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.