Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) invites all patient handling personnel for an all-day, hospital based safe patient handling program. Join keynote speaker Guy Fragala, Ph.D., and other healthcare professionals examine the importance of engaging hospital leadership, operational best practices, the skills that practitioners/ staff need to sustain a safe patient handling program, and how to evaluate lessons learned. The program will also provide a forum to foster networking among attendees so that ongoing relationships and learning between hospitals can continue. Visit safe patient handling conference for registration and other event details.
Join CPH-NEW Research Affiliate Jennifer Garza as she talks on Ergonomics in the Workplace. In this webinar, learn about the risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders among office workers and recent ergonomics interventions to help employees perform duties safety. Also, hear from the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health about workers' rights to a safe and healthy workplace under the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.
Register Online for Ergonoics in the Workplace
Join CPH-NEW Outreach Director, Suzanne Nobrega, as she reviews the many NEW features of the HWPP "2.0" Online Toolkit. Learn how the CPH-NEW Center refined the implementation materials for the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program following field evaluation with end users after disseminating the program in 2014. Ms. Nobrega will share evaluation methods, results of user feedback, and the process used to refine, test, and disseminate the "2.0" Facilitator Manual and online program toolkit.
Register Online for Introducing the NEW Healthy Workplace Participatory Program "2.0" Online Toolkit
To learn more please visit the American Public Health Association Annual meeting website.
CPH-NEW Researchers Suzanne Nobrega, Alicia Kurowski, Laura Punnett, Winnie Chin, Jennifer Cavallari Janet Barnes-Ferrell, Mazen el Ghaziri, Marin Cherniack, Jennifer Garza and Alicia Dugan will present scientific papers on Evaluation of an online continuing education program to prevent patient handling injuries 3314.0, Health and Safety Committee Functioning and Total Worker Health practice 5142.0, Evaluation of the HearWell Hearing Conversation Training Program for Transportation Maintenance Workers 4079.0, Traumatic incidents at work, work-to-family conflict, and depressive symptoms among correctional supervisors 2042.0, Understanding injury incident claims of correctional personnel with inmate custody 3315.0,and A comparison of protocols use to assess musculoskeletal health among workers 3315.0
To learn more please visit the Work Stress and Health Conference website.
Join CPH-NEW researchers Suzanne Nobrega, Cesar Morocho, Diana Tubbs and Laura Punnett as they present scientific papers on Development of an organizational readiness tool for Total Worker Health® integrated occupational safety, health and well-being programs, The Center for Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) " The TWH Dissemination and Implementation Hub", and Organizational assessment to engage leaders and increase readiness for a participatory, Total worker Health® program.
September 2-5, 2019
CPH-NEW researchers Alicia Kurowski, Winnie Chin and Laura Punnett will present scientific papers on musculoskeletal injuries in two public sector workforces, using a mobile app for process evaluation, and work-related psychosocial stressors in musicians.
August 1, 2019
July 2, 2019
June 27, 2019
June 20, 2019
June 18, 2019
June 9-11, 2019
May 17, 2019
April 26, 2019
April 19, 2019
April 12, 2019
November 29-30, 2018
November 13-14, 2018
October 22, 2018
October 10, 2018
September 26, 2018
September 20, 2018
This webinar will look at current data and research that makes the link between the workplace injury and opioid use and where and how to intervene to prevent addiction and overdose.
Speakers will discuss a worker-justice framework to this problem and, through case studies and current research, innovative solutions including training and peer-led models.
Please read the event announcement for more detailed information about the talk.
Join by computer using GoToMeeting to see slides and audio or call in at (669) 224-3412, passcode: 128431613
You can RSVP to the webinar online.
September 5-7, 2018
May 8-11, 2018
March 21, 2018: 1-2:30 p.m.
NIOSH TWH Webinar Series: "Numbers to Know How: Linking Research to Healthier Workplace Practices. For more information and registration, visit the NIOSH TWH Webinar Series Page.