Building safe and healthy workplaces for all employees
2019 Fall Symposium
Friday, November 15, 2019, 9 AM - 4 PM
University Place Conference Center
310 SW Lincoln St, Portland, OR 97201
Sponsored by the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, and Portland State University Occupational Health Psychology Program.
This symposium presented the current knowledge regarding substance use (cannabis, alcohol, opioids, and other substances) and its impact on workplace safety and employee health. Building on the knowledge of these detrimental effects this symposium also presenedt innovative programs of workplace solutions for prevention and intervention. Our expert panel proposed ideas and tools that can help employees and organizations prevent and mitigate negative outcomes taking us from awareness to action.
Handouts and Webinar Recordings
Charlotte Fritz, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Faculty, Occupational Health Psychology Graduate Training Program, Portland State University
Keynote Speaker: Update on the Nation’s Opioid Overdose Epidemic from CDC/NIOSH
Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH, Director of the Office for Total Worker Health at the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)
Community Initiatives: Supporting Families with Prevention and Recovery Resources
Pam Pearce, Co-Founder - Family Inspired Recovery and Oregon Recovery High School Initiative/Harmony Academy, Community Organizer - Community Living Above
Panel, Q & A with all presenters
Facilitated by Charlotte Fritz, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology, faculty member within the Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) Graduate Training Program, Portland State University