National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2012

    9/11 Healthcare Worker Fund Will Now Start Covering Cancer Link

    Thankfully, this bit of news is a little more resounding for the World Trade Center anniversary on Tuesday than our report of the political dispute between Bloomberg and Cuomo over the Museum funds from earlier today.According to the New York Post, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Fracking Dangers: Does Hydraulic Fracturing Cause Deadly Lung Disease?

    As fracking spreads across the Marcellus shale formation and the rest of America with the White House's support, a government researcher has announced today that sand dust emitted during hydraulic fracturing might be one "of the most dangerous threats to workers." Citing a National Institute for Oc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    9/11 Responders Must Show They're Not Terrorists Before Receiving Benefits

    ​The new 9/11 health bill requires "tens of thousands of cops, firefighters, construction workers and others who survived the worst terrorist assault in U.S. history and risked their lives in its wake" to prove to the government that they're not terrorists before they can receive medical care, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Three Years After Deadly Deutsche Bank Fire, Still No Real Justice

    Beddia (left) and Graffagnino.By Gavin Aronsen In the three years since a fire at the former Deutsche Bank building claimed the lives of firefighters Robert Beddia and Joseph Graffagnino, not much has changed in the way of culpability for the negligence that led to their deaths. Standing near the ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2005

    Stirring Up the Toxic Dust

    They turned Uncle Sam's uranium into atom bombs, and the work made them sick. Now they've got a new champion—Hillary Clinton