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Occupational Health Symposium
March 28-29, 2019
Register now for the upcoming Occupational Health Symposium,
March 28-29 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa!

Sessions will include:
  • FMLA/ADA regulations and changes
  • Hiring and safety for employees with disabilities
  • OSHA updates for 2019
  • Workers compensation law updates
  • Total Worker Health
  • Vermeer lessons learned after a tornado
  • and MORE
This symposium is intended for nurses, nurse practitioners, safety professionals, human resources professionals, administrators, wellness administrators, and other individuals interested in improving the health and safety of workers.
(In Case You Missed It)
The Healthier Workforce Center has recently released a Hierarchy of Controls video, which is part of our Total Worker Health In-Depth video series.

This educational video provides both safety and health related examples for utilizing the hierarchy of controls to reduce exposures to hazards in the workplace. 

For more Total Worker Health videos, visit our newly updated website at
The Healthier Workforce Center will sponsor a Total Worker Health
Student Researcher Award this year. 

Event Planner

March 28-29 · Occupational Health Symposium (IA)
April 10-12 · IISC Professional Development Conference (IA)
April 23-24 · Iowa Governor's Conference on Public Health
April 26 · Occ Health & Safety Student Research Conference (IA)
May 15-16 · SafeConExpo (MO)
June 10-14 · Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course (IA)
Visit our calendar for a full listing of trainings, conferences, and other events
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