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Monday, October 29, 2012 : 5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Gregory R. Wagner, MD , Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Arlington, WA

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Occupational health and safety
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, the learner will be able to: (1) list at least two of MSHA’s regulatory priorities and the timeline for proposing or finalizing the rule; (2) describe at least two of MSHA’s enforcement strategies and the agency’s assessment of their effectiveness; and (3) identify at least one practice or opportunity for inter-agency, federal collaboration on worker health and safety.

Keywords: Workplace Safety, Occupational Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Gregory Wagner is currently a senior advisor at MSHA, after serving as the Deputy Assistant Secretary from 2009-2012. He also served as the director of the Division of Respiratory Disease Studies in NIOSH. He is a respiratory disease physician who treated and cared for miners and other workers throughout his career. He has written nearly 100 peer-reviewed papers, books and documents on occupational hazards.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.