Events

The Healthy Work Campaign is more than an online public health campaign. We’re a movement that strives to bring ideas and people with different perspectives and strengths together. Visit this page to keep tabs on our events—those we attend, present at, or host, as well as those of our partners.

 

10-11-22 – 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health® Begins

Start date: October 11, 2022
End date: October 14, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

From October 11–14, 2022, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will host their 3rd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health® titled “Shaping work now and in the future.

The conference will be held at the National Institutes of Health, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Conference registration opens in June. To submit a proposal or join the mailing list for reminders, visit here.

More information about our presence at the conference will be shared at a later date.

(This post was previously featured on this Events page prior to April 1, 2022.)

6-24-22 – Work as a Social Determinant of Mental Health

Date: June 24, 2022
Time: 9:00 am

On June 24, 2022, 12-1 PM EST (9-10 AM PST):  Tony LaMontagne will present a webinar titled “Work as a Social Determinant of Mental Health” for CPH-NEW‘s Total Worker Health® Trends: Expert Webinar Series.

Tony LaMontagne is Professor of Work, Health and Wellbeing at Deakin University, Australia. Professor LaMontagne’s career has been dedicated to developing the scientific and public understanding of work as a social determinant of health, and translating this research into policy and practice to improve workplace and worker health. His research and publications have influenced policy & practice in workplace health both nationally and internationally.

Learn more about the webinar here, and register here.

6-17-22 – 2022 Labor Notes Conference Begins

Start date: June 17, 2022
End date: June 19, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

From June 17-19, the 2022 Labor Notes Conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois at Hyatt Regency O’Hare by O’Hare International Airport.

Earlybird registration costs $130 until May 1st when the price goes up to $175. To learn more about the conference and to register, click here.

(This post was previously featured on this Events page prior to April 1, 2022.)

For regular registration, at $175, visit: https://www.labornotes.org/2022#register.

6-16-2022 – UCI-COEH Symposium on Occupational & Environmental Health Threats Begins

Start date: June 16, 2022
End date: June 17, 2022
Time: 9:00 am

On June 16-17, 2022, Healthy Work Campaign Directors Dr. Marnie Dobson and Dr. Peter Schnall will participate in the 2nd Annual UCI-COEH Symposium on Occupational and Environmental Health Threats*–now taking place virtually.**

This year’s symposium name and focus is: Back to the Future: Looking towards sustainable, equitable, and healthy transportation. This 1 ½-day academic conference will be a chance to learn from leading experts about health and environmental hazards associated with transportation and earn continuing education credits. Healthy Work Campaign Directors Dr. Dobson and Dr. Schnall are scheduled to present on bus driver research on June 16th from 10:30-11am PT.

To learn more about the symposium, visit: https://www.coeh.uci.edu/events/symposium/.

To register for the virtual symposium ($250), visit here.

 

*UCI-COEH stands for University of California Irvine’s Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and is where HWC Director Dr. Marnie Dobson is affiliated as a professor. HWC Partner, Southern California Education and Research Center (SCERC) at UCLA, is co-hosting this event.

**This post was updated on June 14, 2022.

6-9-22 – NIEHS Webinar: Opioids and the Workplace w/Paul Landsbergis

Date: June 9, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

On June 9th, 2022 at 2pm ET (11am PT), Dr. Paul Landsbergis (Principal Investigator – Healthy Work Toolkit) is participating in an NIEHS webinar called “Opioids and the Workplace, Risk Factors and Solutions.”

During this webinar, Paul and the other authors of a special issue of “New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy” will present on research that addresses the convergence of COVID-19 and the opioid crisis, high-risk occupations, and health inequalities in the workplace.

They will also share potential strategies to reduce the negative impact of workplace factors on the opioid crisis and reform punitive policies into supportive ones. These strategies include policy changes at the workplace, community, state, and federal levels to begin or expand interventions, as well as training, research, and funding opportunities.

Presenters:
• Jonathan Rosen, National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Training
• Paul Landsbergis, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
• Aurora Le, University of Michigan
• Rachel Cooper, National Stigma Initiative – Shatterproof
• Jodi Sugarman-Brozan, Massachusetts Coalition for Safety & Health
• Jerry Marcil, Connecticut Counseling & Wellness, Consultant to Operating Engineers International Union Local 478

This webinar is sponsored by NIEHS, NIOSH, and AIHA with support from the NIH Office of Disease Prevention.

To learn more about the event, check out this flyer: NIEHS NS Opioids Special Issue Webinar Series English 050522_508

To RSVP, visit: https://nih.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_zOvObVYmRFeVjPHqWhhI-g.

5-20-22 – OHCOW’s MayDay Workplace Mental Health Webinar Series

Date: May 20, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

On May 20th, 2022 between 10am ET/ 7am PT and 12pm ET/ 9am PT, Dr. Marnie Dobson is scheduled to make a live presentation on the Healthy Work Survey and Resources as part of OHCOW’s MayDay, MayDay “Workplace Mental Health Webinar Series.”*

The session in which Marnie will be presenting, “Diverse Perspectives on Workplace Mental Health, will be moderated by Terri Szymanski and will include a Q&A and two other presentations by:

  • Deborah Scharf and Dr. Mandy McMahan re: Injured Workers and Mental Health Research
  • Dr. Kari Sampsel re: sexual assault and intimate partner violence

To access/register for the webinar, visit: https://www.ohcow.on.ca/posts/diverse-perspectives-workplace-mental-health/. To access/register for the other webinars, visit: https://www.ohcow.on.ca/posts/mayday-mayday-2022/.

*OHCOW, or Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, Inc., is an official partner of the Healthy Work Campaign. To learn more about OHCOW, please visit: https://www.ohcow.on.ca/about/.

This post was updated on May 19, 2022 at 9:25am PT.

5-1-22 – American Occupational Health Conference Begins

Start date: May 1, 2022
End date: May 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

From May 1-4, 2022, the American Occupational Health Conference will take place in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) will be hosting the conference, as well as pre conference sessions April 29th-30th and a post-conference session on May 5th.

Learn more about the conference and register here.

(This post was previously featured on this Events page prior to April 1, 2022.)

4-24-22 – Workers Memorial Week & Workers Memorial Day Featured Events

Start date: April 24, 2022
End date: April 28, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

In case you missed our previous Events post, Workers Memorial Day 2022 (Thursday, April 28th) and Workers Memorial Week are coming up–with events starting as soon as Friday, April 22nd and lasting through Saturday, April 30th. You can learn about them through National COSH Network (in English and Spanish), AFL-CIO, and elsewhere.

However, two events we wish to highlight are:

If you have an event you would like us to feature, please email us at .

4-22-22 – Workers Memorial Week 2022 Events Begin

Start date: April 22, 2022
End date: April 28, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Workers Memorial Day 2022 is coming up on Friday, April 28th, 2022. In case you’re unfamiliar, this is the day we remember those who lost their lives on the job.

Leading up to (and on) that date are a number of “Workers Memorial Week” events, which you can learn about through National COSH Network’s WMW Events page (in English and Spanish).

As the week draws close, we plan to highlight a few key events. If you have a Workers Memorial Week event that you would like us to feature, please email us at to make your request.

3-16-22 – HWC Webinar at CPH-NEW: Addressing Worker Mental Health

Date: March 16, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

On March 16th, 2022 at 10am PT, HWC campaign co-director Dr. Marnie Dobson will be presenting a live webinar titled “Addressing Worker Mental Health: The Healthy Workplace Campaign.”

Join Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace’s (CPH-NEW) Total Worker Health® Trends: Expert Webinar Series to learn about the link between work, stress, health and interventions to improve worker well-being. Marnie Dobson, Ph.D. will present work and tools from the Healthy Work Campaign that can be used to improve the health and productivity of working people.

Visit CPH-NEW’s events page to learn more and register here.

Know someone who might be interested? Spread the word! If we want healthy people, we need healthy work.

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