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#148513 - 08/25/05 10:25 PM Suspension Trauma/ Orthostatic Intolerance
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HOW HANG-UPS CAN HURT YOU

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has posted an information bulletin on the health problems associated with hanging from fall-arrest equipment. "Suspension Trauma/Orthostatic Intolerance" describes

-- causes of orthostatic intolerance

-- symptoms

-- prevention measures.

The bulletin also provides recommendations for worker training and rescue.
www.osha.gov/dts/shib/shib032404.html
(Thanks to Tony Moscioni)
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