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Don't let the heat get you

...People working outdoors face an increased risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's Web site, the worker should drink 5 to 7 ounces of fluids every 15 to 20 minutes. Ice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/07/met_461351.shtml
Metro
Plan would cut health funds

AIKEN - Harry Williams never worked at Savannah River Site, but he can relate to those who labored on the radioactive front lines of the Cold War nuclear weapons installation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/02/met_63092.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Research: SRS workers healthier

Savannah River Site workers are less likely to die from cancer than members of the general population, according to the early results of an ongoing study. But the researcher conducting the study cautioned SRS workers Tuesday that the study's results are very early and could change by its completion. "The results are really just preliminary," Daniel Wartenberg told SRS workers during a presentation broadcast live across the site. "They are early results. We would hope over the next few months to complete the study and give you the whole story."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/10/tec_255778.shtml
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A culture of violence

...the numbers, workplace homicide reflects the larger picture in a region," said Lynn Jenkins of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. "There's a pattern. The incidence is consistent with what we see in all homicides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/22/met_214995.shtml
Metro
A culture of violence

...the numbers, workplace homicide reflects the larger picture in a region," said Lynn Jenkins of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. "There's a pattern. The incidence is consistent with what we see in all homicides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/21/met_214960.shtml
Metro
Dying at work

It was terrifyingly efficient. Three bullets, three bodies and an office shattered by the tragedy. No one was prepared for the September afternoon almost a year ago when a gunman walked into the North Augusta office of the Department of Social Services, leaving fear and chaos in his wake.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/25/met_213542.shtml
Metro
Tired, overworked and stressed out

Unlike some of his former co-workers, Mike Hewitt still has a job. He also has a workload that has nearly doubled, a staff that struggles with morale problems, less time for his family and more worries in general.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/22/ent_320025.shtml
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Executive testifies to negligence

BRUNSWICK -- The former environmental control officer for LCP Chemicals-Georgia Inc. testified Wednesday that the company installed a wastewater-treatment system with half the necessary capacity to remove mercury from water released into the environment. As a result, contaminated wastewater flowed onto the grounds of LCP's Brunswick plant. And other wastewater was contaminated with oil when it was improperly stored in tanks left by previous owners, said Douglas Brent Hanson.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/14/met_250175.shtml
Metro
Computer for kids to be available in summer

International Business Machines Corp. and toymaker Little Tikes Co. have seen the future of computing -- and it may be children as young as 3 years old. Hence the two companies have teamed up to offer a standard PC molded into a child-sized purple-and-yellow plastic desk. In addition to age-appropriate software titles such as "Millie's Math House," the $2,399 system comes with a keyboard that can withstand apple-juice spills.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/25/tec_226800.shtml
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