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College of Human Medicine

Hazard Alerts

Amputations
Work-Related Amputations and Deaths Due To Power Presses in Michigan
Work-Related Amputations Due to Power Saws
Work-Related Amputations in the Food Service Industry
Assaults
Stop Work-Related Assaults in the Health Care Setting
STOP Work-Related Homicides
Asthma
Fatal Asthma Attack While Cleaning Bulk Milk Tank
Prevent Work-Related Asthma and Hard Metal Lung Disease from Cobalt Exposure
Prevent Work-Related Asthma from Isocyanate Exposure in Foam-in-Place Process
Prevent Work-Related Asthma from Isocyanate Exposure in SPF-Spray Polyurethane Foam Applications for Insulation in the Construction Industry
Prevent Work-Related Asthma from Styrene Exposure
Prevent Work-Related Asthma from Welding Fumes
Prevent Work-Related Asthma in the Transportation Manufacturing Industry
Burns
Food Service Work-Related Burn Injuries in Michigan
Prevent Burns from Hydrofluoric Acid in the Workplace
Work-Related Burns Caused by Cleaning Products
Construction
Don't Get Nailed by a Nail Gun
Electrocuted While Welding
Methylene Chloride Causes Death of Three MI Bathtub Refinishers
Temporary Worker Safety - A Shared Responsibility
Trench Cave-Ins Kill
Explosion
Pyrotechnician Struck By Firework
Falls
Falls From Scaffolds Can Be Deadly - Prevention Is Key!
Plan. Provide. Train. Prevent Fall Injuries & Death
Stop Work-Related Fall Injuries
Stop Fatal Falls in Construction
Work-Related Fatalities & Injuries From Using Ladders in Michigan
Work-Related Hospitalizations From Ice-Related Fall Injuries in Michigan
Farm
CA Storage: Respiration Halted for Fruit and People
Farmer Died As Result Of Starting Tractor On Ground
Farm-Related Machinery Entanglements in Michigan
Safe Animal Handling to Prevent Farm-Related Injuries and Deaths
Safe Use of Tractors Will Prevent Work-Related Deaths
Slippery Clutch Pedal
Why Bother With A ROPS Retrofit?
General
Arborists Look Up Stay Clear & Stay Secured
Carbon Monoxide
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Michigan
Falling Stone Slabs Can Kill
Look for Mobile Equipment Blind Spots
Look Up For Overhead Lines
Work-Related Injuries and Fatalities From Forklifts
Motor Vehicles
Injury Prevention Strategies For Older Drivers
Roadside Workers and Traffic Hazards
Work-Related Fatalities While Performing Rim Wheel Servicing
Work-Related Roadway Collisions: Prevention Strategies for Employers