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CDC reports 2 more cases in Listeria outbreak
Food Safety News
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated the case count of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to Blue Bell products from eight to 10. The two new reported cases are from Arizona and Oklahoma. The other cases are from Texas and Kansas. All of these people were hospitalized, and three deaths were reported from Kansas.
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Tips and apps to assure your employees' safety and health
Entrepreneur
Occupational health and safety: There's an app for that. It's always a good time to assess what you are doing to help protect the safety and health of your employees. Not only is protecting your employees from injuries the right thing to do, the cost of workplace injuries is very high in lost productivity, workers' compensation claims and more.
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Tornado safety bill for schools dies in senate
Oklahoma Watch
A bill that would have allowed public schools to use architects and engineers to do tornado safety assessments in public schools is probably dead for the year, despite the efforts of the state's emergency management director.
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Despite security gaps, no full screening for airport workers
CNN
A Transportation Security Administration committee concluded that full screening of airport employees nationwide would not lower the overall risk to the public, according to a recent report.
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US disaster aid must be overhauled to deal with climate threats, insurers warn
Environment & Energy Publishing
A coalition of insurance companies and environmental organizations is calling for a "complete overhaul" of the nation's disaster policies, which it says encourage dangerous development and wasteful spending after catastrophes strike.
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Are public charging stations worth the risk?
WXIA-TV
Losing power on your phone is the peak of inconvenience. Suddenly, you're cut off: you can't keep in touch with family, stay on top of work or find directions. It's why public charging stations have become so popular. They're popping up at airports, malls and parks. But is the convenience worth the risk?
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How much do natural disasters really cost corporate America?
Fortune
As spring begins in New England after record-setting snowfall this winter, the economic consequences of natural disaster are a common topic of discussion. We know it will have a big impact on New England, but will it affect other parts of the country? If so, who will be affected and how much?
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Study: Fracking waste puts public at risk
InsideClimate News
Weakness in state regulations governing hazardous oil-and-gas waste have allowed the leftovers to be disposed of with little regard to the dangers they pose to human health and the environment, according to a recent study by the environmental organization Earthworks.
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85 percent of Midwest facilities storing 9 toxic chemicals have no public risk management plan
AllGov
Half a dozen Midwestern states are home to facilities storing toxic and flammable chemicals without federal plans for dealing with safety risks affecting the public.
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