Select seminars offered by the University of Michigan School of Public Health have been recorded and are available for online viewing. These seminars have been arranged according to The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)’s National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) sector and cross-sector groups. Click on a category below to view the associated seminars related to Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities.
Vehicle Seat Design, Whole Body Vibration, and Low Back Pain- Pete Johnson
Vehicle Seat Design, Whole Body Vibration, and Low Back Pain
Pete Johnson, PhD
This webinar will cover the causes, prevalence, and costs of whole body vibration related disorders. Learners will explore how whole body vibration exposures are measured, assessed, and characterized, and the role vehicle seats may play in reducing whole body vibration related injuries and disorders.
Occupational Health, Primary Care, and Nurse Practitioner Practice- Deborah Sampson
Occupational Health, Primary Care, and Nurse Practitioner Practice
Deborah A. Sampson, PHD, FNP-BC, University of Michigan
Nurse Practitioners have been a part of primary care and wellness services for more than 40 years. Blending a focus on nursing roles of health promotion and risk reduction with managing common acute and chronic illness and injury, nurse practitioners work in many occupational health sites. Drawing on her experience as both a nurse practitioner and clinical specialist in occupational health settings around the country, Dr Sampson will present an overview of occupational health practice and the use of nurse practitioners.