EPA and OSHA are regulatory agencies charged with protecting Americans from significant risks to human health, both environmental and occupational. Each agency develops and enforces regulations and maintains partnerships with other agencies to accomplish its mission.
For this assignment, review the functions of the EPA and OSHA. Then, select one of the case studies from the websites provide below on a current health issue that is either environmental or occupational.
EPA Case Studies
OSHA Case Studies
Write a 3–4-page paper in Microsoft Word format addressing the following: Describe the selected current public health issue (either environmental or occupational). Analyze the factors that contributed to the public health issue. Consider the appropriate regulatory agency (EPA or OSHA) and examine how it responded to this situation. Examine the outcome of the response.
Support your statements with appropriate examples and scholarly references.
Submit your assignment to the W2: Assignment 2 Dropbox by Tuesday, October 17, 2017.
Name your document SUO_PHE4095_W2_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc.
Cite all sources using the APA format.
Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsAdequately examined the current public health issue (environmental or occupational), including a description of the issue and an analysis of the contributing factors.15Provided an in-depth examination of the concerned regulatory agency’s response to the situation.20Examined the outcome of the response.10Used