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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: illnesses, foodborne, information, safety, food
Number of Pages: 34
ISBN-10: 0788140965
ISBN-13: 9780788140969

Over the past decade, a number of widely reported outbreaks of foodborne illnesses caused by microbial contamination have heightened the public's concern about the safety of food. This report provides a factual picture on the extent of foodborne illnesses in the U.S. today. Contains the best available information on the: frequency of foodborne illness; health consequences & economic impacts of foodborne illnesses; & the adequacy of knowledge about foodborne illnesses to develop effective control strategies. Charts & tables.

Author: John H. Noble, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: people, serve, severe, mental, illnesses, system, rehabilitation, inability, failure, federal, state, vocational, legacy
Number of Pages: 141
Published: 1997-11
ISBN-10: 0788186671
ISBN-13: 9780788186677

This report is the culmination of an extensive study conducted by National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of vocational rehabilitation services for people with severe mental illnesses throughout the country. Chapters: the federal-state vocational rehabilitation system & people with severe mental illnesses: history, purpose & efficacy; the role of public mental health systems & psychiatric rehabilitation programs in providing vocational rehabilitation services to people with severe mental illnesses; the role of state advocacy programs in assisting people with severe mental illnesses to access ap

Author: Joyce C. Laslof
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: illnesses, final, report, veterans, war, advisory, committee, gulf, presidential
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 1997-04
ISBN-10: 0788142712
ISBN-13: 9780788142710

Analyzes information on -- research, coordinating efforts, medical treatment, outreach, reviews conducted by other governmental and non-ggovernmental bodies, risk factors (exposure and health effects), and chemical and biological weapons. This report is in three major parts: an evaluation of the government's response to Gulf War vets' illnesses; an evaluation of available data on the nature of Gulf War vets' illnesses; and an evaluation of available data on the health effects of Gulf War risk factors. Also includes recommendations on how to anticipate and avoid post-conflict health concerns.

Author: Eleanor Chelimsky
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: occupational, illnesses, injuries, monitor, exists, farms, limited, capability, pesticides
Number of Pages: 291
Published: 2008-06-01
ISBN-10: 1428989218
ISBN-13: 9781428989214

Determines the extent to which govżt. programs and regżs. protect farm workers from unnecessary occupżl exposure to pesticides (OEP). Examines what mechanisms exist at the fed. and state levels to determine the nature and extent of illnesses assoc. with OEP on farms. The following questions were used: What monitoring systems (MS) and other data sources provide info. on pesticide-related illnesses (PRI) that occur on farms? What are the strengths and weaknesses of these MS, and how comprehensive is the info. they provide in terms of kinds of health effects, popżn. subgroups, pesticides, and

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: illnesses, injuries, occupational, guidelines, recordkeeping
Number of Pages: 89
Published: 1997-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788145789
ISBN-13: 9780788145780

Provides information to determine whether or not an establishment must keep OSHA records; describes which forms should be used and how they should be completed; outlines where the OSHA records must be located, how they should be updated, and how long they must be kept; provides guidelines for determining the key issues of recordability and for determining the outcome of recordable cases; describes employer obligations for reporting occupational injuries and illnesses; and discusses some of the checks and balances built into the system to ensure accurate recordkeeping and reporting.

Author: David Shaffer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: children, adolescents, drug, alcohol, mental, disorders, prevention
Number of Pages: 592
Published: 1989-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788129708
ISBN-13: 9780788129704

Discusses prevention and intervention when dealing with children and adolescents with psychiatric illnesses. Examines the impact of alcohol and drug use on these illnesses. 10 chapters and commentary cover conceptual issues in prevention, alcohol and drug related problems, prevention of learning disorders, risk factors in conduct disorders, public policy: risk factor or remedy?, psychiatric disorders in parents as a risk factor for children, post traumatic stress disorders, and prevention issues in youth suicide.

Author: John B. Stephenson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: air, smoky, mountains, problems, respiratory, pollution, quality
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2001-08
ISBN-10: 0756715482
ISBN-13: 9780756715489

In the past 20 years air quality has generally been improving throughout much of the U.S. However, there is growing concern about visibility, air quality, and certain respiratory illnesses in and near Great Smoky Mountains Nat. Park on the North Carolina-TN border. In light of these concerns about the park and adjacent areas, this report analyzes recent trends in and contributing factors to (1) visibility impairments, (2) ground-level ozone, and (3) respiratory illnesses. In addition, it examines the TVA's plans to reduce its emissions of regulated pollutants from generating electricity. The r
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