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  • November 22, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 16.

    Asbestos - Future of Asbestos in Australia.

    11/22/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 16.
  • September 02, 2019

    The adverse health effects of communication.

    When it comes to worker safety, effective communication in busy or noisy workplaces is key, as is the use of PPE. However, when communication is hindered by hearing and respiratory protection devices that are often removed to converse, the potential health effects are of great concern. So, what is the solution?

    09/02/2019 PPE & Fall Protection The adverse health effects of communication.
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  • November 08, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 14.

    Asbestos – Asbestos Removal.

    11/08/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 14.
  • December 06, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 18.

    The STEM Struggle.

    12/06/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 18.
  • June 20, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 38.

    Spill Control in the Workplace.

    06/20/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 38.
  • June 27, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 39.

    Hearing Protection Device Ratings.

    06/27/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 39.
  • July 04, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 40.

    Fall Protection - Anchor Points.

    07/04/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 40.
  • July 03, 2019

    Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?

    Driving a vehicle requires your full attention. Failure to clearly see and obey traffic signs can have drastic consequences…they can even be even fatal! The significance of highly visible road signage cannot be undervalued as a primary road safety tool.

    07/03/2019 Science of Road Safety Can brighter signs really save lives on our roads?
  • July 10, 2019

    All floor pads are not created equally, a formula for sustainability.

    Whether you need to strip, clean or polish your flooring, one of the most important elements in floor care are floor pads. Understanding what makes a good sustainable floor pad serves to increase productivity and leads to cost savings while ensuring clean, safe and beautiful floors.

    07/10/2019 Facility Safety All floor pads are not created equally, a formula for sustainability.
  • July 11, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 41.

    Methyl Bromide.

    07/11/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 41.
  • July 17, 2019

    The importance of being clean shaven while using tight-fitting respirators.

    When it comes to using tight-fitting respirators, facial hair can be your worst enemy, causing contaminants to travel directly into your lungs. Learn more about what you need to know when it comes to respirators and facial hair to protect you and/or your workers from respiratory disease.

    07/17/2019 Powered & Supplied Air Respiratory ,Reusable Respiratory,Disposable Respiratory The importance of being clean shaven while using tight-fitting respirators.
  • July 18, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 42.

    What is an Exposure Standard?

    07/18/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 42.
  • July 25, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 43.

    Welding Fume: A Known Carcinogen.

    07/25/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 43.
  • August 01, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 44.

    Fall Protection - Engineered Systems.

    08/01/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 44.
  • August 08, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 45.

    Connected Roads.

    08/08/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 45.
  • August 15, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 46.

    To Slip or Not to Slip.

     

    08/15/2019 ,Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 46.
  • August 22, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 47.

    Impulse Noise Hearing Protection.

     

    08/22/2019 ,Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 47.
  • August 29, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 48.

    Indoor Air Quality.

    08/29/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 48.
  • September 05, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 49.

    When & Why, Replacing RPE Filters.

     

    09/05/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 49.
  • September 12, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 50.

    Who are the AIOH?

     

    09/12/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 50.
  • September 03, 2019

    Road safety and elderly drivers.

    Driving is all about independence. However, as we age, our ability to process information, reaction times and visual acuity is generally diminished. How old is too old to drive and what can be done to improve road safety for this growing segment of drivers?

     

    09/03/2019 Science of Road Safety Road safety and elderly drivers.
  • September 19, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 51.

    Exposure Monitoring - Part 1.

     

    09/19/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 51.
  • September 26, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 52.

    Exposure Monitoring - Part 2.

    09/26/2019 Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 52.
  • September 30, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 53.

    Real-Time & Video Exposure Monitoring.

     

    09/30/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 53.
  • October 10, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 54.

    What is the OHS Body of Knowledge?

     

    10/10/2019 Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 54.
  • October 17, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 55.

    Health & Safety in Design.

     

    10/17/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 55.
  • October 24, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 56.

    Rules & Procedures.

    10/24/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 56.
  • October 31, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 57.

    Asbestos in Soil.

     

    10/31/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 57.
  • November 07, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 58.

    Naturally Occurring Asbestos.

     

    11/07/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 58.
  • November 14, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 59.

    Loose-Fill Asbestos.

     

    11/14/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 59.
  • November 05, 2019

    Black spots...accidents waiting to happen.

    Globally, approximately 1.35 million lives are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash, with many more suffering non-fatal injuries. Black spots on our roads contribute to numerous accidents, injuries and deaths. Learn how science can turn black spots into bright spots through retroreflectivity, to help save lives.

     

    11/05/2019 Science of Road Safety Black spots...accidents waiting to happen.
  • November 21, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 60.

    Managing Heat Stress - Part 1.

     

    11/21/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 60.
  • November 20, 2019

    Confined space...a death trap in waiting.

    From potentially toxic atmospheres to physically hazardous conditions, confined spaces present some of the most challenging working environments with unseen challenges that can be a death trap in waiting. The failure to understand confined space operations and rescue and retrieval methods can place workers at significant risk.

     

    11/20/2019 PPE & Fall Protection Confined space...a death trap in waiting.
  • November 28, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 61.

    Managing Heat Stress - Part 2.

     

    11/28/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 61.
  • November 26, 2019

    Demystifying occupational hygiene.

    What is occupational hygiene? Occupational Hygienists examine workplaces to identify conditions and circumstances that can cause harm. If hazards exist, they apply their expertise to control it, ensuring that everybody goes home from work just as healthy as when they arrived.

     

    11/26/2019 PPE & Fall Protection Demystifying occupational hygiene.
  • December 05, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 62.

    Coal Dust - Part 1.

     

    12/05/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 62.
  • December 12, 2019

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 63.

    Coal Dust - Part 2.

     

    12/12/2019 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 63.
  • January 30, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 64.

    Head Protection.

     

    01/30/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 64.
  • February 06, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 65.

    Eye & Face Protection.

     

    02/06/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 65.
  • February 13, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 66.

    Workplace Health Monitoring.

    02/13/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 66.
  • February 20, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 67.

    Diesel Particulate Matter - Part 1.

    02/20/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 67.
  • February 27, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 68.

    Diesel Particulate Matter - Part 2.

    02/27/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 68.
  • March 05, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 69.

    Lead in the Workplace.

     

    03/05/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 69.
  • March 12, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 70.

    Respiratory Protective Equipment
    Care and Maintenance.

    03/12/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 70.
  • March 19, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 71.

    Bushfires and Respiratory Protection - Part 1.

     

    03/19/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 71.
  • March 26, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 72.

    Bushfires and Respiratory Protection - Part 2.

    03/26/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 72.
  • April 02, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 73.

    Exposure Standard Review Process - Part 1.

    04/02/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 73.
  • March 12, 2020

    What you need to know before purchasing a hearing protection fit test system.

    Hearing protection fit testing is considered best practice when it comes to hearing conservation programmes. Do you know what to look out for before investing in a fit test system for your workplace? In this article, we’ve listed the top 10 questions to ask before making a purchase.

     

    03/12/2020 PPE & Fall Protection What you need to know before purchasing a hearing protection fit test system.
  • April 09, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 74.

    Exposure Standard Review Process - Part 2.
     

    04/09/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 74.
  • April 16, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 75.

    Property Risk - Part 1.

     

    04/16/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 75.
  • May 14, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 76.

    Property Risk - Part 2.

     

    05/14/2020 ,Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 76.
  • May 28, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 77.

    Engineered stone & silica - Part 1.

     

    05/28/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 77.
  • June 11, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 78.

    Engineered stone & silica - Part 2.

     

    06/11/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 78.
  • May 06, 2020

    Brighter pavement markings help save lives.

    As we work towards zero deaths on our roads, the visibility of markings both day and night, in all weather conditions, is critical. Learn how the use of the appropriate roadway markings can minimise the risk of crashes and fatalities.

     

    05/06/2020 Science of Road Safety Brighter pavement markings help save lives.
  • June 25, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 79.

    Surgical masks versus respirators.

    06/25/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 79.
  • July 09, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 80.

    Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

     

    07/09/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 80.
  • June 26, 2020

    Communicate from a distance, minimising the risk of exposure.

    With social distancing the new normal, how can workers communicate effectively in busy and noisy industrial environments? Learn how the use of hearing protection, equipped with wireless communications technology, can help workers communicate from a safe distance.

     

    06/26/2020 PPE & Fall Protection Communicate from a distance, minimising the risk of exposure.
  • July 23, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 81.

    Ionising radiation.

     

    07/23/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 81.
  • August 06, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 82.

    Cooling towers.

     

    08/06/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 82.
  • August 20, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 83.

    Fall protection body harnesses.

     

    08/20/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 83.
  • August 28, 2020

    3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award 2020

    This year marks 10 years since the 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award was founded. This prestigious industry award is about recognizing and rewarding innovative road safety initiatives that have delivered improved road safety. Make your submission today.

    08/28/2020 Science of Road Safety 3M-ACRS Diamond Road Safety Award 2020
  • September 03, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 84.

    RPE protection factors.

     

    09/03/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 84.
  • September 17, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 85.

    Non-ionising radiation.

     

    09/17/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 85.
  • September 11, 2020

    3M ‘Complete Safety Solutions for Confined Space’ Webinar.

    Confined spaces present some of the most demanding working environments with unseen challenges that can be a death trap in waiting. Join us for our confined space safety solutions webinar and walk away with some unique insights into confined spaces to help deepen your expertise and understanding. Learn more about the webinar and register to take part.

     

    09/11/2020 PPE & Fall Protection 3M ‘Complete Safety Solutions for Confined Space’ Webinar.
  • September 30, 2020

    Eye injuries…you rarely see them coming.

    Most Workplace eye injuries can be avoided by wearing the correct eye protection. Learn more about what you need to take into consideration when selecting protective eyewear, a simple precaution for a lifetime of good vision.

     

    09/30/2020 PPE & Fall Protection Eye injuries…you rarely see them coming.
  • September 30, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 86.

    Safety management systems.

     

    09/30/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 86.
  • October 09, 2020

    Earplugs... flexible, adaptable and trusted hearing protection.

    Introducing the next generation of push-to-fit earplugs, the first fully washable foam earplug and the first with an attenuation rating for a new one-hand insertion method. Learn more about 3M™ E-A-R™ Flexible Fit Earplugs, hearing protection simplified.

     

    10/09/2020 PPE & Fall Protection Earplugs... flexible, adaptable and trusted hearing protection.
  • October 15, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 87.

    Fall protection connectors.

     

    10/15/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 87.
  • October 29, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 88.

    WorkSafe NZ work-related health strategy.

     

    10/29/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 88.
  • November 12, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 89.

    Conducting a respirator fit test - Part 1.

     

    11/12/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 89.
  • November 26, 2020

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 90.

    Conducting a respirator fit test - Part 2.

     

    11/26/2020 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 90.
  • October 31, 2018

    Demystifying fall protection...learning your ABC’s!

    While fall protection is a complicated issue, there are basic rules and principles that need to be understood and followed to avoid the countless injuries and deaths due to falls from height.

    10/31/2018 ,Fall Protection Demystifying fall protection...learning your ABC’s!
  • July 25, 2019

    Toolbox talks...do they really matter?

    The Toolbox talk is the ideal medium to promote safe work practices and assists in minimising workplace accidents and injury. Learn more about the importance of toolbox talks, why they matter and how to conduct them with your team, with tips from our downloadable SafeTea Toolbox kit.

    07/25/2019 Toolbox talks...do they really matter?
  • October 26, 2018

    National safe work month - Hearing Protection.

    During National Safe Work Month learn more about Hearing Protection, a moment is all it takes.

    10/26/2018 Hearing & Communications National safe work month - Hearing Protection.
  • October 23, 2018

    Noise is everywhere...how loud is too loud?

    Over 5% of the world’s population have a disabling hearing loss. Unfortunately, once permanent damage is done, there are no medical treatments or hearing aids that can restore normal hearing.

    10/23/2018 Hearing & Communications Noise is everywhere...how loud is too loud?
  • June 01, 2017

    Tough comfort, for tough conditions.

    3M has expanded its family of respirators to include the 3M™ Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500 Series.

    06/01/2017 Reusable Respiratory Tough comfort, for tough conditions.
  • December 05, 2016

    Know your risks. Put safety on your list.

    Safety should be the first thing on your list for any construction project. That's true whether you make your living as a contractor or you tackle DIY projects.

    12/05/2016 Know your risks. Put safety on your list.
  • February 01, 2018

    Four ways young workers can protect their hearing.

    Recognize the hazard. Know the facts. Know your rights. Take action.

    02/01/2018 ,Hearing & Communications Four ways young workers can protect their hearing.
  • March 05, 2018

    Keeping cool, on and off the job.

    For workers, 3M knows what it takes to keep your environment—and the people in it—cool and safe, even in the hottest conditions.

    03/05/2018 Keeping cool, on and off the job.
  • March 05, 2018

    Prepare for after the storm.

    Precautions after a natural disaster are necessary, but they don’t have to be overwhelming. Help protect yourself from health and safety hazards while cleaning up after the storm.

    03/05/2018 Prepare for after the storm.
  • March 05, 2018

    Keep your team connected when it matters most.

    Stay connected and stay safe with sound reduction and communications solutions from 3M.

    03/05/2018 Hearing & Communications Keep your team connected when it matters most.
  • July 06, 2018

    Reducing Road Trauma - Let’s Make Zero a Reality.

    Any loss of life on our roads is one too many, every driver, rider and pedestrian deserves the right to come home safely. Together with your expertise we can make a difference and save more lives as we work towards zero fatalities on our roads.

    07/06/2018 Road Safety Reducing Road Trauma - Let’s Make Zero a Reality.
  • July 09, 2018

    Be prepared for the next crisis before it arises.

    From environmental disasters and pandemics to terrorism, the time and nature of your next crisis is unknown. The steps you take today could make all the difference tomorrow Be ready for when “What If?” becomes “What Now?”

    07/09/2018 Disposable Respiratory,Reusable Respiratory,Head, Eye & Face,Powered & Supplied Air Respiratory Be prepared for the next crisis before it arises.
  • August 09, 2018

    Once You Lose Your Hearing It’s Gone Forever.

    Your hearing is precious and fragile, damage your hearing and life may never sound the same.

    08/09/2018 Hearing & Communications Once You Lose Your Hearing It’s Gone Forever.
  • August 01, 2018

    What You Need to Know About Fall Protection for Tools

    Many companies overlook the importance of personal fall arrest systems, but even more fail to address systems designed to keep tools from falling. However, what goes up must come down.

    08/01/2018 Disposable Respiratory,Fall Protection,Head,Eye & Face,Hearing & Communications,Powered & Supplied Air Respiratory,Reusable Respiratory,Welding What You Need to Know About Fall Protection for Tools
  • September 07, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 5.

    Silica in the Workplace – Part 1.
    09/07/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 5.
  • August 27, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 3.

    Hearing Protector Device Selection – Part 1.

    08/27/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 3.
  • September 14, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 6.

    Silica in the Workplace – Part 2.
    09/14/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 6.
  • September 04, 2018

    The Most Dangerous Time to Drive Can Also be the Deadliest.

    Compromised night vision, fatigue and impaired drivers all contribute to making driving at night more dangerous than at any other time of the day.

    09/04/2018 Road Safety The Most Dangerous Time to Drive Can Also be the Deadliest.
  • September 20, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 7.

    SafeWork NSW 2017-2022 Hazardous Chemical Exposures Reduction Strategy.

    09/20/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 7.
  • October 11, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 10.

    How are Australian Standards Developed and Reviewed?

    10/11/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 10.
  • October 04, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 9.

    Who are Standards Australia and What Do They Do?

     

    10/04/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 9.
  • October 01, 2018

    National safe work month - Respiratory Protection.

    During National Safe Work Month learn more about Respiratory Protection, a moment is all it takes.

    10/01/2018 Disposable Respiratory,Resusable Respiratory,Powered & Supplied Air National safe work month - Respiratory Protection.
  • September 12, 2018

    Stop Use & Recall Field Service Action - IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED - 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Foot Talon™ Self Retracting Lifeline (PDF, 120 KB)

    3M Fall Protection has detected a small quantity of DBI-SALA® 16 Ft. Talon™ Self Retracting Lifelines that are defective due to an assembly error. This notice only applies to the 16 ft version of the Talon; no other versions of the Talon are affected by this condition. There have been no reports of fall-related injuries associated with this condition. However, this assembly error would result in the unit not arresting a fall, which could result in serious injury or death.

    09/12/2018 Recalls and Advisories Stop Use & Recall Field Service Action - IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED - 3M™ DBI-SALA® 16 Foot Talon™ Self Retracting Lifeline (PDF, 120 KB)
  • October 18, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 11.

    Asbestos – What Is It and What Can It Do to You?

    10/18/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 11.
  • October 25, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 12.

    Asbestos – Where Was It Used and Where Is It Found Today?

    10/25/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 12.
  • November 01, 2018

    Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 13.

    Asbestos – Managing Asbestos in the Workplace.

    11/01/2018 Science of Safety Podcast Science of Safety Podcast: Episode 13.
  • October 15, 2018

    Improve road safety by increasing heavy vehicle visibility.

    Heavy vehicles account for 16% of fatal vehicle crashes. On the road, driver safety starts with the ability to readily see and identify these vehicles, especially in low light and low visibility environments.

     

    10/15/2018 Science of Road Safety Improve road safety by increasing heavy vehicle visibility.
  • August 18, 2016

    Microprismatic sheeting. Applied to getting home safely.

    Accidents happen. Vehicles come out of nowhere. That’s why we challenge some of our best scientists and engineers to help improve roadway visibility and safety.

    08/18/2016 ,Road Safety Microprismatic sheeting. Applied to getting home safely.
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