Upcoming Webinars

  • August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Wildfire Smoke Exposure in Kids: How to Mitigate Health Effects

    Children are particularly vulnerable to wildfire smoke. Low cost tools for assessing particulate matter exposure are available, but understanding their limitations is critical. Improving indoor air quality is key to decreasing exposure, and there are known health benefits to improving indoor air quality. The use of masks or respirators may also provide some protection from

  • August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    NIOSH ERC Webinar: Permeation Through Disposable Nitrile Gloves: Gun Cleaning Solvents and Gunshot Residue

    Firearms emit a complex mixture of inorganic and organic compounds that pose health risks. These compounds, or gunshot residues (GSRs), must be removed from the firearm to assure its proper function and for the safety of the user. Cleaning requires the use of gun cleaning solvents (GCSs) and manufacturers recommend appropriate protective gloves be worn

  • August 18 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    2nd Annual Workplace Mental Health Conference – ONLINE

    2nd Annual Workplace Mental Health Conference – ONLINE Discover key strategies to improve employee mental health at your workplace Employee mental health is a leading concern for businesses and society. The COVID-19 pandemic put mental health issues front and center and created an unexpected opportunity for employers to better support their employees. The time to act is

  • September 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    NIOSH ERC Webinar: Supporting Surgical Smoke Evacuation Legislation Through A Policy Analysis

    For more than 25 years, health risks associated with surgical smoke exposure have been debated. In 1996, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) confirmed that smoke produced by laser or electrosurgery units may contain toxic vapors, blood fragments, and viruses which subsequently can produce respiratory and eye irritation in health care personnel.

  • September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    AAOHN Webinar: Creating a Legally Compliant Pre-Hire & Return-to-Work Physical Abilities Testing (PAT) Program

    Currently many OHNs have a lack of understanding regarding the factors that affect legal compliance when conducting PAT. Some think PAT is prohibited under the ADA & EEOC. Others assume we are talking about a physician’s medical exam when we refer to this testing. Many don’t understand the proper handling of previous injury information and