometer, and Geographic Information System to capture the study variables, which included personal, social and cultural, organizational, and built environmental factors. Results showed that urban office workers walk, on average, 600 steps more per day than the suburban office workers. Office workers in both land use settings on average have not met the recommended level of walking steps per day of 10,000 steps per day (Urban Mean=4,932 steps per day, Suburban Mean=4,347 steps per day). Post-intervention step count averaged 5,734 steps per day for urban office workers in contrast to 4,257 steps per day for suburban office workers. This translated to a 16% increase and 2% decrease in walking steps for urban and suburban office workers, respectively. The built environment in terms of land use setting, urban versus suburban, and availability of land use destinations showed associations with walking behavior for office workers. Destinations positively associated with the number of walking trips, including access to bookstores and coffee shops. Access to convenience stores and food establishments for suburban office workers were more relevant for walking duration. Significant destinations for the urban office workers' walking duration per week included the number of banks and food establishments within one fourth mile from their office building. The results for the second aim, testing the tailored information intervention, were informative, though not significant. The intervention did not yield a significant change in walking step count, but provided insight on opportunities for future studies.

Wieters, Kathleen M.

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Fernald, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Fernald, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Fernald, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Fernald, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Fernald Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: 1-888-464-0009 Local Outreach Office: Lou Doll 1550 Chase Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45223 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by

151

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Construction Worker Screening Construction Worker Screening Projects Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: WIPP Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPh, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, an applied

152

Brush Luckey Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Brush Luckey Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Brush Luckey Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Brush Luckey Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Brush Luckey Plant Worker Population Served: Construction workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: 1-888-464-0009 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, an applied

153

Weldon Spring Plant, Former Construction Workers Screening Projects |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Workers Screening Projects Workers Screening Projects Weldon Spring Plant, Former Construction Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Weldon Spring Plant Worker Population Served: Construction workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, an applied

154

Weldon Spring Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Weldon Spring Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Weldon Spring Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Weldon Spring Plant, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Weldon Spring Plant Worker Population Served: Construction workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, an applied

155

Savannah River Site, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Savannah River Site, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Savannah River Site, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Savannah River Site, Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: SRS Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Charles Jernigan 1250 A Reynolds Street Augusta, GA 30901 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by

156

Worker Protection Management for DOE Federal and Contractor Employees |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Services » Program Management » Safety » Worker Protection Services » Program Management » Safety » Worker Protection Management for DOE Federal and Contractor Employees Worker Protection Management for DOE Federal and Contractor Employees This Order establishes the framework for an effective worker protection program that will reduce or prevent injuries, illnesses and accidental losses by providing DOE Federal and contractor workers with a safe and healthful workplace. Worker Protection Management for DOE Federal and Contractor Employees More Documents & Publications CRAD, Machine Shop Safe Operations Assessment Plan Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING NNSA) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Audit Report: IG-0404 Waste Management Nuclear Materials & Waste Tank Waste and Waste Processing

157

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Construction Worker Screening Project |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Construction Worker Screening Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Construction Worker Screening Project Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Construction Worker Screening Project Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Paducah Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (888) 464-0009 Local Outreach Office: Joe Hudson 1930 North 13th Street Paducah, KY 42001 Website: http://www.btmed.org This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by

158

Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Medical Monitoring of Former Atomic Weapons Workers at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAP) in Burlington, Iowa Covered DOE Site: IAAP Worker Population Served: All Line 1/Division B Workers Principal Investigator: Laurence Fuortes, MD Toll-free Telephone: (866) 282-5818 Local Medical Clinics: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 200 Hawkins Drive Iowa City, IA 52242 Henry County Health Center 407 South White Street Mt. Pleasant, IA 62641 Great River Medical Center 1221 S. Gear Avenue West Burlington, IA 52655 Website: http://cph.uiowa.edu/iowafwp/ This project is intended to screen for occupational health conditions among

159

Unitizing worker expertise and maximizing the brain reward centers  

SciTech Connect

People are experts when it comes to the work they do; unfortunately their expertise is not utilized as frequently as it could be. More opportunities need to be provided that allow people to participate in the design of their work including: accident investigations, job planning, and process improvements. Many employers use some form of job hazard analysis process to identify and document hazards and controls, but the front line worker is rarely involved. This presentation will show the core principles supporting employee involvement, provide examples where workers had brilliant ideas but no one listened, and provide examples where workers were given the opportunity to use their expertise to improve occupational safety. According to Abraham Maslow's Hierarch of Needs model, one essential human need is to be innovative and solve problems. Advances in brain science have proven, through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies, the brain reward pathway is activated when people are recognized for their intellectual contributions. As people contribute their expertise to improve occupational safety more frequently they will feel a sense of gratification. In addition, safety professionals will have more time to spend on strategic planning of emerging occupational safety issues. One effect of the current global recession is that SH&E professionals are asked to do more with less. Therefore, to be successful it is essential that SH&E professionals incorporate worker expertise in job planning. This will be illustrated in the presentation through an example where a worker had the answer to a difficult decision on appropriate personal protective equipment for a job but no one asked the worker for his idea during the job planning phase. Fortunately the worker was eventually consulted and his recommendation for the appropriate personal protective equipment for the job was implemented before work began. The goal of this presentation is to expand the awareness and knowledge of SH&E professionals on the benefits and opportunities for leveraging brain science. This will include an overview of the components of the brain reward pathway and the biological mechanisms that make workers feel a sense of gratification when they contribute their ideas toward improving occupational safety. On-the-job examples where it is hypothesized that the brain reward pathway was activated in workers will be provided. Finally, the presentation will include a model illustrating the importance of empowering workers to participate in occupational safety programs. SH&E professionals can use this model to maintain a robust safety and health program with limited resources. The model will also help SH&E professionals prepare for challenges in the SH&E fields by showing them how to allocate more time for strategic planning of emerging issues. Many recent best selling business books such as Wikinomics, Crowdsourcing, and Sway, illustrate how the benefit of harnessing the collective knowledge of employees is a key to company success. Companies like Google and Pixar have mastered the ability to capture empFoyee knowledge in terms of technology. Why should occupational safety be any different? Workers know how to improve safety in their workplace. SH&E professionals can harness this collective safety knowledge just as top companies do with technology, and workers will feel grateful for contributing.

Martinez, Anthony Bert [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Clinical Social Franchising Case Study Series: DKT's Andalan Indonesia 1 The Global Health Group  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Clinical Social Franchising Case Study Series: DKT's Andalan Indonesia 1 The Global Health GroupKt's andalan indonesia #12;Copyright © 2012 The Global Health Group The Global Health Group Global Health Series: DKT's Andalan Indonesia. San Francisco: The Global Health Group, Global Health Sciences

Mullins, Dyche

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161

Distributed Generation Study/Oakwood Health Care Center | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Oakwood Health Care Center Oakwood Health Care Center < Distributed Generation Study Jump to: navigation, search Study Location Williamsville, New York Site Description Institutional-Hospital/Health Care Study Type Long-term Monitoring Technology Internal Combustion Engine Prime Mover Waukesha VGF 18GLD Heat Recovery Systems Built-in Fuel Natural Gas System Installer Gerster Trane System Enclosure Indoor System Application Combined Heat and Power Number of Prime Movers 2 Stand-alone Capability Seamless Power Rating 600 kW0.6 MW 600,000 W 600,000,000 mW 6.0e-4 GW 6.0e-7 TW Nominal Voltage (V) 480 Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 2800000 Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons) Origin of Controller 3rd Party Off-the-Shelf Component Integration Customer Assembled Start Date 2001/12/20 Monitoring Termination Date 2003/01/03

162

Iowa Army Ammunition Plant Former Workers, Construction Worker...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Medical Monitoring of Former Atomic Weapons Workers at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAP) in Burlington, Iowa...

163

DOE Cites Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC for Worker Safety and...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations March 20, 2008 - 10:52am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation...

164

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Waste Isolation Pilot...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Jim Frederick Co-Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Website: http:www.worker-health.org This project is conducted by a group led by...

165

Medical Screening Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Medical Screening: Provide medical screening exams that are designed to check for health conditions related to occupational exposures to former workers who choose to participate in the program, including a re-screen exam every three years.

166

Ionizing radiation risks to Satellite Power Systems (SPS) workers in space  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A reference Satellite Power System (SPS) has been designed by NASA and its contractors for the purposes of evaluating the concept and carrying out assessments of the various consequences of development, including those on the health of the space workers. The Department of Energy has responsibility for directing various assessments. Present planning calls for the SPS workers to move from Earth to a low earth orbit (LEO) at an altitude of 500 kilometers; to travel by a transfer ellipse (TE) trajectory to a geosynchronous orbit (GEO) at an altitude of 36,000 kilometers; and to remain in GEO orbit for about 90 percent of the total time aloft. The radiation risks to the health of workers who will construct and maintain solar power satellites in the space environment are studied. The charge to the committee was: (a) to evaluate the radiation environment estimated for the Reference System which could represent a hazard; (b) to assess the possible somatic and genetic radiation hazards; and (c) to estimate the risks to the health of SPS workers due to space radiation exposure, and to make recommendations based on these conclusions. Details are presented. (WHK)

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1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Fermi National Acceleratory Laboratory, Former Production Workers...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Fermi National Acceleratory Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects...

168

Ames Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Ames Laboratory, Former Production Workers...

169

Argonne National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Production Workers Screening Projects Argonne National Laboratory, Former Production Workers...

170

Oak Ridge K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Screening  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Oak Ridge K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: K-25 Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Jim Frederick Co-Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Local Outreach Office: Bruce Lawson 133 Raleigh Road Oak Ridge, TN 37830 Local Medical Clinics: ParkMed 110 S. Illinois Avenue Oak Ridge, TN 37380 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ This project is conducted by the United Steelworkers in conjunction with Queens College of the City University of New York. The program is being offered as a service to both former and current workers. Free of charge,

171

Green Chemistry and Workers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

public/private investment in green chemistry research andinvestment in cleaner chemical technologies, known collectively as greenGREEN CHEMISTRY AND WORKERS / most hazardous chemicals on the market (closing the safety gap) will spur investment

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 December 2008 Change Notice 1 June 2009 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved...

173

Worker Training Program (Nebraska)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Worker Training Program is a business incentive program to support the retraining and upgrading of Nebraskas current workforce. The amount of grant funding available quarterly is distributed...

174

The State of Health Insurance in California: Findings from the 2005 California Health Interview Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

THE STATE OF HEALTH INSURANCE IN CALIFORNIA FINDINGS FROMTHE 2005 CALIFORNIA HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY JULY 2007 E.by grants from The California Endowment and The California

Brown, E. Richard; Lavarreda, Shana Alex; Ponce, Ninez; Yoon, Jean; al., et

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Access Handbook - Conducting Health Studies at Department of Energy Sites  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

HDBK-1209-2012 HDBK-1209-2012 DOE HANDBOOK Access Handbook - Conducting Health Studies at Department of Energy Sites U.S. Department of Energy AREA OCHS Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1209-2012 i This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook provides guidelines for the successful conduct of health studies at DOE sites. The Handbook does not establish requirements and any requirements that must be met are explicitly stated to be requirements in a DOE requirements document. This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Page at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-HDBK-1209-2012

176

The Worker Component At The World Trade Center Cleanup: Addressing Cultural And Language Differences In Emergency Operations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On September 11, 2001, the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) caused astronomical loss of life and property. Systems in place to manage disaster response were strained to the limit because key first responders were among the casualties when the twin towers collapsed. In addition, the evolution of events required immediate response in a rapidly changing and extremely hazardous situation. Rescue, recovery, and clean up became an overpowering and sustained effort that would utilize the resources of federal, state and local governments and agencies. One issue during the response to the WTC disaster site that did not receive much attention was that of the limited and non-English speaking worker. The Operating Engineers National HAZMAT Program (OENHP), with its history of a Hispanic Outreach Program, was acutely aware of this issue with the Hispanic worker. The Hispanic population comprises approximately 27% of the population of New York City (1). The extremely unfortunate and tragic events of that day provided an opportunity to not only provide assistance for the Hispanic workers, but also to apply lessons learned and conduct studies on worker training with language barriers in a real life environment. However, due to the circumstances surrounding this tragedy, the study of these issues was conducted primarily by observation. Through partnerships with other organizations such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the New York Health Department, the New York Department of Design and Construction (DDC), the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH), and private companies such as 3M and MSA, OENHP was able to provide translated information on hazards, protective measures, fit testing of respirators, and site specific safety and health training. The OENHP translated materials on hazards and how to protect workers into Spanish to assist in getting the information to the limited and non- English speaking workers.

McCabe, B.; Carpenter, C.; Blair. D.

2003-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

177

Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations Department of Energy Cites Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations August 29, 2013 - 3:30pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (BSA) for two violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. As part of the Energy Department's commitment to worker safety, DOE's enforcement program holds contractors accountable for meeting regulatory requirements and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. The violations are associated with a November 29, 2011, fall injury event

178

March 13-15, 2012 14th Annual Joint DOE/EFCOG Chemical Safety and Worker Safety and Health Program (10 CFR 851) Workshop - Agenda  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

/2/12 Page 4 of 11 /2/12 Page 4 of 11 Day 3 - Thursday, March 15, 2012 FORRESTAL MAIN AUDITORIUM (GE-086) 10 CFR 851 Workshop The purpose of this workshop is to foster continuous improvement of the implementation of 10 CFR 851 by sharing implementation experiences and ideas for enhancements gathered over the nearly 5 years since the rule's date for full implementation. 8:00 - 10:00 Registration/Name Tags - Large Auditorium (GE-086) 9:15 - 9:25 Welcome to 10 CFR 851 Workshop Pat Worthington Director, DOE Office of Health and Safety 9:25 - 9 :35 Introduction to HSS Focus Group Bill Eckroade

179

FINAL REPORT FORMER RADIATION WORKER MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM AT ROCKY FLATS For Department of Energy Programs  

SciTech Connect

The Former Radiation Worker Medical Surveillance Program at Rocky Flats was conducted in Arvada, CO, by Oak Ridge Associated Universities through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education under DOE Contract DE-AC05-00OR22750. Objectives of the program were to obtain information on the value of medical surveillance among at-risk former radiation workers and to provide long-term internal radiation dosimetry information to the scientific community. This program provided the former radiation workers of the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (formerly Rocky Flats Plant) an opportunity to receive follow-up medical monitoring and a re-evaluation of their internal radiation dose. The former Rocky Flats radiation worker population is distinctive because it was a reasonably stable work force that received occupational exposures, at times substantial, over several decades. This report reflects the summation of health outcomes, statistical analyses, and dose assessment information on former Rocky Flats radiation workers to the date of study termination as of March 2004.

Joe M. Aldrich

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Appendix C December 2008 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training Radiological Safety Training for Radiation Producing (X-Ray) Devices U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Radiological Worker Training - Appendix C Radiological Safety Training for Radiation-Producing (X-Ray) Devices DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Program Management This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ ii Radiological Worker Training - Appendix C Radiological Safety Training for Radiation-Producing (X-Ray) Devices DOE-HDBK-1130-2008

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181

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MEASUREMENT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Appendix B December 2008 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK RADIOLOGICAL WORKER TRAINING RADIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION CONTROL TRAINING FOR LABORATORY RESEARCH U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910 Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Radiological Worker Training Appendix B Radiological Contamination Control for Laboratory Research DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ . ii Radiological Worker Training Appendix B Radiological Contamination Control for Laboratory Research DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Foreword This Handbook describes a recommended implementation process for core training as outlined in

182

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NOT MEASUREMENT NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Appendix A Change Notice 2 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training Radiological Control Training for Supervisors U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Radiological Worker Training - Appendix A Radiological Control Training for Supervisors DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ ii Radiological Worker Training - Appendix A Radiological Control Training for Supervisors DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Foreword This Handbook describes an implementation process for training as recommended in

183

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NOT MEASUREMENT NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Appendix A Change Notice 2 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training Radiological Control Training for Supervisors U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Radiological Worker Training - Appendix A Radiological Control Training for Supervisors DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ ii Radiological Worker Training - Appendix A Radiological Control Training for Supervisors DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Foreword This Handbook describes an implementation process for training as recommended in

184

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Appendix C December 2008 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training Radiological Safety Training for Radiation Producing (X-Ray) Devices U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. Radiological Worker Training - Appendix C Radiological Safety Training for Radiation-Producing (X-Ray) Devices DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Program Management This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ ii Radiological Worker Training - Appendix C Radiological Safety Training for Radiation-Producing (X-Ray) Devices DOE-HDBK-1130-2008

185

SRS Construction Workers Needs Assessment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SAVANNAH RIVER BUILDING TRADES SAVANNAH RIVER BUILDING TRADES MEDICAL SCREENING PROGRAM A NEEDS ASSESSMENT Submitted by The Center to Protect Workers' Rights on behalf of The Building and Construction Trades Dept., AFL-CIO and The Augusta, Georgia Building and Construction Trades Council In Cooperation with Duke University Medical Center Medlantic Research Institute United Brotherhood of Carpenters Health and Safety Fund University of Cincinnati Medical Center Zenith Administrators, Inc. June 23, 1998 Contents Summary and Response to Needs Assessment Questions , page i 1. Introduction and Rationale, 1 a. Aims, 1 b. Focus of Needs Assessment, 1 c. Organization, 1 d. Rationale for Program, 2 2. Need for Medical Evaluation and Notification, 3 a. Medical Surveillance, 3

186

Former Worker Program Reaches 100,000 Screening Milestone | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Worker Program Reaches 100,000 Screening Milestone Former Worker Program Reaches 100,000 Screening Milestone Former Worker Program Reaches 100,000 Screening Milestone August 29, 2013 - 8:51am Addthis Former Worker Program Reaches 100,000 Screening Milestone A major milestone was reached in June of this year - over 100,000 exams have now been provided to former workers since the inception of the program. Since 1996, the program has made great strides in addressing the occupational health legacy of the Department's 70-plus years of nuclear weapons design and production. We at the Office of Health, Safety and Security are especially proud of the emphasis we place on the importance of serving our workers. The Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) is a prime example of DOE's commitment to its workforce and demonstrates the

187

Oak Ridge Y-12 and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Former Production Workers  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Y-12 and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Former Production Y-12 and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Oak Ridge Y-12 and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Worker Health Protection Program Covered DOE Site: Y-12 and ORNL (X-10) Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (800) 906-2019 Local Outreach Office: Linda Parker 109 Viking Road Oak Ridge, TN 37830 Website: http://www.worker-health.org/ Former workers at risk from exposures while working at Y-12 and X-10 are offered a free medical screening. This project is carried out by investigators from the Queens College of the City University of New York. This program also offers CT scans for early lung cancer detection to

188

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Portsmouth Gaseous...  

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Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Portsmouth Worker Population...

189

Former Worker Medical Screening Program  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) provides ongoing medical screening examinations, at no cost, to all former DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor workers who may be at risk for occupational diseases.

190

Former Worker Medical Screening Program Related Documents & Links |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Former Worker Medical Screening Program Related Documents & Links Former Worker Medical Screening Program Related Documents & Links Related Documents & Links Beryllium Information-ORISE Chronic Beryllium Disease Information-National Jewish Health Department of Energy Human Subjects Protection Program DOE Covered Facilities Database Department of Labor Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) Department of Labor EEOICP - Upcoming Events Department of Labor Office of the Ombudsman for EEOICPA NIOSH Advisory Board and Public Meetings NIOSH Division of Compensation Analysis and Support Project Websites Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Medical Exam Program for Former Workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory

191

On-site worker-risk calculations using MACCS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We have revised the latest version of MACCS for use with the calculation of doses and health risks to on-site workers for postulated accidents at the Rocky Flats Plant (RFP) in Colorado. The modifications fall into two areas: (1) an improved estimate of shielding offered by buildings to workers that remain indoors; and, (2) an improved treatment of building-wake effects, which affects both indoor and outdoor workers. Because the postulated accident can be anywhere on plant site, user-friendly software has been developed to create those portions of the (revised) MACCS input data files that are specific to the accident site.

Peterson, V.L.

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

BMC Health Services Research BioMed Central Study protocol  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Randomised controlled trial of a psychiatric consultation model for treatment of common mental disorder in the occupational health setting

Christina M Van Der Feltz-cornelis; A Ac Meeuwissen; Fransina J De Jong; Rob Hoedeman; Iman Elfeddali; Open Access

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Former Worker Program - Early Lung Cancer Detection Program  

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Former Worker Program (FWP) Former Worker Program (FWP) Home Covered Sites/Populations › Construction Worker Screening Projects › Production Worker Screening Projects › Supplemental Screening Program › Beryllium Vendor Screening Program Upcoming Events Program Implementation Outreach Medical Screening - Conventional Medical Screening - Early Lung Cancer Detection Communicating Results Protecting Participant Information Sharing De-identified Data Chronic Beryllium Disease Awareness Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Worker Testimonials Contact Us FWP Scientific Publications FWP Documents Related Links Office of Health and Safety Home Page HSS Logo Early Lung Cancer Detection Program Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Since 2000, DOE has made screening for occupational lung cancer with low-dose helical computed tomography (CT) scans available to workers at high risk for lung cancer. Because former workers undertook essential activities to fulfill the Department's mission, many of them were at risk for lung cancer. Through the FWP, DOE initiated the Early Lung Cancer Detection (ELCD) program using low-dose helical CT scans to detect lung cancers at an earlier, more treatable stage. Lung cancer results in about 160,000 deaths in the U.S. every year. The most common causes of lung cancer are long-term exposures to tobacco smoke and residential radon emissions, but occupational hazards, such as asbestos and ionizing radiation, also cause or contribute to the disease.

194

Health  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

members) Subject: Technical evaluation of EPAs analysis of Florida drywall samples 1 and review of analytical results from the Florida Department of Health, from the EPAs National Air

unknown authors

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Mallinckrodt Chemical Co., Former Construction Worker Screening...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Mallinckrodt Chemical Co., Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Mallinckrodt Chemical Co., Former Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades...

196

Pinellas, Former Production Workers Screening Projects | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pinellas, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Pinellas, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: National Supplemental Screening Program Covered DOE...

197

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Update  

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Valley Demonstration Project Dave Zwolak National Nuclear Security Administration Kansas City Plant Les Bermudez Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Dave Zwolak Los Alamos...

198

Safety and Health Asset Management Study: Case Study Report for Sierra Pacific and Nevada Power Company  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A key challenge for utility managers is to assess the value of their safety and health resources and manage them as they would any other critical business asset. This case study describes how two companies in the process of merging addressed that challenge.

1999-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

199

Former Worker Program - Joint Outreach Task Group  

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Group Group Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) The Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) includes representatives from HSS, Department of Labor (DOL), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Offices of the Ombudsman for DOL and NIOSH, and the DOE-funded FWP projects. The JOTG was established in 2009 under the premise that agencies/programs with common goals can work together by combining resources and coordinating outreach efforts. Each involved agency has a different mission, but the missions are complementary. By working together, the agencies are better able to serve the DOE workforce. The JOTG focuses on educating the former workers on the programs and resources available to them. The JOTG has created a monthly calendar of community events to facilitate interagency and community involvement in these events.

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Tri-fold - Agencies Assisting with EEOICPA and the Former worker Program |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Information Center » Worker » Former Worker Program » Tri-fold - Information Center » Worker » Former Worker Program » Tri-fold - Agencies Assisting with EEOICPA and the Former worker Program Tri-fold - Agencies Assisting with EEOICPA and the Former worker Program January 2014 Agencies Assisting with EEOICPA and the Former Worker Program FWP provides no-cost medical screenings to all former DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees. The screening focuses on the early detection of health conditions that may be related to occupational exposures such as beryllium, asbestos, radiation, silica, etc. Medical screenings include a physical exam, hearing test, Medical screenings include a physical exam, hearing test, blood and urine tests, and other special tests depending on the individual's work and exposure history.

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201

Department of Energy Cites URS -Washington Division for Worker Safety  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

URS -Washington Division for Worker URS -Washington Division for Worker Safety Violations Department of Energy Cites URS -Washington Division for Worker Safety Violations October 4, 2011 - 9:53am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to URS -Washington Division (URS-WD) based on an investigation of an October 2010 incident at the DOE Idaho Site. The PNOV cites URS-WD with two violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations associated with a hoisting incident that occurred when a telescopic hydraulic gantry system (THGS) tipped while lifting a 7,800 pound shield plug at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP). The Department has proposed a $150,000 civil penalty. The hoisting incident revealed multiple breakdowns in job execution and

202

Department of Energy Cites URS -Washington Division for Worker Safety  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Cites URS -Washington Division for Worker Cites URS -Washington Division for Worker Safety Violations Department of Energy Cites URS -Washington Division for Worker Safety Violations October 4, 2011 - 9:53am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to URS -Washington Division (URS-WD) based on an investigation of an October 2010 incident at the DOE Idaho Site. The PNOV cites URS-WD with two violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations associated with a hoisting incident that occurred when a telescopic hydraulic gantry system (THGS) tipped while lifting a 7,800 pound shield plug at the Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Project (SBWTP). The Department has proposed a $150,000 civil penalty. The hoisting incident revealed multiple breakdowns in job execution and

203

Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation Program implementation focuses on four specific activities, which are: Outreach: Identify and notify eligible DOE workers about FWP medical screening services. Medical Screening: Provide medical screening exams that are designed to check for health conditions related to occupational exposures to former workers who choose to participate in the program, including a re-screen exam every three years. Communicating Results: Provide exam results to participants, as well as information regarding any conditions that may require follow-up medical care with their personal physicians or specialists, and provide information regarding possible compensation for work-related illnesses. Follow-up care

204

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

98 98 October 1998 Change Notice No. 1 June 2001 Change Notice No. 2 December 2003 Reaffirmation with Errata May 2004 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. TS NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-98 ii This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from ES&H Technical Information Services, U.S. Department of Energy, (800) 473-4375, fax: (301) 903-9823. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration,

205

Radiological worker training  

SciTech Connect

This Handbook describes an implementation process for core training as recommended in Implementation Guide G441.12, Radiation Safety Training, and as outlined in the DOE Radiological Control Standard (RCS). The Handbook is meant to assist those individuals within the Department of Energy, Managing and Operating contractors, and Managing and Integrating contractors identified as having responsibility for implementing core training recommended by the RCS. This training is intended for radiological workers to assist in meeting their job-specific training requirements of 10 CFR 835. While this Handbook addresses many requirements of 10 CFR 835 Subpart J, it must be supplemented with facility-specific information to achieve full compliance.

NONE

1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Solutions, LLC Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations November 9, 2012 - 5:50pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) for violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. The violations are associated with a July 1, 2011, incident that occurred while a worker was using a Tele-Tower® scaffold to perform facility modifications in the Purification Area Vault of Building 105-K in the K-Area Complex at the Savannah River Site (SRS). The SRNS worker fell from the scaffold and was hospitalized with injuries to his head and

207

Remote PC Security: Securing the home worker  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A recent study of 1000 teleworkers in 10 countries, commissioned by Cisco, showed that one in five allows friends, family and others to use their work PC to access the Internet. Now is the time to pull stray remote workers back into the security fold. ...

Steven Furnell

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Green Chemistry and Workers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

J. Warner. 1998. Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice. NewNew Science, Green Chemistry and Environmental Health.abstract.html 5. American Chemistry Council. 2003. Guide to

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

DOE Order Self Study Modules - DOE O 440.1B, Worker Protection Management for DOE (Including the National Nuclear Security Administration) Federal Employees  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0.1B 0.1B WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING THE NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES DOE O 440.1B Familiar Level June 2011 1 DOE O 440.1B WORKER PROTECTION MANAGEMENT FOR DOE (INCLUDING THE NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES FAMILIAR LEVEL OBJECTIVES Given the familiar level of this module and the resources listed below, you will be able to answer the following questions: 1. What are the objectives of DOE O 440.1B? 2. What are the requirements that DOE elements must meet according to DOE O 440.1B? 3. What is the hazard prevention/abatement process that must be implemented according to DOE O 440.1B? 4. What are three responsibilities assigned by DOE O 440.1B for heads of field elements?

210

Facility worker technical basis document  

SciTech Connect

This report documents the technical basis for facility worker safety to support the Tank Farms Documented Safety Analysis and described the criteria and methodology for allocating controls to hazardous conditions with significant facility worker consequences and presents the results of the allocation.

EVANS, C.B.

2003-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

211

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 December 2008 Change Notice 1 June 2009 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. TS NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ Change 1 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Original Change Part 2 Module 2 page 17 Medical radiation sources (total average dose ~ 54 mrem/yr) 1) X rays (total average dose ~ 40mrem/yr) a) X rays are similar to gamma rays; however, they originate outside the nucleus.

212

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TS TS NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 December 2008 Change Notice 2 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ Change 2 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Original Change Throughout Program Management Guide Instructor's Guide Student's Guide "Shall" and "Must" statements Program Management Instructor's Material Student's Material Reworded to non-mandatory language unless associated with a requirement document.

213

Radiological Worker Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

TS TS NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 December 2008 Change Notice 2 Reaffirmed 2013 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ Change 2 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Original Change Throughout Program Management Guide Instructor's Guide Student's Guide "Shall" and "Must" statements Program Management Instructor's Material Student's Material Reworded to non-mandatory language unless associated with a requirement document.

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ORISE: Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles in the field of worker...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Wound Models to Plutonium-Contaminated Wounds Incurred by Former Workers at Rocky Flats, Health Physics. 2006. 91(2):128-143. Stange, Arthur W., F. Joseph Furman, and...

215

Organizing Home Care: Low-Waged Workers in the Welfare State  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

11. Burbridge, The Labor Market for Home Care Workers, 41,44; Margaret Mac- Adam, Home Care Reimbursement and EffectsBrahna Trager, Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services in the

Boris, Eileen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Battelle Laboratories...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

West Jefferson Former Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Battelle...

217

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Battelle Laboratories...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

King Avenue Former Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Battelle...

218

Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation Former Worker Medical Screening Program Implementation Program implementation focuses on four specific activities, which are:...

219

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Brookhaven National...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Brookhaven National Laboratory...

220

Former Workers Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Workers Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating Chronic Beryllium Disease Former Workers Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating Chronic Beryllium Disease April...

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221

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Mallinckrodt Chemical...  

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Mallinckrodt Chemical Co. Former Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE...

222

Hanford, Former Production Workers Screening Projects | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Hanford, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Hanford, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: National Supplemental Screening Program Covered DOE Site:...

223

Training Energy Efficiency Workers | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training Energy Efficiency Workers Training Energy Efficiency Workers May 20, 2010 - 3:22pm Addthis The Pennsylvania College of Technology is providing training for the state's...

224

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Related Documents ...  

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Workers at Los Alamos National Laboratory Former Worker Medical Screening Program for the Ames Laboratory and the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant National Supplemental Screening Program...

225

Risk factors for work-related symptoms in northern California office workers  

SciTech Connect

In most episodes of health complaints reported in office buildings in the last-twenty years, causal factors have not been identified. In order to assess risk factors for work-related symptoms in office workers, a reanalysis was performed of previous studies, and an epidemiologic study was conducted. The reanalysis of data, showed remarkable agreement among studies. Air-conditioned buildings were consistently associated with higher prevalence of headache, lethargy, and eye, nose, or throat problems. Humidification was not a necessary factor for this higher prevalence. Mechanical ventilation without air-conditioning was not associated with higher symptom prevalence. A study was conducted among 880 office workers, within 12 office buildings selected without regard to worker complaints, in northern California. A number of factors were found associated with prevalence of work-related symptoms, after adjustment in a logistic regression model for personal, psychosocial, job, workspace, and building factors. Two different ventilation types were associated with increases Ln symptom prevalence, relative to workers in naturally ventilated buildings: mechanical supply and exhaust ventilation, without air conditioning and with operable windows; and air-conditioning with sealed windows. No study buildings were humidified. In both these ventilation types, the highest odds ratios (ORs) found were for skin symptoms (ORs-5.0, 5.6) and for tight chest or difficulty breathing (ORs-3.6, 4.3). Use of carbonless copies or photocopiers, sharing a workspace, carpets, new carpets, new walls, and distance from a window were associated with symptom increases. Cloth partitions and new paint were associated with symptom decreases.

Mendell, M.J.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratory (NM), Former Production Workers Screening...  

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, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Sandia National Laboratory (NM), Former Production Workers Screening Projects...

227

Mobile Persuasive Technologies for Rural Health  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

4 Iterative Design with Rural Health Workers 4.13 Understanding the Role of Technology in Rural Maternal 3.15 Mobile Persuasive Messages for Rural Health Promotion 5.1

Ramachandran, Divya Lalitha

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Joint Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program The Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) includes representatives from HSS, Department of Labor (DOL), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Offices of the Ombudsman for DOL and NIOSH, and the DOE-funded FWP projects. The JOTG was established in 2009 under the premise that agencies/programs with common goals can work together by combining resources and coordinating outreach efforts. Each involved agency has a different mission, but the missions are complementary. By working together, the agencies are better able to serve the DOE workforce. The JOTG focuses on educating the former workers on the programs and resources available to them.

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Construction Worker Screening Projects | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worker » Former Worker Program » Worker » Former Worker Program » Construction Worker Screening Projects Construction Worker Screening Projects Sites listed below are the primary DOE sites served. Construction workers from DOE sites not listed below are covered by the Building Trades National Medical Screening Program (BTMed). Additional information regarding BTMed can be found on their website or by calling 1-800-866-9663. Alaska: Amchitka California: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore, CA) Colorado: Rocky Flats Florida: Pinellas Idaho: Argonne National Laboratory-West Idaho National Laboratory Illinois: Argonne National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Iowa: Ames Laboratory Iowa Army Ammunition Plant

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Department of Energy Cites Bechtel National, Inc. for Worker Safety and  

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Bechtel National, Inc. for Worker Safety Bechtel National, Inc. for Worker Safety and Health Violations Department of Energy Cites Bechtel National, Inc. for Worker Safety and Health Violations May 31, 2012 - 2:28pm Addthis News Media Contact (202) 586-4940 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Bechtel National, Incorporated (BNI) for two material handling incidents that occurred on July 16, 2010, and March 16, 2011, at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Project. The PNOV cites three violations of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. The Department has proposed a $150,000 civil penalty. In the first material handling incident on July 16, 2010, a millwright sustained a severe foot injury. The second incident, on March 16, 2011,

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DOE Cites Stanford University and Two Subcontractors for Worker Safety and  

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DOE Cites Stanford University and Two Subcontractors for Worker DOE Cites Stanford University and Two Subcontractors for Worker Safety and Health Violations DOE Cites Stanford University and Two Subcontractors for Worker Safety and Health Violations April 3, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued Preliminary Notices of Violation (PNOVs) to three contractors - Stanford University, Pacific Underground Construction, Inc., and Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - for violations in September 2007 of the Department's worker safety and health regulations. Stanford University is the managing and operating contractor for DOE's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), located in Menlo Park, California. At the time the violations occurred, Pacific Underground Construction was performing work at SLAC under subcontract to

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Ionizing radiation risks to satellite power systems (SPS) workers  

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The radiation risks to the health of workers who will construct and maintain solar power satellites in the space environment were examined. For ionizing radiation, the major concern will be late or delayed health effects, particularly the increased risk of radiation-induced cancer. The estimated lifetime risk for cancer is 0.8 to 5.0 excess deaths per 10,000 workers per rad of exposure. Thus, for example, in 10,000 workers who completed ten missions with an exposure of 40 rem per mission, 320 to 2000 additional deaths in excess of the 1640 deaths from normally occurring cancer, would be expected. These estimates would indicate a 20 to 120% increase in cancer deaths in the worker-population. The wide range in these estimates stems from the choice of the risk-projection model and the dose-response relationsip. The choice between a linear and a linear-quadratic dose-response model may alter the risk estimate by a factor of about two. The method of analysis (e.g., relative vs absolute risk model) can alter the risk estimate by an additional factor of three. Choosing different age and sex distributions can further change the estimate by another factor of up to three. The potential genetic consequences could be of significance, but at the present time, sufficient information on the age and sex distribution of the worker population is lacking for precise estimation of risk. The potential teratogenic consequences resulting from radiation are considered significant. Radiation exposure of a pregnant worker could result in developmental abnormalities.

Lyman, J.T.; Ainsworth, E.J.; Alpen, E.L.; Bond, V.; Curtis, S.B.; Fry, R.J.M.; Jackson, K.L.; Nachtwey, S.; Sondhaus, C.; Tobias, C.A.; Fabrikant, J.I.

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) and Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) - Agency Roles/Programs for Assisting DOE Covered Workers, January 2014  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FWP FWP FWP UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Department of Energy (DOE) - Former Worker Medical Screening Program and Responsibilities under EEOICPA * Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) FWP provides no-cost medical screenings to all former DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees. The screening focuses on the early detection of health conditions that may be related to occupational exposures such as beryllium, asbestos, radiation, silica, etc. * Medical screenings include a physical exam, hearing test,

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DOE | Office of Health, Safety and Security | Health and Safety  

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"Worker Safety and Health Program" FAQs "Worker Safety and Health Program" FAQs 10 CFR 851 “Worker Safety and Health Program" Frequently Asked Questions Updated October 19, 2010 Please Note: The responses to the following Frequently Asked Questions are not Official interpretations, only the Office of General Counsel may issue and interpretive ruling. Please see 10 CFR 851.7 and 851.8 for more information. Subpart A—General Provisions 851.1 Scope and purpose. 851.2 Exclusions. 851.3 Definitions. 851.4 Compliance order. 851.5 Enforcement. 851.6 Petitions for generally applicable rulemaking. 851.7 Request for a binding interpretive ruling. 851.8 Informal requests for information. Subpart B—Program Requirements 851.10 General requirements. 851.11 Development and approval of worker safety and health program.

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Book Review: The Technology-Energy-Environment-Health (TEEH) Chain in China: A Case Study of Cokemaking  

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Book Review: The Technology-Energy-Environment-Health (TEEH) Chain in China: A Case Study of Cokemaking

Anderson, Dave M.; Roop, Joseph M.

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fish Health Studies Associated with the Kingston Fly Ash Spill, Spring 2009 - Fall 2010  

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On December 22, 2008, over 4 million cubic meters of fly ash slurry was released into the Emory River when a dike surrounding a solid waste containment area at the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) Kingston Fossil Plant ruptured. One component of TVA's response to the spill is a biological monitoring program to assess short- and long-term ecological responses to the ash and associated chemicals, including studies on fish health and contaminant bioaccumulation. These studies were initiated in early Spring 2009 for the purposes of: (1) documenting the levels of fly ash-associated metals in various tissues of representative sentinel fish species in the area of the fly ash spill, (2) determining if exposure to fly ash-associated metals causes short, intermediate, or long-term health effects on these sentinel fish species, (3) assessing if there are causal relationships between exposure to metals and health effects on fish, (4) evaluating, along with information from other ecological and physicochemical studies, the nature and route of contaminant transfer though food chains into higher level consumers, (5) providing important information for the Ecological Risk Assessment (ERA) for the Kingston fly ash project, and (6) serving as an important technology information transfer or model study focused on how to best evaluate the environmental effects of fly ash (and related environmental stressors), not only at the Kingston site, but also at sites on other aquatic systems where coal-fired generating stations are located. This report presents the results of the first two years of the fish health study. To date, fish health and bioaccumulation studies have been conducted from Spring 2009 though Fall 2011 and includes 6 seasonal studies: Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, and Fall 2011. Both the Spring and Fall studies have focused on 3-4 sentinel fish species that represent different feeding habits, behaviors, and home ranges. In addition to fish health and bioaccumulation, the Spring investigations also included reproductive integrity studies on the same fish used for bioaccumulation and fish health. In this report, results of the fish health studies from Spring 2009 through Fall 2010 are presented while an associated report will present the fish reproductive studies conducted during Spring 2009 and Spring 2010. A report on fish bioaccumulation was submitted to TVA in June 2011. The fish health study conducted in conjunction with the bioaccumulation and reproductive study is critical for assessing and evaluating possible causal relationships between contaminant exposure (bioaccumulation) and the response of fish to exposure as reflected by the various measurements of fish health.

Adams, Marshall [ORNL; Fortner, Allison M [ORNL

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Order 440. 1 B: Worker Protection Program for DOE (Including NNSA)  

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0. 1 B: Worker Protection Program for DOE (Including 0. 1 B: Worker Protection Program for DOE (Including NNSA) Federal Employees DOE Order 440. 1 B: Worker Protection Program for DOE (Including NNSA) Federal Employees Stakeholders: DOE and NNSA employees Scope: DOE Order 440.1 B establishes the framework for an effective worker protection program that will reduce or prevent injuries, illnesses, and accidental losses by providing Department of Energy, including National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Federal workers with a safe and healthful workplace. Summary: Among the requirements of DOE Order 440.1 B, the Department must provide its employees, including NNSA, a number of protections relating to whistle blowing guidelines. The relevant section of requirements includes: 4. REQUIREMENTS. DOE elements must:

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Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act Interviews of Current and Former Workers  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

February 1, 2010 February 1, 2010 MEMORANDUM FOR DISTRIBUTION "" ( "· FROM: DANIEL B. PONE~ SUBJECT: Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act Interviews of Current and Former Workers The Department embraces its responsibility for and commitment to the health and well- being of the Department of Energy's (DOE) current and former workers, both Federal and contractor employees. Two key programs that advance DO E's commitment to its former and current workers are the Department of Labor (DOL) managed Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. In the context of support to EEOICP, DOE's role is to work on behalf of the program claimants to make sure that all available worker and

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Mound Former Construction...  

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Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Mound Worker Population...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program | Department of Energy  

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program Former Worker Medical Screening Program The Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) provides ongoing medical screening examinations,...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Pinellas Former Production...  

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Production Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: National Supplemental Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Pinellas Worker Population Served:...

242

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Savannah River Site...  

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Production Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: National Supplemental Screening Program Covered DOE Site: SRS Worker Population Served: Production...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Fernald Former Construction...  

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Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Fernald Worker Population...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Savannah River Site...  

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Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: SRS Worker Population Served:...

245

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Ames Laboratory Former...  

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Ames Laboratory Former Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Medical Monitoring of Former Workers at the Ames National Laboratory Covered DOE Site:...

246

Office of Safety and Health Regulatory and Policy Response Line  

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employees regarding applicability of worker safety and health standards and directives. The information contained in responses are technical clarifications to a DOE Rule...

247

Office of Worker Screening and Compensation Support Workers' Spotlight, November/December 2013  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Al Tseu, former US Paratrooper, speaks with visitors Al Tseu, former US Paratrooper, speaks with visitors to the National Atomic Testing Museum celebrating the National Day of Remembrance I I I s s s s s s u u u e e e 1 1 1 0 0 0 N N N o o o v v v e e e m m m b b b e e e r r r / / / D D D e e e c c c e e e m m m b b b e e e r r r 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 3 3 Office of Worker Screening and Compensation Support I N S I D E T H I S I S S U E : Director's Note 1 Remembrance 1 Staff 2 Beryllium 2 Trivia 2 SERT 3 FWP Milestone 4 Calendar 5 A NOTE FROM THE DIRECTOR By Greg Lewis I had the pleasure of attending and presenting at the recent Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) meetings in Livermore and Berkeley, California. Representatives from the Department of Labor (DOL), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the DOL Ombudsman, and the Worker Health Protection

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Evaluation of Heat Stress Risk for Workers in the Electric Power Industry: Project Update 2013  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Heat stress remains an important risk factor affecting worker health and safety, due not only to the high and sustained workloads but also to heat contributions from the environment, machinery, and nature of protective clothing (such as arc- and fire-resistant clothing). In combination with individual factors, including age, common comorbidities (such as diabetes), fitness, and hydration levels, workers are at heat-related risk beyond overt clinical symptoms of heat stress. Regardless of the source, ...

2013-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

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September 16, 2008; HSS/Union Working Group Meeting, Former Worker and Energy Compensation Programs, CAIRS Reporting, Central Worker Data Tracking … Meeting Summary  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

7 10-10-08 Draft 7 10-10-08 Draft HSS/Union Meeting To Address Former Worker and Energy Employee Occupational Illness Compensation Programs, CAIRS Reporting, and Central Worker Data Tracking September 16, 2008 Integrated Executive Summary and Final Action List Background: HSS and the labor unions who participated in the initial 2007 HSS Focus Group meetings agreed to a path forward in which various unions combined to form core working groups to address union identified health and safety issues by topical area. The following is an overview of actions/activities identified in the September 16 HSS/Union meeting to address Former Worker and the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Compensation Programs, CAIRS Reporting, and Central Worker Data Tracking interests and

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Office of Health & Safety - Health Resources  

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Search System Public Health Activities Agenda for Public Health Activities Access Handbook - Guidelines for Researchers Conducting Health Studies at DOE HHS Communication...

251

Occupational health physics at a fusion reactor  

SciTech Connect

Future generation of electrical power using controlled thermonuclear reactors will involve both traditional and new concerns for health protection. A review of the problems associated with exposures to tritium and magnetic fields is presented with emphasis on the occupational worker. The radiological aspects of tritium, inventories and loss rates of tritium for fusion reactors, and protection of the occupational worker are discussed. Magnetic fields in which workers may be exposed routinely and possible biological effects are also discussed. (auth)

Shank, K.E.; Easterly, C.E.; Shoup, R.L.

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Policy to implementation: evidence-based practice in community mental health study protocol  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Institutes of Health; OSC: Organizational Social Context;evidence from organizational theory to mental health serviceon Youth Mental health: Assessing the organizational social

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Vascular health, diabetes, APOE and dementia: The Aging, Demographics, And Memory Study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-based investigation. Jama 1997, 277:818-821. 26. Juster FT, Suzman R: An Overview of the Health and Retirement Study. The Journal of Human Resources 1995, 30:7-56. 27. Sample Sizes and Response Rates. [http://hrsonline.isr.umich.edu/intro/ sho...

Llewellyn, David J; Lang, Iain A; Matthews, Fiona E; Plassman, Brenda L; Rogers, Mary A M; Morgenstern, Lewis B; Fisher, Gwenith G; Kabeto, Mohammed U; Langa, Kenneth M

2010-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

254

FACILITY WORKER TECHNICAL BASIS DOCUMENT  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This technical basis document was developed to support RPP-13033, ''Tank Farms Documented Safety Analysis (DSA). It describes the criteria and methodology for allocating controls to hazardous conditions with significant facility worker (FW) consequence and presents the results of the allocation. The criteria and methodology for identifying controls that address FW safety are in accordance with DOE-STD-3009-94, ''Preparation Guide for US Department of Energy Nonreactor Nuclear Facility Documented Safety Analyses''.

SHULTZ, M.V.

2005-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

255

Worker Safety Training Inpsection Criteria, Approach and Lines of Inquiry, CRAD 64-50  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1.0 PURPOSE 1.0 PURPOSE U.S. Department of Subject: Worker Safety Training HS: HSS CRAD 64-50 Inspection Criteria, Approach, Energy Rev: 0 and Lines of Inquiry Eff. Date: 071 1012009 Office of Independent Within the Office of Independent Oversight, the Ofice of Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) Evaluations' mission is to assess the performance of environment, safety, and health systems (Integrated Safety Management); programs (Worker Safety and Health Program); and practices. Oversight Criteria Review and Approach Document The focus of this Criteria Review and Approach Document (CRAD) is to evaluate the adequacy of training programs to educate workers on requirements and practices to protect themselves, the public, and the environment fiom the hazards associated with Department of Energy (DOE)

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Group Differences in Safety Climate Among Workers in the Nuclear Decommissioning and Demolition Industry in the United States.  

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??This study investigated group differences in safety climate among workers in the nuclear decommissioning and demolition (D&D) industry in the United States. The study population (more)

Findley, Michael Everett

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Health effects of the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island  

SciTech Connect

Between March 28 and April 15, 1979 the collective dose resulting from the radioactivity released to the population living within a 50-mile radius of the Three Mile Island nuclear plant was about 2000 person-rems, less than 1% of the annual natural background level. The average dose to a person living within 5 miles of the nuclear plant was less than 10% of annual background radiation. The maximum estimated radiation dose received by any one individual in the general population (excluding the nuclear plant workers) during the accident was 70 mrem. The doses received by the general population as a result of the accident were so small that there will be no detectable additional cases of cancer, developmental abnormalities, or genetic ill-health. Three Three Mile Island nuclear workers received radiation doses of about 3 to 4 rem, exceeding maximum permissible quarterly dose of 3 rem. The major health effect of the accident at Three Mile Island was that of a pronounced demoralizing effect on the general population in the Three Mile Island area, including teenagers and mothers of preschool children and the nuclear plant workers. However, this effect proved transient in all groups studied except the nuclear workers.

Fabrikant, J.I.

1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) Workers Compensation Program (OWCP) QUICK GUIDE FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYEES WHEN INJURED ON THE JOB The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer is responsible for managing the Headquarters Federal Employees Workers' Compensation Program, a program to assist and compensate Federal workers injured on the job. This office answers questions, maintain forms and files, and serves as the liaison between this agency and the Office of Workers' Compensation Program (OWCP), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) the agency responsible for administering the program. OWCP provides compensation benefits to civilian employees for disability due to personal injury sustained while in the performance of duty or to employment related disease. Benefits cannot be paid if the injury is

259

Medical Surveillance and Nanotechnology Workers.ppt  

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Workers Peter D. Lichty, MD MOH FACOEM July 2008 Outline * Principles of Medical Surveillance * Sensitivity and Specificity of Medical Tests * Variability of Medical...

260

Former Worker Program Brochure | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

employees about the benefits and services offered under the DOE Former Worker Medical Screening Program. Some of the topics described in the brochure include: a...

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261

Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?  

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and Alberto Brause. 2007. Does monitoring improve labourDoes Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers? Guojun He* andworkers well-being. Auditing does not affect the suppliers

He, Goujun; Perloff, Jeffrey M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Radiological Worker Training - Radiological Contamination Control...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

B December 2008 DOE HANDBOOK RADIOLOGICAL WORKER TRAINING RADIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION CONTROL TRAINING FOR LABORATORY RESEARCH U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910 Washington, D.C....

263

Radiological Worker Training - Radiological Control Training...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

A December 2008 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training Radiological Control Training for Supervisors U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION...

264

Environment/Health/Safety/Security Concerns  

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hardhat EnvironmentHealthSafetySecurity Concerns construction workers If you have a life-threatening emergency, please dial 7-911 or 911 from Lab phones and 911 from a cell...

265

22nd Annual Texas School Social Workers Conference School Social Workers  

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22nd Annual Texas School Social Workers Conference School Social Workers: Empowering Student SSStttuuudddeeennnttt SSSuuucccccceeessssss February 20 - 22, 2013 · Doubletree Hotel, Austin, Texas Celebrating our, was selected to highlight the contributions of School Social Workers in Texas. The conference is designed

Texas at Austin, University of

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Cancer increase study methodology: A review and discussion of the ``Southeastern Massachusetts Health Study 1978--1986``  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In October 1990 the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a report of an epidemiologic study of adult leukemia occurring in the vicinity of the Pilgrim 1 Nuclear Power Plant near Plymouth, Massachusetts. The study used a case-control design in which adult leukemia cases occurring between 1978 and 1986 in 22 towns were compared with persons without leukemia (controls) selected from the same study population. Exposure scores, used to estimate potential for exposure to radioactive emissions from Pilgrim, were calculated for all cases and controls. When the exposure scores of cases were compared with those of controls, the analyses showed the scores to be higher for the leukemia cases, suggesting that individuals with the highest potential for exposure to Pilgrim emissions had a significantly increased risk of leukemia. This association was found only for cases diagnosed before 1984; for cases diagnosed during 1984, 1985, or 1986, no association was observed between leukemia case status and potential for exposure to emissions from the plant. Our review of the report and supporting documents shows no major methodologic problems that would account for the finding of an association between leukemia risk and the Pilgrim plant. Examination of the study findings in relation to what is known about leukemia risks associated with radiation exposure, however, indicates that the results of the Southeastern Massachusetts Health Study are inconsistent with a large body of evidence from a number of other studies.

Sever, L.E.; Baker, D.A.; Gilbert, E.S.; Mahaffey, J.A.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

What Predicts Recovery Orientation in County Departments of Mental Health? A Pilot Study  

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H. (2003). Does organizational culture in?uence health careOrganizational measurement and the implementation of innovations in mental healthmental health care each have distinctive organizational

Brown, Timothy T.; Mahoney, Christine B.; Adams, Neal; Felton, Mistique; Pareja, Candy

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Diabetes in California: Findings from the 2001 California Health Interview Study  

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HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH DIABETES IN CALIFORNIA: FINDINGS FROMTHE 2001 CALIFORNIA HEALTH INTERVIEW SURVEY UCLA CENTER FORSUITE 300 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90024 PHONE: (310) 794-

Diamant, Allison L.; Babey, Susan H.; Brown, E. Richard R; Chawla, Neetu

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S): Biosafety Manual: 5.0...  

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Control Plans (ECPs). PIs, work leads, workers, Division Safety Coordinators, and Environment, Health, and Safety (EH&S) Division Biosafety Program personnel have access to...

270

Low Prevalence of Chronic Beryllium Disease among Workers at a Nuclear Weapons Research and Development Facility  

SciTech Connect

To study the prevalence of beryllium sensitization (BeS) and chronic beryllium disease (CBD) in a cohort of workers from a nuclear weapons research and development facility. We evaluated 50 workers with BeS with medical and occupational histories, physical examination, chest imaging with HRCT (N=49), and pulmonary function testing. Forty of these workers also underwent bronchoscopy for bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and transbronchial biopsies. The mean duration of employment at the facility was 18 yrs and the mean latency (from first possible exposure) to time of evaluation was 32 yrs. Five of the workers had CBD at the time of evaluation (based on histology or HRCT); three others had evidence of probable CBD. These workers with BeS, characterized by a long duration of potential Be exposure and a long latency, had a low prevalence of CBD.

Arjomandi, M; Seward, J P; Gotway, M B; Nishimura, S; Fulton, G P; Thundiyil, J; King, T E; Harber, P; Balmes, J R

2010-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Screening Protocol for the Former Worker Medical Screening Program U.S. Department of Energy, April 16, 2013  

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4/16/13 4/16/13 MEDICAL SCREENING PROTOCOL FOR THE FORMER WORKER MEDICAL SCREENING PROGRAM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY General Principles: 1) The purpose of the medical evaluation component of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) is to provide interested former workers with targeted testing to screen for selected adverse health effects potentially related to their work in DOE operations. The program does not test for all potentially work-related conditions; for example, screening for work- related musculoskeletal conditions is not included in the medical evaluation. 2) The following table is intended to identify work-related health outcomes of relevance to DOE workers for which there are screening tests that are reasonably likely to be effective and beneficial to program

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Medical Screening Protocol for the Former Worker Medical Screening Program U.S. Department of Energy, April 16, 2013  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4/16/13 4/16/13 MEDICAL SCREENING PROTOCOL FOR THE FORMER WORKER MEDICAL SCREENING PROGRAM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY General Principles: 1) The purpose of the medical evaluation component of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) is to provide interested former workers with targeted testing to screen for selected adverse health effects potentially related to their work in DOE operations. The program does not test for all potentially work-related conditions; for example, screening for work- related musculoskeletal conditions is not included in the medical evaluation. 2) The following table is intended to identify work-related health outcomes of relevance to DOE workers for which there are screening tests that are reasonably likely to be effective and beneficial to program

273

Hanford Production Workers Needs Assessment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Needs Assessment for Medical Surveillance of Needs Assessment for Medical Surveillance of Former Hanford Workers Phase I - October 1, 1997 Report Submitted by: University of Washington Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359739 Seattle, WA 98104 October 1, 1997 Authors Scott Barnhart, MD, MPH Principal Investigator Tim Takaro, MD, MPH, MS Co-Principal Investigator Bert Stover, BA Kate Durand, MHS, CIH Bill Trejo, BS Chris Mack, MS Kathy Ertell, MS, CIH Cooperative Agreement # DE-FCO3-96SF21-2581A000 TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Tables iv List of Figures v Executive Summary vi Introduction 1 II. Methods A. Human Subjects 3 B. Population Identification - Available Databases 3 C. Pending Databases 4 D. Assembly of Master Database 5 E. Estimation of Mortality 6 F. Estimation of Exposure* 6 C. Estimate of Need of Medical Surveillance

274

Hanford Production Workers Needs Assessment  

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Medical Surveillance of Medical Surveillance of Former Hanford Workers Phase I - October 1, 1997 Report Submitted by: University of Washington Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program 325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359739 Seattle, WA 98104 October 1, 1997 Authors Scott Barnhart, MD, MPH Principal Investigator Tim Takaro, MD, MPH, MS Co-Principal Investigator Bert Stover, BA Kate Durand, MHS, CIH Bill Trejo, BS Chris Mack, MS Kathy Ertell, MS, CIH Cooperative Agreement # DE-FCO3-96SF21-2581A000 TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Tables iv List of Figures v Executive Summary vi Introduction 1 II. Methods A. Human Subjects 3 B. Population Identification - Available Databases 3 C. Pending Databases 4 D. Assembly of Master Database 5 E. Estimation of Mortality 6 F. Estimation of Exposure* 6 C. Estimate of Need of Medical Surveillance

275

Former Worker Program - Beryllium Testing  

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Beryllium Testing Beryllium Testing Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Beryllium is a naturally occurring metal and is not radioactive. Because of its properties, beryllium has been part of the atomic energy and nuclear weapons industries since the 1940s. Exposure to beryllium and certain beryllium compounds can result in beryllium sensitization, which may develop into a disease of the lungs called chronic beryllium disease (CBD). Beryllium sensitization is an "allergic" condition to beryllium that can develop primarily after a person breathes air containing beryllium mists, dusts, and fumes. Even brief or small exposures to beryllium can lead to sensitization and/or CBD. However, most people exposed to beryllium will NOT get the disease. Other beryllium-related disorders can affect the skin, liver, spleen, heart, eye, or kidney. These disorders often occur in the presence of CBD.

276

Worker Protection from Chemical Vapors: Hanford Tank Farms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Chemical vapor emissions from underground hazardous waste storage tanks on the Hanford site in eastern Washington State are a potential concern because workers enter the tank farms on a regular basis for waste retrievals, equipment maintenance, and surveillance. Tank farm contractors are in the process of retrieving all remaining waste from aging single-shell tanks, some of which date to World War II, and transferring it to newer double-shell tanks. During the waste retrieval process, tank farm workers are potentially exposed to fugitive chemical vapors that can escape from tank head-spaces and other emission points. The tanks are known to hold more than 1,500 different species of chemicals, in addition to radionuclides. Exposure assessments have fully characterized the hazards from chemical vapors in half of the tank farms. Extensive sampling and analysis has been done to characterize the chemical properties of hazardous waste and to evaluate potential health hazards of vapors at the ground surface, where workers perform maintenance and waste transfer activities. Worker concerns, risk communication, and exposure assessment are discussed, including evaluation of the potential hazards of complex mixtures of chemical vapors. Concentrations of vapors above occupational exposure limits (OEL) were detected only at exhaust stacks and passive breather filter outlets. Beyond five feet from the sources, vapors disperse rapidly. No vapors have been measured above 50% of their OELs more than five feet from the source. Vapor controls are focused on limited hazard zones around sources. Further evaluations of vapors include analysis of routes of exposure and thorough analysis of nuisance odors. (authors)

Anderson, T.J. [CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. / Environmental Health, Richland, WA (United States)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Former Worker Program - FWP Documents  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

278

Former Worker Program - Communicating Results  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

279

Former Worker Program - Medical Screening  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

280

Former Worker Program - Program Implmentation  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

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281

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Rocky Flats Former...  

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Rocky Flats Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Dwayne...

282

Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program |...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program The Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) includes representatives...

283

Rocky Flats, Former Production Workers Screening Projects | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Flats, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Rocky Flats, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: National Supplemental Screening Program Covered DOE...

284

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Pinellas Former Construction...  

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Pinellas Former Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Pinellas...

285

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Brush Luckey Plant...  

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Brush Luckey Plant Former Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site:...

286

Battelle Laboratories-King Avenue, Former Construction Workers...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Construction Workers Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Battelle Laboratories-King Avenue Worker...

287

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Weldon Spring Plant...  

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Weldon Spring Plant Former Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site:...

288

DOE: Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) | Department...  

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) DOE: Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Addthis Description FWP provides no-cost medical screenings to all former DOE...

289

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Paducah Gaseous Diffusion...  

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Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE...

290

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Oak Ridge Reservation...  

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Reservation Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medical Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Oak Ridge K-25...

291

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Iowa Army Ammunition...  

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Medical Monitoring of Former Atomic Weapons Workers at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant (IAAP) in Burlington, Iowa...

292

Idaho Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded by Recovery Act Idaho Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded by Recovery Act American Recovery and...

293

Idaho Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Efficiency...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Efficiency, Saves Taxpayer Dollars Idaho Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Efficiency, Saves Taxpayer Dollars...

294

Kansas City Plant, Construction Worker Screening Projects | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Kansas City Plant, Construction Worker Screening Projects Kansas City Plant, Construction Worker Screening Projects Project Name: Building Trades National Medicl Screening Program...

295

Kansas City Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Kansas City Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Kansas City Plant, Former Production Workers Screening Projects Project Name: National Supplemental Screening...

296

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Kansas City Plant Former...  

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Kansas City Plant Former Construction Workers Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Project Name: Building Trades National Medicl Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Kansas...

297

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Kansas City Plant Former...  

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(FWP) Project Name: National Supplemental Screening Program Covered DOE Site: Kansas City Plant Worker Population Served: Production workers Principal Investigator: Donna...

298

Recovery Act Workers Complete Environmental Cleanup of Coal Ash...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Workers Complete Environmental Cleanup of Coal Ash Basin Recovery Act Workers Complete Environmental Cleanup of Coal Ash Basin The Savannah River Site (SRS) recently cleaned up a...

299

Argonne National Laboratory-West, Former Production Workers Screening...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Production Workers Screening Projects (now known as the Idaho National Laboratory) Argonne National Laboratory-West, Former Production Workers Screening Projects (now known as...

300

Hanford Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Hanford Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium Finishing Plant Hanford Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium Finishing...

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301

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Hanford Former Construction...  

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Hanford Worker Population Served: Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: (800) 866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Sherry Gosseen...

302

Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Hanford Former Production...  

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Program Covered DOE Site: Hanford Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Donna Cragle, PhD Toll-free Telephone: (866) 812-6703 Website: http:...

303

Critical review of the reactor-safety study radiological health effects model. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This review of the radiological health effects models originally presented in the Reactor Safety Study (RSS) and currently used by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was undertaken to assist the NRC in determining whether or not to revise the models and to aid in the revision, if undertaken. The models as presented in the RSS and as implemented in the CRAC (Calculations of Reactor Accident Consequences) Code are described and critiqued. The major elements analyzed are those concerning dosimetry, early effects, and late effects. The published comments on the models are summarized, as are the important findings since the publication of the RSS.

Cooper, D.W.; Evans, J.S.; Jacob, N.; Kase, K.R.; Maletskos, C.J.; Robertson, J.B.; Smith, D.G.

1983-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Edible Oleogels: Structure and Health ImplicationsChapter 14 Clinical Study on 12-hydroxystearic Acid Organogel Ingestion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From: Edible Oleogels: Structure and Health Implications Chapter 14 Clinical Study on 12-hydroxystearic Acid Organogel Ingestion Food Science eChapters Food Science & Technology AOCS Press Downloadable pdf of

305

HEALTH COMMUNICATION AND HEALTH MANAGEMENT IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE: A CHALLENGE, A RESPONSE!  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ABSTRACT: Health communication in health management process contributes to the overall efficiency of the health-care delivery systems. For this the individual health worker should be able to co-ordinate, integrate and adopt his functions. This is basically required which is minutely discussed in this paper by the author. Health Communication has been defined as the study (and application) of communication parameters (levels, functions and methodologies) applied in health situations / contexts 1. Planning, organizing, staffing, directing / commanding, controlling, innovating / creating, decision making, leading, motivating, communicating and coordinating are widely accepted as basic elements in the management process 2, when applied in health situations, contexts and organizations from the health management process. Communication in health organizations operates at 4 basic levels: individual, interpersonal, group and organizational. Communication serves at least 3 primary functions: co ordination, integration and adaptation. By combing these two analytic features into a 4 x 3 matrix, we get 12 combinations of level and type, each component contributing to the overall efficiency of the health care delivery system 3. The individual level How a medical practitioner conducts himself is conditioned by the perspective he takes self centred, 4 patient centred or medical field centred. 5 The individual physician will thus have to co-ordinate his activities in such a way that he manages health care delivery. If there is clear role perception by the individual he is better able to coordinate his activities 6. A physician has to work with so many different kinds of people that a stable personality state and a good value system are very necessary, for it is only then can it be gauged whether the individual has integrated within himself alternative choices between professional reputation and financial success; concern for patients and commitment to coast containment; running a practice and practice management 7. Change is a fact within any health organization today. The growth of

K. Sundari

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Respiratory symptoms in wool textile workers. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This epidemiological study was intended to investigate exposures to inspirable wool dust in selected wool textile mills, the patterns of respiratory symptoms reported by workers in the industry, and the relationships of symptoms to exposure to dust. Fifteen mills in West Yorkshire representing all stages of the woollen and worsted process, and production of carpet yarns, were included in the study, their size ranging from four to nearly four hundred employees.

Love, R.G.; Smith, T.; Jones, C.O.; Gurr, D.; Soutar, C.A.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Annual Report | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Information Center » Worker » Former Worker Program » 2012 Information Center » Worker » Former Worker Program » 2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Annual Report 2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Annual Report February 2013 The 2012 Annual Report presents a detailed overview of the accomplishments, progress, and future endeavors of the U.S. Department of Energy Former Worker Medical Screening Program. The report describes how the program is implemented, what organizations are involved in the medical screening efforts, and what the medical findings have been to date. 2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Annual Report More Documents & Publications Former Worker Program Medical Protocol Former Worker Medical Screening Program Brochure Former Worker Program Brochure DOE Technical Standards Program

308

Production Worker Screening Projects | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Production Production Worker Screening Projects Production Worker Screening Projects Sites listed below are the primary DOE sites served. Production workers from DOE sites not listed below are covered by the National Supplemental Screening Program (NSSP). Additional information regarding NSSP can be found on their website or by calling 1-866-812-6703. California: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Sandia National Laboratories (Livermore, CA) Colorado: Rocky Flats Florida: Pinellas Idaho: Argonne National Laboratory-West Idaho National Laboratory Illinois: Argonne National Laboratory Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Iowa: Ames Laboratory Iowa Army Ammunition Plant Kentucky: Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Missouri: Kansas City Plant Nevada:

309

Job Rationing, Unemployment, And Discouraged Workers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

this paper develops a structural model of categorical labor force behavior to help explain several puzzles in data on unemployment and discouraeed workers. It traces the links amone minimum wages or other rigidities, hirin and firing decisions by firms, and labor force participa- tion decisions by individuals of differin skill levels. A key comparative static result is that a rise in an effective minimum wage increases the labor force participation of more skilled marginal workers but reduces the participation of less skilled marginal workers. -2- 1.

George Cave; George Cave

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Order Module--DOE O 231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH 231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING Order Module--DOE O 231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING To ensure the DOE receives timely and accurate information about events that have affected or could adversely affect the health, safety, and security of the public or workers, the environment, the operations of DOE facilities, or the credibility of the Department. This will be accomplished through timely collection, reporting, analysis, and dissemination of data pertaining to environment, safety, and health issues as required by law, or regulations, or in support of United States political commitments to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). DOE Order Self Study Modules - DOE O 231.1A Environment, Safety, and Health Reporting More Documents & Publications

311

Order Module--DOE O 231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

O 231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH O 231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING Order Module--DOE O 231.1B, ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING To ensure the DOE receives timely and accurate information about events that have affected or could adversely affect the health, safety, and security of the public or workers, the environment, the operations of DOE facilities, or the credibility of the Department. This will be accomplished through timely collection, reporting, analysis, and dissemination of data pertaining to environment, safety, and health issues as required by law, or regulations, or in support of United States political commitments to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). DOE Order Self Study Modules - DOE O 231.1A Environment, Safety, and Health Reporting

312

Key worker housing : a demand analysis of middle-income workforce housing in eastern Massachusetts  

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The Boston Metropolitan Area is one of the most expensive places to live in the United States. In recent years studies have speculated that middle-income workers have had to endure increased commute times as they have moved ...

Sacks, Sean D

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

, 2009 , 2009 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Western Allied Mechanical, Inc. - WEA-2010-03 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Sandia Corporation related to the Inadvertent Ignition of a Rocket Motor May 20, 2009 Enforcement Letter, CH2M-Washington Group Idaho LLC , - May 20, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to CH2M-Washington Group Idaho, LLC, for Electrical Safety Deficiencies at the Idaho National Laboratory February 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory LLC- May 13, 2009 Enforcement Letter issued to UT-Battelle, LLC related to a Radioactive Material Release at the Holifield Radioactive Ion Beam Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory June 20, 2008 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC - WEA-2008-01 Notice of Violation issued to Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC, related to a

314

Worker Safety and Health Enforcement Documents | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3, 2002 3, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BWXT Idaho, LLC - EA-2002-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to BWXT Idaho, LLC, related to Work Process Violations and Quality Issues at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex and Advanced Test Reactor at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory January 4, 2002 Preliminary Notice of Violation, Fluor Fernald, Inc - EA-2001-06 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to Fluor Fernald, Inc., related to Unplanned Radiation Exposures and Quality Improvement Deficiencies at the Fernald Environmental Management Project, EA-2001-06 March 19, 2001 Preliminary Notice of Violation, BNFL, Inc - EA-2001-02 Preliminary Notice of Violation issued to BNFL, Inc., related to Quality Assurance and Nuclear Safety Issues with the Converter Tube Bundle Fire at

315

Performance Based Inpsection of Worker Safety and Health Utilizing...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and considered? Do vehicle fleet maintenance shops utilize American Petroleum Institute (API) rated re- refined oil, retread truck tires, antifreezelengine coolant recyclers, water...

316

10 CFR 851 Worker Safety and Health Program (WSHP) Description...  

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the following facilities: o 701 Scarboro Road o ORAU Main Campus Integrated Safety Management System A major concept of ISMS is the integration of safety awareness and good...

317

Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy - Radiation Protection...  

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- Posting and control of radioactive material, - Radiation dose reporting. 10 CFR 835 PolicyRegulations and Documents Any questions, contact: Joel.Rabovsky@hq.doe.gov...

318

Evaluation of means used to access the impacts of energy production on human health. LASL third life sciences symposium, Los Alamos, New Mexico, October 15--17, 1975  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The symposium explored the various techniques and methods available to study the potential effects that various energy-producing industries may have on human health. Three papers presented at Session I dealt with national energy needs, resources, and future developments; responsibilities and capabilities in ERDA as related to the health and environmental impacts of energy productions; and health hazards associated with alternate energy sources. Four papers presented at Session II reviewed standards setting for the worker and for the public; the radiation experience; and developing health policies and standards as the responsibility of the scientist. Eight papers in Sessions III and IV, Sources of Information, dealt with developing a health standard from epidemiological and clinical data and from laboratory animal data; carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, teratogenesis, and behavior changes as end points in health impact assessments; new methods and approaches to health impact assessment; problems in sampling for health impact; and the application of scientific data to worker/workplace health decision making. Two papers at Session V covered bases for the application of scientific data to health standards and health and environmental standards from a legal viewpoint. A final discussion, Room for Controversy, was conducted by four panelists. (MCW)

Anderson, E.C.; Sullivan, E.M. (eds.) [eds.

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Tennessee health studies agreement. Annual report for year 5, January 1--December 31, 1996  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the Oak Ridge Health Studies project for the period January 1, 1996, to December 31, 1996. Attention is focused on dose reconstruction which is comprised of seven separate tasks. They are: Task 1, investigation of radioiodine from radioactive lanthanum processing; Task 2, investigation of mercury releases from lithium enrichment; Task 3, investigation of releases of PCBs from Oak Ridge facilities; Task 4, investigation of releases of radionuclides from White Oak Creek to the Clinch River; Task 5, plan to perform a systematic document search; Task 6, investigation of the quality of historical uranium effluent monitoring of Oak Ridge facilities; and Task 7, additional screening of materials not evaluated in the dose reconstruction feasibility study.

NONE

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

A 39 year follow-up of the UK oil refinery and distribution centre studies: results for kidney cancer and leukaemia. Environ Health Perspect Suppl 101(Suppl  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents briefly some of the principal results of a mortality analysis of a cohort of workers employed for at least 1 year between 1950 and 1975 at eight oil refineries and approximately 750 distribution centers in the U.K, together with detailed results for kidney cancer and leukemia. Over 99 % of the workers were successfully traced. Their mortality was compared with that of all males in the national population. The mortality from all causes of death is lower than that of the comparison population in both studies, and reduced mortality is also found for many of the major nonmalignant causes of death. In the refinery study, some increased mortality patterns are found for diseases of the arteries, and no healthy worker effect is found in the distribution center study for ischemic heart disease. Mortality from all neoplasms is lower than expected overall in both studies, largely due to a deficit of deaths from malignant neoplasm of the lung. Mortality from malignant neoplasm of the kidney is increased overall in the distribution center study, and in drivers in particular. The mortality from this disease increases with increased time since first exposure. The observed deaths from leukemia are slightly less than expected in the refinery study and slightly more than expected in the distribution center study. One refinery shows increased mortality due to in myeloid leukemia, and mortality is increased among refinery operators. Mortality is also raised in distribution center drivers, particularly for myeloid leukemias, including acute myeloid leukemia.

Lesley Rushton

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Oak Ridge Construction Workers Needs Assessment  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CONSTRUCT ON WORKERS CONSTRUCT ON WORKERS AT OAK RIDGE RESERVATION: A REVISED NEEDS ASSESSMENT* December, 1997 Dr. Eula Bingharn, P.1. University of Cincinnati *Ts revised needs assessment reflects an a4fressçs comments from the NIOSH review of our original needs assessment, July, 1997. SURVEILLANCE OF FORMER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AT OAK RIDGE RESERVATION: A REVISED NEEDS ASSESSMENT* December, 1997 * * Dr. Eula Bingham, P.1. University of Cincinnati * * *Thjs rerised needs assessment reflects and addtesses comments from the NIOSH review of our original needs assessment, July, 1997! * SURVEILLANCE OF FORMER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AT OAK RIDGE RESERVATION: A REVISED NEEDS ASSESSMENT Principal Investigator Eula Bingham Introduction - Need for Establishing Medical Evaluation and Page Notification 1 a. Medical Surveillance

322

OHA Worker Appeal Cases Archive File  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This is a archive file of our Worker Appeal decisions, Please download this file to your local computer and use the build in adobe search feature. Individual cases are listed in the bookmark...

323

Does Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

F. Qin, and A. Brause, 2007, Does monitoring improve labourDoes Customer Auditing Help Chinese Workers? Guojun He* andof a Chinese supplier does not affect that the suppliers

He, Guojun; Perloff, Jeffrey M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

March 7, 2012, USW Health Safety and Environment Conference Presentations - 851 Rule Implementation Improvement Efforts  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

851 Rule Implementation 851 Rule Implementation Improvement Efforts Bill McArthur Director, Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy Office of Health, Safety and Security U.S. Department of Energy USW Health, Safety and Environment Conference HSS Workshop March 7, 2012 2 10 CFR 851~ Worker Safety and Health Program 3 10 CFR 851 ~ Background *Jan 23, 2002 ~ Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 * Amend Atomic Energy Act, new Section 234 C require Secretary to promulgate regulations for worker safety and health * Based on DOE O 440.1A, Worker Protection Management for DOE Federal and Contractor Employees * Applies Only to Contractors covered under the AEC *10 CFR 851, Worker Safety and Health Program * February 9, 2006 ~ published in federal register

325

EPRI EMF Exposure Database: Telephone Line Workers Data Set  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University provided data from the EPRI-sponsored Leukemia in Telephone Linemen Study (WO2964-04) for inclusion in the EPRI EMF Exposure Database. This data set contains three data products related to measurements of magnetic field personal exposure: binary and ASCII time-series files of individual measurements and a summary file for each measured worker. The documentation associated with this data set includes a project synopsis, descriptions of all data elements, and the for...

1996-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

326

Health, Productivity and Safety in the Workforce: Does Age Make a Difference?  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Health, Productivity and Safety in the Workforce: Health, Productivity and Safety in the Workforce: Does Age Make a Difference? Amy Cohen-Callow, PhD; Jodi Jacobson, PhD; Phillip Osteen, PhD, Jungyai Ko, MSSA (Funding for this study was provided by the U.S. Department of Energy and two participating DOE worksites that will remain anonymous. Coordination and management of the this grant was provided by Oak Ridge Associated Universities.) STUDY QUESTIONS PROBLEM * Growing aging workforce approaching retirement yet remaining in the workforce * Aging workforce fills workforce gap contributing knowledge, advanced skills and is engaged and committed * Chronic health condition increase with age which may affect productivity and safety 1. Do reports of chronic health conditions vary by age? 2. Do workers of different ages with one or more health

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Oak Ridge Health Studies Phase 1 report, Volume 2: Part D, Dose Reconstruction Feasibility Study. Tasks 6, Hazard summaries for important materials at the Oak Ridge Reservation  

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The purpose of Task 6 of Oak Ridge Phase I Health Studies is to provide summaries of current knowledge of toxic and hazardous properties of materials that are important for the Oak Ridge Reservation. The information gathered in the course of Task 6 investigations will support the task of focussing any future health studies efforts on those operations and emissions which have likely been most significant in terms of off-site health risk. The information gathered in Task 6 efforts will likely also be of value to individuals evaluating the feasibility of additional health,study efforts (such as epidemiological investigations) in the Oak Ridge area and as a resource for citizens seeking information on historical emissions.

Bruce, G.M.; Walker, L.B.; Widner, T.E.

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New study sees greater low-level radiation threat  

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A new analysis of Energy Department medical records has found higher than expected cancer rates among workers at DOE's Hanford nuclear weapons plant, suggesting occupational exposure to low-level radiation may be more dangerous than previously thought. The study, released Tuesday by the Philadelphia-based Three Mile Island Public Health Fund, is important not only because of its controversial conclusions, but also because it represents the first independent review of DOE's long-secret worker medical records. The new study done by Stewart and Kneale looked at Hanford worker health records dating up to 1986 - part of a huge trove of data withheld by DOE from independent researchers until two years ago. In their re-analysis of the Hanford worker records, Stewart and Kneale found increased cancer rates among older workers who were over 40 years of age when exposed. And they said that increased susceptibility of older people to radiation-induced cancer was not reflected in the highly influential Japanese atomic bomb studies because people over 50 years of age were [open quotes]grossly under-represented[close quotes] in the A-bomb analyses, possibly because many bomb victims suffered early deaths from high doses.

Lobsenz, G.

1992-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconfigurable Intelligent Sensors for Health Monitoring: A Case Study of Oximeter sensor  

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ultra low-power, intelligent sensors capable of customization and seamless integration into a body area network for health monitoring applications presents one of the most challenging tasks for system designers. To answer this challenge we propose a reconfigurable intelligent sensor platform featuring a low-power microcontroller, a low-power programmable logic device, a communication interface, and a signal conditioning circuit. The proposed solution promises a cost-effective, flexible platform that allows easy customization, run-time reconfiguration, and energyefficient computation and communication. The development of a common platform for multiple physical sensors and a repository of both software procedures and soft Intellectual Property cores for hardware acceleration will increase reuse and alleviate costs of transition to a new generation of sensors. As a case study, we present an implementation of a reconfigurable pulse oximeter sensor.

E. Jovanov; A. Milenkovi?; S. Basham; D. Clark; D. Kelley

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Draft RAD Worker Training Reciprocity Program for Work Group v.1  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training Reciprocity Program (TRP) Establishing DOE Radworker Training Reciprocity between DOE Contractors and Sites 2 Introduction Since 2009, the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) has sought to improve worker safety and health training through a partnership with the National Training Center (NTC), the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the Volpentest HAMMER Training and Education Center (HAMMER). Under the guidance of the HSS/Union Focus Group, this partnership hosted a series of workshops across the DOE complex to discuss training reciprocity and standardization. The Partnership has made tremendous progress in furthering the goal of enhancing

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Valuing Good Health in Vermont: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Health Care Time  

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Policymakers across the country are increasingly interested in ensuring that workers can earn paid time off to use when they are sick. In addition to concerns about workers ability to respond to their own health needs, there is growing recognition that, with so many dual-earner and single-parent families, family members health needs also sometimes require workers to take time off from their job. Allowing workers with contagious illness to avoid unnecessary contact with co-workers and customers has important public health benefits. Earned health care time also protects workers from being disciplined or fired when they are too sick to work, helps families and communities economically by preventing lost income due to illness, and offers savings to employers by reducing turnover and minimizing absenteeism. Legislators in Vermont are considering Bill H.208, An Act Relating to Absence from Work for Health Care and Safety. Using the parameters of the proposed legislation and publicly available data, the Institute for Womens Policy Research (IWPR) estimates the anticipated costs and some of the anticipated benefits of the law for employers providing new leave, as well as some of the benefits for employees. The briefing paper uses data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease

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2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING  

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Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING NNSA) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING NNSA) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES The familiar level of this module is divided into two sections. In the first section, we will discuss the objective, requirements, and the responsibilities assigned to the heads of field elements. In the second section, we will discuss the content of attachment 1, Functional Area Requirements. We have provided examples and a practice to help familiarize you with the material. The practice will also help prepare you for the criterion test. DOE Order Self Study Modules - DOE O 440.1B, Worker Protection Management for DOE (Including the National Nuclear Security Administration) Federal

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Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING  

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40.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE 40.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING NNSA) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES Order Module--DOE O 440.1B, WORKER PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOE (INCLUDING NNSA) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES The familiar level of this module is divided into two sections. In the first section, we will discuss the objective, requirements, and the responsibilities assigned to the heads of field elements. In the second section, we will discuss the content of attachment 1, Functional Area Requirements. We have provided examples and a practice to help familiarize you with the material. The practice will also help prepare you for the criterion test. DOE Order Self Study Modules - DOE O 440.1B, Worker Protection Management for DOE (Including the National Nuclear Security Administration) Federal Employees

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Thyroid nodularity and cancer among Chernobyl cleanup workers from Estonia  

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Thyroid examinations, including palpation, ultrasound and, selectively, fine-needle aspiration biopsy, were conducted on nearly 2,000 Chernobyl cleanup workers from Estonia to evaluate the occurrence of thyroid cancer and nodular thyroid disease among men with protracted exposure to ionizing radiation. The examinations were conducted in four cities in Estonia during March-April 1995, 9 years after the reactor accident. The study population was selected from a predefined cohort of 4,833 cleanup workers from Estonia under surveillance for cancer incidence. These men had been sent to Chernobyl between 1986 and 1991 to entomb the damaged reactor, remove radioactive debris and perform related cleanup activities. A total of 2,997 men were invited for thyroid screening and 1,984 (66%) were examined. Estimates of radiation dose from external sources were obtained from military or other institutional records, and details about service dates and types of work performed while at Chernobyl were obtained from a self-administered questionnaire. Blood samples were collected for assay of chromosomal translocations in circulating lymphocytes and loss of expression of the glycophorin A (GPA) gene in erythrocytes. The primary outcome measure was the presence or absence of thyroid nodules as determined by the ultrasound examination. Of the screened workers, 1,247 (63%) were sent to Chernobyl in 1986, including 603 (30%) sent in April or May, soon after the accident. Workers served at Chernobyl for an average of 3 months. The average age was 32 years at the time of arrival at Chernobyl and 40 years at the time of thyroid examination. The mean documented radiation dose from external sources was 10.8 cGy. Biological indicators of exposure showed low correlations with documented dose, but did not indicate that the mean dose for the population was higher than the average documented dose. 47 refs., 1 fig., 9 tabs.

Inskip, P.D.; Boice, J.D. Jr. [National Cancer Inst., Rockville, MD (United States); Tekkel, M. [Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (United States)] [and others

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental and health management in small and medium size enterprises  

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Workers and employees are increasingly exposed in the workplace to chemical compounds and substances that are potentially toxic; for most of these compounds, no information exist regarding effects on human health. As one ...

Arredondo, Juan C. (Juan Carlos Arredondo Brun), 1974-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Radiological Worker Training Power Point Slides for App. A  

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30-2008 30-2008 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overheads December 2008 Reaffirmed 2013 OT 1.1 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overhead 1.1 Regulatory Documents Objectives: * Identify the hierarchy of regulatory documents. * Define the purposes of 10 CFR Parts 820, 830 and 835. * Define the purpose of the DOE Radiological Control Standard. OT 1.2 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overhead 1.2 Regulatory Documents (cont.) Objectives: * Define the terms "shall" and "should" as used in the above documents. * Describe the role of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) at DOE sites and facilities. OT 1.3 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overhead 1.3 DOE Radiological Health and Safety Policy * Conduct oversight to ensure compliance and that appropriate radiological work

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Radiological Worker Training Power Point Slides for App. A  

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30-2008 30-2008 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overheads December 2008 Reaffirmed 2013 OT 1.1 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overhead 1.1 Regulatory Documents Objectives: * Identify the hierarchy of regulatory documents. * Define the purposes of 10 CFR Parts 820, 830 and 835. * Define the purpose of the DOE Radiological Control Standard. OT 1.2 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overhead 1.2 Regulatory Documents (cont.) Objectives: * Define the terms "shall" and "should" as used in the above documents. * Describe the role of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) at DOE sites and facilities. OT 1.3 DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 Overhead 1.3 DOE Radiological Health and Safety Policy * Conduct oversight to ensure compliance and that appropriate radiological work

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Improved Productivity and Health from Better Indoor Environments  

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5 5 Improved Productivity and Health from Better Indoor Environments Recently completed analyses suggest that improving buildings and indoor environments could reduce health-care costs and sick leave and increase worker performance, resulting in an estimated productivity gain of $30 to $150 billion annually. The research literature provides strong evidence that characteristics of buildings and their indoor environments influence the prevalence of several adverse health effects. These include communicable respiratory disease (e.g., common colds and influenza), allergy and asthma symptoms, and acute sick building syndrome (SBS) symptoms such as headaches, and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and skin. For example, in six studies, the number of respiratory illnesses in building occupants varied by a factor of 1.2 to

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program Brochure | Department of Energy  

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Medical Screening Program Brochure Medical Screening Program Brochure Former Worker Medical Screening Program Brochure June 2012 The FWP brochure provides important information to inform former and current DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees about the benefits and services offered under the DOE Former Worker Medical Screening Program. Some of the topics described in the brochure include: a description of the program, how it is implemented, who is eligible to participate, what tests are offered, where exams are conducted, and what organizations provide the exams. Former Worker Medical Screening Program Brochure More Documents & Publications Former Worker Program Brochure Former Worker Program Summary of Services 2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Annual Report

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Building research capacity for indigenous health : a case study of the National Health and Medical Research Council : the evolution and impact of policy and capacity building strategies for indigenous health research over a decade from 1996 to 2006.  

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??As Australias leading agency for funding health research (expending over $400 million in 2006), the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has a major (more)

Leon de la Barra, Sophia

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power of networks : a study of health franchises in resource limited settings  

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Billions of dollars are spent to develop drugs for infectious diseases in developing countries. How will these drugs along with clinical services be delivered to the patients who currently do not have access to them? Health ...

Sankar, Ramya

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Overhead Line Worker Practices Survey: 2012  

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The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) has undertaken a multiyear research project to identify and describe leading industry overhead line worker practices. This effort is intended to identify and document industry overhead distribution line work practices of note, identify shortterm products (such as practices guidelines) that EPRI can ...

2012-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Rocky Flats Former...  

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Rocky Flats Worker Population Served: Production Workers Principal Investigator: Donna Cragle, PhD Toll-free Telephone: (866) 812-6703 Website: http:www.orau.orgnssp This...

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Secretary Chu honors America's Nuclear Security Workers | Department...  

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Secretary Chu honors America's Nuclear Security Workers Secretary Chu honors America's Nuclear Security Workers October 30, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Secretary...

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Secretary Chu honors America's Nuclear Security Workers | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

honors America's Nuclear Security Workers Secretary Chu honors America's Nuclear Security Workers October 30, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Secretary of Energy...

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Chernobyl Studies Project - working group 7.0 environmental transport and health effects. Progress report, October 1993--January 1994  

SciTech Connect

The DOE-funded Chernobyl Studies Project was begun as part of a cooperative agreement between the US and the former USSR, (quote) To develop jointly methods to project rapidly the health effects of any future reactor accident (quote). Most of the initial tasks for this project are completed or near completion. The focus has now turned primarily to the issue of health effects from the Chernobyl accident. Currently, we are extensively engaged in case-control and cohort studies of thyroid diseases among Belarussian children and in the Ukraine. A major part of the effort is providing methods and applications of dose reconstruction and providing support and equipment for the medical teams. This document contains reports on progress in the following task areas: Management; External Dose; Hydrological Transport; Chromosome Painting Dosimetry; Stochastic Effects; Thyroid Studies; and Leukemia Studies.

Hendrickson, S.M. [ed.

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Order Self Study Modules - DOE O 231.1A Environment, Safety, and Health Reporting  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

231.1B 231.1B ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING DOE O 231.1B Familiar Level August 2011 1 DOE O 231.B ENVIRONMENT, SAFETY, AND HEALTH REPORTING FAMILIAR LEVEL OBJECTIVES Given the familiar level of this module and the resources listed below, you will be able to answer the following questions: 1. What is the purpose of DOE O 231.1B? 2. Who must be provided limited access to OSHA Form No. 300? 3. What happens to accident records when the contract between DOE and one of its contractors is terminated? 4. Under what conditions must a work-related injury be reported to the Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer? 5. What is the purpose of the radiological source registry and tracking database? 6. Which DOE position is responsible to report total hours worked by DOE employees each

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Description of the process used to create 1992 Hanford Morality Study database  

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An updated and expanded database for the Hanford Mortality Study has been developed by PNL`s Epidemiology and Biometry Department. The purpose of this report is to document this process. The primary sources of data were the Occupational Health History (OHH) files maintained by the Hanford Environmental Health Foundation (HEHF) and including demographic data and job histories; the Hanford Mortality (HMO) files also maintained by HEHF and including information of deaths of Hanford workers; the Occupational Radiation Exposure (ORE) files maintained by PNL`s Health Physics Department and containing data on external dosimetry; and a file of workers with confirmed internal depositions of radionuclides also maintained by PNL`s Health Physics Department. This report describes each of these files in detail, and also describes the many edits that were performed to address the consistency and accuracy of data within and between these files.

Gilbert, E.S.; Buchanan, J.A.; Holter, N.A.

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary studies to develop a ubiquitous computing and health-monitoring system for wheelchair users  

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Both the percentage and raw number of people in need of wheelchairs are increasing every year. Unfortunately, wheelchair users are much more limited in access to conventional IT resources such as home computers and Internet, than their non-disabled counterparts. ... Keywords: assistive technology, health-monitoring, ubiquitous computing, wearable computer, wheelchair users

Jongbae Kim; Sangyeun Cho; Seung-Jae Kim

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Former Workers Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating Chronic  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Workers Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating Former Workers Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating Chronic Beryllium Disease Former Workers Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating Chronic Beryllium Disease April 2011 This document provides a listing of medical facilities within the United States with experience in evaluating Chronic Beryllium Disease (CBD). Because the medical community at large is not experienced in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with CBD, this list is offered to individuals in the Former Worker Medical Screening Program who have received an abnormal Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation Test and may need further medical monitoring for CBD. Former Worker Medical Facilities with Experience Evaluating Chronic Beryllium Disease More Documents & Publications

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Air pollutant monitoring for the East Bay Children's Respiratory Health Study  

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This report describes the methodology and presents the summary results of the air pollutant monitoring program conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in support of the East Bay Children's Respiratory Health Study. The full study is examining the effects of chronic exposure to traffic-related pollutants on respiratory health among 3rd and 4th grade children attending ten neighborhood elementary schools in the San Francisco East Bay Area (Hayward, San Leandro and Oakland, CA). The demographically similar schools are located at varying distances from the I-880 and CA-92 freeways. Several schools were selected because they are located within 300 m in the predominant downwind direction (east) from either of the freeways. Measurements of multiple pollutants were made outdoors at the schools over 1-2 week intervals for 14 weeks in spring and eight weeks in fall 2001 using a custom-designed and validated package of commercially available monitoring equipment. Particulate matter was sampled over all hours (24 h per day) or during schools hours only with battery-operated programmable pumps and inlet devices for PM{sub 10} and PM{sub 2.5}. These pumps were modified to allow for up to 10 days of continuous operation. Fine particle mass and black carbon (BC) were determined from the collected filters. Nitrogen oxides (NO{sub x} and NO{sub 2}) were measured with passive samplers. Carbon monoxide (CO) was measured continuously with an electrochemical sensor. Gasoline-related volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were measured with passive samplers during three 4-week intervals in spring 2001 and two 4-week periods in early 2002. All samplers were deployed in a metal cabinet located outside at each school. Ranges of study average pollutant concentrations (all-hours) at the ten individual schools were: NO{sub x}, 33-68 ppb; NO{sub 2}, 19-31 ppb; PM{sub 10} mass, 27-32 {micro}g/m{sup 3}; PM{sub 2.5} mass, 12-15 {micro}g/m{sup 3}; and BC associated with PM{sub 2.5}, 0.6-1.0 {micro}g/m{sup 3}. Although statistical analysis of the data is yet to be performed, some general observations can be made. Absolute pollutant levels varied by season and week, but the simultaneous sampling design allowed for comparisons of concentrations among schools during each interval. Pollutant concentrations at each school were normalized to the sampling period averages among all schools. The normalized concentrations were generally consistent at each school throughout the entire study, suggesting that measured differences represent ongoing conditions and chronic exposures in the vicinities of the schools. Substantially elevated concentrations of NO{sub x}, NO{sub 2}, and BC, and somewhat elevated concentrations of PM{sub 2.5} were observed at one school located less than 100 meters to the east of I-880. Normalized concentrations of NO{sub x}, NO{sub 2}, and BC were also higher at the three other ''nearby and downwind'' schools relative to those located far from any freeway or other major traffic source. An ancillary monitoring program was implemented to examine the correlation between school-based pollutant measurements and measurements throughout the neighborhoods adjacent to three of the schools. Volunteer households were obtained from among the families of participating schoolchildren. Concentrations of NO{sub x} and NO{sub 2} were measured with passive samplers outside the homes of these volunteers during one of two 1-week periods in spring 2002. Simultaneous measurements were conducted at all ten of the schools and a central monitoring station during each week. The neighborhoods surrounding two schools were predominantly upwind of the I-880 freeway, while the neighborhood surrounding the other school was downwind from I-880. The overall distribution of concentrations observed for the residences near the downwind school appeared to be substantially higher than the regional background concentrations. The variability observed within the neighborhoods appeared to be, at least in part, explained by the proximity of individual residences to the freeway or

Singer, Brett C.; Hotchi, Toshifumi; Hodgson, Alfred T.

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Access to jobs : transportation barriers faced by low-skilled autoless workers in U.S. metropolitan areas  

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One of the major concerns in today's urban labor market is spatial mismatch, the geographic separation between jobs and workers. Although numerous studies examine spatial mismatch, most of them focus on inner-city minorities, ...

Kawabata, Mizuki, 1972-

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The relationship between evidence and public health policy: case studies of the English public health white paper and minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland.  

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??Background: Public health researchers and practitioners have repeatedly called for policy to be informed by academic evidence. The rise of the evidence-based medicine movement has (more)

Katikireddi, Srinivasa Vittal

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Chernobyl Studies Project: Working group 7.0, Environmental transport and health effects. Progress report, March--September 1994  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In April 1988, the US and the former-USSR signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) for Civilian Nuclear Reactor Safety; this MOC was a direct result of the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Unit 4 and the following efforts by the two countries to implement a joint program to improve the safety of nuclear power plants and to understand the implications of environmental releases. A Joint Coordinating Committee for Civilian Nuclear Reactor Safety (JCCCNRS) was formed to implement the MOC. The JCCCNRS established many working groups; most of these were the responsibility of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, as far as the US participation was concerned. The lone exception was Working Group 7 on Environmental Transport and Health Effects, for which the US participation was the responsibility of the US Department of Energy (DOE). The purpose of Working Group 7 was succintly stated to be, ``To develop jointly methods to project rapidly the health effects of any future nuclear reactor accident.`` To implement the work DOE then formed two subworking groups: 7.1 to address Environmental Transport and 7.2 to address Health Effects. Thus, the DOE-funded Chernobyl Studies Project began. The majority of the initial tasks for this project are completed or near completion. The focus is now turned to the issue of health effects from the Chernobyl accident. Currently, we are involved in and making progress on the case-control and co-hort studies of thyroid diseases among Belarussian children. Dosimetric aspects are a fundamental part of these studies. We are currently working to implement similar studies in Ukraine. A major part of the effort of these projects is supporting these studies, both by providing methods and applications of dose reconstruction and by providing support and equipment for the medical teams.

Anspaugh, L.R.; Hendrickson, S.M. [eds.

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IWTU Construction Workers Set Largest Process Vessel  

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IWTU Construction Workers Set Largest Process Vessel IWTU Construction Workers Set Largest Process Vessel Click on image to enlarge Construction of the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) took a major step forward on Sept. 2, 2009 as crews lifted into place the largest of the six process vessels that will be used to treat radioactive liquid waste stored at the site. The IWTU will use a steam reforming process to solidify the waste for eventual shipment out of Idaho. The vessel and its skid, or framework, were constructed at Premier Technologies in Blackfoot. (Premier is the main small business partner for CH2M-WG Idaho (CWI), the contractor for DOE's Idaho Cleanup Project.) The Carbon Reduction Reformer vessel and skid weigh approximately 60 tons (120,000 lbs.). Because of the weight of the vessel and the location of the

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Predicting Worker Exposure from a Glovebox Leak  

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It is difficult to predict immediate worker radiological consequences from a hypothetical accident. This is recognized in DOE safety analysis guidance and the reason such guidance does not call for quantitative determinations of such consequences. However, it would be useful to at least have a means of systematically and formally quantifying worker dose to be able to identify the relative risks of various processes and to provide an order-of-magnitude impression of absolute consequences. In this report, we present such a means in the form of a simple calculation model that is easily applied and generates reasonable, qualitative dose predictions. The model contains a scaling parameter whose value was deduced from extensive laboratory ventilation flow rate measurements performed at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) over the last several years and from recent indoor radioactive contamination dispersion measurements, also at LANL. Application of the model is illustrated with the aid of two example calculations.

H. Jordan; D. J. Gordon; J. J. Whicker; D. L. Wannigman

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Outreach (Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Outreach (Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Outreach (Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Outreach (Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) Outreach: Identify and Notify Eligible DOE Workers About FWP Medical Screening Services All former DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees from all facilities are eligible to participate in the program. Although the historical best estimate for the population of former workers who are entitled to receive medical evaluations under the FWP is upwards of 600,000 individuals, the precise number of workers remains unknown. Most of the FWP projects use multiple outreach methods to increase the visibility of the program in communities surrounding DOE sites and to notify potentially eligible DOE workers about the availability of FWP services. These methods are three-fold: 1) roster-based, 2)

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Workers Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety | Department of Energy  

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Workers Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety Workers Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety Workers Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety April 2, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Workers wear air purifying respirators in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers wear air purifying respirators in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. A program developed by employees enhances use of respiratory equipment in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. A program developed by employees enhances use of respiratory equipment in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers wear air purifying respirators in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. A program developed by employees enhances use of respiratory equipment in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. RICHLAND, Wash. - Workers supporting the Richland Operations Office at the Hanford site found a way to make their everyday work even safer.

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Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History |  

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Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History Workers recently razed a facility used in the historic Project Pluto, the latest American Recovery and Reinvestment Act accomplishment helping clean up traces of past nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Recovery Act workers safely hauled the last demolition waste from the Pluto Disassembly Facility to disposal facilities Jan. 11. The project is slated for completion this spring after workers finish installing a concrete cap over the below-ground level where the facility stood. Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History More Documents & Publications 2010 ARRA Newsletters

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Development of animation and simulation module for evaluation of Worker's dose  

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A study to visualize the radioactivity distribution in a dismantling facility that was contaminated by the radiation from the exposure room at KRR 2(Korean Research Reactor TRIGA MARK III) was carried out to improve worker safety and decommissioning productivity. As a basic study to minimize a radiation exposure, the worker exposure dose was calculated using the MCNP-4C (Monte Carlo N-Particle-4C). Secondly, an animation and simulation module was implemented to simulate a worker's real-time dose. The results show that various kinds of dismantling activities can be simulated while simultaneously viewing the exposure dose in a real-time according to the selected scenario for the animation. Current work is focus on exploring the evaluation of a worker's dose in a virtual dismantling area by using computer graphics. Future work will seek an optimization of the major parameters that directly affect a personnel exposure dose rate. This will enable a worker who is engaged in a hazardous area to attain an improve safety by decreasing exposure when applied as a useful tool to dismantle nuclear facilities. (authors)

Park, H.S.; Kim, G.H.; Lee, K.W.; Jung, C.H. [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon (Korea, Republic of); Jin, S.I. [Chungnam National Univ., Dept. of Computer Science, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon (Korea, Republic of)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Detection of chrysotile asbestos in workers urine  

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Urinary asbestos concentrations were evaluated as an indicator of occupational exposure to chrysotile asbestos via inhalation and ingestion. Detection of asbestos in the urine represents the first step in developing a biological indicator of exposure. Such an indicator could be used to supplement exposure data from workplace air sampling. A biological indicator would be particularly valuable in evaluating workers with intermittent airborne asbestos exposures and in determining if airborne exposure results in penetration of asbestos through the lung or gastro-intestinal tract. Transmission electron microscopy was selected as the most sensitive technique for identification of all sizes of asbestos fibers which might appear in the urine. The levels of chrysotile asbestos detected in the urine of five workers were significantly greater than the asbestos concentrations in matched field blanks. Also, the workers urinary asbestos levels were significantly greater than the concentrations found in the control group. Finally, the levels of chrysotile asbestos detected in the urine of two of six controls were significantly greater than those in matched field blanks. Although the project was not specifically designed to correlate urinary and airborne asbestos concentrations, preliminary data indicated that a correlation did not exist between these factors.

Finn, M.B.; Hallenbeck, W.H.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

State of worksite health promotion in companies with and without Quality-Management systems: A comparative study  

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The goal of comprehensive worksite health promotion (WHP) is to protect and promote the health and performance of employees. WHP principles link health-promotion activities to existing management systems, such as Quality Management (QM), to better integrate ... Keywords: Dissemination, Ergonomics, Health and safety, Quality Management, Worksite health promotion

Georg F. Bauer; Frithjof Mller; Alice Inauen; Mark Brink; Thomas Laeubli

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Gaseous Diffusion Plant Production Workers Needs Assessment  

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Department of Energy Gaseous Diffusion Plants Department of Energy Gaseous Diffusion Plants Phase I: Needs Assessment Robert Wages Oil, Chemical and Atomic Inte national Union Steven Markowitz Mount Sinai School of Medicine Sylvia Kieding Oil, Chemical and Atomic International Union Mark Griffon University of Massachusetts Lowell Elizabeth Averill Samaras Alice Hamilton College October 1, 1997 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Number Executive Summary 1 J: OVERVIEW 1. Introduction 2-3 2. Methods 3-8 3. Principal Findings 9-16 4. Need for Medical Surveillance and Risk Communication 16-17 PART II: METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS 4. Exposure Assessment Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C 5. Focus Group Results Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C 6. Epidemiology and Other Health Studies EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Purpose We report the results and analysis of a one year needs assessment study evaluating

364

Regional differences in multidimensional aspects of health: findings from the MRC cognitive function and ageing study  

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/wash all over/get on a bus/go up and down stairs/do heavy housework/carry heavy bags/prepare and cook a hot meal/reach an overhead shelf/tie a good knot in a piece of string". If individuals were unable to undertake the item they were asked whether... of the health domains, generally declines with age but there are large differences across centres (Figure 2). Each figure depicts the proportion of the total life expectancy with impairment by centre. If all centres are the same the lines would be perfect...

Matthews, Fiona E; Miller, Laura L; Brayne, Carol; Jagger, Carol

2006-04-06T23:59:59.000Z

365

Waste collection in developing countries - Tackling occupational safety and health hazards at their source  

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Waste management procedures in developing countries are associated with occupational safety and health risks. Gastro-intestinal infections, respiratory and skin diseases as well as muscular-skeletal problems and cutting injuries are commonly found among waste workers around the globe. In order to find efficient, sustainable solutions to reduce occupational risks of waste workers, a methodological risk assessment has to be performed and counteractive measures have to be developed according to an internationally acknowledged hierarchy. From a case study in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia suggestions for the transferral of collected household waste into roadside containers are given. With construction of ramps to dump collected household waste straight into roadside containers and an adaptation of pushcarts and collection procedures, the risk is tackled at the source.

Bleck, Daniela, E-mail: bleck.daniela@baua.bund.de [Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Germany (BAuA), Friedrich Henkel Weg 1-25, 44149 Dortmund (Germany); Wettberg, Wieland, E-mail: wettberg.wieland@baua.bund.de [Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Germany (BAuA), Friedrich Henkel Weg 1-25, 44149 Dortmund (Germany)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

366

Chief Medical Officer: Occupational Medicine in Health and Safety  

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Health and Safety Health and Safety Occupational health requirements provide for the medical support of employees through the prevention, management, and compensation of occupational injuries and illnesses. In addition, requirements for the medical assessment of employees working in the nuclear environment provide protection for those employees, their coworkers, and the public. The following policy, guidance, and additional resources may apply. A. General Occupational Health B. Hazard-Specific Occupational Health C. Hazardous Materials Occupational Health D. Nuclear Safety E. Medical Screening and Surveillance F. Former Worker Medical Screening and Compensation G. Epidemiology H. Injury and Illness Reporting and Recordkeeping A. General Occupational Health Federal Employees

367

Mathematical study of the selective removal of different classes of atmospheric aerosols by coagulation, condensation, and gravitational settling, and the health impact  

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The aim of this paper is to study the scavenging efficiencies of aerosol particles after some given dynamic mechanisms of removal (known as coagulation, condensation, and gravitational settling) as a function of time. In addition, the health impact of ... Keywords: Aerosols, Computational fluid dynamics, Health impact, Numerical methods, Precipitation scavenging

P. J. Garca Nieto; J. J. Del Coz Diaz; A. Martn Rodrguez; J. M. Matas Fernndez

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Bush Administration to Expand Department of Energy Former Worker Medical  

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to Expand Department of Energy Former Worker to Expand Department of Energy Former Worker Medical Screening Program Bush Administration to Expand Department of Energy Former Worker Medical Screening Program February 9, 2005 - 10:05am Addthis Estimates project that over 25,000 additional workers will receive screening Program Fact Sheet [PDF] U.S. Map of Medical Screening Sites [GIF] WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Secretary of Energy Samuel W. Bodman today announced that the Bush administration will add nine additional medical screening centers as part of the department's Former Worker Medical Screening Program at no additional cost to the taxpayer. Under this expansion, the Former Worker Medical Screening Program will offer all former Energy Department employees, contractors and subcontractors free medical examinations to determine if possible exposure to harmful

369

Former Construction Worker Finds New Career in Solar | Department...  

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- 4:00pm Addthis Eco Technologies, Inc., hired eleven workers to install these solar panels at the Hillsborough County judicial center. | Photo courtesy of Hillsborough County...

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Recovery Act Workers Complete Environmental Cleanup of Coal Ash...  

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Complete Environmental Cleanup of Coal Ash Basin Recovery Act Workers Complete Environmental Cleanup of Coal Ash Basin The Savannah River Site (SRS) recently cleaned up a 17-acre...

371

IONIZING RADIATION RISKS TO SATELLITE POWER SYSTEMS (SPS) WORKERS  

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g/cm for tne storm cellar to be used during solar particlea storm cellaris needed for space workers during a solar

Lyman, J.T.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Workers' Spotlight Newsletter - Issue 10 | Department of Energy  

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the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program. NovemberDecember issue covers: Director's Note National Day of...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Fernald Former Production...  

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Workers Principal Investigator: Steven Markowitz, MD Toll-free Telephone: (888) 241-1199 Local Outreach Office Ray Beatty and Mooch Callaway 1150 Harrison Ave., Suite 106...

374

Former Worker Medical Screening Program 2012 Annual Report  

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bureaus. Lou Doll, BTMed local outreach coordinator, participating at the Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic. 6 * 2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program However, from the...

375

Recovery Act Workers Clear Reactor Shields from Brookhaven Lab...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Brookhaven Lab American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers are in the final stage of decommissioning a nuclear reactor after they recently removed thick steel shields once...

376

A Basic Overview of the Former Worker Medical Screening Program...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

to the privacy rights, the rights and welfare of any participant in former worker medical screening or research performed under DOE authorities is of prime importance to...

377

Workers at Hanford Site Achieve Recovery Act Legacy Cleanup Goals...  

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at Hanford Site Achieve Recovery Act Legacy Cleanup Goals Ahead of Schedule Workers at Hanford Site Achieve Recovery Act Legacy Cleanup Goals Ahead of Schedule The Hanford Site...

378

2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program Annual Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The 2012 Annual Report presents a detailed overview of the accomplishments, progress, and future endeavors of the U.S. Department of Energy Former Worker Medical Screening Program.

379

Ocean Health and Human Health  

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et al. 2002. Indicators of ocean health and human health:Nature 423:280283. Oceans and Human Health Act. 2003. S.Editorial Guest Editorial Ocean Health and Human Health

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Task- and Time-Dependent Weighting Factors in a Retrospective Exposure Assessment of Chemical Laboratory Workers  

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Results are reported from a chemical exposure assessment that was conducted for a cohort mortality study of 6157 chemical laboratory workers employed between 1943 and 1998 at four Department of Energy sites in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Aiken, S.C.

Scott A. Henn, David F. Utterback, Kathleen M. Waters, Andrea M. Markey, William G. Tankersley

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Examing the Nonroutine Acts of Emergency Workers and How They Become Routine  

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The purpose of this study is to determine how nonroutine acts performed by iii trained emergency workers developed into routine emergency acts and skills. I will be specifically looking for concepts that are common throughout the different types of emergency workers that will be interviewed. The data is gathered from focus groups that were recruited from classes on campus. In particular the results depict some very common techniques used in training that allowed the workers to feel confident about their role in emergencies. These tended to include repetition of "classroom training, "but more importantly from the viewpoint of the workers, repetition of simulated emergencies. The development of autonomy in decision making was an important facet for workers whose work "territory" was varied; however, autonomy was rarely stressed for those in relatively constant surroundings such as pools. Several commonalities were found throughout each field. These included interruptions, self-efficacy, the use of judgment and tacit knowledge. Many of the participants also expressed the same sentiment towards their feelings of the training and its efficiency. Some research will also show attempts to change policy and training within emergency workers in order to improve job performance and enhance the safety of the public as well. I will include a small statistical appendix that looks at the satisfaction level of evacuees who fled to Houston, Texas when Hurricane Katrina hit. Five specific factors were examined and regressed to determine satisfaction levels. Only two factors showed any type of significance. As the discussion will indicate, certain previous factors, before the hurricane hit, are believed to be the cause of these particular results.

McDonald, Camille M.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Former Worker Program - Conventional Medical Screening Program  

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matter experts from HSS. The protocol is periodically updated, as necessary, based on new research findings within the scientificmedical community. The health conditions targeted...

383

Viewpoint on occupational health in the oil-shale industry  

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In assessing the potential health and safety hazards which may be expected in a large-scale oil shale industry, the types of operations that will be utilized to extract oil from oil shale are examined. These are broadly characterized as mining, raw shale processing and handling, retorting and refining, and spent shale disposal. With few exceptions, these operations in shale oil production are similar to operations in existing industries. Health and safety risks and occupational health controls are also expected to be similar. To date medical studies on workers in the oil shale industry who have been exposed to shale dusts and oil products have indicated that the chief problem areas are pneumoconiosis and skin cancers. A broad viewpoint of the prospective occupational health problems in the oil shale industry can be obtained by reviewing similar activities and exposures in other industrial operations. This viewpoint would suggest that the prospective problems can be controlled adequately by conventional methods of worker protection. Several unique situations do exist in this industry. The mining and material handling of tonnages of oil shale exceeds any experience in other mining activities. This is a problem of scale. It seems unlikely that it will produce new safety problems. The in situ mining offers the unique situation of burning and abandoned underground retorts in near proximity to work forces preparing future in situ retorts. The potential of exposures to dusts, gases and vapors will simply have to be measured as such operations come on stream. Measurements made to date have not shown unique hazards to exist, although existing data are limited to demonstration-scale retorts burning one-at-a-time under normal conditions.

Voelz, G.L.; Grier, R.S.; Hargis, K.M.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

EPRI Ergonomics Handbook for the Electric Power Industry: Ergonomic Interventions for Electrical Workers in Fossil-Fueled Power Plan ts  

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The EPRI Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Research Program has provided ergonomic information to the electric energy industry workforce since 1999. This is the fourth EPRI ergonomics handbook; it specifically focuses on tasks performed by electricians who work in fossil-fueled electric power plants. Fossil-fueled power plant electrical work is physically strenuous and can expose workers to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as carpal tunnel syndrome, low-back pain, or shoulder tendonitis. In an e...

2008-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

385

Former Worker Medical Screening Program 2012 Annual Report  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Published February 2013 Published February 2013 Pu Pu Publ b blis s ishe he hed d d Fe Fe Febr br brua ua u ry ry 2 201 013 3 FORMER WORKER MEDICAL SCREENING PROGRAM ANNUAL REPORT ANNUAL REPORT 2 0 1 2 STC STONETURN CONSULTANTS 2012 Former Worker Medical Screening Program * i Table of Contents Abbreviations ............................................................................................................................................iii Foreword .................................................................................................................................................... v Executive Summary .................................................................................................................................

386

Exploring the Health Houses Network| Iran and Mississippi A Cross-sectional Qualitative study.  

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?? This study explores an Iranian healthcare delivery model, its implementation and outcomes in rural Iran as well as the planned deployment of this model (more)

Martin, Sanaz

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Wind Projects Providing Hope for Penn. Workers | Department of Energy  

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Wind Projects Providing Hope for Penn. Workers Wind Projects Providing Hope for Penn. Workers Wind Projects Providing Hope for Penn. Workers March 8, 2010 - 11:28am Addthis Joshua DeLung The Recovery Act made three large-scale wind projects possible in Pennsylvania, and employees at Gamesa Wind are back to work filling orders for them. $22.8 million in stimulus grants are putting 79 laid-off employees back on the job and making it possible for Gamesa to hire 50 additional workers at its other Pennsylvania locations. Gov. Edward Rendell has also announced that 257 jobs will be created at three wind farms across Pennsylvania. In that state, as well as many across the country, the Recovery Act helped avoid massive layoffs, provided relief to families in need, trained people for green jobs and enabled employers to hire workers doing jobs that are

388

Workers Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety | Department of Energy  

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Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety Workers Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety April 2, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Workers wear air purifying respirators in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers wear air purifying respirators in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. A program developed by employees enhances use of respiratory equipment in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. A program developed by employees enhances use of respiratory equipment in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers wear air purifying respirators in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. A program developed by employees enhances use of respiratory equipment in the Plutonium Finishing Plant. RICHLAND, Wash. - Workers supporting the Richland Operations Office at the Hanford site found a way to make their everyday work even safer.

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Honoring Nuclear Security Workers on the National Day of Remembrance |  

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Honoring Nuclear Security Workers on the National Day of Honoring Nuclear Security Workers on the National Day of Remembrance Honoring Nuclear Security Workers on the National Day of Remembrance October 31, 2011 - 11:54am Addthis Workers dismantle a remaining B53, ensuring that the system will never again be part of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile. | Credit: NNSA photo Workers dismantle a remaining B53, ensuring that the system will never again be part of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile. | Credit: NNSA photo Secretary Chu Secretary Chu Former Secretary of Energy On October 30th, our nation honored the men and women who have served and sacrificed to support America's nuclear security mission. From World War II, through the dark days of the Cold War, to the present day, these patriots have worked to keep our country safe and secure.

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Recovery Act Workers Clear Reactor Shields from Brookhaven Lab | Department  

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Workers Clear Reactor Shields from Brookhaven Lab Workers Clear Reactor Shields from Brookhaven Lab Recovery Act Workers Clear Reactor Shields from Brookhaven Lab American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers are in the final stage of decommissioning a nuclear reactor after they recently removed thick steel shields once used to absorb neutrons produced for research. The Brookhaven National Laboratory is using $39 million from the Recovery Act to decommission the Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor, the world's first reactor built solely for peaceful research purposes. Recovery Act Workers Clear Reactor Shields from Brookhaven Lab More Documents & Publications Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor Workshop 2011 ARRA Newsletters Idaho Crews Overcome Challenges to Safely Dispose 1-Million-Pound Hot Cell

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New Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes | Department of Energy  

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Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes New Jersey Training Workers to Weatherize Homes March 15, 2010 - 6:46pm Addthis Paul Lester Communications Specialist for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Recovery Act-funded training programs will create weatherization workforce for hundreds and lower bills for low-income residents. New Jersey is training an army of weatherization workers as the state surges ahead with plans to weatherize 13,000 homes, shrinking bills for low-income residents and creating hundreds of jobs. The goal is to develop the "weatherization workforce with family supporting wages" and create "career ladders which will move low-income workers into higher-skilled occupations," says Lisa Ryan, public

392

Idaho Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded by  

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Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded by Recovery Act Idaho Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded by Recovery Act American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers successfully transferred 130 containers of remote-handled transuranic waste – each weighing up to 15 tons – to a facility for repackaging and shipment to a permanent disposal location. As part of a project funded by $90 million from the Recovery Act, the final shipment of the containers from the Materials and Fuels Complex recently arrived at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC). Idaho Workers Complete Last of Transuranic Waste Transfers Funded by Recovery Act More Documents & Publications EIS-0203-SA-03: Supplement Analysis

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Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History |  

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Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History Workers recently razed a facility used in the historic Project Pluto, the latest American Recovery and Reinvestment Act accomplishment helping clean up traces of past nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Recovery Act workers safely hauled the last demolition waste from the Pluto Disassembly Facility to disposal facilities Jan. 11. The project is slated for completion this spring after workers finish installing a concrete cap over the below-ground level where the facility stood. Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History More Documents & Publications 2010 ARRA Newsletters 2011 ARRA Newsletters

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Workers Demolish Metals Plant at Paducah Site | Department of Energy  

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Demolish Metals Plant at Paducah Site Demolish Metals Plant at Paducah Site Workers Demolish Metals Plant at Paducah Site February 21, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The Metals Plant is shown before workers removed panels from the structure ln 2012. The Metals Plant is shown before workers removed panels from the structure ln 2012. Workers remove panels from the Metals Plant in September 2012. Workers remove panels from the Metals Plant in September 2012. About half of the complex was demolished by the end of December 2012, ahead of schedule. About half of the complex was demolished by the end of December 2012, ahead of schedule. An ultra-high-reach demolition machine — similar to equipment used to demolish Yankee Stadium — cuts into upper portions of the building’s last standing section late last month.

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Contact Us  

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The Office of Health, Safety and Security HSS Logo Department of Energy Seal Left Tab SEARCH Right Tab TOOLS Right Tab Left Tab HOME Right Tab Left Tab ABOUT US Right Tab Left Tab...

396

Effect of Interleukin-18 Gene Polymorphisms on Sensitization to Wheat Flour in Bakery Workers  

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Lower respiratory symptoms in bakery workers may be induced by wheat flour and endotoxins. We hypothesized that endotoxins from wheat flour may stimulate innate immunity and that interleukin-18 (IL-18) gene polymorphisms may affect their regulatory role in innate immune responses to endotoxins. To investigate the genetic contribution of IL-18 to sensitization to wheat flour, we performed a genetic association study of IL-18 in Korean bakery workers. A total of 373 bakery workers undertook a questionnaire regarding work-related symptoms. Skin prick tests with common and occupational allergens were performed and specific antibodies to wheat flour were measured by ELISA. Three polymorphisms of the IL-18 gene (-607A/C,-137G/C, 8674C/G) were genotyped, and the functional effects of the polymorphisms were analyzed using the luciferase reporter assay. Genotypes of-137G/C (GC or CC) and haplotype ht3 [ACC] showed a significant association with the rate of sensitization to wheat flour. Luciferase activity assay indicated ht3 [AC] as a low transcript haplotype. In conclusion, the regulatory role of IL-18 in lipopolysaccharide-induced responses in bakery workers may be affected by this polymorphism, thus contributing to the development of sensitization to wheat flour and work-related respiratory symptoms.

Seung-hyun Kim; Gyu-young Hur; Hyun Jung Jin; Hyunna Choi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

DOE Order 440. 1 B: Worker Protection Program for DOE (Including...  

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0. 1 B: Worker Protection Program for DOE (Including NNSA) Federal Employees DOE Order 440. 1 B: Worker Protection Program for DOE (Including NNSA) Federal Employees Stakeholders:...

398

A Basic Overview of the Former Worker Medical Screening Program, June 2012  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Screening Program (FWP) A Basic Overview of the Outreach & Awareness Series June 2012 Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) U.S. Department of Energy Hanford Tanks circa 1944 Under Construction Department of Energy, Savannah River Site - R Reactor Disassembly Basin Grouting This pamphlet has been developed by the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) as part of its outreach and awareness campaign to advance the Department of Energy (DOE) mission. Specifically, it provides important information to inform former and current DOE Federal, contractor, and subcontractor employees about potentially lifesaving benefits and services offered under the DOE Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP). FWP was established following the issuance of the National Defense Authorization

399

Program to monitor Department of Energy workers exposed to hazardous and radioactive substances  

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50 CHAPTER 42 SUBCHAPTER VI Part C 5 2733 50 CHAPTER 42 SUBCHAPTER VI Part C 5 2733 Program to monitor Department of Energy workers exposed to hazardous and radioactive substances (a) In general The Secretary shall establish and carry out a program for the identification and on-going medical evaluation of current and former Department of Energy employees who are subject to significant health risks as a result of the exposure of such employees to hazardous or radioactive substances during such empIoyment. (b) Implementation of program ( I ) The Secretary shall, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, issue regulations under which the Secretary shall implement the program. Such regulations shall, to the extent practicable, provide for a process to- (A) identify the hazardous substances and radioactive substances to which

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Program to monitor Department of Energy workers exposed to hazardous and radioactive substances  

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50 CHAPTER 42 SUBCHAPTER VI Part C 5 2733 50 CHAPTER 42 SUBCHAPTER VI Part C 5 2733 Program to monitor Department of Energy workers exposed to hazardous and radioactive substances (a) In general The Secretary shall establish and carry out a program for the identification and on-going medical evaluation of current and former Department of Energy employees who are subject to significant health risks as a result of the exposure of such employees to hazardous or radioactive substances during such empIoyment. (b) Implementation of program ( I ) The Secretary shall, with the concurrence of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, issue regulations under which the Secretary shall implement the program. Such regulations shall, to the extent practicable, provide for a process to- (A) identify the hazardous substances and radioactive substances to which

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401

Public Health Benefits of End-Use Electrical Energy Efficiency in California: An Exploratory Study  

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This study assesses for California how increasing end-use electrical energy efficiency from installing residential insulation impacts exposures and disease burden from power-plant pollutant emissions. Installation of fiberglass attic insulation in the nearly 3 million electricity-heated homes throughout California is used as a case study. The pollutants nitrous oxides (NO{sub x}), sulfur dioxide (SO{sub 2}), fine particulate matter (PM2.5), benzo(a)pyrene, benzene, and naphthalene are selected for the assessment. Exposure is characterized separately for rural and urban environments using the CalTOX model, which is a key input to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tool for the Reduction and Assessment of Chemicals and other environmental Impacts (TRACI). The output of CalTOX provides for urban and rural populations emissions-to-intake factors, which are expressed as an individual intake fraction (iFi). The typical iFi from power plant emissions are on the order of 10{sup -13} (g intake per g emitted) in urban and rural regions. The cumulative (rural and urban) product of emissions, population, and iFi is combined with toxic effects factors to determine human damage factors (HDFs). HDF are expressed as disability adjusted life years (DALYs) per kilogram pollutant emitted. The HDF approach is applied to the insulation case study. Upgrading existing residential insulation to US Department of Energy (DOE) recommended levels eliminates over the assmned 50-year lifetime of the insulation an estimated 1000 DALYs from power-plant emissions per million tonne (Mt) of insulation installed, mostly from the elimination of PM2.5 emissions. In comparison, the estimated burden from the manufacture of this insulation in DALYs per Mt is roughly four orders of magnitude lower than that avoided.

McKone, Thomas E.; Lobscheid, A.B.

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

EPRI EMF Exposure Database: University of North Carolina (UNC) Electrical Utility Worker Data Set  

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The University of North Carolina (UNC) Electrical Utility Worker Data Set contains measurement data collected during an epidemiologic study of leukemia and brain cancer mortality among nearly 139,000 men employed at five U.S. electric utilities. The data set contains eight data products related to measurements of magnetic field personal exposure. This document describes the UNC data products and provides a common set of statistical parameters, facilitating this study's comparison with other data sets in ...

1998-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

403

Radiological Worker Training - Radiological Control Training for Supervisors  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

A A December 2008 DOE HANDBOOK Radiological Worker Training Radiological Control Training for Supervisors U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE Radiological Worker Training - Appendix A Radiological Control Training for Supervisors DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ Radiological Worker Training - Appendix A Radiological Control Training for Supervisors DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 iii Foreword This Handbook describes an implementation process for training as recommended in

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Occupational health and environment research 1983: Health, Safety, and Environment Division. Progress report  

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The primary responsibility of the Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory is to provide comprehensive occupational health and safety programs, waste processing, and environmental protection. These activities are designed to protect the workers, the public, and the environment. Evaluation of respiratory protective equipment included the XM-30 and M17A1 military masks, use of MAG-1 spectacles in respirators, and eight self-contained units. The latter units were used in an evaluation of test procedures used for Bureau of Mines approval of breathing apparatuses. Analyses of air samples from field studies of a modified in situ oil shale retorting facility were performed for total cyclohexane extractables and selected polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons. Aerosols generation and characterization of effluents from oil shale processing were continued as part of an inhalation toxicology study. Additional data on plutonium excretion in urine are presented and point up problems in using the Langham equation to predict plutonium deposition in the body from long-term excretion data. Environmental surveillance at Los Alamos during 1983 showed the highest estimated radiation dose from Laboratory operations to be about 26% of the natural background radiation dose. Several studies on radionuclides and their transport in the Los Alamos environment are described. The chemical quality of surface and ground water near the geothermal hot dry rock facility is described. Short- and long-term consequences to man from releases of radionuclides into the environment can be simulated by the BIOTRAN computer model, which is discussed brirfly.

Voelz, G.L. (comp.)

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Waste management health risk assessment: A case study of a solid waste landfill in South Italy  

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An integrated risk assessment study has been performed in an area within 5 km from a landfill that accepts non hazardous waste. The risk assessment was based on measured emissions and maximum chronic population exposure, for both children and adults, to contaminated air, some foods and soil. The toxic effects assessed were limited to the main known carcinogenic compounds emitted from landfills coming both from landfill gas torch combustion (e.g., dioxins, furans and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, PAHs) and from diffusive emissions (vinyl chloride monomer, VCM). Risk assessment has been performed both for carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic effects. Results indicate that cancer and non-cancer effects risk (hazard index, HI) are largely below the values accepted from the main international agencies (e.g., WHO, US EPA) and national legislation ( and ).

Davoli, E., E-mail: enrico.davoli@marionegri.i [Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche 'Mario Negri', Environmental Health Sciences Department, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milano (Italy); Fattore, E.; Paiano, V.; Colombo, A.; Palmiotto, M. [Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche 'Mario Negri', Environmental Health Sciences Department, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milano (Italy); Rossi, A.N.; Il Grande, M. [Progress S.r.l., Via Nicola A. Porpora 147, 20131 Milano (Italy); Fanelli, R. [Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche 'Mario Negri', Environmental Health Sciences Department, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milano (Italy)

2010-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Barriers to use of geospatial data for adaptation to climate change and variability: case studies in public health  

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Abstract. This paper presents two case studies of the barriers to the use of geospatial data in the context of public health adaptation to climate change and variability. The first case study is on the hazards of coastal zone development in the United States with the main emphasis on Hurricane Katrina. An important barrier to the use of geospatial data is that the legal system does not support restrictions on land use intended to protect the coastal zone. Economic interests to develop New Orleans and the Mississippi River, both over the long term and the short term, had the effect of increasing the impact of the hurricane. The second case study is epidemics of climate-sensitive diseases with the main emphasis on malaria in Africa. Limits to model accuracy may present a problem in using climate data for an early warning system, and some geographic locations are likely to be more suitable than others. Costs of the system, including the costs of errors, may also inhibit implementation. Deriving societal benefits from geospatial data requires an understanding of the particular decision contexts and organizational processes in which knowledge is developed and used. The data by themselves will not usually generate a societal response. Scientists working in applications should develop partnerships to address the use of geospatial data for societal benefit.

Joan L. Aron

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Establishing Tower-Top Equipotential Zones--Case-Study of Incidents  

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to provide protection and training for workers who perform work on de-energized and energized lines. This Technical Update report contains the draft script of a new training video on DVD under development on establishing tower-top equipotential zones. The script contains case studies and analysis of specific selected incidents that have occurred in the field. It also includes recommendations for minimizing risks and avoiding elec...

2008-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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ORIGINAL ARTICLE Sun Protection Intervention for Highway Workers: Long-Term Efficacy of UV Photography and Skin Cancer Information on Mens Protective Cognitions and Behavior  

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# The Author(s) 2009. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com Background The risk for skin cancer is increased among older males and outdoor workers who have high levels of ultraviolet (UV) exposure. Purpose This study was designed to examine the long-term efficacy of UV photography interventions on male outdoor workers, the potential mediators of its impact, and the efficacy of UV photography and skin cancer vs. aging information with this population. Methods One hundred forty-eight male outdoor workers were randomly assigned to one of four intervention conditions or a control condition in a two by two plus one

Frederick X. Gibbons; Laura A. Walsh; James A. Kulik, Ph.D.; M. Gerrard; F. X. Gibbons; J. L. Dykstra; H. I. M. Mahler

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Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project |  

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Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project August 20, 2010 - 12:57pm Addthis Maya Payne Smart Former Writer for Energy Empowers, EERE What are the key facts? Recovery Act grant funded $478,000 project for Kitsap County. Courthouse to save $25,000 per year with 95 new windows. Local vendor Pacific Glass rehires five workers. "Our labor force has fluctuated up and down this year due to the economy," said Pacific Glass President Bernie Thueringer. Thueringer and domestic frame and glass suppliers Efco Corp and Old Castle Glass have seen new business from a Recovery Act funded energy efficiency project in Kitsap County, Washington. "We were excited about this project because we were able to bring five of

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Workers Complete Demolition of Hanford's Historic Plutonium Vaults |  

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Workers Complete Demolition of Hanford's Historic Plutonium Workers Complete Demolition of Hanford's Historic Plutonium Vaults Workers Complete Demolition of Hanford's Historic Plutonium Vaults April 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis RICHLAND, Wash. - The Richland Operations Office and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company this month completed demolition of a large plutonium vault complex, formerly one of the highest security facilities at the Hanford site. "This project was a joint safety success between our workers who spent months cleaning out the facilities, the demolition crews who tore the buildings down and the crews who helped remove the waste for disposal. It took teamwork and cooperation to remove the complex safely and efficiently," said Ty Blackford, CH2M HILL Vice President of Decommissioning, Waste, Fuels and Remediation Services.

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Argonne National Laboratory...  

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Construction Workers Principal Investigator: Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH Toll-free Telephone: 1-800-866-9663 Local Outreach Office: Dan Obray 456 N. Arthur Ave. Pocatello, ID 83204...

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Worker's Compensation for Supervisors Briefing | Department of Energy  

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Worker's Compensation for Supervisors Briefing Worker's Compensation for Supervisors Briefing Worker's Compensation for Supervisors Briefing September 25, 2013 9:00AM to 1:00PM EDT Registration link: CHRIS (002497/0003) Course type: Classroom Course Location: DOE Forrestal Building, Room 8E-089 Course Description: The briefing will give first level supervisors/managers a broader range of information that will enable Department of Energy supervisors to follow proper procedures and control compensation costs. The briefing will provide information on the topics related to the supervisor's responsibility when employees file a claim, the types of claims, medical and monetary compensation involved in covering the injured worker. The training will also cover the Power Initiative to get employees back to work and the agency's responsibility in reducing lost

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Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project |  

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Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy Efficient Window Project August 20, 2010 - 12:57pm Addthis Maya Payne Smart Former Writer for Energy Empowers, EERE What are the key facts? Recovery Act grant funded $478,000 project for Kitsap County. Courthouse to save $25,000 per year with 95 new windows. Local vendor Pacific Glass rehires five workers. "Our labor force has fluctuated up and down this year due to the economy," said Pacific Glass President Bernie Thueringer. Thueringer and domestic frame and glass suppliers Efco Corp and Old Castle Glass have seen new business from a Recovery Act funded energy efficiency project in Kitsap County, Washington. "We were excited about this project because we were able to bring five of

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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) and Case Management  

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Million Lost Workday Cases in 1997 * 2.1 cases per 100 Full-time Workers in 1997 * Lowest Rate on Record * Increase in Restricted Work Cases * 0.7 Cases in 1990 * 1.2 Cases in 1997...

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A Basic Overview of the Former Worker Medical Screening Program...  

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KY 42001 Phone: (270) 442-3789, (270) 566-4489 or 1(888) 241-1199 Missouri Kansas City Plant Production workers ORAUNSSP Phone: 1(866) 812-6703 Mallinckrodt & Weldon Spring...

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Diversity measurement for the email content of information workers  

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Since the introduction of computers and the Internet, information processing has evolved to be a major part of many businesses, but factors that contribute to the productivity of information workers are still understudied. ...

Manoharn, Petch

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Worker Safety Training Inpsection Criteria, Approach and Lines...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1.0 PURPOSE U.S. Department of Subject: Worker Safety Training HS: HSS CRAD 64-50 Inspection Criteria, Approach, Energy Rev: 0 and Lines of Inquiry Eff. Date: 071 1012009 Office of...

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Essays on information, technology and information worker productivity  

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I examine how information technology (IT) skills and use, communication network structures, and the distribution and flow of information in organizations impact individual information worker productivity. The work is divided ...

Aral, Sinan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Healthful Lipids  

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Healthful Lipids addresses critical and current regulatory issues and emerging technologies, as well as the efforts made toward the production of healthier lipids. Healthful Lipids Health acid analysis aocs april articles chloropropanediol contaminants d

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Proceedings: Decommissioning, Decontamination, ALARA, and Worker Safety Workshop  

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This workshop on decontamination, ALARA, and worker safety was the sixth in a series initiated by EPRI to aid utility personnel in assessing the technologies for decommissioning nuclear power plants. The workshop focused on specific aspects of decommissioning related to the management of worker radiation exposure and safety. The information presented will help individual utilities assess benefits of programs in these areas for their projects, including their potential to reduce decommissioning costs.

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Proceedings: Decommissioning, Decontamination, ALARA, and Worker Safety Workshop  

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This workshop on decontamination, ALARA, and worker safety was the sixth in a series initiated by EPRI to aid utility personnel in assessing the technologies for decommissioning nuclear power plants. The workshop focused on specific aspects of decommissioning related to the management of worker radiation exposure and safety. The information presented will help individual utilities assess benefits of programs in these areas for their projects, including their potential to reduce decommissioning costs.

2000-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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MORTALITY AMONG WORKERS AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER NUCLEAR FUELS PRODUCTION FACILITY  

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MORTALITY AMONG WORKERS AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER NUCLEAR FUELS MORTALITY AMONG WORKERS AT THE SAVANNAH RIVER NUCLEAR FUELS PRODUCTION FACILITY Donna L. Cragle and Janice P. Watkins, Center for Epidemiologic Research; Kathryn Robertson-DeMers, Bechtel Hanford, Inc. Donna Cragle, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, P.O. Box 117, Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0117 Key Words: mortality study, radiation exposure, leukemia, occupational cohort, trend test INTRODUCTION Since 1952 the Savannah River Site (SRS), located in Aiken, South Carolina, has operated as a Department of Energy (DOE) production facility for nuclear fuels and other materials. A previous study 1 through 1980 of 9,860 white males employed at least 90 consecutive days at the SRS between 1952 and 1974 found an increased number of leukemia deaths among

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Fermi National Accelerator...  

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Program. ORAU has teamed with its partners, National Jewish Health, Comprehensive Health Services, the University of Colorado Denver, and Axion Health, to run the program....

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Argonne National Laboratory...  

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Supplemental Screening Program. ORAU has teamed with its partners, Comprehensive Health Services, National Jewish Health, the University of Colorado Denver, and Axion Health,...

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Former Worker Medical Screening Program - Princeton Plasma Physics...  

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Supplemental Screening Program. ORAU has teamed with its partners, Comprehensive Health Services, National Jewish Health, the University of Colorado Denver, and Axion Health,...

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Impact of Preoperative Radiotherapy on General and Disease-Specific Health Status of Rectal Cancer Survivors: A Population-Based Study  

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Purpose: To date, few studies have evaluated the impact of preoperative radiotherapy (pRT) on long-term health status of rectal cancer survivors. Using a population-based sample, we assessed the impact of pRT on general and disease-specific health status of rectal cancer survivors up to 10 years postdiagnosis. The health status of older ({>=}75 years old at diagnosis) pRT survivors was also compared with that of younger survivors. Methods and Materials: Survivors identified from the Eindhoven Cancer Registry treated with surgery only (SU) or with pRT between 1998 and 2007 were included. Survivors completed the Short Form-36 (SF-36) health survey questionnaire and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire-Colorectal 38 (EORTC QLQ-CR38) questionnaire. The SF-36 and EORTC QLQ-CR38 (sexuality subscale) scores of the survivors were compared to an age- and sex-matched Dutch normal population. Results: A total of 340 survivors (response, 85%; pRT survivors, 71%) were analyzed. Overall, survivors had similar general health status. Both short-term (<5 years) and long-term ({>=}5 years) pRT survivors had significantly poorer body image and more problems with gastrointestinal function, male sexual dysfunction, and defecation than SU survivors. Survivors had comparable general health status but greater sexual dysfunction than the normal population. Older pRT survivors had general and disease-specific health status comparable to that of younger pRT survivors. Conclusions: For better survivorship care, rectal cancer survivors could benefit from increased clinical and psychological focus on the possible long-term morbidity of treatment and its effects on health status.

Thong, Melissa S.Y., E-mail: M.Thong@uvt.nl [Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases (CoRPS), Tilburg University (Netherlands); Comprehensive Cancer Centre South, Eindhoven (Netherlands); Mols, Floortje [Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases (CoRPS), Tilburg University (Netherlands); Comprehensive Cancer Centre South, Eindhoven (Netherlands); Lemmens, Valery E.P.P. [Comprehensive Cancer Centre South, Eindhoven (Netherlands); Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam (Netherlands); Rutten, Harm J.T. [Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven (Netherlands); Roukema, Jan A. [Department of Surgery, St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg (Netherlands); Martijn, Hendrik [Department of Radiotherapy, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven (Netherlands); Poll-Franse, Lonneke V. van de [Center of Research on Psychology in Somatic Diseases (CoRPS), Tilburg University (Netherlands); Comprehensive Cancer Centre South, Eindhoven (Netherlands)

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Urinary 1-hydroxypyrene concentrations in Chinese coke oven workers relative to job category, respirator usage, and cigarette smoking  

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1-Hydroxypyrene (1-OHP) is a biomarker of recent exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). We investigated whether urinary 1-OHP concentrations in Chinese coke oven workers (COWs) are modulated by job category, respirator usage, and cigarette smoking. The present cross-sectional study measured urinary 1-OHP concentrations in 197 COWs from Coking plant I and 250 COWs from Coking plant II, as well as 220 unexposed referents from Control plant I and 56 referents from Control plant II. Urinary 1-OHP concentrations (geometric mean, {mu}mol/mol creatinine) were 5.18 and 4.21 in workers from Coking plants I and II, respectively. The highest 1-OHP levels in urine were found among topside workers including lidmen, tar chasers, and whistlers. Benchmen had higher 1-OHP levels than other workers at the sideoven. Above 75% of the COWs exceeded the recommended occupational exposure limit of 2.3 {mu}mol/mol creatinine. Respirator usage and increased body mass index (BMI) slightly reduced 1-OHP levels in COWs. Cigarette smoking significantly increased urinary 1-OHP levels in unexposed referents but had no effect in COWs. Chinese COWs, especially topside workers and benchmen, are exposed to high levels of PAHs. Urinary 1-OHP concentrations appear to be modulated by respirator usage and BMI in COWs, as well as by smoking in unexposed referents.

Bo Chen; Yunping Hu; Lixing Zheng; Qiangyi Wang; Yuanfen Zhou; Taiyi Jin [Fudan University, Shanghai (China). School of Public Health

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing Cancer Risk of Coal-Fired Power Plant Workers Exposed to PAHs  

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To study the relationship between the concentration of urinary 1-OH-Py, 3-OH-BaP and the degree as well as the pathways of human exposure to PAHs, we collected 24-hour air, dietary and urine samples of 60 oven workers in a coal-fired power plant of Central ... Keywords: biomarkers, medium-air and food, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), exposure assessment, cancer risk

Bin Li; Zhaolong Zhang; Haitao Fan; Cheng Zeng

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anticipated Radiological Dose to Worker for Plutonium Stabilization and Handling at PFP - Project W-460  

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This report provides estimates of the expected whole body and extremity radiological dose, expressed as dose equivalent (DE), to workers conducting planned plutonium (Pu) stabilization processes at the Hanford Site Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP). The report is based on a time and motion dose study commissioned for Project W-460, Plutonium Stabilization and Handling, to provide personnel exposure estimates for construction work in the PFP storage vault area plus operation of stabilization and packaging equipment at PFP.

Weiss, E V

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

The quest for a job: an analysis of underemployment among Puerto Rican workers in Puerto Rico  

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The utilization of labor in Puerto Rico is a continuing problem. Researchers have focused their attention on the unemployed but not on the quality of employment. The Labor Utilization Framework (LUF) used in this study examines underemployment in terms of five categories: unemployed, subemployed, involuntary part-time underemployment, low-income underemployment (the working poor), those underemployed due to mismatch (workers who have higher levels of education than required by their jobs), and adequately employed (worker who do not belong to any of the remaining categories). This study examines the quality of jobs available and held by the Puerto Rican population and attempts to determine the factors affecting the utilization of the Puerto Rican labor force. It compares results for Puerto Ricans in Puerto Rico to those for Puerto Ricans and other Hispanics in the United States in order to identify the importance of factors unique to the structure of the labor force in Puerto Rico. It was hypothesized that education, occupation, industry, presence of children, age, marital status, sex and disability, would affect the likelihood of being adequately employed and that industrial and occupational structure differences between Puerto Rico and the United States will disadvantage Puerto Ricans in Puerto Rico more than the other population groups in the United States. The data used for this study are taken from three different sources: the Public Use Samples of the 1980 U.S. Census of Population and Housing (PUMS), the Current Population Survey of March of 1980, and "Encuesta del Trabajador" (ET). The methodological techniques used includea standardization of percent distribution and logistic regression. The findings generally support the hypotheses. Marginal workers are less likely to be adequately employed than workers who do not possess such characteristics. The results of this study are important not only for Puerto Ricans, but also for other minority group members in the United States. Major implications and limitations of the results are discussed.

Lugo Ramos, Nancy

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The organizational social context of mental health services and clinician attitudes toward evidence-based practice: A United States national study  

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is that mental health clinic organizational culture andCA: The organizational context of children's mental healthThe organizational social context of mental health services

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health hazard evaluation report HETA 94-0253-2451, Pan American Health Organization, Bogota, Colombia, South America  

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In response to a request from the Pan American Health Organization, an investigation was begun into possible hazardous working conditions at the ECOPETROL Oil Refinery in Barrancabermeja, Colombia. The study was to evaluate employee exposure to benzene, toluene, xylene, ethyl-benzene, and cyclohexane in various areas of the refinery. ECOPETROL was an integrated oil refinery with a refining capacity of 200,000 barrels per day. In the aromatics facility benzene, toluene, xylene, ethyl-benzene, and cyclohexane were refined from napththa. The author concludes that a hazard existed for some workers from exposure to benzene. The author recommends that benzene exposure be controlled through the use of personal protective equipment and environmental monitoring programs.

Kelly, J.; Echt, A.

1994-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Shift Work and Potential Health Effects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of this report is to inform the electric power industry of current scientific knowledge on worker health and safety risks associated with shift work in order to support future research planning. Shift work has been found to be associated with increased cancer risks8212primarily of breast cancer and (to a lesser extent) prostate and colon cancer. Risk of occupational injuries increases with several common characteristics of shift work8212particularly rotating shifts and longer shift lengths....

2011-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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-----_ _111 _ _ _ __ HEALTH STATU~S  

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- - - - -_ _111 _ _ _ __ HEALTH STATU~S OF VIETNAM VETER~I~NS SUPPLEMENT A LABORATORY METHOD~3 AND QUALITY CONTROL U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SEIIVICES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE Control Vietnam Experience Study January 1989 t t U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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Windows and Offices: A Study of Office Worker Performance and  

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, with oversight and assistance from William Caroll and Ed Sanchez. Doug Norwood of the Facilities Department and resources to provide information and support that was essential to the completion of this project. Technical

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May 21, 2012, Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Focus Group Training Work Group Charter  

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05-21-12 05-21-12 Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Focus Group Training Work Group Charter In an ongoing effort to further the improvement of health, safety, environmental, and security performance within the Department, DOE is engaged in the establishment of Work Groups to pursue health and safety improvement across the DOE Complex. These efforts support DOE's responsibility as owner/manager to protect its greatest asset: the worker. The work groups support DOE's integrated safety management system and further DOE's best interests by fostering worker involvement and partnerships to maximize continuity of operations and the success of the Department's national security mission.

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Updated Mortality Analysis of Radiation Workers at Rocketdyne (Atomics International), 1948-2008  

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Updated analyses of mortality data are presented on 46,970 workers employed 1948-1999 at Rocketdyne (Atomics International). Overall, 5,801 workers were involved in radiation activities, including 2,232 who were monitored for intakes of radionuclides, and 41,169 workers were engaged in rocket testing or other non-radiation activities. The worker population is unique in that lifetime occupational doses from all places of employment were sought, updated and incorporated into the analyses. Further, radiation doses from intakes of 14 different radionuclides were calculated for 16 organs or tissues using biokinetic models of the International Commission on Radiation Protection (ICRP). Because only negligible exposures were received by the 247 workers monitored for radiation activities after 1999, the mean dose from external radiation remained essentially the same at 13.5 mSv (maximum 1 Sv) as reported previously, as did the mean lung dose from external and internal radiation combined at 19.0 mSv (maximum 3.6 Sv). An additional 9 years of follow-up, from December 31,1999 through 2008, increased the person-years of observation for the radiation workers by 21.7% to 196,674 (mean 33.9 years) and the number of cancer deaths by 50% to 684. Analyses included external comparisons with the general population and the computation of standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) and internal comparisons using proportional hazards models and the computation of relative risks (RRs). A low SMR for all causes of death (SMR 0.82; 95% CI 0.78-0.85) continued to indicate that the Rocketdyne radiation workers were healthier than the general population and were less likely to die. The SMRs for all cancers taken together (SMR 0.88; 95% CI 0.81-0.95), lung cancer (SMR 0.87; 95% CI 0.76-1.00) and leukemia other than chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) (SMR 1.04; 95% 0.67-1.53) were not significantly elevated. Cox regression analyses revealed no significant dose-response trends for any cancer. For all cancers excluding leukemia, the RR at 100 mSv was estimated as 0.98 (95% CI 0.82-1.17), and for all leukemia other than CLL it was 1.06 (95% CI 0.50-2.23). Uranium was the primary radionuclide contributing to internal exposures, but no significant increases in lung and kidney disease were seen. The extended follow-up reinforces the findings in the previous study in failing to observe a detectable increase in cancer deaths associated with radiation, but strong conclusions still cannot be drawn because of small numbers and relatively low career doses. Larger combined studies of early workers in the United States using similar methodologies are warranted to refine and clarify radiation risks after protracted exposures.

Boice Jr JD, Colen SS, Mumma MT, Ellis ED, Eckerman DF, Leggett RW, Boecker BB, Brill B, Henderson BE

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Studies on persons exposed to plutonium  

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The results of four studies of persons exposed, or potentially exposed, to plutonium are summarized. The studies are: a five-year update on clinical examinations and health experience of 26 Manhattan District workers heavily exposed at Los Alamos in 1944 to 1945; a 30-year mortality follow-up of 224 white male workers with plutonium body burdens of 10 nCi or more; a review of cancer mortality rates between 1950 and 1969 among Los Alamos County, New Mexico, male residents, all of whom have worked in or have lived within a few kilometers of a major plutonium plant and other nuclear facilities; and a review of cancer incidence rates between 1969 and 1974 in male residents of Los Alamos County. No excess of mortality due to any cause was observed in the 224 male subjects with the highest plutonium exposures at Los Alamos. Clinical examinations of the Manhattan District workers, whose average age in 1976 was 56 years, show them to be active persons with diseases that are not unusual for their ages. The two deaths in this group over the past 30 years have not been due to cancer. Mortality and incidence data indicate no excess of lung cancer in Los Alamos County males.

Voelz, G.L.; Stebbings, J.H.; Hempelmann, L.H.; Haxton, L.K.; York, D.A.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery Act Workers Demolish Facility Tied to Project Pluto History  

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LAS VEGAS - Workers recently razed a facility used in the LAS VEGAS - Workers recently razed a facility used in the historic Project Pluto, the latest American Recovery and Rein- vestment Act accomplishment helping clean up traces of past nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). Recovery Act workers safely hauled the last demolition waste from the Pluto Disassembly Facility to disposal facilities Jan. 11. The project is slated for completion this spring after work- ers finish installing a concrete cap over the below-ground level where the facility stood. "Without Recovery Act funding, the demolition of Pluto would not have been feasible for several more years," Federal Sub- Project Director Kevin Cabble said. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Pluto facility was used to develop the world's first

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Microsoft Word - WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety1  

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Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety CARLSBAD, N.M., March 3, 2011 - Officials with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) are citing the recent accreditation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Laboratory as a cause for reflection on the important role environmental monitoring has played during WIPP's 12-year history. In February, the WIPP Laboratory, which operates out of the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC), was accredited by the DOE's Laboratory Accreditation Program for the fourth consecutive time. The lab received accreditation for conducting in vitro radiobioassay analysis - meaning it analyzes levels of radioactivity in the biological waste of radiological workers who might have come into contact with radiological

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WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety | Department of Energy  

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Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety March 3, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Deb Gill U.S. DOE Carlsbad Field Office (575) 234-7270 CARLSBAD, N.M. - Officials with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) are citing the recent accreditation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Laboratory as a cause for reflection on the important role environmental monitoring has played during WIPP's 12-year history. In February, the WIPP Laboratory, which operates out of the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC), was accredited by the DOE's Laboratory Accreditation Program for the fourth consecutive time. The lab received accreditation for conducting in vitro radiobioassay

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WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety March 3, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Deb Gill U.S. DOE Carlsbad Field Office (575) 234-7270 CARLSBAD, N.M. - Officials with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) are citing the recent accreditation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Laboratory as a cause for reflection on the important role environmental monitoring has played during WIPP's 12-year history. In February, the WIPP Laboratory, which operates out of the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center (CEMRC), was accredited by the DOE's Laboratory Accreditation Program for the fourth consecutive time. The lab received accreditation for conducting in vitro radiobioassay

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Idaho Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Efficiency, Saves  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Efficiency, Saves Taxpayer Dollars Idaho Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Efficiency, Saves Taxpayer Dollars August 27, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis The box retrieval forklift carriage is used to lift a degraded box as retrieval personnel monitor progress. The box retrieval forklift carriage is used to lift a degraded box as retrieval personnel monitor progress. The new soft-sided overpack is placed for shipment for treatment and repackaging. The new soft-sided overpack is placed for shipment for treatment and repackaging. The box retrieval forklift carriage is used to lift a degraded box as retrieval personnel monitor progress. The new soft-sided overpack is placed for shipment for treatment and repackaging.

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New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers New Year, New Certification Opportunities for Home Energy Workers January 2, 2014 - 10:23am Addthis Trainees practice techniques on miniature model homes at the New River Center for Energy Research & Training in Christiansburg, Virginia. The Energy Department has developed a new certification program for quality control inspectors, energy auditors, crew leaders, and retrofit installer technicians, as part of the Weatherization Assistance Program's Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project. | Photo courtesy of Weatherization Assistance Program Technical Assistance Center Trainees practice techniques on miniature model homes at the New River Center for Energy Research & Training in Christiansburg, Virginia. The

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Union Helps Produce Women Workers | Department of Energy  

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Union Helps Produce Women Workers Union Helps Produce Women Workers Union Helps Produce Women Workers January 21, 2010 - 3:15pm Addthis Joshua DeLung At the Community Environmental Center in Long Island City, N.Y. - and across the country - you don't always see a lot of women in the construction business. Locating experienced female weatherization technicians to recruit had proven difficult for CEC, but 30-year-old Tahlia Williams is the beginning of a new era in the clean energy economy. "Construction is something I had wanted to do for a long time," Tahlia says. "I had no way of knowing how to get into this field because I always heard it was a man's world. I wanted in." When the Recovery Act passed, providing more funding than ever to weatherize an unprecedented number of homes, CEC needed to train and hire

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Radiological Worker Training - Radiological Contamination Control for Laboratory Research  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

B B December 2008 DOE HANDBOOK RADIOLOGICAL WORKER TRAINING RADIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION CONTROL TRAINING FOR LABORATORY RESEARCH U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910 Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE Radiological Worker Training Appendix B Radiological Contamination Control for Laboratory Research DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ . Radiological Worker Training Appendix B Radiological Contamination Control for Laboratory Research DOE-HDBK-1130-2008 iii Foreword This Handbook describes a recommended implementation process for core training as outlined in

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Training Program Graduates Weatherization-Ready Workers | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Training Program Graduates Weatherization-Ready Workers Training Program Graduates Weatherization-Ready Workers Training Program Graduates Weatherization-Ready Workers April 29, 2010 - 5:45pm Addthis Daniel Tello demonstrates how to prepare an attic space for insulation using skills learned from the First Choice Program. | Photo courtesy of HCDC, Human Capital Development Corp., Inc. and Scott Anderson Daniel Tello demonstrates how to prepare an attic space for insulation using skills learned from the First Choice Program. | Photo courtesy of HCDC, Human Capital Development Corp., Inc. and Scott Anderson Lindsay Gsell On graduation day, students at Human Capital Development Corp., Inc. (HCDC) leave with more than just a diploma. They receive a hard hat, tool belt, hammer, utility knife and a tape measure. Graduates from Racine, Wis.-based HCDC First Choice Program are literally

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Pennsylvania College Trains Weatherization Workers | Department of Energy  

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Pennsylvania College Trains Weatherization Workers Pennsylvania College Trains Weatherization Workers Pennsylvania College Trains Weatherization Workers March 8, 2010 - 10:55am Addthis Paul Lester Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy In Northeastern Pennsylvania, an area hard hit by recession, good jobs and careers can be hard to come by. "Lots of people have been out of work for months. It's a manufacturing area and there were a lot of layoffs in the past year," notes Liz Brobst, program coordinator for Johnson College, a private two-year technical college founded in 1912. The unemployment rate in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area rose to 9.7 percent in December, and closed out 2009 near a 17-year high. But opportunities for new careers are emerging through the Department of

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Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes | Department of  

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Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes December 2, 2009 - 5:20pm Addthis Joshua DeLung Doing good deeds for others is what Pete Boogaart in Holland, Mich., is all about. Pete, who's a married empty-nester with four kids, lost his job in January after keeping Americans safe and comfortable by testing car parts for the last 15 years. But through volunteering for a local action agency, he retooled his old skills and scored a new job as a weatherization inspector. His experience using gauges and other testing equipment made him a shoo-in. When he was in the car industry, he used gauges to test everything, down to the latch that holds the center console closed. "There are certain mandatory tests in weatherization that you have to do

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Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes Former Auto Worker Gauges Efficiency of American Homes December 2, 2009 - 5:20pm Addthis Joshua DeLung Doing good deeds for others is what Pete Boogaart in Holland, Mich., is all about. Pete, who's a married empty-nester with four kids, lost his job in January after keeping Americans safe and comfortable by testing car parts for the last 15 years. But through volunteering for a local action agency, he retooled his old skills and scored a new job as a weatherization inspector. His experience using gauges and other testing equipment made him a shoo-in. When he was in the car industry, he used gauges to test everything, down to the latch that holds the center console closed. "There are certain mandatory tests in weatherization that you have to do

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Fostering a New Generation of Geothermal Workers | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Fostering a New Generation of Geothermal Workers Fostering a New Generation of Geothermal Workers Fostering a New Generation of Geothermal Workers October 5, 2010 - 4:31pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Editor's Note: The Registration Deadline has been extended to November 12th. If there's one thing that absolutely must be in place to build a robust clean energy economy, it's a robust and well-trained clean energy workforce. Think about it - we're doing something here that we've never really done before, at least not to this scale. It's one thing to install solar panels on top of large building complexes and in huge fields - but how about every home in America? And if we're really going to use electric vehicles to the scale that David Sandalow talked about yesterday,

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Union Helps Produce Women Workers | Department of Energy  

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Union Helps Produce Women Workers Union Helps Produce Women Workers Union Helps Produce Women Workers January 21, 2010 - 3:15pm Addthis Joshua DeLung At the Community Environmental Center in Long Island City, N.Y. - and across the country - you don't always see a lot of women in the construction business. Locating experienced female weatherization technicians to recruit had proven difficult for CEC, but 30-year-old Tahlia Williams is the beginning of a new era in the clean energy economy. "Construction is something I had wanted to do for a long time," Tahlia says. "I had no way of knowing how to get into this field because I always heard it was a man's world. I wanted in." When the Recovery Act passed, providing more funding than ever to weatherize an unprecedented number of homes, CEC needed to train and hire

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Microsoft Word - HanfordWorkersComp082409.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

memorandum DATE: August 27, 2009 REPLY TO ATTN OF: IG-40 SUBJECT: Letter Report on "Allegations of Improper Hanford Workers' Compensation Payments," (INS-L-09-07, S09IS017) TO: Manager, Office of River Protection Manager, Richland Operations Office This is to advise you of the results of an Office of Inspector General inspection concerning workers' compensation related allegations at the Hanford site. Specifically, it was alleged that the Hanford site's tank farm contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), was paying employees on workers' compensation over 100 percent of their net salaries and beyond the 180 day limit allowed under the site's labor agreement. It was also alleged that the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of River Protection (ORP), WRPS, and the

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DOE-STD-1187-2005; Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry Data Collection and Management Guidance  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 5 May 2005 DOE TECHNICAL STANDARD Beryllium-Associated Worker Registry Data Collection and Management Guidance U.S. Department of Energy AREA SAFT Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-STD-1187-2005 ii FOREWORD 1. Use of this standard is not mandatory. Users should review the document and determine if it meets their purpose. 2. Comments (recommendations, additions, and deletions) that may be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Health, c/o Paul Wambach, EH-53/270 Corporate Square Building, 1000 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20585-0270. 3. This standard was developed through a consensus process by staff operating the DOE

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Health News  

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News Open Data for Climate and Health Insights Print E-mail Metadata Access Tool for Climate and Health (MATCH) Website Thursday, May 9, 2013 Posted by Tom Armstrong, Executive...

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Human Health  

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Human Health Print E-mail Climate change can have a number of direct and indirect effects on human health. For example, rising temperatures can contribute to the number of deaths...

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Mobile Communications for Medical Care a study of current and future healthcare and health promotion applications, and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

locations. It includes telehealth (or eHealth) applications if delivery over a mobile network adds utility the threat of pan- demics; globalisation and population mobility; an ageing and increasing population; rising applications but not all): In many developed countries, the coverage of mobile infrastructure is near

Talbot, James P.

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Worker's Participation in the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Firm: A Study of Twentv-one Plywood Firms in the Pacifictheory: the case of the plywood firms," in Robert Jackallmost frequently studied are the plywood cooperatives in the

Strauss, George; Hammer, Tove

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating a Telenovela: The Safety of Latino Construction Workers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

much in public health jargon Organizational characteristicsorganizational and institutional communication) provides a context, within the larger healthorganizational decision making (Emmons, 2000). EE and health

Castaneda, Diego Emiliano

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Health and Nutrition News  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

US National Institutes of Health (NIH)used modern statistics to review data that were not included in the original 1978 publication of results from the Sydney Diet Heart Study (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 109:317330). Health and Nutritio

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Exploring the Effect of mHealth Technologies on Communication and Information Sharing in a Pediatric Critical Care Unit: A Case Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Communication and information sharing is an important aspect of healthcare information technology and mHealth management. A main requirement in the quality of patient care is the ability of all health care participants to communicate. Research illustrates ... Keywords: Health Care Technology, Information Technology, Management of Technology, Professional Communication, Technology Assessment, eHealth, mHealth

Rocci Luppicini; Victoria Aceti

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

MICA: A Mobile Support System for Warehouse Workers  

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Thousands of small and medium-sized companies world-wide have non-automated warehouses. Picking orders are manually processed by blue-collar workers; however, this process is highly error-prone. There are various kinds of picking errors that can occur, ... Keywords: Assistance System, Interaction-by-Doing, Positioning, RFID, Warehouse

Christian R. Prause; Marc Jentsch; Markus Eisenhauer

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Energy Department Announces Creation of New Health, Safety and Security  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Creation of New Health, Safety and Creation of New Health, Safety and Security Office Energy Department Announces Creation of New Health, Safety and Security Office August 30, 2006 - 8:53am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the creation of a new office to strengthen and improve the health, safety, and security of the DOE workers, facilities and the public. The new office, called the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), will help formulate and implement health, safety and security policy for the Department, provide assistance to DOE sites, conduct oversight through rigorous field inspections, and carry out enforcement activities previously carried out by the Offices of Environment, Safety and Health (EH) and Security and Safety Performance Assurance (SSA). This move builds on a number of actions the

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BMC Health Services Research BioMed Central Study protocol A randomised trial of an internet weight control resource: The UK  

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2003 Kirk et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article: verbatim copying and redistribution of this article are permitted in all media for any purpose, provided this notice is preserved along with the article's original URL. Background: Obesity treatment is notoriously unsuccessful and one of the barriers to successful weight loss reported by patients is a lack of social support. The Internet offers a novel and fast approach to the delivery of health information, enabling 24-hour access to help and advice. However, much of the health information available on the Internet is unregulated or not written by qualified health professionals to provide unbiased information. The proposed study aims to compare a web-based weight loss package with traditional dietary treatment of obesity in participants. The project aims to deliver high quality information to the patient and to evaluate the effectiveness of this information, both in terms of weight loss outcomes and cost-effectiveness. Methods: This study is a randomised controlled trial of a weight loss package against usual care provided within General Practice (GP) surgeries in Leeds, UK. Participants will be recruited via posters placed in participating practices. A target recruitment figure of 220 will enable 180 people to be recruited (allowing for 22 % dropout). Participants agreeing to take part in the study will be

Weight Control Trial [isrctn; Sara Fl Kirk; Emma L Harvey; Aine Mcconnon; Jennie E Pollard; Darren C Greenwood; James D Thomas; Joan K Ransley Open Access; Jennie E Pollard; Darren C Greenwood; James D Thomas; Joan K Ransley

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organized Workers and the Making of Los Angeles, 1890-1915  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

principal industriesits flour mills, carpentry shops, andfrom L.A. 's flour and cereal mill workers, teamsters,

Stansbury, Jeffrey D

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Designing productive spaces for mobile workers: Role insights from network analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Workspace design has not been keeping up with the evolving needs of mobile workers. Although the economic benefits of mobile work have been expanding for companies, few companies have mobile worker strategies that seriously address how new ways of working ... Keywords: Mobile workforce, knowledge management, mobile worker roles, physical work environments, value network analysis, workplace collaboration

Camille Venezia; Verna Allee; Oliver Schwabe

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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September 16, 2008; HSS/Union Working Group Meeting, Former Worker and Energy Compensation Programs, CAIRS Reporting, Central Worker Data Tracking - Information Package  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Former Worker/Energy Compensation DOE Former Worker/Energy Compensation CAIRS Central Worker Data Tracking September 16, 2008 September 16, 2008 CAIRS Central Worker Data Tracking September 16, 2008 n The information contained in this package is intended to be reference materials pertaining to the September 16, 2008 HSS/Union working group meeting. The informational pieces have been retrieved from the Internet or submitted by HSS and Union representatives for inclusion in the package, and does not necessarily reflect the view, support, or endorsement of all of the participating organizations. Agenda 08-19-08 Draft HSS/Union Working Group Meeting September 16, 2008 1:00 - 3:00 pm EST FORS 7E-069 SUBJECT: Former Worker/Energy Compensation Programs CAIRS Reporting Central Worker Data Tracking

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Health IT  

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... Fewer errors and redundant tests. ... Since 2004, NIST has worked closely with the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National ...

2013-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating The Non-Electrical Worker Into The Electrical Safety Program  

SciTech Connect

The intent of this paper is to demonstrate an electrical safety program that incorporates all workers into the program, not just the electrical workers. It is largely in response to a paper presented at the 2012 ESW by Lanny Floyd entitled "Facilitating Application of Electrical Safety Best Practices to "Other" Workers" which requested all attendees to review their electrical safety program to assure that non-electrical workers were protected as well as electrical workers. The referenced paper indicated that roughly 50% of electrical incidents involve workers whose primary function is not electrical in nature. It also encouraged all to "address electrical safety for all workers and not just workers whose job responsibilities involve working on or near energized electrical circuits." In this paper, a program which includes specific briefings to non-electrical workers as well as to workers who may need to perform their normal activities in proximity to energized electrical conductors is presented. The program uses a targeted approach to specific areas such as welding, excavating, rigging, chart reading, switching, cord and plug equipment and several other general areas to point out hazards that may exist and how to avoid them. NFPA 70E-2004 was incorporated into the program several years ago and with it the need to include the "other" workers became apparent. The site experience over the years supports the assertion that about half of the electrical incidents involve non-electrical workers and this prompted us to develop specific briefings to enhance the knowledge of the non-electrical worker regarding safe electrical practices. The promotion of "May is Electrical Safety Month" and the development of informative presentations which are delivered to the general site population as well as electrical workers have greatly improved the hazards awareness status of the general worker on site.

2012-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Research helps safeguard nuclear workers worldwide - Argonne's Historical  

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Research helps safeguard nuclear workers Research helps safeguard nuclear workers worldwide About Director's Welcome Organization Achievements Highlights Fact Sheets, Brochures & Other Documents Multimedia Library Visit Argonne Work with Argonne Contact us Nuclear Energy Why Nuclear Energy? Why are some people afraid of Nuclear Energy? How do nuclear reactors work? Cheaper & Safer Nuclear Energy Helping to Solve the Nuclear Waste Problem Nuclear Reactors Nuclear Reactors Early Exploration Training Reactors Basic and Applied Science Research LWR Technology Development BORAX-III lighting Arco, Idaho (Press Release) Heavy Water and Graphite Reactors Fast Reactor Technology Integral Fast Reactor Argonne Reactor Tree CP-1 70th Anniversary CP-1 70th Anniversary Argonne's Nuclear Science and Technology Legacy Argonne's Nuclear Science and Technology Legacy

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Former Worker Program - Defunct Beryllium Vendor Screening Program  

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Defunct Beryllium Vendor Screening Program Defunct Beryllium Vendor Screening Program Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) In February 2005, DOE expanded the beryllium screening program to include former employees of defunct DOE beryllium vendors who were employed with these companies while they performed work for DOE. This change was made to ensure that workers who no longer have an employer to turn to for beryllium disease testing could receive this important screening. DOE will offer these individuals a blood test at no cost to check for beryllium sensitization. DOE will pay for both the costs of drawing the blood and the analysis of the blood. If a screened individual receives an abnormal test for beryllium sensitization, they can receive medical monitoring for beryllium disease through DOL's EEOICP.

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Heat Stress for Workers in the Electric Power Industry  

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Electric power workers can be exposed to the high temperatures and humidity of the coastal and Midwest regions of the United States during the summer or the hot, dry conditions typical for the Southwest of the United States. In addition, linesmen may be required to don personal protective equipment such as coveralls, a helmet, and rubber gloves as well as flame- and arc-resistant clothing that allow them to work electrical power transmission and distribution lines without service interruption. Personnel ...

2012-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

473

Measured Breakdown Voltage and Leakage Current of Line Worker Boots  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Worker safety is every electric power company's number one priority. Denergized line maintenance is an important task to ensure reliable operation of a transmission line. The grounding installed during this operation must be designed to shunt any unforeseen fault current and prevent electric shock and any associated consequences. The research described in this report describes electrical characteristics of work shoes, which comprise an important part of a model for minimizing hazardous outcomes.

2009-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Putting a price on worker fatigue  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In a round-the-clock industry such as mining, extended work hours may be necessary for production but damaging to the bottom line. A recent report commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) attempts to document the relationship between sleep, working arrangements and fatigue. The study, titled Work Design, Fatigue and Sleep by Dr. Angela Baker and Dr. Sally Ferguson of the Australian Center for Sleep Research at the University of South Australia contains information useful for managing fatigue in the workplace. The publication is available free online at http://www.minerals.org.au. The study offers guidelines for planing work schedules or for chaning shifts. William G. Sirosis, senior vice president and COO of Circadian Technologies Inc., also addressed this topic in a presentation at the recent MineWest 2006 conference. He pointed out that the exact dollar costs of operating with a fatigued workforce was difficult to pinpoint but the cumulative effect can be damaging to a company's production and profitability. He suggested steps to a successful management programme.

Carter, R.A.

2007-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

475

Microdistribution and Long-Term Retention of 239Pu (NO3)4 in the Respiratory Tracts of an Acutely Exposed Plutonium Worker and Experimental Beagle Dogs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The long-term retention of inhaled soluble forms of plutonium raises concerns as to the potential health effects in persons working in nuclear energy or the nuclear weapons program. The distributions of long-term retained inhaled plutonium-nitrate [239Pu (NO3)4] deposited in the lungs of an accidentally exposed nuclear worker (Human Case 0269) and in the lungs of experimentally exposed beagle dogs with varying initial lung depositions were determined via autoradiographs of selected histological lung, lymph node, trachea, and nasal turbinate tissue sections. These studies showed that both the human and dogs had a non-uniform distribution of plutonium throughout the lung tissue. Fibrotic scar tissue effectively encapsulated a portion of the plutonium and prevented its clearance from the body or translocation to other tissues and diminished dose to organ parenchyma. Alpha radiation activity from deposited plutonium in Human Case 0269 was observed primarily along the sub-pleural regions while no alpha activity was seen in the tracheobronchial lymph nodes of this individual. However, relatively high activity levels in the tracheobronchial lymph nodes of the beagles indicated the lymphatic system was effective in clearing deposited plutonium from the lung tissues. In both the human case and beagle dogs, the appearance of retained plutonium within the respiratory tract was inconsistent with current biokinetic models of clearance for soluble forms of plutonium. Bound plutonium can have a marked effect on the dose to the lungs and subsequent radiation exposure has the potential increase in cancer risk.

Nielsen, Christopher E.; Wilson, Dulaney A.; Brooks, Antone L.; McCord, Stacey; Dagle, Gerald E.; James, Anthony C.; Tolmachev, Sergei Y.; Thrall, Brian D.; Morgan, William F.

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health-hazard evaluation report HETA 86-184-1719, AMTRAK, Long Island City, New York  

SciTech Connect

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 817 requested a study be made to determine the potential exposure of workers at the Engine House associated with the AMTRAK New York Maintenance Facilities, Long Island City, New York to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Full shift breathing zone and environmental air samples were collected.

Hartle, R.W.

1986-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Manager's Guide for Safety and Health Walkthroughs  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Manager's Guide Manager's Guide for Safety and Health Walkthroughs Page 2 of 23 ABOUT THIS GUIDE This Guide can serve as a tool in observing activities and conducting interviews of personnel during the walkthroughs. This Guide contains both general and discipline specific "lines of inquiry" for areas of safety and health. It is intended to act as a guide in promoting discussions with workers on various safety and health issues as well as to initiate a more focused observation of activities and conditions on site. The "Lines of Inquiry" are based on requirements and guidelines from a variety of references such as: Department of Energy Orders Department of Energy Standards Department of Energy Radiological Control Manual Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1910, Occupational

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Worker health and safety in solar thermal power systems. IV. Routine failure hazards  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Routine failure events in selected solar thermal power system designs are examined, and their rates of occurrence estimated. The results are used to compare and rank the systems considered. Modules of 1 to 100 MWe are developed based on reference or other near-term designs. Technologies used include parabolic trough, parabolic dish, and central tower focusing; central and distributed power generation; and proximate and independent siting of power modules. Component counts and failure rates estimated include heat transfer system leaks, sensor failures, and mechanical and electrical component failures, such as pumps, motors, and wire and cable. Depending on the technology chosen, leak rates can approach 1000 per year per 100 MWe system capacity, while component failure rates can be several times that level. Within categories of failures, the various technologies can have rates differing by a factor of 1000 or more. A uniform weighting for the consequences of the various failure types is proposed. Under this weighting, central tower systems are most favored, followed by parabolic trough, parabolic dishes with dispersed power generation, and parabolic dishes with central power generation. This weighting does not account for possible variations in the technologies. A sensitivity analysis is used to bound the relative hazards of the various failure events required to invert one or more of the system rankings.

Ullman, A.Z.; Sokolow, B.B.; Hill, J.; Meunier, G.; Busick, H. III

1979-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy - 29 C.F.R 1910.1200...  

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Contractor Substance Abuse Program Chemical Safety Program Emerging Technology: Nanotechnology BioSafety ErgoEaser Functions, Responsibilities and Authorities (FRA) Integrated...

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Outage managment and health physics issue, 2008  

SciTech Connect

The focus of the May-June issue is on outage management and health physics. Major articles include: Outage optimization initiatives, by George B. Beam, AREVA NP, Inc.; New plant based on excellent track records, by Jim Scarola, Progress Energy; Meeting customer needs and providing environmental benefits, by Peter S. Hastings, Duke Energy; Plants with 3-D design, by Jack A. Bailey, Tennessee Valley Authority; and Highest quality with exceptional planning, by Jason A. Walls, Duke Energy. Industry innovation articles include: Integrated exposure reduction plan, by Ed Wolfe, Exelon; Performance-based radiation worker training, by Joe Giuffre and Timothy Vriezerma, American Electric Power.

Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Office of Health, Safety and Security | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Office of Health, Safety and Security Office of Health, Safety and Security DOE and FWS Sign New MOU on Migratory Bird Protection DOE and the Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Read more President Obama Meets with Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Award Finalists and Winners HSS' Josh Silverman joins other 2013 "Sammie Award" Finalists at the White House to meet President Barack Obama. Read more National Day of Remembrance HSS Honors Former Nuclear Weapons Program Workers On Friday, October 25th 2013, HSS honored over 150 nuclear weapons program workers at the National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM). Read more Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz and Deputy Secretary Daniel B. Poneman

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Assessment of medical waste management at a primary health-care center in Sao Paulo, Brazil  

SciTech Connect

Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Assessment of medical waste management at health-care center before/after intervention. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Qualitative and quantitative results of medical waste management plan are presented. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Adjustments to comply with regulation were adopted and reduction of waste was observed. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The method applied could be useful for similar establishments. - Abstract: According to the Brazilian law, implementation of a Medical Waste Management Plan (MWMP) in health-care units is mandatory, but as far as we know evaluation of such implementation has not taken place yet. The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the improvements deriving from the implementation of a MWMP in a Primary Health-care Center (PHC) located in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The method proposed for evaluation compares the first situation prevailing at this PHC with the situation 1 year after implementation of the MWMP, thus allowing verification of the evolution of the PHC performance. For prior and post-diagnosis, the method was based on: (1) application of a tool (check list) which considered all legal requirements in force; (2) quantification of solid waste subdivided into three categories: infectious waste and sharp devices, recyclable materials and non-recyclable waste; and (3) identification of non-conformity practices. Lack of knowledge on the pertinent legislation by health workers has contributed to non-conformity instances. The legal requirements in force in Brazil today gave origin to a tool (check list) which was utilized in the management of medical waste at the health-care unit studied. This tool resulted into an adequate and simple instrument, required a low investment, allowed collecting data to feed indicators and also conquered the participation of the unit whole staff. Several non-conformities identified in the first diagnosis could be corrected by the instrument utilized. Total waste generation increased 9.8%, but it was possible to reduce the volume of non-recyclable materials (11%) and increase the volume of recyclable materials (4%). It was also possible to segregate organic waste (7%), which was forwarded for production of compost. The rate of infectious waste generation in critical areas decreased from 0.021 to 0.018 kg/procedure. Many improvements have been observed, and now the PHC complies with most of legal requirements, offers periodic training and better biosafety conditions to workers, has reduced the volume of waste sent to sanitary landfills, and has introduced indicators for monitoring its own performance. This evaluation method might subsidize the creation and evaluation of medical waste management plans in similar heath institutions.

Moreira, A.M.M., E-mail: anamariainforme@hotmail.com [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil); Guenther, W.M.R. [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil)

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V-002: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote 2: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords V-002: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords October 15, 2012 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords PLATFORM: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications 2.2.1, 2.3 prior to build 122, 2.4 prior to build 375 ABSTRACT: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Two Vulnerabilities REFERENCE LINKS: EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-025 Secunia Advisory SA50957 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027647 CVE-2012-2284 CVE-2012-2290 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium DISCUSSION:

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V-002: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote 2: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords V-002: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords October 15, 2012 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Obtain Passwords PLATFORM: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications 2.2.1, 2.3 prior to build 122, 2.4 prior to build 375 ABSTRACT: EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Two Vulnerabilities REFERENCE LINKS: EMC Identifier: ESA-2012-025 Secunia Advisory SA50957 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027647 CVE-2012-2284 CVE-2012-2290 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium DISCUSSION:

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Hanford Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium Finishing Plant Hanford Workers Achieve Success in Difficult Glove Box Project at Plutonium Finishing Plant June 26, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Team members gather for a photo after safely and successfully completing a complicated glove box separation. Team members gather for a photo after safely and successfully completing a complicated glove box separation. Workers separate highly contaminated glove boxes from their connection points in Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers separate highly contaminated glove boxes from their connection points in Hanford's Plutonium Finishing Plant. Workers pull a glove box apart and encase each section in a protective covering to prevent exposure.