News tagged with protective equipment

Report: Security agency not prepared for pandemic

The Homeland Security Department's internal watchdog says the agency is ill prepared to respond to a pandemic and has a stockpile of expired or soon-to-expire medicine and supplies on hand.

Sep 08, 2014
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Nurses go on strike in Ebola-hit Liberia

Nurses at Liberia's largest hospital went on strike on Monday, demanding better pay and equipment to protect them against a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed hundreds in the west African nation.

Sep 02, 2014
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Safety gaps found after pesticide review

A review of pesticide use in workplaces recommends increased training, better safety compliance and replacement of the most hazardous pesticides to improve worker safety.

Jun 10, 2014
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Plumber and spray painter high-risk occupations for asthma

Despite known risks and recommendations for protective equipment, many people are still affected with asthma after exposure to chemicals at work. This is the finding of an international study of 13,000 people carried out ...

Jan 15, 2013
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