COEH Builds Bridges: Impacts of New Policies on Occupational Health
Course Agenda

Friday, January 25, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM: Registration, Continental Breakfast

A Case for Occupational Health Policies in California

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: The Role of Policy in Keeping California Workers Safe with John Balmes, MD

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM: Risk Factors for Heat Illness Relevant to Regulatory Approaches among CA Agricultural Workers with Marc Schenker, MD, MPH

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Break

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM: California's Heat Campaign: Using Social Media to Improve Working Conditions with Suzanne Teran, MPH

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM: 
Berkeley's Hot Buses and the Evolution of Heat Regulation with David Hornung, MPH, CIH

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM: Panel Discussion on the Heat Illness Prevention Standard with Marc Schenker, Suzanne Teran, David Hornung, and Anne Katten

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch (provided)

New Standards Unique to California

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM: Workplace Violence with Robert Harrison, MD, MPH

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM: From Participatory Research to the New California Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program (MIPP) with Niklas Krause, MD, PhD, MPH

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Panel Discussion on New Standards Unique to California with Robert Harrison, Niklas Krause, Purva Grover, Jane Thomason, and Laura Stock

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM: Break

Emerging Standards in California

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Forward Motion on Updating the Lead Standards with Barbara Materna, PhD, CIH

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM: Cal OSHA PEL Update with Chris Kirkham, MPH, CIH, CSP and Garrett Keating, PhD

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Panel Discussion on Emerging Standards with Barbara Materna, Chris Kirkham, and Garrett Keating

Quantifying the Impact of New Policies 

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM: Policy Analysis: An Economic Perspective with Jisung Park, PhD

COEH Spring Semester Get Together:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturday, January 26, 2019

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Concussions: Evidence-based, Novel Treatments for TBI with Vernon Williams, MD

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM: The New Generation of Wildfires and their Impacts on Health with Irva Hertz-Picciotto, MPH, PhD

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM: Break

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM:
Occupational Health Hazards: The Old and the Newly Regulated with Nicholas Gleiter, CIH

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM: Cannabis Workers: Identifying Health Risks with Marc Schenker, MD, MPH

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM:
Technology: Our Friend or Foe in Worker's Compensation with Yi (Krystal) Lin, MD, MSPH

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM: What Not To Miss: Identifying and Treating Work-Related Shoulder Injuries with Kan Gill, MD

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM: Earning High Patient Satisfaction Scores with David Caretto, MD, MPH

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM: Break

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM:
Driving Me Crazy: Commercial Driver Case Studies Group Exercise with Sarah Mansell, MD

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM: MTUS Formulary with Roman Kownacki, MD, MPH

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM: Key Takeaways: Review & Maintenance of Certification Quiz with Sheri Belafsky, MD, MS, FACOEM
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