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Southeastern States Occupational Network (SouthON)
Third Annual Meeting

Southeastern States Occupational Network | October 22-23, 2013 

NIOSH and the NIOSH Supported Education and Research Centers at the University of South Florida/ the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Auburn University/ the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/the University of Kentucky

Injuries in Southeastern Post-Disaster Reconstruction:
Focus on Hispanic Workers

You are invited to attend this conference in Tampa, FL

Brochure and Registration

Objectives—At the conclusion of this conference, attendees will be able to:
  1. Enumerate the recovery and restoration issues that must be addressed following a flood, hurricane, tornado, or other catastrophic event;
  2. Describe the important hazards that may cause injuries and fatalities to post-disaster construction workers;
  3. Explain the special challenges to immigrant workers in construction; and
  4. Practice grant writing skills.
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Day 1: Tuesday October 22, 2013
Thomas E. Bernard, PhD—USF

Post‐Disaster Recovery & Reconstruction Safety
Kevin R. Grosskopf, PhD, CEM

Injuries & Fatalities of Immigrant Hispanic Workers
Julie A. Largay, MPH

Worker Safety Perceptions & Experience among Latino Construction
Workers in North Carolina

Thomas A. Arcury, PhD

Multicultural Hurdles to Safety
Luis Santiago

Stories from the Field: Hispanic Workers & Safety
Gustavo Gonzalez

Construction Interventions for the Hispanic Workforce
Peer‐Led Participatory Health & Safety Training & Outreach for Day Laborers
Elizabeth G. Marshall, PhD

Train‐the‐Trainer Post Disaster Recovery & Reconstruction Safety Training
Kevin Grosskopf, PhD

OSHA Consultation: Helping Immigrant Workers in Florida
Charlene Sitterly & Robert Nesbit

Panel Discussion on Interventions: Where do we go from here?
Virginia Sublet, PhD, Moderator

Day 2: Wednesday October 23, 2013
Heat Stress Indicator and Research Project
Michelle Lackovic & Sheila Higgins, RN, MPH, COHN‐S

For more information, contact Hana Osman at the University of South Florida: or (813) 974-0989