Reed Group has acquired the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s (ACOEM) Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines. Under the new agreement, Reed Group will publish and distribute the guidelines; ACOEM will continue to provide the scientific research, content development and methodology underlying them. The acquisition will widen the distribution base for the practice guidelines, which […]
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued a new guidance document: Spirometry Testing in Occupational Health Programs: Best Practices for Healthcare Professionals. Spirometry is used to evaluate respiratory health and screen workers for their ability to perform certain tasks and/or use personal protective equipment. The guidance is intended for medical personnel who oversee worker […]
Persistent dampness and mold damage in the non-industrial workplace, including schools and housing, requires prevention, management and effective remediation, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) says in a new Position Statement on Mold and Dampness in the Built Environment. If visible mold is present, it should be remediated, regardless of what species are present. Such […]
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released some new industry fact sheets and QuickCards:
The League of California Cities and its partners – Kaiser Permanente, the Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign and Keenan & Associates, an insurance brokerage firm – yesterday announced the launch of the Cities for Workforce Health initiative.