viernes, 31 de octubre de 2014

Free CEU opportunity: Total Worker Health Webinar Series Returns on 11/14!

Free CEU opportunity: Total Worker Health Webinar Series Returns on 11/14!

NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Register now for the 11/14 Total Worker Health Webinar!

Join us on Friday, November 14 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm EST with Dr. James Merchant of the University of Iowa and Dr. Lee Newman of the University of Colorado for a free webinar on “Integrated Safety and Health for Small Businesses.” 
Registration is now available!

In this third presentation of the NIOSH Total Worker Health™ Webinar Series, we bring you the latest in research from one of the NIOSH-funded 
Centers of Excellence to Promote a Healthier Workforce, as well as the practice-based insights from a NIOSH Total Worker HealthTM Affiliate that is currently conducting hands-on safety and health work with small to medium sized businesses.

Following opening remarks, Dr. James Merchant will discuss key findings from Iowa on the relationship between individuals' quality of life and health in relation to their employment status, as well as the broader implications of putting in place a Total Worker Health approach for these various employment groups.

Dr. Lee Newman will then talk specifically about integrated interventions for small businesses, drawing on his experience both working with small-to-medium-sized companies in Colorado and as a small business owner himself. He will discuss barriers to implementation and will also offer concrete strategies for effectively overcoming these challenges.

More on our presenters:
James Merchant, MD, DrPH, professor of occupational and environmental health and medicine and founding dean of the University of Iowa College of Public Health, is a nationally known expert on occupational and environmental health, rural health, and public health policy. Currently, he directs the University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence. Among Dr. Merchant's honors are a commendation medal from the U.S. Public Health Service, a Health Policy Fellowship with the U.S. Senate and membership in the Institute of Medicine. 

Lee Newman, MD, MA, FACOEM, FCCP is a physician, professor, and small business owner who has focused his career on improving the health, safety, and wellbeing of workers. He is the director of the Center for Worker Health and Environment within the Colorado School of Public Health and co-founder of the nonprofit organization Health Links ColoradoTM. In addition, he currently is a professor at the Colorado School of Public Health and School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver, and the director of the CDC/NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center.

Target audiences: 
• Industrial hygienists and occupational safety and health professionals
• Health promotion and health education professionals
• Employers, risk management, and human resources professionals
• Doctors and other medical and nursing professionals

Free continuing education opportunities are available, including CME, CNE, CEU, and CECH. For more information please visit

Please share this with your professional networks as appropriate. Thank you in advance for your support in efforts to enhance the safety, health, and well-being of our nation’s workforce!

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