All articles related to "occupational health":

Professional sports and health

A new study finds that pro football players appear to be at an elevated risk of death compared to pro baseball players. We’ll explore the factors that may be driving this.

High-altitude health

Flight surgeon Christopher Scheibler, MPH ’19, makes sure that Air Force pilots are healthy and that the cockpit environment is safe. He’d like to help make flying safer for everyone else, too. May 31, 2019 – If you…

Blockchain-based survey will help monitor worker welfare

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is part of a new collaboration to develop a system for monitoring worker health and safety using blockchain technology. Blockchain is a technology that allows people to quickly and securely share…

Health and safety in the dry cleaning industry

Dry cleaning is an industry that dates back to the 1600s—when turpentine was used to clean fabrics. But now it's an industry in transition amid growing demand for dry cleaning solvents that are less harmful to humans and…

Report links welding fumes with risk of cancer

More priority needs to be given to protecting the world’s estimated 111 million welders and other workers from exposure to potentially toxic welding fumes, according to David Christiani, Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics at Harvard T.H. Chan…