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MCOHS Newsletter


Latest News

OHSRP Doctoral Student Ryan Klein Receives Outstanding Service Award

Ryan KleinSeptember 5, 2014 - Ryan Klein, doctoral student in the Occupational Health Services Research and Policy (OHSRP) program, received an "Outstanding Service Award " from the Minnesota Population Center. The Minnesota Population Center's outstanding service award program recognizes and rewards employees, including student employees, for significant contributions or service to MPC, its mission, unit objectives, or major projects and operations. The 2014 MPC Outstanding Service Award recognizes employees' efforts between July 2013 and June 2014.


Ergonomics Design Competition for Student Teams

August 22, 2014 - Undergraduate and Graduate students from ergonomics, engineering, safety, biomechanics and other related academic fields are invited to register a team, or teams, in the 8th Annual Ergonomics Design Competition for Student Teams. More than 40 teams from across North America will compete for scholarships, a trip to a safety conference and exposure to the preeminent professional ergonomists in industry. The Ergonomics Design Competition for Student Teams provides an ideal opportunity for undergraduate and/or graduate level student teams to assess, design, and present their solutions to a challenging problem in applied ergonomics.

The winning team receives a $300 per student scholarship, paid to the student; up to $5,000 team travel allowance to a safety/ergo conference, and; an awards and networking reception with professional ergonomists.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Visit www.ergonomicsdesign.org to learn more and register a team.


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS
National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015)


NORS 2015August 21, 2014
- The National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015) will be held May 19-21, 2015 in Kingwood, West Virginia.

Call for Abstracts
Researchers, safety and health professionals, and others who are interested in understanding and preventing workplace injuries are encouraged to submit.

Abstracts must be 350 words or less and describe original research related to occupational injury. Research in all industry sectors is eligible: Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing; Construction; Healthcare & Social Assistance; Manufacturing; Mining; Public Safety; Oil & Gas Extraction; Services; Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities; and Wholesale & Retail Trade.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 1, 2014

Learn more about abstract submission and symposium registration.


About the Center

Since 1977, the Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) has actively served the Midwest by offering graduate training programs and continuing education courses in the field of occupational health and safety. This Education and Reserch Center (ERC) is sponsored, in part, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

For detailed information on our academic offerings: View Academic Programs

For more information on continuing education courses and online training modules: View Continuing Education



 

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