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  • Student Jillian Moore hiking

    Student Spotlight: Jillian Moore

    Mar 29, 2021
    Our center stands on three pillars: Research, Education, and Practice. One of the many ways we strive to protect workers is by educating and training future leaders in occupational health and safety. As part of our Student Spotlight series highlighting our trainees, we interviewed Jillian Moore, a Master's candidate in our Industrial Hygiene program based at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.
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    $3 million NIH grant for Colorado School of Public Health worker health study

    Mar 25, 2021
    Three groups from the Colorado School of Public Health have been awarded a $3 million 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of air pollution and climate on the kidney health of sugarcane workers in Guatemala.
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    Bringing Total Worker Health® to a multinational agribusiness in Latin America

    Mar 25, 2021
    In a study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, researchers from the Center for Health, Work & Environment examine the effectiveness of Total Worker Health interventions in an international context.
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    Carol Brown has her finger on the pulse of our center

    Mar 24, 2021
    If you are in academia, you already understand the value of a person like Carol Brown. Research and educational programs are only as good as their design. You may have an intriguing hypothesis, quality instructors, strong syllabi, proper funding, and high enrollment, but without proper design and evaluation, your initiatives will not be successful.
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    COVID-19 Poses Big Challenges for Small Construction FirmsOpens in a new window

    Mar 9, 2021
    Occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals can help small construction firms build safety into their worksites, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Burning sugarcane file in Guatemala

    Crossing continents: Global worker health with Lyndsay Krisher

    Mar 3, 2021
    Agua, suero, descanso y sombra. These words hang on the wall of the sugarcane company clinic in Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa, Guatemala. The sign translates to water, electrolytes, rest, and shade. Lyndsay Krisher, however, is not in the clinic. She is out in the field coordinating a team before they begin their field research with sugarcane workers.
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  • Gwen Fisher

    Dr. Gwen Fisher remains hopeful

    Jan 13, 2021
    COVID-19 has highlighted something Dr. Gwen Fisher has always known to be true; worker health and well-being is important. Gwen has been the program director for the Occupational Health Psychology program at the MAP ERC, housed at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, for over six years.
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    Study published on the well-being of small business workers during COVID-19

    Dec 17, 2020
    A study to better understand the impact of COVID-19 on workers in Colorado found that workers who perceive their workplace as strong health and safety climates, reported better wellbeing.
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  • Female employee virtual holiday party

    Tis’ the season to be… compassionate

    Dec 15, 2020
    Employers have an important role to play in helping their team members identify and manage end-of-year stress. And even though traditional routines such as holiday parties, gift exchanges, and company bonuses may not be possible this year, there are several things organizations can do to continue to put their employees first.
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  • Brian Williams

    A doctor who ended up someplace else

    Dec 14, 2020
    There was no path for Brian Williams outside of medicine. As he saw it, from the view of his small town in Mississippi, he could be a doctor, a teacher, or a lawyer, and he chose doctor. Yet in many ways, Brian now finds himself operating as all three of those roles.
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