Improving Conditions of Work: What Impacts Health, Safety, and Well-being?

Glorian Sorensen, PhD, MPH
Moderator: Kenji Saito, MD, JD

Save the date! April 4, noon -1:00 pm Webinar presented by:

The New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (NECOEM) in collaboration with: Harvard Occupational and Environmental Medicine Residency of the Harvard Education and Research Center (ERC) and the outreach programs of the Harvard ERC and the Harvard-NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in the Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Registration is CLOSED .

There is no cost to register. You will receive log-in numbers 2 days before the webinar (on April 2). Note that CME will NOT be offered for this webinar.

This presentation will describe the pathways through which the conditions of work shape worker health, safety, and well-being. Dr. Sorensen will describe an approach to protecting and promoting worker safety and health through improvements in the conditions of work, including the physical work environment as well as the organization of work, such as job tasks and psychosocial factors on the job.

Dr. Sorensen is Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of the Center for Community-Based Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She also leads the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Center for Work, Health, and Well-being, a NIOSH Total Worker Health® Center of Excellence. Her research focuses on integrated approaches to worker and worksite health and safety, and has included intervention studies across a range of industries (e.g., manufacturing, construction, health care, social service, and transportation, and with small and large worksites). She also has ongoing worksite tobacco control research in India.

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Boston-Newton Marriott Hotel
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