Employers have a duty under the Environment Regulation for workplaces of 1987 Section 2 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act to take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker. This includes developing hot and cold environment policies and procedures to protect workers in hot and cold environments.
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Guinea: Ebola viral RNA in semen
A study of Ebola virus disease survivors in Guinea has added to previous evidence that the virus can persist for as long as 9 months in the semen of survivors, reinforcing the concern about a risk of sexual transmission for months after recovery.
An international team of researchers tested 98 semen […]
WHO Issues Yellow Fever Warning as Deadly Outbreak Grows
|April 27, 2016
LONDON/GENEVA (Reuters) – Amid rising concern over a deadly outbreak of yellow fever spreading from Angola, the World Health Organization on Tuesday urged travelers to the African country to heed its warnings and get vaccinated.
At least 258 people have been killed and there have been around 1,975 […]