Friday, 15 February 2019
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Widely available food in US workplaces: Perk or hazard?

Added: 15.02.2019 22:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nearly a quarter of employed adults obtain foods and beverages at work at least once a week, according to a new study. Foods obtained at work are often high in calories, refined grains, added sugars, and sodium.

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Federal employees will wait longer for their grievances to be heard

Added: 15.02.2019 22:04 | 8 views | 0 comments

The Merit Systems Protection Board will have no one at the top on midnight Feb. 28, even after a Senate committee this week advanced two nominees.

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Brazil arrests eight Vale employees in alleged cover-up in dam disaster

Added: 15.02.2019 19:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Brazilian police arrested eight employees of mining firm Vale SA on Friday, accused by state prosecutors of covering up weaknesses at a dam that collapsed and likely killed more than 300 people.


| US coastal businesses hit by everyday impact of climate change, study shows

Added: 15.02.2019 19:00 | 12 views | 0 comments

Annapolis is seeing seas rise at about twice the global rate, and flooding there foreshadows the problems other coastal communities can expect
When the parking lot in the bustling tourist zone of downtown Annapolis floods, the employees at Pip’s Dock Street Dogs restaurant take off their socks and shoes, wrap their legs in trash bags and wade out into the water.
A lot of the time, it’s not even raining. High tides intensified by sea-level rise are just pushing the water inland, overwhelming the drainage system.

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Ohio nursing home patient ‘literally rotted to death’ under care, attorney general says

Added: 15.02.2019 18:06 | 1 views | 0 comments

Six nursing home employees in Ohio and a contracted nurse practitioner have been charged after the death of one patient and the neglect of another.


Educational outreach, public policy changes needed to reduce health hazards at nail salons

Added: 15.02.2019 17:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

The nail salon industry has seen rapid growth within the last 20 years, becoming increasingly popular among women of all ages. For the technicians in those salons, this beauty can come with a cost: an exposure to potentially unsafe chemicals and other health hazards. A study has found that educational outreach and change in public policy are needed to help reduce these hazards for salon employees and owners.

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'Man literally rotted to death:' Ohio nursing home employees charged in death, mistreatment of patients

Added: 15.02.2019 17:53 | 13 views | 0 comments

Seven people have been charged after the death of one patient and the neglect of another, state officials announced Thursday.


Man Who Told Bathroom Patron ‘There’s A Bomb In The Building’ Was Referring To Bowel Movement, Police Say

Added: 15.02.2019 14:51 | 11 views | 0 comments

A man who told a fellow bathroom patron that there was a "bomb in the building" was actually referring to a bowel movement, police say.
The incident happened in Wichita, Kansas, where police say a man inside a Home Depot bathroom told an employee who was standing next to him that "somebody told me there's a bomb in the building, you need to leave the building." As reported, the employee asked the man again to clarify, and the man repeated the warning about a bomb two more times.
The employee then called 911 and put the man who warned about the bomb on the phone. It was then that the unnamed man revealed that it was supposed to be a joke and that he had heard another person in the bathroom say, "you all need to get out of here because I'm fixin' to blow it up."


Candy store employs special needs students

Added: 15.02.2019 14:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

A candy shop in Massachusetts was bustling on Valentine's Day, as expected. And the store employees – who are all special needs students – are making a positive impact on customers.


Brazil police arrest eight people in Vale dam disaster

Added: 15.02.2019 12:26 | 3 views | 0 comments

Brazilian police arrested eight employees of mining company Vale SA as part of a criminal investigation into the causes of the deadly dam disaster in the town of Brumadinho, state prosecutors said on Friday.


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