142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Keynote Address: Reflections on a Century of Occupational Health and Safety History

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 : 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

David Rosner, PhD , Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY
In this presentation I will address the field in the context of evolving practice and challenges in the face of changing science and society- the themes that OHS has emphasized- how the field has changed- what has endured- and from my unique perspective of OHS, what I foresee.

Learning Areas:

Occupational health and safety

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the changes and challenges in the field of OHS.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As the author of scholarly articles and books including “Deadly Dust” (with Gerald Markowitz) and “Dying for Work:, Workers’ Safety and Health in the Twentieth-Century. More generally, as Professor of History at Columbia University, my work focuses on research at the intersection of public health and social history and the politics of occupational disease and industrial pollution.
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.