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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

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By: Noel (Mac) McCatty, USF Safety Consultant It is a requirement of OSHA that employees be given a safe and healthy workplace that is reasonably free of occupational hazards. However, it is unrealistic to expect accidents not to happen. Therefore, employers are required to provide medical and first aid personnel […]

Cruel Summer

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Co-written by: Dr. Thomas Bernard, University of South Florida Faculty andDavid Ashman, USF SafetyFlorida Safety Consultant Although summer has officially ended and autumn is here, the hot weather has been relentless in the sunshine state, especially in the southern region. The blistering heat has broken record highs this year alone. Those working outside in construction or agriculture are especially at risk. Workers’ exposed to extreme heat are at greater risk of heat-related disorders like heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Employers and employees must know the signs and symptoms of heat […]

Powered Industrial Truck Safety: How to Avoid One of OSHA’s Top Violations

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What are powered industrial trucks? Powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, are used in many industries, primarily to move materials. They can also be used to raise, lower, or remove large objects or a number of smaller objects on pallets or in boxes, crates, or other containers. Powered industrial trucks can either be ridden by the operator or controlled by a walking operator. Over-the-road haulage trucks and earth-moving equipment that has been modified to accept forks are not considered powered industrial trucks. Powered Industrial Truck (P.I.T.) (29 […]

First cohort of undergraduates takes off as Health Scholars

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The USF College of Public Health is all about pushing boundaries and for the eleven students in the Health Scholars program, that’s exactly what they are doing. The program is offered to first-time-in-college students who want to earn a bachelor of science in public health (BSPH) degree, according to Dr. Kay Perrin, […]

New semester, new fellows and new structure of the COPH

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This is the semester of all things new for the USF College of Public Health. The COPH welcomed 85 undergraduates, 213 masters and 29 doctoral students this fall semester representing more than 26 different states and 13 countries across each continent of the globe. “It is my honor and privilege […]

It’s the year of the woman … again!

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Last year three women from the USF College of Public of Health received awards at the Florida Public Health Association Annual Conference. This year two all-female student teams received research awards. The event was held in July 24-25 in Orlando. When Dr. Jaime Corvin planned her Global Health Assessment Strategies […]

USF COPH graduates 122 “catalysts of change” in summer 2018 graduation

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The USF College of Public Health graduated 122 future public health professionals on Saturday, Aug. 4. Fifty-eight students received a bachelor’s degree, 60 a master’s degree and four were awarded doctorates. From the pinning ceremony for the undergraduates held Friday morning, Aug. 3, to the graduation celebration held for the graduate […]