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OSH in the Movies: This Time It’s Personal

OSH-related issues permeate the movies—whether they are from Hollywood or Bollywood, blockbusters or independent films, foreign flicks or documentaries—and whether the OSH issues are portrayed on screen or occurred while making the movies. Dr. Jim Kesner shares his insight and favorites.  Read More >

Posted on by James Kesner, PhD80 Comments

OSH in the Movies: The full list

  Return to the main blog entry Below are the 82 films we collectively recommended as relating—in some manner—to OSH, along with their release dates, directors, viewer ratings, and comments and summaries. Find your favorites and vote for them in the comments. Read More >

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Vuvuzelas: What’s the Buzz?

Players, event staff, stadium workers, broadcasters, and referees at the World Cup have been repeatedly exposed at their matches to the thundering noise of vuvuzelas--plastic, meter-long South African horns. Vuvuzelas, especially when trumpeted by thousands of fans at once, can reach damaging decibel levels. The hearing health implications of dangerous noise levels also arise at other noisy sporting events and entertainment venues. Read More >

Posted on by Chucri A. Kardous, MS, PE, and Thais Morata, PhD43 Comments

Mad as a Hatter: Mercury and Other Occupational Hazards at the Movies

Inspired by the release of Alice in Wonderland, Dr. James Kesner discusses workplace safety for actors and as portrayed on film. Vote for your favorite occupational safety and health-related movie and learn NIOSH Director, John Howard's favorite pick on the NIOSH Science Blog.  Read More >

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