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Mining industry stalling efforts to increase workplace safety

In 2010, a beloved husband, father and community member was killed in a preventable work accident. As a mechanic for an open-mining operation, he was often in his work truck. Unfortunately, he was in his parked vehicle when a large haul truck ran over top of it, crushing him. Missouri is home to several mining companies and any efforts to improve workplace safety would benefit workers here and elsewhere.

Working environment may play bigger role in lung disease cases

There have been many studies regarding occupational exposure and various cancers. However, many health care providers may not take into consideration a worker's occupation when arriving at a diagnosis of a  noncancerous lung disease. Missouri workers who are suffering from a respiratory illness may benefit from informing their doctor about their working environment.

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