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December 2020

NIOSH ERC IH Webinar: Data, Professional Judgement, and Modeling in Occupational Exposure Assessment

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Exposure underestimates are a professional and ethical issue for Industrial Hygienists. This presentation will discuss the lack of adequate monitoring data for decision-making in industrial hygiene (IH), the over-reliance on professional judgment, and the limitations of professional judgments. Learners will also explore the use of heuristics and mathematical models, and distributed low cost networks for monitoring. Presenter Dr. Gurumurthy “Ram” Ramachandran is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering in the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns…

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NIOSH ERC Ergonomics Webinar: Fatigue in the Workplace: Effects on Health and Performance and Measurement Considerations

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A leading cause of non-fatal work injuries is overexertion and bodily reaction. What is less understood is the role fatigue plays as a contributing factor. Fatigue in the workplace is a multidimensional process that results in diminished worker performance and is often under appreciated and unrecognized. Reducing the incidence of fatigue-induced workplace injuries and lost productivity depends on accurate and timely detection to allow for appropriate intervention. This webinar will present an overview of worker fatigue and how it may…

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February 2021

Comprehensive Industrial Hygiene Review – Spring – ONLINE

February 2, 2021 - April 6, 2021

  Registration opening soon! Co-Sponsored with the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society EST dates: February 2, 2021 - April 6, 2021 Every Tuesday and Thursday - 12-2PM Virtual This course provides an intensive, high-level review of a wide range of industrial hygiene (IH) topics by a panel of 14 experts and has gained the reputation of being one of the premier courses for individuals who are preparing to take the BGC/ABIH certification exam or looking to broaden or refresh their IH…

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March 2021

2021 Regional Education and Research Center Symposium – Virtual

March 12, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Most Hazardous U.S. Industries - What More Should We Be Doing? Sponsored by the NIOSH ERCs at the University of Cincinnati, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Kentucky, & University of Michigan This symposium will focus on the health and safety problems associated the four most hazardous industry sectors—in terms of occupational fatality rates—Agriculture and Forestry; Mining; Transportation; and Construction. The selected speakers will highlight the problems that continue to plague these industries and discussion current intervention efforts.…

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Research Symposium

March 12, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

NOW VIRTUAL! Education and Research Center (ERC) Regional Research Symposium The Most Hazardous U.S. Industries: What More Should We Be Doing?  March 12, 2021 Virtual On-Line Symposium This year's symposium will focus on the health and safety problems associated the four most hazardous industry sectors—in terms of occupational fatality rates—Agriculture and Forestry; Mining; Transportation; and Construction. The selected speakers will highlight the problems that continue to plague these industries and discussion current intervention efforts. The moderators of the sessions will…

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