4375.0 Roundtable discussion: Value of workplace health promotion for OSH

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Session Objectives: * Discuss what constitutes an integrated approach to health promotion and occupational health and safety programs. * Assess barriers to integration of workplace health promotion and workplace health and safety programs. * Discuss strategies for overcoming challenges to workplace program integration. * Identify strategies and resources for promoting more and better programs that address worker health in a holistic fashion.

Table 1
NIOSH WorkLife Initiative - is it health promotion, health protection, neither, or both?
Laura Punnett, ScD, Martin Cherniack, MD, James Merchant, MD, Dr P H, L. Casey Chosewood, MD, Glorian Sorensen, PhD, MPH and Tim Morse, PhD, CPE
Table 2
Worksite health promotion and low wage workers: Promoting health or promoting health disparities?
Catherine A. Heaney, PhD, MPH, Sharon Toker, PhD and Susan Lou, BA

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)