Control Banding: Qualitative Hazard Analysis

“The majority of chemical substances in commerce have no established occupational exposure limits (OELs). In the absence of established OELs, employers and workers often lack the necessary guidance on the extent to which occupational exposures should be controlled. A strategy to control occupational exposures that may have value when there are no relevant OELs is […]

CPSC, EPA, HUD, CDC, and ATSDR Release Initial Chinese Drywall Studies

The interagency task force on Chinese drywall is releasing today the initial results of several studies that begin to assemble pieces in the overall Chinese drywall puzzle. The investigation continues and additional reports will be released in November.

In sum, the three studies released today are:

Elemental and Chemical Testing: The study of the […]

Influenza & H1N1 Activity in the US

Source: CDC

Key Flu Indicators

November 6, 2009, 11:00 AM

Each week CDC analyzes information about influenza disease activity in the United States and publishes findings of key flu indicators in a report called FluView.* During the week of October 25-31, 2009, a review of the key indictors found […]