College and Extension faculty share the ins and outs of ensuring your drinking water is safe. The big takeaway: Arsenic, nitrate and lead are tasteless, odorless and invisible. The only way to know if they are present is to test your water using a certified laboratory.
In the U.S., an estimated 11.3 million people live within 1 km of a drilling site.
OSU professors Jay Kim and Laurel Kincl will build on existing research with the Dungeness crab fishing industry, where workers suffer high rates of both fatal and non-fatal injuries, thanks to a grant from the NIOSH.
A new study found that infants born within 3 kilometers of oil and natural gas drilling facilities in Texas had slightly lower birthweights than those born before drilling began in their vicinity.
Associate Professor Laurel Kincl and Assistant Professor Jay Kim in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences discussed proper ergonomics and risk factors in a recent Public Health Insider webcast.
Workers in the construction industry are most likely to suffer injuries early in their shifts, and those working night shifts experience more severe injuries, a recent OSU study finds.