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Free safety workshop for commercial fishermen

...the United States Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. The class is Saturday, Dec. 13 and runs from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Juneau...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...isn't an addictive substance. but according to the National Institute of Health there are many adverse health effects...memory may last a long time or even be permanent.National Institute on Drug Abuse says that a large long-term study...
My Turn: Scientists who know say 'no' to legal pot

...of the medical evidence. My guide through the scientific literature was Dr. Nora Volkow, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Earlier this year, Dr. Volkow published a peer-reviewed paper about the health effects...
Native Plant Conservation MOU Renewed in Coordination with Western Governors' Association

...Garden, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service, USDA Forest Service, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and...
UAS automotive tech program recertified

...Juneau has received five-year recertification by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence. UAS received its initial certification in 2003. To achieve this recognition...
Fishing safety program survives cuts

...drowning after vessel disasters, and another 31 percent resulted from falls overboard, according to a report from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's Alaska Pacific Office.Alaska Pacific Office Director Jennifer Lincoln said...
State report details injuries in fisheries

...largest volumes of seafood relative to other vessel types."The division's analysis relied on data from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, collected at the Illiuliuk Family Health Center, in Dutch Harbor, in 2007...
Alaska Native teens break silence on violence, sexual abuse

...happens?"4-H is a national youth organization overseen by the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The organization's goal is to develop leadership and life skills in youth. In Tanana...
Body clock may be to blame when tots fight sleep the morning also is key to keeping the biological sleep clock on schedule.Stay tuned: With funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, LeBourgeois has begun a larger study that will track sleep patterns of 40 2-year-olds until...
News in brief for Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

...recognizes "extraordinary efforts to apply technology to improve the safety and health of mine workers."The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Award was given to the Juneau mine...


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