2021 Spring Symposium
Date: Friday, May 21, 2021
Time: 9 AM - 3 PM
Location: Virtual/Online Webinar (Email us with questions)
For event participants, please fill out the Spring Symposium event evaluation at the end of the day. We appreciate your feedback!
Access the event evaluation here: https://tinyurl.com/2021SSE
From air quality and heat exposure to infectious disease, climate change contributes to conditions and hazards that require us to respond quickly to mitigate adverse safety and health effects on workers. In this symposium, we will discuss the occupational risks introduced or exacerbated by our changing environment and some strategies for addressing them.
Join us for this full day event to hear from leading experts on this topic. Also included in this day will be shorter interactive and engaging information sharing opportunities.
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
Dede Montgomery, MS, CIH, Senior Research Associate, Outreach & Education, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU, Portland, OR
9:15 - 10:00 Keynote: Overview of Climate Change and the Effects on Worker Health
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:15 Climate Change and Infectious Disease
11:15 - 12:00 Notes from the Field: Coping with Climate Change for Agriculture Workers
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch (on your own)/Break
12:30 - 1:15 Wildland Firefighter Job Demands and Physiological Stress
1:15 - 1:30 Break
1:30 - 2:15 Environmental Exposures Effects on Human Biology
2:15 - 3:00 Hosted Conversation: Oregon OSHA Rulemaking (Heat, Protection from Unhealthy Levels of Wildfire Smoke) (pre-recorded)
Note: Program change due to schedule conflict
Speaker, Renee Stapleton, Policy Manager, Oregon OSHA
Host, Dede Montgomery, MS, CIH, Senior Research Associate, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU, Portland, OR
Renee Stapleton, Policy Manager, Oregon OSHA
3:00 - 3:25 Discussion
Nichole Guilfoy, Research Associate, Outreach and Education, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, OHSU, Portland, OR
Online only via Web Ex: $20.
Cancellations cannot be processed after May 14, 2021 but may be credited toward a future symposium.
Note: A certificate of completion for continuing education records will be provided upon request.
We will be offering Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for this event. Oregon Healthy Workforce Center is recognized by SHRM to offer PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 5.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. The SHRM Activity ID will be issued during the virtual event. To learn more about SHRM recertification, visit www.shrmcertification.org. For more information about this event’s PDCs or if you require a certificate of completion for continuing education purposes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. A certificate of completion can be produced for other CE needs.