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Work studies reveal increased Alzheimer's risk, and increased chemicals risk posed by COVID-19

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
A study of more than a million workers has identified an increased risk of neurological disease in those from a major sector. In another study on asthma and other lung diseases, researchers have called for the respiratory risks posed by cleaning agents to be included in COVID-19 work guidelines.



Alarming work disease rate found by new silica study

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk, Journal articles - occupational medicine research, Research and reports
A British Medical Journal-published study of Victoria's assessment program for workers at risk of silicosis has highlighted the systemic failure to identify and control the occupational health risk as it emerged, and shows such programs should be adopted by other regions.


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