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Released: 14-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Occupational Medical Society Urges U.S. Congress to Consider Implications for Workplace Safety if Marijuana Is Legalized
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

As Congress looks at legislative proposals relating to federal marijuana policy, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) cautions legislators to avoid piecemeal solutions and to carefully consider the impact of any federal marijuana legislation on workplace safety.

Released: 22-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT
ACOEM Disappointed DOT Has Withdrawn Proposed Rule to Screen Safety-Sensitive Personnel for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is disappointed that DOT has withdrawn its proposed rulemaking for the Evaluation of Safety Sensitive Personnel for Moderate-to-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

Released: 25-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT
Occupational Medicine Physicians Honored for Collaborative Leadership
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has awarded its 2017 Health Achievement in Occupational Medicine Award to Richard Heron, MB, and Ron Loeppke, MD, in recognition of their work in establishing the International Occupational Medicine Society Collaborative (IOMSC). The award was presented during ACOEM's 2017 American Occupational Health Conference, being held in Denver through April 26.

Released: 24-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT
Idaho National Laboratory Receives 2017 Corporate Health Achievement Award
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is the recipient of the 2017 Corporate Health Achievement Award (CHAA), presented annually by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

Released: 24-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT
Online Course Offers Cutting Edge Health and Safety Strategies for Employers
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

“Fundamentals of Integrated Health and Safety,” a new online course from ACOEM, UL and the UIC School of Public Health, helps employers integrate their health and safety programming in ways that can bolster bottom-line results while improving the health and well being of their workers.

Released: 13-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST
ACOEM Supports OSHA Rule on Silica Protections
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

ACOEM applauds rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that will better protect workers from hazards of silica exposure.

Released: 25-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT
ACOEM Urges Congress to Approve Funding for Opioid Abuse Measures
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

James A. Tacci, MD, JD, President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), praised passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and called on Congress to approve funding for opioid abuse measures.

Released: 22-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT
ACOEM Praises Passage of TSCA Reform Bill
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) President James A.Tacci, MD, JD, MPH (FACOEM) today called the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act "a major step forward for health and safety in the workplace.”

Released: 20-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT
ACOEM Calls for Action to Address Gun Violence Public Health Crisis
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

ACOEM President James A. Tacci, MD, JD, MPH (FACOEM) called today for a comprehensive national public health response to the growing issue of gun violence.

Released: 13-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT
Erickson Living Receives ACOEM’s Corporate Health Achievement Award
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has awarded Erickson Living of Maryland its Corporate Health Achievement Award (CHAA).



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