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May 2021

NIOSH ERC Webinar: Home Office Ergonomic Issues: A Case Study of University Employees Sent Home During The COVID-19 Pandemic

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

As millions of workers have shifted to telework, poor static postures may increase the risk of significant discomfort and potentially more serious musculoskeletal disorders. This webinar will explore results from a survey sent to University of Cincinnati faculty, staff, and administrators about home office ergonomics and discomfort. Many of the participants reported moderate to severe discomfort, laptops were widely used with most using the laptop monitor, and less than 45% of seating conditions were reported as having adjustable arm rests.…

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MIVC Webinar: Monitoring Performance of Industrial Ventilation Systems

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Monitoring your industrial ventilation system can be critical to maintaining its desired performance. This webinar will cover techniques and equipment that can be used to ensure that your system operates properly. Presenter Doug Edwards, PE, Doug Edwards Engineering, LLC, Amelia, OH

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June 2021

NIOSH ERC Webinar: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Intensive Care Unit Nurses: Findings of a Concept Analysis

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Intensive care unit nurses are at increased risk of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, due to their stressful work environment. The disorder of PTSD, often thought of as affecting soldiers who have fought in war, has changed over time with new knowledge. Findings from a conceptual analysis using the Walker and Avant method provide clarification for healthcare professionals and hospital stakeholders to better understand PTSD as it pertains to ICU nurses and its impact on their lives, patient care, and…

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AAOHN Webinar: Integrating Functional Outcome Measurements into Practice

June 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

There is no consensus on using evidence based outcome measurements for safe return to work. This webinar will increase the occupational heath nurses knowledge on the integration of functional outcomes into return to work programs. Presenter Steven Marks, DNP, RN, APN, COHN-S, FAAOHN

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NIOSH ERC Webinar: Chemical Exposures and Reproductive Health of Nail Technicians

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

Nail technicians represent an under-studied occupation in terms of health and safety. Current research in this area will bepresented, including chemical exposure measurements, reproductive health surveys, and future goals for community engagement. Presenter Darrah Sleeth, PhD, MPH, CIH Dr. Sleeth is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational & Environmental Health in the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine. She earned a PhD in Industrial Health and an MPH in Industrial Hygiene & Hazardous…

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