Today is Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences

Education and Research Center (ERC)

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates:

  • Field Course Work by ERC Students

    The 1st year industrial hygiene students and an occupational nursing student visited Formica on 9/19/16 as part of the “Identification of Workplace Hazards” class led by Dr. Andy Maier. Students toured the facility with plant EH&S professionals to learn about laminate surface coating processes and health and safety information/issues, including ventilation controls, PPE, and potential exposures. A student and faculty member from the the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology also joined the UC students on the tour. Students have several additional site visits scheduled this semester to various industries in the Cincinnati area.
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  • ERC Visit to Industrial Indiana Field Trip

    Seven students and one faculty member went on a two-day field trip to Industrial Indiana. Student participants were from University of Cincinnati’s (UC) industrial hygiene and occupational medicine residency programs. On Thursday, 08/18/2016, the group left UC by coach bus and visited Purdue University’s Birck Nanotechnology Center. On Friday, 08/19/2016, the group visited the Meadow Lake Wind Farm, BioTownAg Anaerobic Digester, and Liberty Landfill.
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  • UC ERC Participated in the 2016 NY/NJ Historic Tour

    June 5th to 9th 2016, Bingbing Wu, Nancy Ngoc Giao Ly and Kelechi Isiugo represented students from the University of Cincinnati industrial hygiene and occupational medicine program at the New York New Jersey Historical Perspectives on Occupational Safety and Health tour. The tour began at Piscataway, New Jersey, with a bus conveying graduate students of industrial hygiene, ergonomics, safety engineering and residents of occupational medicine from different universities.
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  • Congressman Chabot Visits UC Education and Research Center, Tours Labs

    Congressman Steve Chabot, who represents Ohio’s 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives, visited with University of Cincinnati (UC) President Santa J. Ono and the team from the UC Education and Research Center (ERC) to learn more about research in environmental health, specifically.
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  • 2016 Topical Workshop – Health and Safety of Temporary Workers

    Session I: What is Temporary Work and Why is it a Problem Now? Tim Bell, Chicago Workers Collaborative: From Employees to Serfs: How the Temp Staffing Industry Hurts Workers Temporary workers are taken advantage of and not properly protected to the same extent that other full time employees are. These workers are often desperate for ...
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