Ohio plant faces $92K in federal fines

Essroc Cement Corp. is facing $92,000 in federal fines for alleged workplace health and safety violations at its Stark County, Ohio plant. The plant was cited April 29 for one repeat violation and 10 serious safety violations by Fed-OSHA after it investigated the plant for amputation and silica dust hazards in November following a worker […]

‘Nurses should advocate for better safety standards for hazardous drugs’

A lot of attention is given to the long-term effects of chemotherapy seen in patients with cancer, but handling chemotherapy and other hazardous drugs can also cause acute or chronic effects in nurses or other healthcare providers, and they may be exposed to these hazardous drugs more often than they realize. Cancer Network