Reed Group acquires occupational medicine practice guidelines

Reed Group has acquired the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s (ACOEM) Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines. Under the new agreement, Reed Group will publish and distribute the guidelines; ACOEM will continue to provide the scientific research, content development and methodology underlying them. The acquisition will widen the distribution base for the practice guidelines, which […]

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OSHA publishes guidance on spirometry testing

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued a new guidance document: Spirometry Testing in Occupational Health Programs: Best Practices for Healthcare Professionals. Spirometry is used to evaluate respiratory health and screen workers for their ability to perform certain tasks and/or use personal protective equipment. The guidance is intended for medical personnel who oversee worker […]

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Remediation of mold, dampness likely to reduce health complaints

Persistent dampness and mold damage in the non-industrial workplace, including schools and housing, requires prevention, management and effective remediation, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) says in a new Position Statement on Mold and Dampness in the Built Environment. If visible mold is present, it should be remediated, regardless of what species are present. Such […]

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