CDC: Partnership Opportunity To List in a Public Database (PPE-Info) Appropriate Personnel Protective Equipment Products That Protect Workers Against Fentanyl Exposure
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invites manufacturers to submit products identified as protection against fentanyl exposure to the national Personal Protective Equipment Information (PPE-Info) database. The database allows healthcare workers and others to search for protective equipment like gloves, overalls, and more that are compliant with CDC standards. Comments expressing a willingness to participate must be received by November 19, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 18, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Short Takes
Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL) has introduced a resolution that states the need to proactively plan and prepare for sea-level rise, hurricanes, and other climate change related risks. Representative Rooney said that those risks are especially prevalent in his home state and that he introduced the resolution to "fire up necessary conversations about this pressing situation." The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved President Trump's nominee, Alex Beehler, to be the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment. Beehler previously worked at the Pentagon as Assistant Deput...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Occupational, physical, sexual and mental health and violence among migrant and trafficked commercial fishers and seafarers from the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS): systematic review - Pocock NS, Nguyen LH, Lucero-Prisno Iii DE, Zimmerman C, Oram S.
BACKGROUND: Little is known about the health of GMS commercial fishers and seafarers, many of whom are migrants and some trafficked. This systematic review summarizes evidence on occupational, physical, sexual and mental health and violence among GMS comme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Precarious work and the risk of receiving a disability pension - Ojala S, Py öriä P.
AIMS: Precarious employment is an emerging determinant of occupational health, but its association with work-related disability remains little understood. We operationalised precarious work as a multidimensional construct and examined how the accumulation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk management of hazardous materials in manufacturing processes: links and transitional spaces between occupational accidents and major accidents - Brocal F, Gonz ález C, Reniers G, Cozzani V, Sebastián MA.
Manufacturing processes involving chemical agents are evolving at great speed. In this context, managing chemical risk is especially important towards preventing both occupational accidents and major accidents. Directive 89/391/EEC and Directive 2012/18/EU... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A study on the effectiveness of occupational health and safety trainings of construction workers in Turkey - Ba şağa HB, Temel BA, Atasoy M, Yıldırım.
In this study, profiles of the employees working in construction sector and who are to be educated in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) have been investigated and the perspectives of the employees on OHS have been presented in order for the OHS training... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Caregiver correlates of patient-initiated violence in early psychosis - Smith LM, Onwumere J, Craig T, Kuipers E.
Patient-initiated violence may pose a significant risk to the strength and longevity of informal caregiving relationships in psychosis. We aimed to assess caregiver reports of patient-initiated violence in early psychosis and to examine the relationship be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Incidents reporting: barriers and strategies to promote safety culture - Varallo FR, Passos AC, Nadai TR, Mastroianni PC.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose was to identify the barriers of underreporting, the factors that promote motivation of health professionals to report, and strategies to enhance incidents reporting. METHOD: Group conversations were carried out within a hospi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Occupational safety and health of foreign-born, Latinx dairy workers in Colorado - Menger-Ogle LM, Pezzutti F, Menger-Ogle A, Stallones L, Rosecrance J.
OBJECTIVE: The US dairy industry, which employs foreign-born, primarily Latinx workers, has a two-fold higher injury rate compared to the national average. Little research has been conducted to understand the factors associated with the occupational safety... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Perceptions of demanding work in maritime operations - Vederhus L, Ødegård A, Nistad S, Havold JI.
Demanding work might have properties that increase the risk of incidents and accidents. The purpose of this study is to understand such perceived demands through sharp end experiences. A better understanding of demanding work can support safety oriented tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Personality variables in risk perception, learning and risky choice after safety training: data of two empirical intervention studies contrasting immersive VR and PowerPoint - Leder J, Horlitz T, Puschmann P, Wittstock V, Sch ütz A.
The data provided contains personality variables as well as risk perception, choice data and learning outcomes after safety training which differed between subject regarding whether it was carried out in immersive virtual reality (VR) or as a PowerPoint. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Prevention through job design: Identifying high-risk job characteristics associated with workplace bullying - Li Y, Chen PY, Tuckey MR, McLinton SS, Dollard MF.
Work environment hypothesis, a predominant theoretical framework in workplace bullying literature, postulates that job characteristics may trigger workplace bullying. Yet, these characteristics are often assessed by employees based on their experience of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Safety practices in informal industrial segment of Pakistan - Ahmed I, Usman A, Nazir MS, Shaukat MZ.
This research endeavor is aimed at investigating the current status of health and safety (HS) practices in informal organizations. Data was collected from 35 small manufacturing firms and 156 construction sites, operating in small towns, using systematic o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The new age of bullying and violence in health care: Part 4: managing organizational cultures and beyond - Fink-Samnick E.
Disrespect among the health and behavioral health workforce may have reached the point of no return. The industry is on heightened alert, as the disruptive behaviors of bullying and lateral violence, plus escalating incidents of workforce harassment and wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Violence in the workplace - Ludwig-Beymer P.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workplace violence - are you prepared? - Ball LK.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Young man with severe metabolic acidosis after transformer oil ingestion: a case report - Khan FG, Zubair SM.
BACKGROUND: Transformer oil is used in oil-filled transformers for its insulating as well as coolant properties. Transformer oil ingestion for attempted suicide is seldom heard of. Our patient's case presented us with a major diagnostic as well as treatmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Suicide exposure in law enforcement officers - Cerel J, Jones B, Brown M, Weisenhorn DA, Patel K.
OBJECTIVE: To examine occupational and personal suicide exposure among Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) and related mental health outcomes. METHODS: Law Enforcement Officers (N  = 813) completed an online survey about their suicide exposure, whethe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Managing bullying in Swedish workplace settings: a concealed and only partially acknowledged problem - Strandmark K M, Rahm G, Rystedt I, Nordstr öm G, Wilde-Larsson B.
AIM: The purpose of this article was to explore workplace routines and strategies for preventing and managing bullying in the context of health and elderly care. BACKGROUND: Bullying is a serious problem in workplaces with consequences for the indi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Reporting violent patient incidents - Dennis JL.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The role of gender in shame, hostility, and aggression experienced by caregivers for patients with dementia - Avdikou K, Stefanatos C, Tsatali M, Gouva M, Tsolaki M.
The aim of this study was to investigate the differences between male and female caregivers for patients with dementia in the way they experience various psychosocial parameters such as shame, hostility, and aggression. The sample included 55 caregivers of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Work-related mobility and experiences of gender-based violence among female sex workers in Iringa, Tanzania: a cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from Project Shikamana - Hendrickson ZM, Leddy AM, Galai N, Mbwambo JK, Likindikoki S, Kerrigan DL.
OBJECTIVES: To examine how work-related mobility among female sex workers (FSWs) is associated with gender-based violence (GBV) in Iringa, Tanzania. DESIGN: Cross-sectional analyses were conducted on baseline data gathered between October 2015 and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workplace violence perpetrated by clients of healthcare: a need for safety and trauma-informed care - Beattie J, Griffiths D, Innes K, Morphet J.
AIMS: To examine the relationship between workplace violence perpetrated by clients, their innate neurophysiological response to dis-ease, and the resulting interactions with healthcare providers. BACKGROUND: Client-on-worker violence remains a pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Cuts to police and justice sector puts communities at risk, says UNISON
Rising crime rates can no longer be ignored by the government, warns UNISON today (Thursday). Speaking at UNISON’s annual police and justice conference in Bournemouth, assistant general secretary Christina McAnea said: “The police and justice sector has been affected in the last eight years by unprecedented cuts and a massive re-organisation. “Since 2010 police community support officer numbers across the country have been slashed by 40% and in Norfolk the provision has been cut completely. “Overall, one in five police staff jobs have been lost, and there has been a 14% reduction in police officer j...
Source: UNISON Health and safety news - October 11, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Article Christina McAnea police Source Type: news

Health Tip: Evaluating Your Child's Handwriting
-- A child who has trouble with handwriting may be at risk of developmental problems that could hinder the child's ability to learn, the American Occupational Therapy Association says. An occupational therapist can evaluate the underlying components... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

‘Prioritise’ junior doctors’ mental health, bosses told
BMA calls for better access to occupational services Related items fromOnMedica Scotland to introduce legal requirement on NHS staffing Doctors believe patient care has worsened Sharp increase in vacant consultant posts in Scotland Over a third of nursing posts earmarked for cuts Gaps in doctors ’ rotas is putting patients at risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Physiotherapists Make Case for Children With Special Needs
[Leadership] Some physiotherapists in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have called on governments, at all levels, to assist in training and rehabilitation of children with special needs, such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and autism. In an interview with LEADERSHIP, as part of this year's World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day celebration, an occupational physiotherapist, Agbapuonwu Vivian, frowned that Nigeria government is not doing anything at the moment to assist in the training of children affected by cerebral (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Indiana University researcher-entrepreneur receives $245,000 STTR grant for startup
(Indiana University) Dream Tech LLC has received a one-year STTR Phase I award worth $245,130 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, or NCATS. Kan Shao, an assistant professor of environmental and occupational health at the IU School of Public Health, founded the company. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Association between workplace harassment and occupational injury among adult workers in the United States - Yu Z, Lin HC, Smith TD, Lohrmann DK.
OBJECTIVE Occupational injuries can be severe, with substantial consequences for involved adult workers, their families, employers, and society. Although the association between workplace harassment and occupational injury is widely recognized, nonsexual ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Cost-benefit analysis of investment in occupational health and safety in Colombian companies - Ria ño-Casallas MI, Tompa E.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether investment in preventive measures by a Colombian insurer reduces rates of work-related injuries and results in positive returns from these investments. METHODS: The study is based on monthly panel data of 2011-2015 o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Healthcare for truck drivers: assessing accessibility and appropriateness of South African Roadside Wellness Centres - Lalla-Edward ST, Matthew P, Hankins CA, Venter WDF, Gomez GB.
Background Truck drivers occupy a pivotal role in the economies of southern Africa, due to limited rail, water and other forms of transport of goods. The occupational nature of truck driving limits access to healthcare. North Star Alliance (North Star) of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Actual and simulated weather data to evaluate wet bulb globe temperature and heat index as alerts for occupational heat-related illness - Morris CE, Gonzales RG, Hodgson MJ, Tustin AW.
This study's objectives were to co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Are workers at risk of occupational injuries due to heat exposure? A comprehensive literature review - Varghese BM, Hansen A, Bi P, Pisaniello D.
Rationale There is increasing concern about occupational illness, injury and productivity losses due to hot weather in a changing climate. Most of the current understanding appears to relate to heat-induced illness, and relatively little regarding injurie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Does telecommuting promote sustainable travel and physical activity? - Chakrabarti S.
Researchers have explored the efficacy of telecommuting as a travel demand management strategy in the U.S. Conditions under which telecommuting can reduce VMT (vehicle miles traveled) and ease peak-period traffic congestion have been extensively investigat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Sexism, attitudes, and behaviors towards violence against women in medical emergency services workers in Erzurum, Turkey - Çalıkoglu EO, Aras A, Hamza M, Aydin A, Nacakgedigi O, Koga PM.
BACKGROUND: In Turkey, almost every 4 out of 10 married women have been subjected to physical abuse by their spouses. Although studies on the prevalence of domestic violence in Turkey abound, little has been published about first responders' attitudes and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Boosting our members ’ digital confidence
UNISON is supporting the Get Online Week – 15-21 October – to help build members’ digital confidence and remove barriers that prevent them fully taking part in an increasingly technical world. The union’s learning and organising team will be rolling out a digital champions network next year and is encouraging members to #try1thing online during the week as part of programme to support members who need to get the right skills for day-to-day digital life. The week comes after the government launched an essential digital skills framework in response to figures showing that more than 11 million people i...
Source: UNISON Health and safety news - October 5, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article activists activists education digital learning learning and organising lifelong learning member learning members' learning online learning our activists support for learning Source Type: news

The epidemiology, cost, and occupational context of spinal injuries sustained while 'working for income' in NSW: a record-linkage study - Sharwood LN, Mueller H, Ivers RQ, Vaikuntam B, Driscoll T, Middleton JW.
This study aimed to describe the epidemiological characteristics, the occupational context, and the cost of hospitalised work-related traumatic spinal injuries, across New South Wales, Australia. A record-linkage study of hospitalised cases of work-related... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Short Takes
Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL) has introduced a resolution that states the need to proactively plan and prepare for sea-level rise, hurricanes, and other climate change related risks. Representative Rooney said that those risks are especially prevalent in his home state and that he introduced the resolution to "fire up necessary conversations about this pressing situation." The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved President Trump's nominee, Alex Beehler, to be the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment. Beehler previously worked at the Pentagon as Assistant Deput...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Update: Accidental drownings and near drownings, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2013-2017 - Williams VF, Oh GT, Stahlman S.
Service members are at risk for unintentional drownings or near drownings during training, occupational activities, and off-duty recreation. During 2013-2017, there were 359 incident accidental drowning episodes (includes drownings and near drownings) for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Acute pesticide poisoning and related factors among farmers in rural Western Iran - Afshari M, Poorolajal J, Assari MJ, Rezapur-Shahkolai F, Karimi-Shahanjarini A.
Although acute pesticide poisoning (APP) is known to be a major health concern among farmers in developing countries, knowledge of its prevalence and risk factors is limited. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and a broad range of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Effects of standardized musical intervention on refusal of care and aggression during toileting in people with institutionalized neurocognitive disorders - Loko A, Coudeyre E, Gu étin S, Jarzebowski W, Belmin J.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Expansion of the object of surveillance for occupational accidents: history and challenges underwent by a reference center aiming at prevention - Vilela RAG, Jackson Filho JM, Querol MAP, Gemma SFB, Takahashi MAC, Gomes MHP, Duracenko SRC, Almeida IM.
The Surveillance System for Occupational Accidents (Sistema de Vigil ância em Acidentes de Trabalho - SIVAT) established by Reference Center for Workers' Health (Centro de Referência em Saúde do Trabalhador - CEREST-Piracicaba) in 2003 represents an expe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Meanings of religious work in contexts marked by violence: a study in a complex of shantytowns in Rio de Janeiro - Ribeiro FML, Minayo MCS.
The purpose of this study is to understand the meanings of religious work in the prevention of violence and in the recovery of people involved in illicit acts in a complex of shantytowns in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The activities of religious entities in th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workplace violence training using simulation - Brown RG, Anderson S, Brunt B, Enos T, Blough K, Kropp D.
Workplace violence in health care settings is increasing dramatically nationwide. In response, an interdisciplinary team at an Ohio health system developed and piloted a model of training to address workplace violence. The model included classroom learning... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Occupational safety and health regulations and implementation challenges in Uganda - Atusingwize E, Musinguzi G, Ndejjo R, Buregyeya E, Kayongo B, Mubeezi R, Mugambe RK, Ali Halage A, Sekimpi DK, Bazeyo W, Wang JS, Ssempebwa JC.
The burden of occupational diseases and injuries is high in developing countries due to several challenges including poor regulatory frameworks. To explore the status of occupational safety and health (OSH) policies and related implementation challenges in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Measuring the violence prevention climate: development and evaluation of the VPC-14 - Hallett N, Huber J, Sixsmith J, Dickens GL.
BACKGROUND: Violence and aggression are common in inpatient mental health hospital settings and cause problems for staff, patients and organisations. An important factor in treatment efficacy is ward atmosphere, and one element of this is the violence prev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Occupational health and safety vulnerability of recent immigrants and refugees - Yanar B, Kosny A, Smith PM.
This study explored the factors that contribute to occupational health an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

On-the-ground health and safety experiences of non-union casino hotel workers: a focus-group study stratified by four occupational groups - Romero D, Flandrick K, Kordosky J, Vossenas P.
OBJECTIVES: To understand the health- and safety-related experiences of specific occupations among non-union casino hotel employees to identify processes leading to worker health and safety risks. METHODS: Using purposive, criterion sampling, 61 wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to Respond
Many businesses are ill-equipped or unwilling to deal with opioid addiction even as it has driven up health costs and hurt productivity. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JENNY GOLD Tags: Labor and Jobs Drug Abuse and Traffic Addiction (Psychology) Opioids and Opiates Organized Labor National Safety Council Occupational Safety and Health Administration Portland (Ore) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Source Type: news

Government Report: EPA Failed to Properly Monitor Asbestos in Schools
A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog shows the agency isn’t doing enough to minimize asbestos risks in U.S. schools. From 2011 through 2015, the EPA conducted only 13 percent of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) inspections it was responsible for nationwide, according to a report released Monday by the EPA’s Office of Inspector General. States with jurisdiction over their own inspections performed 87 percent, more than six times that of federal implementation jurisdictions. “Our objective was to determine whether the EPA was performing suffici...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news