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A legislative proposal to eliminate toxic chemicals from children's products is hung up in the state Senate, despite passing in the Assembly last year.

Democratic Senator Ted O’Brien, a representative for Republican Senator Joe Robach and health advocates are calling on state leaders to pass the Child Safe Products Act.

“We believe that our count there is enough votes already in the Senate to pass it,” says O’Brien.

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New data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows New York state and local government employees experienced a much higher rate of injury and illness than workers in any other industry during 2012.

It may not be something you’ve ever considered, but a lot of the time, there’s an inherent risk associated with jobs in the public sector.

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