Hear from the Director of NIOSH on the state of occupational health and safety in the United States and the top NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) priorities.
An in-depth discussion on the state of the Opioid Crisis in the U.S.
Learn how to identify risk factors for HCV, and screening opportunities for at-risk populations in employees, dependents, and retirees.
This presentation will explore the attitudes and understanding of the Total Worker Health Concept by occupational professionals and provide practical information on how to integrate TWH into organizational culture to create programs, policies and practices to advance worker safety, health and wellbeing.
The session will discuss delayed recovery, its dynamics, and what it looks like and will explain why mental health is a comorbidity in many workers’ compensation cases. Examples of a highly successful early intervention approach to delayed mental health recovery management, including screening, triage, and provider engagement will be explained and demonstrated. It will also offer practical suggestions how the proper use of early intervention delayed recovery due to mental health issues can be prevented.
Workplace mental health resources are remarkably underutilized in most U.S. organizations due to limited knowledge or understanding of resources and the high level of stigma surrounding mental illness. This session will enhance existing knowledge and skills surrounding mental health awareness and support in workplace contexts; enhance help-seeking behaviors and/or willingness to seek out resources available through the workplace (e.g., coworker support, leader support, EAP usage).
Learn how to identify various forms used in pain management and get information on the state of addiction as it pertains to pain management.
Many employers are not aware or in compliance with OSHA stands to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. This session will assist in understanding if how to use OSHA Consultative Services and information on the most common OSHA violations.
OHNs will gain knowledge to develop Total Worker Health (TWH) programs, including the need for TWH, the principles related to it, how to define the role of the occupational health nurse, and how to measure results for healthier and more productive workforce.
In this session, learners will receive an overview of legislation affecting employee medical records: OSHA, ADA, FMLA, HIPAA, State WC laws, International legislation, as well as policy and procedure management.