The California Department of Pesticide Regulation faces unique challenges in assessing pesticide exposure risk for agricultural workers in the state, according to a report from the National Research Council.
Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration needs to take worker fatigue into account when estimating air traffic controller staffing levels and should work with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association to implement a tool to help facilities create efficient work schedules, according to a new report.
Washington – A new report is calling for the Department of the Interior’ Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to enlist the help of the offshore oil and gas industry in developing safer technology.
Washington – Designating a single government agency to direct safety, health and environmental research efforts on nanomaterials could help accelerate progress, a new National Research Council report suggests.
London – Workers in the lead industry are experiencing reductions in exposure, and a majority of them have blood-lead levels below regulatory limits, the International Lead Association announced July 9.
Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration’s current staffing model is unable to adequately determine where to assign safety inspectors, concludes a report released June 20 by the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General.