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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EPA’s Stance on TCE, Young Worker Safety, “Unisex” PPE Concerns, 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:

  • Protecting against outdoor worker hazards
  • EPA wants stronger laws to decrease health risks of TCE
  • Results of a new survey on workplace noise levels
  • OSHA worried about safety of young workers
  • Ill-fitting PPE may present a hazard to female workers

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.

  • OSHA’s David Michaels’ Blog Post: Read it here.
  • OSHA’s Resources for Young Workers. Check them out here.
  • EPA Trichloroethylene (TCE) Alternatives and Risk Reduction Workshop. Find out more here.
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