This symposium is intended for nurses, nurse practitioners, safety professionals, human resources professionals, administrators, wellness administrators, and other individuals interested in improving the health and safety of workers. The theme of the 2018 conference is Healthy Work Design and Well-Being. The program will include the following speakers and topics:
Thursday, March 29
- Diane Rohlman, MA, PhD / Work & Stress & Health
- Erin Foster, ACPS / Opioids in the Workplace & Our Communities
- Troy Vander Molen, PT, DPT / Ergonomics and the Mobile Work Environment
- Joe Mullen, MPA, CSP / OSHA Update
- Jason Wiltfang, Attorney / New Changes in Iowa Workers' Compensation
- Jeffrey Westpheling, MD, MPH / Common Occupational Injuries
Friday, March 30
- Nathan Fethke, PhD, CPE / Whole Body & Hand-Arm Vibration
- Larry Readout, MBA, CSP, WACH / Multi-Generational Risks: Slips, Trips, & Falls
- Mark Frederick / Identifying Safety Risks Using Wearable Technology
Based on participant feedback, this year's conference will be a 1.5-day event ending at noon on Friday, March 30.
The conference has been approved to provide 9 Nurse CEU contact hours, 9 HR (General) recertification credit hours, and 9 General CEU contact hours. You can read the full brochure here.
The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.Find out more »
This course, offered by the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, provides the information and skills needed to enable safety and health professionals to anticipate, recognize, and prevent occupational illnesses and injuries among members of the agricultural community.
The Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course, formerly known as the Agricultural Medicine Course, has been the national model of effective agricultural safety and health education for a decade. Expert instruction is provided by experienced faculty and specialists including Board Certified Physicians, Veterinarian, and Certified Industrial Hygienist. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel. The course has also been approved for General CEUs. See the brochure for more information.
The course will be held in two sessions:
Session 1: June 11-13, $250 on or before May 12, and $300 after
Session 2: June 13-15, $250 on or before May 12, and $300 after
The Hawkeye on Safety annual conference provides life-saving health and safety information to Iowa workers from all industries. This conference is intended for health and safety professionals, construction professionals (electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, etc), project/facility personnel, HR professionals, general industry, medical professionals, and anyone looking for CEUs in health and safety. Like other conferences, we provide essential training to the managers responsible for workplace health and safety, but we also have a unique focus on providing practical training to rank-and-file workers, so that they can become safety leaders in their workplaces and communities. Registration is now open for individual participants as well as sponsors and exhibitors. Go to HawkeyeOnSafety.com to learn more.Find out more »