Our Center has spent the last eight weeks in a collaborative effort responding to the evolving circumstances of the pandemic and minimizing the risk of disease transmission among workers at Pantaleon, their families, and the communities where they live and work.
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.