Kerosene and Biomass Fuels Associated with Tuberculosis in Nepal

The use of kerosene lamps may substantially increase the risk of tuberculosis (TB), according to a new study from UC Berkeley researchers. (read more)

“No-Sweat” Factory in Dominican Republic Focuses on Worker Safety

LOHP program coordinator Valeria Velazquez and Garrett Brown, SPH alumni and COEH advisory committee member, travelled in June to the Dominican Republic to conduct training and safety inspections at AltaGracia, a groundbreaking “no-sweat” garment factory that produces hooded sweatshirts and t-shirts for the US university apparel market. (read more)

Awards Presented at UCSF Occupational & Environmental Health Nursing Celebration

COEH members Barbara Plog and Sarah Jewell were honored with Hero Awards at UCSF's Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing (OEHN) Celebration on June 10, 2010. (read more)