By Dorothy Wigmore  Want to start a conversation about health and safety? Find out if members have aches and pains or are getting hurt or sick? Look for patterns of
Reviewing key sources and common pollutants By Zarin Hussain, MPH (c) and Derek G. Shendell, D. Env., MPH   Why is this topic important?  There are many environmental health and
What to do  By Dorothy Wigmore  Just found a health or safety hazard at work? Trying to figure out if something is a hazard? Worried about on-going symptoms you or
What we need to know   By Zarin Hussain, MPH (c) and Derek G. Shendell, D. Env., MPH   Grasping the use of PCBs  PCBs or polychlorinated biphenyls have been
The invisible jobs and hazards of school custodial and building maintenance work By Dorothy Wigmore Schools need them. They’re key health and safety prevention staff and problem-solvers. But they are
By Nikki Baker and Rosie Grant  Every day that students and staff enter New Jersey schools, they face conditions that can cause illness or injury and that make it harder
Their air quality matters too By Dorothy Wigmore We want healthy air in schools. But what about school buses, where students and drivers spend so much time? How
By Dr. Derek Shendell, Dr. Koshy Koshy and Justin Panzarella  There are over 13 million school employees in the United States with nearly 230,000 here in New Jersey. They make
Now’s your chance! By Dorothy Wigmore   A chance to learn. A chance to improve school air.   Those are the goals of a grant-funded project involving Rutgers University and
By Justin Panzarella, BS, MPH (c) Derek G. Shendell, D.Env., MPH and Koshy Koshy, Ph.D.  Understanding chemical exposure and storage hazards  The federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) affirms that