New EHS Spotlight Features:
Summer Internship Applications Due 2/11,
Model Pool Code – Request Changes by 2/19,
Ill Food Worker Publication,
Performance Improvement Resource
Summer Internship with Environmental Health Services! – Applications are now being accepted for a 10-week summer environmental internship for students majoring in Environmental Health. Interns gain environmental health experience and an understanding of environmental health work at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels. Application deadline is February 11, 2015.
Request Changes for the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) - The Conference for the Model Aquatic Health Code is accepting change requests for the 2nd edition of the MAHC until February 19, 2015. Find out how to submit changes.
Managerial Practices Regarding Workers Working while Ill – New Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) publication describes restaurant policies for sick workers, what happens when managers work when sick, and what happens when workers work when sick.
Improving Environmental Public Health Services Performance to Meet Community Needs – New guidance document describes performance improvement resources and tools and explains how those tools are used to produce results that can be integrated into broader public health department performance improvement initiatives.
The Road Towards Environmental Justice from a Multifaceted Lens – Guest columnist LaToria Whitehead discusses concerns and challenges shared in environmental health and describes ways to strengthen the role of state, local, tribal, and national environmental health professionals in responding to adverse environmental exposures. This article is published in the January/February 2015 issue of the Journal of Environmental Health.
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