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Water-Related Illness: Chemicals and Germs in the Pool

Posted: August 21st, 2017 | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

With Labor Day quickly approaching, many families will enjoy one last poolside outing before summer ends. Unfortunately for nervous swimmers, while the iconic music from the 1975 film Jaws can be unnerving, giant human-eating sharks aren’t the only things to worry about when heading out for a dip.

In the past couple of years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have identified two public health and safety concerns with swimming pools: Read more »


Labor Safely: Don’t Let Poison Prevention at the Workplace Take a Holiday

Posted: August 28th, 2012 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Click here to catch Alabama’s, “40 Hour Week

With the Labor Day Holiday weekend approaching soon, we thought this would be the perfect time to highlight the services the Illinois Poison Center (IPC) can provide to employees and workers of all types in our state.

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