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Interpreting the Environmental Assessment for Legionellosis Outbreaks

Interpreting the Environmental Assessment for Legionellosis Outbreaks

((Music)) This video is the second in a series addressing environmental aspects of legionellosis outbreak investigations. During this video, we will discuss how to conduct and interpret an Environmental Assessment. An Environmental Assessment should be performed in order to: identify risk factors for Legionella growth and transmission, help determine whether interventions, like shutting down potential …

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

♪ The National Center for Environmental Health protects people from harmful exposures in the air we breathe the water we drink, the food we eat & the world that sustains us We do this by investigating relationships between environmental factors such as hazardous chemicals and radiation and health And using this information to develop guidance …

Saskia Comess – Health and air pollution

Saskia Comess – Health and air pollution

Over 90 percent of the world’s population breathes toxic air. But what are we talking about when we say toxic air? One of the most critical air pollutants is particulate matter or PM. PM Is a complex mixture of solids. Gases. Liquids. [blender] But where exactly does PM come from? Some PM is directly admitted …

Air Pollution Poses Risks for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Air Pollution Poses Risks for Childhood Cancer Survivors

We were very interested in looking at this here in Utah because unfortunately we know in the winter we tend to have pretty severe air pollution, but we think that these results are really applicable to cancer patients across the United States. There’s approximately 16 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and we know unfortunately …

OEHHA: Science for a Healthy California

OEHHA: Science for a Healthy California

(upbeat music) What is Science For A Healthy California? (upbeat music) We’re scientists at the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment. We explore the health effects and dangers of hazardous chemicals. Our mission is to protect the health of Californians and our state’s environment. (upbeat music) Our work plays an important role in setting environmental …

Study Environmental Health Sciences at UQ

Study Environmental Health Sciences at UQ

Environmental health scientists work in an exciting field where they’re helping to protect the community from emerging environmental health risks So, my name is Kevin Thomas I’m Director of the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences and will be hosting the new Masters of Environmental Health Sciences at UQ. The new programs about trying to …