Tag Archives: injury prevention

Gunning for trouble

From Michigan Today: They’re young. They’ve been injured in an assault—so badly they went to the emergency room. And nearly one in four of them has a gun, probably an illegal one. What happens next? A new study by the … Continue reading

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Environmental health news from the CDC – Food and water safety

EHS-Net Restaurant Food Safety Studies: What Have We Learned? – Laura Green Brown discusses the latest Environmental Health Specialists Network findings in restaurant food safety. This article is published in the March 2013 issue of the Journal of Environmental Health. Restaurant Food … Continue reading

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The hidden dangers of getting inked

From the CDC’s Public Health Matters blog: The practice of tattooing has been around for thousands of years.  These days, 21% of adults in the United States report having at least one piece of permanent artwork on their bodies.  Many … Continue reading

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EHS Spotlight: Free Model Pool Code Webinar

Watch a free webinar on preventing drowning, injuries, and the spread of recreational water illnesses through the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) here.  Three draft pool code modules are available for comment  until October 14, 2012: Contamination Burden. Facility Design and … Continue reading

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New EHS Spotlight Features: Safe Aquatic Venues; Tools for RWII Prevention Week; Changes to EHS-Net Website

Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) and International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) – Rob Blake and Jay Peters discuss how MAHC and ISPSC can complement each other. They discuss how clearly identifying the respective roles of building and health officials … Continue reading

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