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How Will Health Reform Impact Workplace Safety?
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Lost in all the polarizing rhetoric associated with the passage of healthcare reform—jubilation for one side and social and economic apocalypse for the other side—is information on how reform could affect workplace health and safety. In a recent National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Science Blog post, the director of that agency, John Howard, MD, identified what the passage and signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act means for workplace safety and health programs and those in charge of administering them.