4090.0 Improving environmental health and occupational safety and health through training programs, capacity building, partnerships, and public health education **Special intersectional track on environmental justice and occupational justice**

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
For the conference, we are organizing a special intersectional environmental justice and occupational justice track (i.e., multiple sections developing a track). This session includes abstracts on programs that speak to environmental health and occupational health and safety training, capacity building, partnering, and public health educating.
Session Objectives: Articulate communication strategies for individuals and communities regarding the risk of evironmental exposures and health; Discuss the impact of train-the-trainer health education models to educate the community; Discuss practical strategies for bridging the gap between science and law to produce effective partnerships; Explain the implications of using an evaluation system to assess the effectiveness of a health and safety intervention; Differentiate two models for green economy pre-employemtn health and safety training.

Improving respiratory health outcomes for socio-economic disadvantaged populations through education and outreach to clinicians and public health professionals on environmental contributors to illness
Paula Schenck, MPH, Robert DeBernardo, MD MBA MPH, Susan Conrath, Ph D, MPH, Laura Kolb, MPH, William A. Turner, MA and Eileen Storey, MD, MPH
Climate Change Health Assessment: A Novel Approach for Alaska Native Communities
Michael Brubaker, MS, Jacob Bell, MS, James Berner, MD and John Warren, PE

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Environment
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus, Epidemiology, Occupational Health and Safety, Socialist Caucus

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

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