occupational hazard

Exposure to paint remover chemical kills workmen

February 24th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Exposure to a highly volatile, colourless and toxic chemical, present in paint stripping products, turned fatal for 13 labourers working on bathtubs in the US, according ... Read more...

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Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman Released From Hospital

October 5th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Duane Chapman, better known to his fans as “Dog the Bounty Hunter” has been released from the hospital after receiving treatment for an on-the-job injury. He had been admitted Saturday at ... Read more...

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Duane “Dog The Bounty Hunter” Chapman Hospitalized After Work Injury

October 4th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The well known television reality show bounty hunter, “Dog the Bounty Hunter” was laced in the hospital during the weekend after being injured while on a ... Read more...

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Dog The Bounty Hunter Star Hospitalized With Leg Injury

October 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Duane Chapman, the star of ‘Dog The Bounty Hunter’ was admitted to the hospital last Saturday. He had, apparently, suffered an injury on ... Read more...

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PC Gamers’ Bodies Look Like 60 Year Old Chain Smokers

June 9th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
In today’s world, when information technology is turning increasingly hi-tech, with each passing day, most of the youths have forgotten what outdoor games are and prefer computer games. But the fact, ... Read more...

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Computer gamers ‘have reactions of pilots but chain smokers’ bodies’

June 8th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): Professional computer gamers are so good at their job that their reactions match that of fighters pilots'. However, on the downside, their bodies are like that of 60-year-old ... Read more...

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Injuries an unfortunate occupational hazard for fast bowlers: Oz team physiotherapist

February 9th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 9(ANI): Australia team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris reckons the only way to reduce fast bowler injuries is by providing ample rest to players.As the debate continues over injuries to fast ... Read more...

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McCartney says death rumours led people to think he was an impostor

August 27th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has disclosed that people often checked him over to make sure he wasn't an impostor after the circulation of a conspiracy theory which claimed ... Read more...

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Ronaldo should be lauded for his courage, not condemned for cockiness: Ferguson

March 7th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson has said that Cristiano Ronaldo should be respected because he is prepared to make himself a target to entertain his fans.The Manchester United ... Read more...

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Rob Knox killer convicted

March 5th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
On Wednesday in London court, convicted a 22-year-old man of the frenzied murder of a teenage actor who stars in the latest Harry Potter film.Earlier Karl Bishop was found guilty of the ... Read more...

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Lahore terror strike has ended Pak’’s equation in world cricket: Speed

March 5th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.5 (ANI): Former CEO of the International Cricket Council, Malcolm Speed, has said that Tuesdays terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore, has changed the way the sport is ... Read more...

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Question marks over Sidebottoms durability and future

November 20th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, Nov.20 (ANI): Question marks have surfaced about England fast bowler Ryan Sidebottoms durability and future in the game after he was ruled out of the third one-day international against India ... Read more...

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Brit town crier deafened by his own bell after 25 years!

October 14th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Keith Jackman, 86, revealed that the loud volume of his own bell has ruined his hearing power."Twenty five years of ringing the bell in my right hand has had an effect ... Read more...

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Stressed Japanese workers take to intravenous drip to deal with depression

October 4th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): A clinic in Tokyo is attracting more and more weary workers who arrive here for an intravenous drip that provides an instant pick-me-up. Tenteki10 clinics are said to ... Read more...

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Mammootty continues box office reign with ‘Annan Thampi’

May 4th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty continues to be a crowd puller and his latest release "Annan Thampi" proves it once again. The film has already grossed an impressive ... Read more...

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MIC leader receives death threats

January 26th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Johor Baru (Malaysia), Jan 26 (ANI): Another Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) leader has received death threats over phone.Till now two MIC leaders have lodged reports alleging they were threatened over the ... Read more...

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Senior MIC leader receives death threat

January 14th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Johor Baru (Malaysia), Jan 14 (ANI): A senior national Malaysian Indian Congress leader received a call saying that he was next on the hit list, just hours after the brutal killing of ... Read more...

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Army jawan commits suicide after altercation with seniors

January 13th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, Jan 13 (ANI): An army jawan has reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself after an argument with his seniors in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.According to official sources, sepoy ... Read more...

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