Firefighters can smell smoke on their hair and skin for days after a fire; chemicals get into skin through the pores.
Eddie Mallon is 70 years old. As a Laborers Local 147 member in New York, he worked as a sandhog for 44 years. He doesn't now, because that job - eventually - will kill him.
This Friday afternoon in Springfield, Missouri, a small group of fast food workers gathered in the meeting room of a public library to discuss their fight for a living wage.
NIOSH found what UFCW called "a drastic level of injury" to workers even at the present speeds.