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Battling Heat Stress in Agriculture

http://are.berkeley.edu/~howardrr/pubs/helpworkers.agsafe04.pdf

Battling Heat Stress in Agriculture--Hundreds of thousands of agricultural workers perform strenuous tasks in hot weather, and they are at risk of injury from heat stress. This UC Berkeley website is designed to support research and extension work as well as management policies and individual worker choices that will ultimately reduce personal and associated costs in agriculture due to heat stress.

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) conducts a number of activities to help prevent or reduce the harmful effects of exposure to hazardous substances. The agency provides toxFAQs, easy to understand fact sheets about hazardous substances and their health effects, and has toxicologists available to answer further questions and can tell you where to find occupational and environmental health clinics. ATSDR also offers a series of Case Studies in Environmental Medicine for the primary care provider.

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the federal agency responsible for environmental protection.

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National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), based at the Center for Disease Control, conducts environment and health research and surveillance. Their interventions range from emergency response, training and education to public policy.

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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

This site provides many links dealing with the enviornment and health.

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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Providing national and world leadership to prevent work-related illnesses and injuries

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Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

OSHA's mission is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.

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Children's Environmental Health Network

This organization has a wide variety of information about the health effects of toxic chemicals on children. Produced Training Manual on Pediatric Environmental Health: Putting it Into Practice, and an environmental resource guide of organizations active in the field of children's environmental health

Home Safety Month

Home Safety Month asked the public to take some simple hands-on steps to create a safer home environment from the five leading causes of home injury – falls, poisonings, fires and burns, choking/suffocation and drowning. HSC offered turnkey resources to help families nationwide learn how to be “hands-on” with proper home safety practices.

For information specific to migrant and underserved populations visit the MCN Environmental and Occupational Health page.  

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

It is imperative that employers, employees, and the general public are aware of the importance of preventing illness and injury in the workplace--wherever that workplace may be, such as on the road, in the air, the classroom, the store, the plant, or the office. Each year the families, friends, and co-workers of victims of on-the-job accidents suffer intangible losses and grief, especially when proper safety measures could have prevented worker injury or death.

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