Mayo Memorial Auditorium
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
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"Critical Challenges Facing Occupational Health and
Safety - Today and Tomorrow"
The field of occupational health and safety is changing rapidly. Globalization, technology and demographics are affecting the world of work in many different ways. Dr. Howard will review the changing employment patterns that challenge existing models of worker protection, emerging technologies that provide new ways to monitor safety and health risks, and the rise of worker well-being as an occupational safety and health value.
John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, LLM
Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Administrator, World Trade Center Health Program, DHHS
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 Research Center (ERC) is sponsored, in part, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
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