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Programs that promote safe and healthy work environments which protect working people from illness and injury and ensure that risks to health and safety in the workplace (such as exposure to toxic chemicals, biological agents, excessive noise or vibration levels, ionizing radiation, mechanical dangers, heat, cold, work-related stress or unsanitary conditions) are identified and assessed, then eliminated or controlled. Activities may include occupational illness and injury surveillance studies; enforcement of laws that establish health and safety standards for the workplace which seek to eliminate or minimize the incidence of employment-related personal illness, injury or death of workers; education programs and consultation services for employers and employees that address overall health and safety issues as well as specific workplace risk factors; and development and implementation of effective on-site workplace health and safety programs which include policies and procedures, instruction and supervision of workers, reporting and investigation of incidents, workplace inspections, and strong management support and worker participation.

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American Lung Association in PennsylvaniaPrograms include: - Radon Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and reduction methods. Radon testing kits available for purchase - Carbon Monoxide Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and proper steps to take - Air Pollution Awareness: Information on asbestos, environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke, ground-level ozone and other indoor and outdoor air pollutants - Advocacy for Lung Health: Supporting individual, community, workplace, municipal, state and federal initiatives to protect people and environment from air pollution, including support of tobacco control measures - Freedom from Smoking Classes (referral): An 8-session (7 week) program of behavior modification for smoking cessation. Provides suggestions on how to build a healthier lifestyle, including relaxation techniques and avoiding weight gain. Fee is set through participating sites (free through above web site). Participants must finalize fee and program dates through sponsoring hospital. Call ALA for info - Provides information on a residential camp for children, ages 8-13, who have asthma - Also sponsors Better Breather Club Support Group for people living with COPD - Asthma Walk fundraiser, Walk for Life and Breath fundraiser - Call Center: Trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists provide immediate and comprehensive information about specific lung-health issues such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and tuberculosis. Also will provide information on topics including allergies, how to quit smoking and environmental issues. Offers physician referralsCumberlandAmerican Lung Association in PennsylvaniaAmerican Lung Association in Pennsylvania
Occupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Allentown Area OfficeServices include: - Development and enforcement of OSHA regulations in places of private & federal employment - Investigation of all complaints involving safety and health hazards at places of employment both private and federal - Has a contract with Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Safety Sciences Department to provide free on-site consultations to private employers at their request - Also has a resource center on occupational safety and health, which includes written and audio visual materials A service of the U.S. Department of Labor.LehighOccupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Allentown Area OfficeOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Erie Area OfficeServices include: - Development and enforcement of OSHA regulations in places of private & federal employment - Investigation of all complaints involving safety and health hazards at places of employment both private and federal - Has a contract with Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Safety Sciences Department to provide free on-site consultations to private employers at their request - Also has a resource center on occupational safety and health, which includes written and audio visual materials A service of the U.S. Department of Labor.ErieOccupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Erie Area OfficeOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Harrisburg Area OfficeServices include: - Development and enforcement of OSHA regulations in places of private & federal employment - Investigation of all complaints involving safety and health hazards at places of employment both private and federal - Has a contract with Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Safety Sciences Department to provide free on-site consultations to private employers at their request - Also has a resource center on occupational safety and health, which includes written and audio visual materials A service of the U.S. Department of Labor.DauphinOccupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Harrisburg Area OfficeOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Philadelphia Area OfficeServices include: - Development and enforcement of OSHA regulations in places of private & federal employment - Investigation of all complaints involving safety and health hazards at places of employment both private and federal - Has a contract with Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Safety Sciences Department to provide free on-site consultations to private employers at their request - Also has a resource center on occupational safety and health, which includes written and audio visual materials A service of the U.S. Department of Labor.PhiladelphiaOccupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Philadelphia Area OfficeOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) -Pittsburgh Area OfficeServices include: - Development and enforcement of OSHA regulations in places of private & federal employment - Investigation of all complaints involving safety and health hazards at places of employment both private and federal - Has a contract with Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Safety Sciences Department to provide free on-site consultations to private employers at their request - Also has a resource center on occupational safety and health, which includes written and audio visual materials A service of the U.S. Department of Labor.AlleghenyOccupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) -Pittsburgh Area OfficeOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Wilkes-Barre Area OfficeServices include: - Development and enforcement of OSHA regulations in places of private & federal employment - Investigation of all complaints involving safety and health hazards at places of employment both private and federal - Has a contract with Indiana University of Pennsylvania's Safety Sciences Department to provide free on-site consultations to private employers at their request - Also has a resource center on occupational safety and health, which includes written and audio visual materials A service of the U.S. Department of Labor.Occupational Health and Safety ( OSHA ) - Wilkes-Barre Area OfficeOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Summit Occupational HealthAt Summit Occupational Health, we offer a wide variety of safety and preventative services to employers, organizations, students and travelers. We offer flexible scheduling, prompt test results reporting and same day office visits for injured workers. Our medical team is knowledgeable and compliant with DOT regulations and recommendations. They are available for your convenience with immediate on-site evaluations.FranklinSummit Health Occupational Health ServicesSummit Health
United States Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Administration OfficeTo assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorizing enforcement of the standards developed under the Act; by assisting and encouraging the States in their efforts to assure safe and healthful working conditions; by providing for research, information, education and training in the field of occupational safety and health. United States Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health AdministrationUnited States Department of Labor

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