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Public Health Surveillance Design Guidance for Water Quality Surveillance and Response Systems

EPA has released a new guidance document as part of the Water Quality Surveillance and Response Systems.  Public health surveillance is the ongoing collection and analysis of public health data, such as emergency department visits and calls to poison control centers, for the purpose of detecting disease and illness in a community.   122 more words


The challenges of uncertain times

I’VE ALWAYS put a lot faith in the maxim that ‘Failing to prepare is preparing to fail’ – and that’s never more true than now. 908 more words

Preparing for Allergy Emergencies

An emergency care plan should be prepared for all participants in programming that have food allergies. The Food Allergy Research & Education Center (FARE… 107 more words

Emergency Planning

Nuclear Intern Projects Make a Lasting Impact

What exactly does a nuclear intern do? For the third post in our summer nuclear intern series, we asked our interns to discuss what they are working on over the summer. 724 more words

Duke Energy

Ask Jeff! Safety Training for Everyone

Earlier this week we posted “6 simple ways to make your workplace safer.” Safety is critical at every workplace, from an office to a construction site. 482 more words

Workplace Health And Safety

Stay Ready

When my daughter was born, I was very fortunate to have my Mama around to help and guide me as a new mother. Her support in those early months was crucial. 784 more words


EPA Tools and Strategies for Climate Change

Many drinking water utilities are struggling with the demands imposed by often unexpected extreme weather events.  What can they do to plan; how can they be prepared to respond; when can they declare the crisis to be over? 378 more words

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