271526 OHS Special Scientific Session, Award and Lecture

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM

C. Eduardo Siqueira, MD, ScD , College of Public and Community Service, UMass Boston, Boston, MA
Richard Clapp, DSc , School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA
Michael E. Belliveau , President and Chief Executive Officer, Environmental Health Strategy Center, Bangor, ME
Vinicius Antao, MD, MSc, PhD , Division of Health Studies, Surveillance and Registries Branch, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA
The OHS Special Scientific Session is developed to honor significant contributions to the field of occupational health and safety. The lecture will cover major developments in the science of occupational health and safety, on the important contributions from a luminary of science, or on significant innovative cutting edge scientific contributions, in one or more of following areas: Occupational Medicine/Nursing; Occupational Epidemiology; Ergonomics; Industrial Hygiene/Exposure Assessment; Worker Training/ Education; Occupational Health Policy; Occupational/Industrial Safety; Cleaner Production/Pollution Prevention; Occupational/Industrial Psychology; Work Organization; or Other Occupational Safety and Health (e.g. economics, sociology). The two Special Session awardees will make scientific presentations from peer- reviewed papers and/or reports published between 2010 and 2011. The criterion for selection is based on significant contributions or innovative cutting edge developments in Occupational Health and Safety, and Public Health.

Learning Areas:
Occupational health and safety

Learning Objectives:
Describe the current state of scientific knowledge around occupational health safety science; Assess peer-reviewed presentations on scientific contributions to the development of occupational health and safety and public health.

Keywords: Workplace Safety, Occupational Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am coordinating the peer review of the scientific papers submitted for this session.
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.