Sunshine ERC > SouthON Second Annual Meeting

Southeastern States Occupational Network (SouthON)
Second Annual Meeting


Southeastern States Occupational Network | December 4, 2012 

Sponsored by: CSTE, Sunshine ERC, Deep South ERC, UNC ERC and NIOSH


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Welcome, Introductions, and Goals for Meeting
Renee Funk, DVM, MPH
Emergency Preparedness and Response Office
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Thomas Bernard, PhD
Professor and Chair EOH
Director, Sunshine ERC
University of South Florida

Keynote- Use of State Databases to Develop Interventions
David Bonauto, MD
Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

From the Beginning to the End: Interventions to Prevent Back injury in Nursing Home Workers
Jim Collins, PhD
Associate Director for Science, Division of Safety Research
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Interventions in Production Agriculture and Aquaculture
Teresa Donovan, MPH
Southeast Center for Agriculture Health and Injury Prevention
University of Kentucky

Development of a Comprehensive Intervention Approach for Residential Construction Using Prefabricated Walls (panels)
Maury Nussbaum, PhD
Director, Training Program Grant
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Innovative Pilot Projects: Leading the Way to Future Research in Heat-Related Illness
Moderator:
Michelle Lackovic, MPH
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

Speakers:
BP Oil Heat Stress Database
Thomas Bernard, PhD
Director, Sunshine ERC
University of South Florida

The Story of Heroes: Florida Firefighters in Extreme Heat
Virginia Sublet, PhD
Associate Professor
Sunshine ERC
University of South Florida and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Assessing the Relationship of Ambient Temperature and Heat-RelatedIllness in Florida- Implications for Setting Heat Advisories and Warnings
Laurel Harduar Morano, MPH
Florida Department. of Health

Updates from State-Based Surveillance Programs
Moderator:
Renee Funk, DVM, MPH
Emergency Preparedness and Response Office
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Speakers:
Use of Blood Lead Data for Case Referrals to OSHA
Fran Marshall, JD
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

Use of Pesticide Surveillance Data for Training of Targeted Groups
Sheila Higgins, MPH
North Carolina Health Department

Exploring Fatalities and Disparities in the OHI - Targeting Hispanic Construction Workers
Sharon Watkins, PhD
Florida Department of Health

Getting High on Prescription Drug Safety in Kentucky- Research to Policy
Terry Bunn, PhD
Director, Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center
Associate Professor
University of Kentucky

Results from the SouthON Member Feedback Assessment
Virginia Sublet, PhD
Associate Professor
Sunshine ERC
University of South Florida and
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Discussion and Next Steps- All
Moderator:
Renee Funk, DVM, MPH
Emergency Preparedness and Response Office
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health