Past Events

Oil rig in field during sunset
The NORA Oil and Gas Extraction Council organized the Silica in the Oilfield Summit 2.0 with support from the Center for Health, Work & Environment. This virtual event was held on April 13 and 14, 2021 and brought together over 300 representatives from NIOSH, OSHA, and upstream oil and gas industry partners to provide state-of-the-art knowledge on the control of workers’ exposures to respirable crystalline silica in the oilfield.
Lee Newman and Tom Cunningham on stage standing in front of a USE Conference banner
Our center and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), hosted the fourth international Understanding Small Enterprise (USE) Conference in Denver, Colorado on October 25–27, 2017. Small business owners, researchers, students, and health and safety professionals from around the world came together at USE 2017 to understand the unique needs of small businesses and share strategies for creating healthy work environments.
woman in white coat and safety googles smiling in a lab
NIOSH, in partnership with our center, hosted the Expanding Research Partnerships: State of the Science Conference on June 21–23, 2017. The conference goals were to enhance and expand intramural and extramural partnership in occupational safety and health research and launch the third decade of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA).
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Improving Worker Safety and Health Among American Indians and Alaska Natives: Partnership Workshop

This workshop was held on August 17–18, 2015 and on July 30–31, 2019 on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. This workshop brought together members of tribes across the U.S., representatives from NIOSH, and academics to discuss how to improve worker health and safety in tribal communities.
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National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) Annual Meeting

The NCRP supports radiation protection by providing independent scientific analysis, information, and recommendations that represent the consensus of leading scientists.  Each year, the NCRP convenes a meeting of experts to share knowledge and research. We have partnered with the NCRP to record these educational sessions. Watch and listen to presentations from past meetings.
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The American Academy of Health Physics hosted a special session at the 2018 Health Physics Society Meeting. The session, “Health Effects of Low Dose Radiation and the Role of Radiation Protection Professionals,” covered some of the latest science and information about the health effects of low dose radiation.
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WestON is an annual event for epidemiologists, state and local health department officials, statistics coordinators, and other public health professionals in the western United States to meet and share ideas about occupational health and safety. Information on worker safety and health issues, available resources, and mechanisms for developing effective occupational safety and health programs are discussed.

Learn more about the upcoming WestON meeting >