Environmental health practitioners may perform critical functions during emergency response and recovery, such as conducting shelter assessments, testing drinking water supplies, performing food safety inspections, and controlling disease-causing vectors.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has unveiled an addition to its EHS website: resources organized by essential services. The CDC says it’s a place to find tools to help your program fill performance gaps and contribute to larger performance improvement efforts such as voluntary public health accreditation.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has issued recommendations to prevent lead poisoning among children in developing nations, based on a case study of lead contamination conditions in several countries in Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia.
The conference will take place September 28-October 2 in Miami, Florida
March 6, 2013
The AIHA Fall Conference 2013 offers top-ranked Professional Development Courses; peer-reviewed poster sessions; cutting-edge platform sessions; interactive discussions with experts in the field, technical tours and an opportunity to earn cm/ceu/coc credits.
The four-day conference draws thousands of industrial hygienists, union representatives, consultants, environmental health specialists, H.R. managers and government agency representatives who learn, network and exchange best practices in formal and informal settings.