Silent Killers in Kitchens – Household Air Pollution

Today I have the pleasure of introducing a guest blogger, Ms. Ther Aung (soon to be Dr. Ther Aung), a former employee of mine and now a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of British Columbia.   Ther has an extensive background in industrial hygiene and public health and has just completed some fascinating research on […]

Metal Contamination in Toys – Buyer Beware!

I have previously written a blog post on a topic raised by my close friend and colleague, Dr. Tom Murphy, – the disturbing issue of Mercury Contamination of Skin Whitening Creams, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.   Tom is a leader in reporting on important issues of contaminants in foods and consumer products, and he has also published […]

Sizzling Hot Tweats……

A short, important and self-explanatory blog post. Earth's hottest August on record. Record-warm months now 16; unprecedented in 137 years of temperature observation. — Cathy Ann Buckley (@cath11cc) September 20, 2016 NASA: Earth Scorched With Back-to-Back Hottest Month s #climate #warming #earth — HzBeest (@HerzBeest) September 15, 2016 A reminder that Arctic sea […]

Wacky HSE Regulations from Around the World – Part 2: Growing Pains

Wacky HSE Regulations from Around the World – Part 2: Growing Pains In last week’s blog post I discussed, what I term, HSE first-world problems –  regulations that are overly complex that feed an industry of consultants, lawyers and bureaucrats with no approachable benefits to worker health or safety or environmental protection. Unfortunately, these overly […]