TOTAL WORKER HEALTH

On-Demand Training Opportunities

NIOSH Total Worker Health® Webinar Series

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. To learn more about past presentations and continuing education opportunities, visit the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series webpage.

Center for Health, Work & Environment EOH Seminar Series

Within the Colorado School of Public Health, the Center for Health, Work & Environment partners with the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health to host an interdisciplinary seminar seriesExternal presenting new and emerging trends on a wide range of topics. In February 2016, Dr. L. Casey Chosewood presented on the topic of Total Worker Health. The recording from that presentation is available for streaming at the following URL: https://connect9.ucdenver.edu/eohseminartwh/External.

NIOSH Webinar: “Disability Prevention Research: A Look to the Future”

Jointly sponsored by the NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies (CWCS) and the NIOSH Office for Total Worker Health® (TWH), this 2015 webinar discusses priorities for disability prevention research and lessons learned from secondary prevention in Colorado and Washington. Topics include: trends in medical care provision, the links between quality of care and development of long-term disability, and the far-reaching impacts research in this area may have beyond workers’ compensation systems.

Featured speakers:

Kathryn Mueller, MD MPH,
Medical Director, Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation
President, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Gary Franklin, MD MPH
Medical Director, Washington Labor and Industries
Research Professor, University of Washington

The recording is available online for viewingExternal.
For a transcript of the live captions from the session, please email vqq3@cdc.gov

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 SeriesExternal to demonstrate how to use the resources in the Healthy Workplace Participatory ProgramExternal 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 ProgramExternal 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.

ISSA Webinar: “Advancing Total Worker Health® – Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls at Work and Beyond”

Total Worker Health is the focus of this joint ISSA/NIOSH-CDC Webinar on the subject of Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls.

Slip and fall incidents on the same level surface continue to be the second leading cause of workplace injuries.  Falls are also the second leading cause of death and injuries at home.  Finding a comprehensive approach to preventing falls, both on and off the job, is essential to safeguard workers and prevent injury, disability and liability. 

By attending this webinar, you will learn:

  • The major causes of slip and fall incidents
  • How to prevent slips, trips and falls at work and home
  • The critical role cleaning and maintenance plays in promoting safe walking surfaces

Please view the webinar hereExternal

OHWC Webinar Recordings: “Sedentary, Stationary, and Physically Demanding Work”

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, and the Oregon Division of Public Health organized a day-long virtual and in-person event in 2014 titled “Sedentary, Stationary, and Physically Demanding Work: Health Consequences and Workplace Solutions.” To watch any of the recorded presentations and access handouts, visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/outreach/sedentary-and-stationary-work.cfmExternal