EPA Issues Stricter Lead Regulations

For the 1st time in almost 20 years, the EPA issued more substantial lead clearance levels to protect American children from the dangers of lead.

A Public Health Approach to Addressing Lead | US EPA

Describes EPA’s achievements in reducing childhood lead exposures and emphasizes the need to continue actions to further reduce lead exposures, especially in those communities where exposures remain

EPA Issues Stricter Lead Regulations to Protect Children from the Dangers of Lead Paint. - Lead Defender® by ECOBOND®

For the 1st time in almost 20 years, the EPA issued more substantial lead clearance levels to protect American children from the dangers of lead.

Workplace Supported Recovery: New NIOSH Research Addresses an Evolving Crisis

Introduction The nation continues to struggle with a complex, ever-changing substance use landscape and an increase in related overdose deaths. Substance use disorders (SUDs) represent an important pu

EPA’s Design for the Environment Program Highlighted in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly Program

WASHINGTON – The Climate Pledge Friendly program on Amazon now includes antimicrobial products like disinfectants and sanitizers certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Des

EPA Announces Proposal to Protect Tribal Reserved Rights in Water Quality Standards and Best Practices for Tribal Treaty and Reserved Rights

WASHINGTON – Today, during the 2022 White House Tribal Nations Summit, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan announced a proposal to revise the federal water qu

Driving Safety Tips to Keep Your Employees Safe this Holiday Season

  ‘Tis the holiday season-the busiest time of year for workers in the retail and delivery industries. Sadly, more fatal crashes happen during the holidays because more people travel, drink more alc

EPA Announces $52M in Grants for States to Support Clean Water, Flood Resilience, and Water Equity

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $52 million in grants to help communities improve essential stormwater infrastructure. EPA’s Sewe

Statement by Administrator Regan on Department of Justice Filing Court Order to Stabilize Jackson, Mississippi Water System

WASHINGTON — Today, in response to the Department of Justice filing a proposal in federal court that, if approved by the court, would appoint an Interim Third Party Manager to stabilize Jackson, M

North Pacific Seafoods penalized $345,000 for Clean Air Act violations

(Seattle – November 29, 2022) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that North Pacific Seafoods, Inc. of Seattle, Wash., paid a $345,000 penalty for Clean Air Act violations at t

EPA Announces More Than $105 Million in Funding for Oklahoma Water Infrastructure Improvements

DALLAS, TEXAS (Nov. 29th, 2022) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced more than $105 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) funding to the Oklahoma Department of

EPA aims to reduce lead exposure with free Lead-Safe Renovation Training for Pueblo, Colorado-area contractors on December 5

Pueblo, Colo.  – As part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about childhood lead exposure and protect communities in Pueblo, Colorado, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encourag

Protecting Temporary Workers: Best Practices for Host Employers

  Hiring temporary workers can be a way for businesses to meet fluctuating labor demands. But, keeping temporary workers safe on the job presents unique challenges, in part due to their dual employme

EPA Appoints New Members to Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee and Announces Next Meeting

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the appointment of 28 members, 14 new and 14 returning, to the Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee (CHP

EPA and State Partners Announce Major Improvement in Clean Water Act Permit Compliance

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it has achieved major improvement in compliance with Clean Water Act (CWA) permits over the past five-year period. In F

Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Funding for Nationwide Brownfields Technical Assistance and Research Grants and Technical Assistance to Brownfields Providers

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Requests for Applications for $57 million in funding that is available for two new Brownfields technical assistance op

Promoting Partnerships to Explore the Impacts of Technological Change on Work and Well-being

Technology has a longstanding record of impacting work, the workplace, and the workforce. Automation, or finding new ways for tasks to be completed by machines and computers, has been a common industr

Worker Well-being Takes Center Stage: Fireside Chat with the U.S. Surgeon General

U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, participated in a fireside chat on the final day of the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®. Dr. Murthy joined Dr.

The Risk of COPD is Increased for Workers in Certain Industries and Occupations and with Certain Occupational Exposures

  November is National COPD Prevention Month. COPD - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - is characterized by airflow obstruction and breathing-related problems. The term COPD includes the condit

NIOSH Rising Stars

Like many workplaces, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is working to help prepare staff to become leaders in their fields. One way NIOSH is readying its next generatio

Construction Helmets and Work-related Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury. TBIs are a global public health pr

Total Worker Health® Symposium: A Closer Look at Keynotes

We're taking a closer look at the presentations delivered during the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®. Attendees from across the globe heard from experts in the field durin

Celebrating the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®

October 11-14, 2022, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Center for Health, Work & Environment (CHWE) presented the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Tot

Protecting Children From Lead Paint Poisoning in the Spotlight -Two Businesses Closed Down Due to Lead Contamination

In a news report from CBS News in San Francisco, inspectors from Santa Clara County Health Department closed down two firms deemed to have dangerous lead levels at their premises. A gymnastic and an

EPA Issues Stricter Lead Regulations to Protect Children from the Dangers of Lead Paint.

For the 1st time in almost 20 years, the EPA issued more substantial lead clearance levels to protect American children from the dangers of lead. This final rule will lower the clearance levels for

Discussion with Nationally Recognized Expert on the Dangers of Lead, Dr. Nicholas Basta, Presenting the Findings of His Research Study on Lead-Based Paint. The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint

  ECOBOND® Paint:      Welcome to this conversation about bioaccessibility and extractability of ECOBOND® LeadDefender® treated lead-based paint. We are joined by Dr. Nicholas Basta, profes

Ecobond Lead Paint Treatment Product Comparison

WHY JUST COVER UP THE LEAD ISSUE WHEN YOU CAN TREAT IT! THESE ARE THE FACTS: Covering up the problem still leaves the problem. ECOBOND® LeadDefender® is the ONLY paint product designed to seal &amp

ECOBOND® Paint Announces Their Newest International Distributor of Lead Based Paint Treatment Solutions: Construventas Group in Panama Central America

ECOBOND® Paint is proud to announce their newest distributor, Construventas Group, based in Panama City, Panama. Construventas Group is a company recognized by the most important builders in the c

{WEBINAR} For the World Health Organization (WHO) 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week ECOBOND® Paint interviewed Nationally Recognized Expert, Dr. Nicholas Basta Presenting the Findings of His Research Study on Lead-Based Paint.

Webinar: The Mitigation of Lead Hazards and Bio-Accessibility from Lead-Based Paint   In support of the World Health Organization 2020 International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, ECOBOND® Paint i

Civil War era "Jubilee Hall" - a.k.a. “Wolf Den Grange Hall”- protected from the dangers of lead by ECOBOND® LeadDefender®& Bitrex®

Executive Summary:  In March 2017 ECOBOND® Paint LLC joined into a strategic alliance with Market Actives, LLC to add Bitrex® to our ECOBOND® formula to reduce accidental ingestion of potentially

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