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March 2018

NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series: Numbers to Know How: Linking Research to Healthier Workplace Practices

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Numbers to Know How: Linking Research to Healthier Workplace Practices On March 21, the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series will feature an expert panel of speakers that will discuss challenges facing today's workplaces and the importance of health survey data to inform Total Worker Health interventions. Featured speakers will discuss results from the Workplace Health in America Survey, the National Health Interview Survey, and the National Occupational Mortality Surveillance System. The webinar will highlight the link between work and…

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2018 Occupational Health Symposium

March 29 - March 30
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA United States

Healthy Work Designs and Well-Being 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 will be Healthy Work Designs and Well-Being. While our planning committee is currently working to finalize the conference program, we can confirm that the following topics will be covered: vibration injury, multi-generational risks/aging workforce, mobile ergonomics, workers’ compensation legal update, OSHA…

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April 2018

4th Annual Occupational Health & Safety Student Research Conference

April 6
College of Public Health, 145 N. Riverside Drive 100 CPHB
Iowa City, IA 52242 United States
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2018 Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health

April 10 - April 11
Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport, 6111 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321 United States

The Iowa Governor’s Conference on Public Health is a must-attend event for all Iowans who work in public health, environmental health, primary care, health promotion, health education and laboratory sciences. Conference attendees receive profession specific knowledge, as well as, exposure to other disciplines within public health. You will hear from national, state and local experts in public health, have the chance to network with state and local partners, and reconnect with friends and colleagues as you attend the keynote speakers,…

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65th Annual Professional Development Conference & Expo

April 11 - April 13
Coralville Marriott Coralville, IA United States

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council's Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo brings together Safety, Health, and Environmental professionals from Illinois, Iowa, and even nationwide!   IISC's PDC is unique to Illinois and Iowa and continues to meet the needs of SHE professionals. Education is the focal point with over 40 sessions providing the very best educational opportunity in Illinois and Iowa in relation to safety, health, and environmental topics - Occupational S&H Tracks, Workers' Comp Track, and Environmental Track.  In addition, networking…

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32nd Intl. Congress on Occupational Health

April 29 - May 4
The Convention Centre Dublin

Occupational Health and Wellbeing: linking research to practice The ICOH congress is one of the world’s largest international congresses in the field of occupational health and safety where experts from all around the gather every three years to share their experience and knowledge. Objectives: To collaborate with the ICOH Scientific Committees, Board Members & Regional/National Secretaries to offer an exciting and challenging programme; To cover a wide range of occupational, safety and health topics demonstrating how research translates into excellence…

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May 2018

2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health

May 8 - May 11

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is pleased to announce the 2ndInternational Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®. Mark your calendar to join us May 8—11, 2018 in Bethesda, MD on the historic campus of the National Institutes of Health. This year’s theme is Work & Well-Being: How Safer, Healthier Work can Enhance Well-Being. The International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health is the only NIOSH-sponsored event focused solely on advancing Total Worker Health research, practice, policies, and programs.…

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June 2018

2018 ISASH Annual Conference

June 24 - June 27
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront

Farm to Sea: Anchoring Agricultural Health and Safety ISASH conferences are designed for professionals and practitioners interested in agricultural health and safety research, education, practice, and policy. ISASH members and conference participants represent a growing number of countries. Conference language is English. Now accepting abstracts for educational displays and posters: Educational Displays - Educational displays are encouraged, highlighting a product or service that has interest/value for conference participants and ISASH members. Educational displays may be the appropriate format for organizations to…

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September 2018

2nd Intl. Conference on Sustainable Employability

September 12 - September 13

Building Bridges between Science and Practice Due to the economic and political tendency to raise retirement age, people will have to work longer. A policy of keeping people longer at work can only be successful if their employability is maintained in a sustainable way throughout their entire career. Inevitably, both private and public organizations will have to deal with the challenges of promoting and maintaining the employability of their workers. Occupational Health Services and Human Resource Managers are the protagonists…

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