Monthly Archives: September 2016


NIOSH Unveils CROPS for Farmworkers

In ongoing efforts to protect at-risk farmworkers, particularly youth, investigators at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently undertook a demonstration project on how to retrofit an older model tractor with an engineering control called the cost-effective rollover protective structure, or CROPS, a type of rollover protective Read the full article…


EPA’s SepticSmart Week

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in conjunction with federal, state and local government and private sector partners — is kicking off its fourth annual SepticSmart Week to encourage American homeowners and communities to properly maintain their septic systems. More than 26 million homes in the United States — Read the full article…