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First Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus Infection Reported in New York City

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CDC, 15 July 2016 The New York City report of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection is the first documented case of sexual transmission of Zika from a woman to her sex partner and adds to the growing body of knowledge about the sexual transmission of Zika. All previously reported cases of sexually transmitted Zika virus infection have been spread…

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Ninth Circuit Affirms EPA Order Denying Request for Uniform Buffer Zones to Mitigate Exposure of Children to Spray Drift

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Pesticide Law and Policy, 11 July 2016 On July 5, 2016, a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a brief opinion denying a petition for review of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) order in which EPA declined to ‘immediately adopt interim prohibitions on the use of toxic drift-prone pesticides … near…

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Phylmar Regulatory Roundtable – OSH Forum: Advancing Safety Excellence

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Good Practices for Confined Space and Lockout/Tagout The Phylmar Regulatory Roundtable (PRR) is a group of companies committed to improving workplace safety and health. The PRR Good Practices Task Force compiled information from members companies’ existing safety and health programs and created materials that provide the public with a set of “successful” or “good” practices for confined space and lockout/tagout…

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Severe Lack of Trained Environmental Professionals in China Prompts GE to Sponsor New AIHA Course Managed by The Phylmar Group

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July 26, 2010 – Due to a severe lack of environmental health and safety (EHS) talent throughout the developing world, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has partnered with General Electric and The Phylmar Group, a Los Angeles-based environmental health and safety consultancy, to present a course that was successfully completed in Shanghai this month. To read more, click here.

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The Business Impact of the Oil Spill

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Frank Mottek, host of CBS Radio’s KNX 1070 Business Report, interviewed Mark Katchen from the American Industrial Hygiene Conference in Denver to discuss the business impact of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and other environmental hazards. In the interview, Katchen emphasizes the importance of sustainability making economic sense. Katchen said that people who embrace sustainability as a core competency within their organization stand to benefit no matter what the current market conditions may be. The interview aired throughout Southern California May 29-31, 2010. To listen to it, click here.

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International Training Program in Place to Build EHS Capacity Worldwide

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An issue of vital importance to the fields of occupational health and safety is the need to build global capacity through education and training. Many major multinational corporations and firms in the developing world are expanding into locations with limited inherent capability in the protection of workplace health and safety. In most countries,there is a shortage of adequately trained professionals, such as occupational physicians and nurses, occupational hygienists, ergonomists and other members of the occupational health multidisciplinary team. Read more…

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