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VIAW Newswire 12.17.12

Posted on 18 December 2012 by admin

South Korean Government Says Samsung Chip Plan Caused Workers’ Breast Cancer

A South Korean government agency said Friday that working at a Samsung Electronics factory caused the breast cancer of a worker who died earlier this year, only the second time it has recognized a link between cancer and Samsung’s chip plants.

Physical Therapy Can Be Beneficial for Workers’ Comp Injuries

Physical therapy is a medical service that uses therapeutic exercise to help a person regain or improve his or her normal body movements.

OSHA Releases Online Tool To Help Protect Workers Exposed to Cadmium

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today released a new interactive online tool to help protect workers exposed to cadmium. The new interactive online tool will assist employers in complying with OSHA’s cadmium standard (29 CFR 1910.1027).

Psycho-Social Challenges of Managing Employee Illness Presenteeism, Absenteeism, and Monday Effect Oh My

The concept of “it’s complicated” extends beyond describing a romantic relationship; it also often applies to the relationship between an employee’s illness or injury and that person’s employment.

Is Workers’ Compensation My Only Option if I Suffer Serious Injuries on a Construction Job?

When you suffer on-the-job injuries at a construction site, or any other place of employment, the Workers Compensation program can provide important benefits to help you obtain immediate medical treatment.

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