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A series of virtual symposiums by the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) is aimed at helping participants understanding international cultures, standards, and how to work effectively with a multi-culturally diverse workforce.
Foodborne disease outbreaks caused by imported food appeared to rise in 2009 and 2010, and nearly half of the outbreaks implicated foods imported from areas which previously had not been associated with outbreaks, according to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, presented yesterday at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in Atlanta.
Smartphones are showing promise in disease surveillance in the developing world.
American households waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water each year due to leaky pipes, toilets, showerheads and other fixtures, but fixing leaks can be easy and inexpensive, according to the EPA.
A new format for tagging data in sustainability reports has been released by the Global Reporting Iniative (GRI), which says it will help reveal information on on the sustainability performance of companies – including carbon emissions, water use and human rights infringements – easier to find.
The EPA has posted the final health assessment for tetrachloroethylene – also known as perchloroethylene, or perc – to EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) database.
The EPA last week finalized its non-cancer science assessment for dioxins, which was last reviewed in the 1980s.
In a letter sent last week to the Director of the State Administration of Work Safety in China, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) President Elizabeth Pullen expressed support for a draft law that would enhance occupational health in that country.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the interim results of a voluntary effort by eight chemical manufacturers to reduce emissions and use of long-chain perfluorinated chemicals (LCPFCs), including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized two Department of Defense (DoD) facilities with the Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) award for taking an efficient, clean, and reliable approach to generating power and thermal energy from a single source.
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