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USF researchers use neuromarketing tools to assist Baycare Health System, national public health agencies to assess the impact of COVID-19 messaging

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An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of South Florida has pooled its expertise and resources in order to help influence the effectiveness of public health messaging related to COVID-19. Researchers are collaborating with public health agencies and businesses to combine neuromarketing and biometric tools from the Muma College […]

Special open enrollment period reopens the door to health coverage

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U.S. President Joseph Biden has opened a special Affordable Care Act enrollment period to run until May 15, and the USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) program is ready to assist. FL-CKF manages the USF State Navigator Program and seven other organizations (collectively referred to as […]

Whats wrong with this Picture?

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Photographs are a learning tool of how accidents can be prevented. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that all portable fire extinguishers be inspected on a monthly basis and maintained by a licensed fire protection company on an annual basis. Thank you to Gabriel Garcia, PCG, PCC, PCM, our USF SafetyFlorida contributor for February.

Management Leadership

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

“Management leadership” is an essential element of every successful workplace safety and health plan. It provides the foundation and creates the road map for not only developing the safety management system, but, combined with other attributes, ensures that system contributes to the success of the organization through the prevention of work related injuries and illnesses.

A Note from the Director

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Heads up! If your organization has more than 10 employees you are required to maintain a log of work-related injuries and illnesses according to OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1904.

Dr. Charles Mahan named 2021 ASPPH Welch-Rose Awardee

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USF College of Public Health’s (COPH) Dr. Charles Mahan, former dean and professor emeritus of the COPH, will be honored with the 2021 ASPPH Welch-Rose Award for academic public health service. The ASPPH Welch-Rose Award recognizes the highest standards of leadership and scholarship in public health and honors individuals who […]

A Note from the Director

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Since 2015, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Throughout January, employers will take part in helping identify and eliminating radon exposure hazards at their workplaces across the nation. You can participate in this effort by testing the radon levels at your worksite or implementing EPA recommended radon resistant building techniques throughout your operation.

Aerial Lifts Personal Fall Protection Requirements

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Written by Noel McCatty Jr., USF SafetyFlorida Safety Consultant When job tasks take place in hard-to-reach areas or unfinished environments, aerial lifts are often the answer. Aerial lifts have replaced ladders and scaffolding on many job sites due to their mobility and flexibility. They may be made of metal or fiberglass reinforced plastic and can be powered or manually operated, usually equipped with vertical rotating capabilities. OSHA’s Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms Standard (29 CFR 1910.67) utilizes the American National Standard Institute Standard (ANSI A92.2-1969), in classifying aerial devices. […]