New EHS Spotlight Features:
Free Model Pool Code Webinar;
Three Pool Code Modules for Comment;
Public Health and Drought
Free August 16 Webinar on the Model Pool Code - Participate in a free webinar on preventing drowning, injuries, and the spread of recreational water illnesses through the Model Aquatic Health Code:
August 16, 2012, 1:00-2:00 p.m. (ET).
This webinar is hosted by the Network for Public Health Law and features presentations from CDC and the National Conference for State Legislatures. Register before August 14! Visit http://www.cdc.gov/
healthywater/swimming/pools/ mahc/news.html#july_23 for more information.
Model Pool Code Modules for Comment – These draft modules are part of the Model Aquatic Health Code now under development. Three modules are open for public comment until October 14, 2012:
- Contamination Burden.
- Facility Design and Construction.
- Lifeguarding and Bather Supervision.
Each newly posted module has a short synopsis or abstract highlighting the most critical recommendations.
When Every Drop Counts: Protecting Public Health During Drought Conditions—A Guide for Public Health Professionals – This document includes information about how drought affects public health, recommends steps to help mitigate the health effects of drought, identifies future needs for research and other drought-related activities, and provides a list of helpful resources and tools.