According to the authors of the paper, the goal is to open a broad community dialogue about the training and education needed for a new brand of occupational safety and health professional. Several major universities have begun implementing TWH certificate programs, graduate degree tracks, and professional development opportunities, heightening the need for standardized competencies for students.
As part of earning my Master’s in Public Health at the Colorado School of Public Health, I created and performed a sustainability audit of the Center for Health, Work & Environment. Based on the results of my project, I’ve created the following tips for ways academic organizations can decrease their carbon footprint, specifically regarding travel practices.
ColoradoSPH Center for Health, Work & Environment Director Lee Newman discusses how some areas of the state are doing better than others and are more ready to start to gradually reopen. Eagle County, home to the Vail Ski Resort, he said, has been particularly successful at bending down its curve after an early outbreak.
ColoradoSPH Center for Health, Work & Environment Director Lee Newman explains the tension between stay-at-home orders and the need to allow Colorado citizens to return to work. “We don’t have enough tests being done to know how long we need to wait, how long we need to keep the society at the same level as we’re at now in terms of closures,” said Newman.