Support acquisition of job-specific skills through education, certification programs, or on-the-job training, often with personal development resources and other supports
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
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Educate parents and caregivers about proper use of car seats and reward parents and/or children for correct use
Replace or retrofit diesel buses or other vehicles to operate with clean diesel technology
Assign higher costs to non-nutritious foods than nutritious foods via incentives, subsidies, or price discounts for healthy foods and beverages or disincentives or price increases for unhealthy choices
Encourage methods of soil cultivation that keep at least one-third of cultivated soil covered with the previous year’s crop residue (e.g., mulch till, ridge till, strip till, or no-till)
Support a four-tiered approach to outdoor pest control that minimizes potential hazards to people, property, and the environment
Support a four-tiered approach to indoor pest control that minimizes potential hazards to people, property, and the environment
Work to reduce alcohol-impaired driving via sobriety checkpoints, responsible beverage service training, education and awareness activities, and other efforts
Support site-specific plans for crop production that match nutrient applications to crop needs, typically with agricultural best management practices
Offer young children opportunities to eat healthy foods and engage in physical activity by providing fresh fruits and vegetables, incorporating physical activity into daily classroom routines, etc.