This National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-approved course is designed to provide a comprehensive theoretical framework combined with practical training necessary to conduct spirometry testing and screening for workers. This course is intended for nurses, medical assistants, and other health care professionals who are responsible for conducting spirometry in the workplace or clinic settings. We are currently applying for nursing CEUs for this course. Please contact Mike Meginnis with any questions..Find out more »
This workshop provides required training for those who already have CAOHC certification. The update includes review of hearing measurement techniques, employee education strategies, selection and fit of hearing protection, as well as current state and federal regulations relating to noise exposure and hearing conservation. For those who require nursing CEUs, this course will award 9.6 contact hours (.96 CEUs).Find out more »
This two and one‐half day workshop is designed to familiarize participants with all facets of occupational hearing conservation and prepare them as audiometric technicians. Upon completion, a certificate will be awarded which documents their training. At the end of the course, students will take the exam for certification as an Occupational Hearing Conservationist by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC). For those who require nursing CEUs, this course will award 23.7 contact hours (2.37 CEUs).Find out more »
Registration is now open for Occupational Health Symposium 2017! Although the schedule for the symposium is currently being finalized, we can confirm that the following speakers will present on the following topics:
On Thursday, April 20: Mike Whitmore: OSHA Update; Jon Fields, MD: Occupational Telehealth; Mindy Oxenford, PT, DPT: Creating Job Descriptions that Lower Work Comp Costs; Linda Van Dillen, RN, CCM: An Integrated Approach to Opioids in the Workplace; Lt. Charlie Field: Active Shooter Response and Awareness; Dave Havick, CIH: Biological Monitoring
On Friday, April 21: Teresa Niner, Senior Manager, Benefits & Wellness at ACT: Wellbeing - How to Broaden Your Organization's Perspective; Don Triggs: Creating Change with Ergonomics; Sarah Allender: Employee Engagement and Understanding the Why of Safety; Brad Brooks, DC: Chiropractors and Occupational Health
This program has been approved for 11 general CEU contact hours, and is currently applying for Nurse CEUs. Participants may register for both days of the conference, or may register for only Thursday or Friday.
We are also accepting registrations for exhibitors. This year, exhibitors will have the option to exhibit on both days of the conference.
The planning committee is currently planning the content for Hawkeye on Safety 2017. For now, we hope that you'll add the conference to your calendar for April September 20, 2017. In order to nominate a colleague or company for the Hawkeye on Safety 2nd Annual Excellence in Safety Award, please see this page for more information. If you're interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference, please see this rate sheet. To receive updates on Hawkeye on Safety 2017 and our other programs, make sure to sign up for our email distribution lists.Find out more »