TOTAL WORKER HEALTH

Training Resources

On this page, you will find training and professional development opportunities in support of Total Worker Health (TWH). Many of these conferences, training institutes, webinars, and events are critical to the continued collaboration of researchers, practitioners, and business professionals interested in worker safety, health, and well-being. Learn more about TWH from experts around the country through these opportunities.

Conferences

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International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®external icon

  • Multi-day conference; held every 4 years
  • Only NIOSH-sponsored symposium dedicated entirely to the science and practice of Total Worker Health approaches
  • Organized by the NIOSH TWH program and the Eagleson Institute

Hawkeye on Safetyexternal icon

  • Single-day conference; held annually
  • This symposium is intended for construction managers and workers, union representatives, safety professionals, human resources professionals, administrators, wellness administrators, and other individuals interested in improving the health, safety, and well-being of construction workers
  • Organized by the Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety a NIOSH Educational Research Center and local trade partners, with support from the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest

Work, Stress and Health Conferenceexternal icon

  • Multi-day conference; held every 2 years
  • Addresses the ever-changing nature of work and the implications of these changes for the health, safety and well-being of workers
  • Often special tracks or emphasis on TWH found throughout the conference agenda
  • Organized by the American Psychological Association, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology

Understanding Small Enterprises Conference (USE)external icon

Training Institutes

Agricultural Safety and Healthexternal icon

  • Multi-day course; held annually; CEUs available
  • This course is intended for safety and health managers, graduate students, nurses, physicians, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the special health and safety needs of rural and agricultural communities
  • The course focuses on primary prevention, reducing exposure to safety and health hazards, and applying the hierarchy of controls
  • Organized by the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health with support from the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest and Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety a NIOSH Educational Research Center

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education Work, Health, and Well-Being: Frameworks, Evidence, and Applicationsexternal icon

  • Multi-day learning experience; held every 2-3 years
  • Work, Health, and Well-being provides the knowledge necessary to integrate siloed occupational health, health promotion, and health protection programs with the objective of enhancing employee health, minimizing work-related injuries and illnesses, and reducing employee health care-related costs

Occupational Health Symposiumexternal icon

  • Multi-day conference; held annually; CEUs available
  • This conference is intended for health and safety professionals, wellness coordinator, project/facility personnel, HR professionals, general industry, occupational health nurses and other medical professionals
  • Organized by the Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety a NIOSH Educational Research Center and co-sponsored by the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center Training and Symposiumexternal icon

  • Single day events; held every Fall and Spring
  • Organized by the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health
  • In-person and online viewing, as well as archived offerings

Webinars

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NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation Webinar Series

  • 60-90 minute webinar sessions
  • NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation hosted webinars which provide a platform for speakers to discuss a diverse range of topics related to using workers’ compensation data and systems to improve occupational safety and health
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Health Links™ Webinar Seriesexternal icon

  • 60-minute webinar sessions; held monthly
  • Health Links, a nonprofit of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health, delivers evidence-based content designed to meet the needs of the organizations and their teams in this webinar series. Learn practical skills from experts including faculty from the Center for Health, Work & Environment and community partners. Topics covered include leadership, employee engagement, health promotion, safety, and evaluation.
  • Participants are eligible to claim SHRM credit.

NIOSH Total Worker Health® Webinar Series

  • 90 minute interactive webinar sessions; held approximately quarterly
  • 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 a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting the safety and health of workers everywhere. All 90-minute webinars are recorded and are available for on-demand viewing.

NIOSH Working Hours, Sleep, and Fatigue Webinar Series

  • 90 minute webinar sessions
  • NIOSH hosted webinars featuring expert speakers discussing evidence-based strategies to reduce risks, methodological issues in conducting research on this topic, and future areas for research

NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® Sponsored Trainings