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Measles is a very contagious infection, also known as Rubeola. Caused by a virus, measles is easily spread. It produces a rash all over the body and can be life-threatening for some people. Thanks to the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine, measles outbreaks are infrequent in Canada. Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script',
Using appropriate limb and body protection helps reduce the risk of injury when working with chainsaws and other equipment. Employers are responsible for providing limb and body protection for workers using chainsaws. This may include pants, chaps, or aprons made of cut-resistant material. For information on choosing and safely using
Radon is an invisible, odourless, tasteless, radioactive gas formed by the disintegration of uranium in the soil. Long-term exposure to radon gas is believed to be the second-highest cause of lung cancer after smoking. Radon has the potential to accumulate in structures below ground where uranium is present in the
Patient handling is the top cause of injury among care workers. Care workers who move people are at significant risk of sprains and strain injuries. Physically dependent people need to be assessed, taking into account the task being performed and the space in which the work will take place. Controlling