The Great Lakes Center at UIC
The Great Lakes Center for Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health, part of the UIC School of Public Health, works to improve the health of workers and communities locally and globally. We provide clinical services, consultation to businesses, government agencies and communities, workforce development, technical assistance, and community and worker education. GLC is an Occupational Health Collaborating Center of the World Health Organization.
New Report - Investigating Environmental Contamination: A Guide for Communities
The Region 5 PEHSU recently published Investigating Environmental Contamination: A Guide for Communities. The guide is for community members who are concerned about their environmental exposures in their neighborhood. It covers outdoor pollution in the air, soil, and water and offers resources specific for Region 5 states. It also includes a power mapping example to help community members advocate for change and take their environmental concerns to legislators. A printer-friendly version is also available. Please contact us if you would like us to send you hard copies.