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National Safety Month

Each June, the National Safety Council encourages organizations to get involved and participate in National Safety Month. NSM is an annual observance to educate and influence behaviors around the leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths. Each week carries a theme that brings attention to critical safety issues.

2012 Weekly Themes: Week 1:  Employee Wellness & PALA+ Challenge Week 2:  Ergonomics Week 3:  Preventing slips, trips and falls Week 4:  Driving safety

For more information and to sign up for safety widgets for weekly updates, please visit:  http://www.nsc.org/Pages/Home.aspx

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Questions and Answers on Ebola

The current Ebola outbreak is centered on three countries in West Africa: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, although there is the potential for further spread to neighboring African countries.

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In an ominous warning as fatalities mounted in West Africa from the worst known outbreak of the Ebola virus, the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday that the disease was moving faster than efforts to curb it.

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