OSHA Determines use of Kinesiology Tape is “First Aid Treatment”

Posted on Aug 13, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News, Society News

In a standard interpretation dated July 6, 2015, OSHA’s Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management, Amanda Edens, stated that her agency has reviewed information associated with the use of Kinesiology tape from…
 “patent applications, from relevant instructional materials and directions for when a

August TEHA Meeting features special guest Matt Geller on Food Truck Regulations and Best Practices

Posted on Aug 12, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News, Society News

by Renee Witherspoon, RS, CSP, CIH, CHMM, ASSE South Plains Chapter President 2012-2015
On August 11 the Texas Environmental Health Association (TEHA) Panhandle-West Texas Chapter met for a training event that featured a presentation by Matt Geller, CEO of the Southern California Mobile Food Vendors Association in Lon

Chapter Newsletter Published

Posted on Jul 19, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News, Society News

The South Plains Chapter has published it’s June Newsletter. The newsletter provides the President’s Message, New Member Updates and a summary of our technical meetings and announcements.Read more >

Remembering WWI and the Second Battle of Ypres

Posted on Jul 18, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News, Society News

Australian infantry wearing Small Box Respirators, Ypres, September 1917 (Photo is in the public domain in the United States.) By Renee Witherspoon, CSP, CIH, CHMM, South Plains Chapter President, 2013-2015 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of the First World War (WWI).Read more >

Texas Tech EH&S hosts the Laboratory Safety Institute Chemical Hygiene Officer (CHO) Course

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 in Chapter News, News, Region News

James Kaufman, Ph.D., President of The Laboratory Safety Institute in Natick, MA, presents a program at Texas Tech University on Laboratory Safety.Read more >