271467 Update on Cal/OSHA Initiatives

Monday, October 29, 2012 : 4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Ellen Widess , (informally known as Cal/OSHA), Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Oakland, CA
The director of Cal/OSHA will present information on the agency's current enforcement and regulatory policies, including efforts to reduce health disparities and advance worker rights and protections.

Learning Areas:
Occupational health and safety
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this session, the learner will be able to: (1) list at least two of Cal/OSHA's enforcement and/or regulatory initiatives; (2) describe strategies to reach particular worker populations; and (3) identify at least one practice or opportunity for collaboration with other organizations.

Keywords: Workplace Safety, Occupational Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: The speaker is the chief of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health for the State of California, and will be speaking about the agency's priorities and initiatives.
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.