Who we are

The Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health is one of 10 Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® and houses the Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center, one of 18 centers of its kind supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Our mission is to advance worker health, safety, and well-being. ​   

We educate future leaders, conduct research, and design practical solutions to occupational health and safety challenges with our partners. We use a Total Worker Health approach in all that we do, by prioritizing safety, first and foremost, while striving to improve overall worker health.

What we do

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  • Dartt Photo CSHEMA 2022

    Alumni Spotlight: Angela Dartt

    Sep 21, 2022
    In the newest installment of our Alumni Spotlight series highlighting our graduated trainees, we interviewed Angie Dartt, director of chemical safety at Washington University in St. Louis. Dartt is a graduate from the MAP ERC's industrial hygiene program who is seriously passionate about occupational safety and health.
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  • Society for TWH logo

    Leaders in occupational safety and health launch the Society for Total Worker Health

    Sep 19, 2022
    The Society will serve as a hub and community for sharing new and innovative ideas to expand Total Worker Health (TWH) research, training, education, dissemination, and real-world solutions.
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  • HL Annual Event 2022

    Health Links™ 2022 Annual Event: Celebrating Human Connection

    Aug 31, 2022
    Each year, Health Links celebrates Colorado employers committed to workplace health, safety, and well-being. This year’s in-person event aptly honored the award winners and finalists for their achievements in the workplace while providing attendees the opportunity to network and gain inspiration from other employers.
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