Safe Work or Healthier Workers? Expanding the Scope of Occupational Health

Monday, April 14, 2014
Boston, MA

Bradley Evanoff, MD, MPH
Richard and Elizabeth Henby Sutter Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Director, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences; Assistant Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Washington University School of Medicine

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss how work hazards affect the health of working populations
  2. Discuss how personal health behaviors affect the health of working populations
  3. Describe common features of intervention strategies for work safety hazards
  4. Describe common features of intervention strategies for personal health risk factors
  5. Discuss the relationships between safety behaviors and health behaviors
  6. Describe how perceptions of risks differ from actual risks of injury and disease

Sponsored by the Harvard-NIOSH Education and Research Center (T42 OH008416), the Center for Work, Health, and Well-being, the Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, the Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health (P30 ES000002), the Department of Environmental Health, and funded in part by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.