Occupational Health

Work and Pregnancy

You’re pregnant! You probably feel like shouting it to the world, and nobody can blame you. But when it comes to telling your boss, experts

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Depression on the Job

From secretaries to CEOs, workers face an epidemic of depression. At any given time, about 9.5 percent of adults suffer from a depressive illness, a

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Welder Tips

Perhaps the greatest threat of injury on the job comes from the welding fumes. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH),

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Accountants

No one would consider being an accountant as dangerous an occupation as, say, race-car driving or coal-mining. But Alan Franciscus, a former accountant at a

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Teen Workers

When teenagers go job hunting, they often have just one thing in mind: money — money for dates, college, or even their family’s rent and

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Bike Messengers

One summer day, Rebecca “Lambchop” Reilly was speeding through the streets of Washington D.C. The 31-year-old bike messenger was making great time until a nearby

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Software Engineers

Eric Barkley, a software engineer with Computer Sciences in Los Angeles, never even has to think twice when asked to work overtime. Even in his

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