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    Climate Impacts and Solutions for Outdoor Workers

    Nov 17, 2022
    Increasingly hotter temperatures indoors and out can also amplify existing injuries and illnesses for workers with chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and kidney disease. While attending and presenting at the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®, David Shapiro summarizes a session on the climate crisis and its impacts on outdoor workers.
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    Preventing Suicide and Protecting Mental Health in the Construction Industry

    Nov 15, 2022
    There is a mental health epidemic going on in the construction industry. People working in construction are nearly 3.5 times more likely to die by suicide than the general population. While attending and presenting at the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®, David Shapiro summarizes a session on suicide in the construction industry.
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    Student Spotlight: Julia Beckel

    Nov 11, 2022
    One of the many ways we work to protect workers is through educating and training future leaders in occupational safety and health. As part of our Student Spotlight series highlighting our trainees, we interviewed Julia Beckel, MS, a Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center trainee earning a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University.
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    Power at Work: Reflections from the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®

    Oct 31, 2022
    While attending and presenting at the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®, David Shapiro summarizes a session on power at work and its intersection with the TWH approach.
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    Celebrating the Success of the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®

    Oct 27, 2022
    Our Center recently hosted 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®, in Bethesda, MD at the NIH Campus. The four-day conference hosted students, working professionals, researchers, and academics from diverse backgrounds and workplaces, united in their pursuit of improving health, safety and well-being for the global workforce.
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    The Future of Total Worker Health® Training

    Oct 26, 2022
    While attending and presenting at the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®, David Shapiro summarizes the future of TWH training programs and the distinctions between each which help serve different trainees and industries.
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    Why We Need to Listen

    Oct 24, 2022
    While attending and presenting at the 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®, Natalie Schwatka, PhD, explored what research, practice and education look like in the field of occupational health and safety. She walked away thinking about not only how important all three are, but how can we integrate them better? The answer to her question was listening.
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    OSH Graduate Students Field Trip to a Nuclear Reactor

    Oct 7, 2022
    The pride of the MAP ERC is the hands-on, real world experiences we offer students through training and site-visits. Last week, trainees from our Health Physics program had a private tour of the USGS TRIGA Reactor in Lakewood, CO.
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    Enhancing Employer Engagement in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

    Sep 28, 2022
    Type 2 diabetes continues to be a leading chronic disease in the United States, affecting 1 in 10 adults and is a serious issue for employers and employees alike. In response to providing employers with the tools to support employees, Health Links™, a program based at the Center for Health, Work & Environment, has developed and hosted trainings and education forums, provided technical assistance through advising sessions, and performed outreach activities over the past three years to address the negative impact of chronic disease in the workplace.
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    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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