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Study: Workplace exposures put nurses at risk for lost pregnancies

OSHA Healthcare Connection, January 24, 2012

A study appearing in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology raises concerns about common workplaces exposures and reproductive risks with nurses.

In particular, nurses exposed to cancer treatment drugs or chemicals used to sterilize medical devices may be at higher risk of spontaneous abortions, according to a study.

Read more about study on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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