Conferences, Webinars and Trainings
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
On August 11, Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will speak on the “Importance of Improving Worker Health and Wellbeing” at the American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds Annual Conference in Washington, DC.
On August 22 from 12:00pm-1:00pm EST, LCDR Heidi Hudson will join the Centers of Excellence to highlight the latest tools and resources for implementing an integrated health protection and health promotion program in a webinar hosted by HPLive.org. http://hplive.org/events/charting_the_path_to_
total_worker_health. LCDR Heidi Hudson will present on Total Worker Health to the Zainesville Safety Council on August 27 in Zainesville, OH.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will provide a keynote speech titled “Prevention Culture—Prevention Strategies—Vision Zero” at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, August 24-27, in Frankfurt, Germany.
On September 8, Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will present the keynote at the 2014 National Healthcare Ergonomics Conference, to be held September 8–11 in Portland, OR.
Ms. Chia Chang will deliver the closing presentation at the Panhandle Safety & Wellness Conference, on September 23 in Gering, Nebraska.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will provide the luncheon keynote address at the Work Life Congress 2014: Breakout & Breakthrough, which will take place October 13-15, in New York, NY.
Ms. Chia Chang and Dr. Sara Tamers of NIOSH’s Office for Total Worker Health will present “Safer, Healthier, and More Engaged: Your Guide to Creating Total Worker Health” at the American Industrial Hygiene Association Fall Conference, on October 20 in Washington, DC.
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood will deliver the opening keynote presentation at the 23rd Annual National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 19-21, 2014.
Conferences and Webinars
Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the health, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, the NIOSH Total Worker Health program is excited to present an all-new, free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting the health—in every sense of the word—of workers everywhere.
2014 National Healthcare Ergonomics Conference
The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences will be sponsors and exhibitors at the 2014 National Healthcare Ergonomics Conference, to be held September 8–11 in Portland, OR. OHWC staff will deliver technical presentations within the wellness track, which will begin with a keynote speech on Total Worker Health by Dr. L. Casey Chosewood.
American Heart Association’s Worksite Wellness Summit
The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences will also sponsor the American Heart Association’s Worksite Wellness Summit on September 17, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The theme of this year’s summit is Powering Total Worker Health.
Call for Proposals for Work Stress Health 2015 (Deadline: October 6)
The Work Stress Health 2015 (WSH 2015) Planning Committee has opened its call for proposals and the online submission portal! The theme of the conference, which will take place in Atlanta on May 6–9, 2015, is “Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations.” To access the call for proposals and for more details, please visit the official conference website: http://www.apa.org/wsh.
1st International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health
Registration is NOW OPEN for the 1st International Symposium to Advance TOTAL WORKER HEALTH™. The symposium will be held October 6 - 8 on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Join more than 500 scientists and practitioners from around the world and learn the state of the science and practice using a coordinated approach that integrates health protection and health promotion. To register and see the full detailed agenda, visit www.eagleson.org/totalworkerhealth.
Healthier Federal Workers 2014
Reserve your spot now for Healthier Federal Workers 2014 at the healthy and historic campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD on October 8 - 10! Join more than 200 of your colleagues from over 50 Federal Agencies at the ONLY health, safety and well-being conference dedicated to the Federal workforce! This event builds upon successful conferences in 2011 and 2012 and promises to be more informative, more impactful and more engaging than ever before. To register, visit http://www.eagleson.org/conferences/healthier-federal-workers-2014
The 2014 National Symposium on Corrections Worker Health - July 15, 2014 at Portland State University
Researchers and practitioners from the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, Washington State University, University at Buffalo, Connecticut DOC, Oregon DOC, Washington State DOC, and other stakeholders will convene a National Symposium on Corrections Worker Health to be held on July 15, 2014 in Portland, Oregon to include a webcast for national outreach. For more information please visit: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/croet/oregon-healthy-workforce-center/education-outreach/corrections-worker-health.cfm or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center (ORhwc), along with the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Public Health Division, will sponsor an all-day symposium on Sedentary, Stationary, and Physically Demanding Work: Health Consequences and Workplace Solutions. This event will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the McMenamins-Kennedy School in Portland and is also available as a webinar. The symposium keynote will be presented by Nico Pronk, PhD, FACSM, FAWHP, of HealthPartners and Harvard School of Public Health. Learn more on the website.
2nd Annual Wellness Conference of the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts at the Westford Regency Inn Conference Center in Westford, MA on September 17, 2013. www.wwcma.org. For more information, contact CPH-NEW Outreach Director and Conference Chair, Suzanne_Nobrega@uml.edu.
NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series
To learn more information about the webinar series, including continuing education opportunities, visit the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series webpage. To reserve your spot for this presentation, visit the event registration page.
CPH-NEW Healthy Workplace Training Webinar Series
The Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) Total Worker Health™ Center for a Healthier Workforce launched a Healthy Workplace Training Webinar Series to demonstrate how to use the resources in the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program online toolkit. Past webinar presentations are available on the CPH-NEW website, and provide insight into the Intervention Design and Analysis Scorecard (IDEAS), a step-by-step tool used to identify the causes of work-related safety and health concerns and to design appropriate interventions.
This webinar training series will teach you how to use specific components of the CPH-NEW Healthy Workplace Participatory Program toolkit, adapting them to your organization’s needs. The materials are suitable for organizations at any level of experience with worksite health and safety programs
OHWC Webinar Recording: SEDENTARY, STATIONARY AND PHYSICALLY DEMANDING WORK
A recording is available of the OHWC webinar entitled “Sedentary, Stationary, and Physically Demanding Work: Health Consequences and Workplace Solutions” on the OHWC webpage at http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/outreach/sedentary-and-stationary-work.cfm
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