Food Safety in China, Germs in the Office, the Results of EHS Today’s 2014 National Safety Survey, and more on EHS This Week!

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • China’s supply chain food safety concerns
  • Infographic highlights germs and illness in office environments
  • The CDC’s bird flu investigation, reporting failure
  • Results are in for EHS Today’s 2014 National Safety Survey

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

  • How Clean Is Your Workspace? Infographic. View it here.
  • EHS Today’s 2014 National Safety Survey. Read about the results here and here.
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) August 15th Bird Flu Investigation. Read it here.
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CDC’s Anthrax Scare, EPA’s Proposal to Reduce Greenhouse Gases, Benefits of Green Buildings, and more on EHS This Week!

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • CDC’s recent biosafety incidents cause concern
  • Solutions for employees at risk of heat stress
  • EPA releases new SNAP proposal to reduce HFC emissions
  • Studies show green workplaces boost employee engagement
  • OSHA offers new demolition safety resources

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

  • CDC Director Releases After-Action Report on Recent Anthrax Incident. Read the press release here.
  • Report on the Potential Exposure to Anthrax. Read the full CDC report here.
  • ISEA’s List of Heat Stress Solutions.
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New OSHA rule for crystalline silica, DOE supports Obama Action Plan, Nike store made from 100% trash, and more on EHS This Week

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • New OSHA rule for crystalline silica
  • DOE supports Obama Action Plan
  • Nike store made from 100% trash, and more.

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

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100 fall ill from CNE food, Decrease in fatal workplace injuries, Hexavelent Chromium water standards, and more on EHS This Week

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • 100 fall ill from CNE food
  • Decrease in fatal workplace injuries
  • Hexavelent Chromium water standards, and more.

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

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