USF’s experts on hurricanes and weather include the College of Public Health

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USF’s Experts on Hurricanes and Weather Professors knowledgeable in hurricane science, research and impact available for potentially busy season By Barbara Melendez USF News TAMPA, Fla. (May 30, 2012) – Another year without a major hurricane making landfall would suit everyone. Nonetheless, AccuWeather’s 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast predicts 12 named tropical storms, five named […]

USF OTIEC customizes HAZWOPER for US Army, introduces revised OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

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This month, the USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center unveiled a new 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) course tailored for the military and other government employees at the US Army Reserves facilities at 9500 Armed Forces Reserves Drive in Orlando, Fla. The course, which lasted May 14-18, trained attendees on the revised […]

Brooks wins the William S. Knudsen Award

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The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) presented its annual awards on April 30 during the Opening Session of the 2012 American Occupational Health Conference in Los Angeles, Calif. Four physicians and the authors of the paper judged to be an outstanding Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM) article were recognized for […]

OH nurse earns a summer internship with OSHA

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Doreen Yumang-Ross, RN, BSN was selected to participate in the 2012 Graduate Nursing Internship Program in Washington, DC. The program is sponsored by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and lasts for eight weeks over the summer. The Ohio native is a dual degree student in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health earning […]