Total Worker Health ® Webinar Series
The NIOSH Total Worker Health (TWH) program presents a free webinar series to highlight the latest research and case studies for protecting the safety and health of workers. Webinars address the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the safety, health, and well-being of today’s workforce. Upcoming and recorded webinars are listed below.
This activity is designed to increase knowledge and change competency of comprehensive workplace safety and health practices and strategies. The goals of this series are to 1. provide training and education on programs, policies, and practices to address current issues and emerging hazards in the workplace, and 2. increase adoption of TWH principles among practitioners, professionals, and employers.
Continuing education credit is available for select webinars.
Visit the Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO) website to evaluate this educational activity, receive a certificate, or to print an ongoing transcript of all of your TCEO activities. You can also search courses using key terms related to TWH.
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:
- Describe recent workplace trends as they relate to the well-being of workers.
- Describe the impact of work design (or conditions) on worker health and well-being.
- Discuss the latest findings supporting rationale for implementing a Total Worker Health approach.
- Describe the importance of interprofessional collaboration when designing policies and programs to address worker well-being.
- Describe at least one program (or intervention) that aligns with Total Worker Health principles.
- List at least 2 resources for more information on the topics discussed.
- Provide prevention, intervention, and educational strategies for individuals, workplaces, and communities to improve health and well-being. (Pharmacy)
Wednesday, November 15, 2023 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern
Join us for a presentation and discussion on decent work. We will host Drs Preethi Pratap from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health, and Paul Landsbergis from the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University. The presenters will cover:
- What decent work entails
- How it relates to occupational safety and health
- The landscape of decent work in the United States
- The American Public Health Association Policy Statement on decent work
- Evidence-based strategies, challenges, and opportunities
Dr. Paul Shulte will introduce our speakers and moderate a question-and-answer session after the presentation. Free continuing education is available.
Preethi Pratap, PhD, MSc, is an assistant professor in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health. Dr. Pratap’s research focuses on application of systems thinking principles and participatory action research methods to engage stakeholders across the work ecosystem (academia, healthcare, corporations, government, and community organizations) to co-create knowledge and inclusive evidence for broader policy, systems, and environment (PSE) change initiatives to promote and support workforce health and well-being. Currently, Dr. Pratap is the Principal Investigator on “Workforce Health and Well-being for All as a Sustainable Business Strategy.” This research project is part of the Center for Healthy Work, a NIOSH Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health ®. The project focuses on engaging employers, as key stakeholders, and highlighting their role in contributing to workforce health and well-being.
Paul Landsbergis, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, State University of New York (SUNY)-Downstate Health Sciences University School of Public Health. He has extensive research and teaching experience on social epidemiology, work organization, work stress, workplace interventions, lean production, socioeconomic health inequities, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disorders, and psychological disorders. Dr. Landsbergis served as a member of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH’s) Intervention Effectiveness Research Team, and was a member of the National Research Council’s Committee on the Health and Safety Needs of Older Workers. He co-edited two books on work stress and health (The Workplace and Cardiovascular Disease, 2000; Unhealthy Work, 2009), and is an Advisory (formerly Deputy) Editor of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.
Paul Schulte, PhD, is a consultant and former Director of the Division of Science Integration and Co-Manager of the Nanotechnology Research Center at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Dr. Schulte has 47 years of experience in conducting research and developing guidance on occupational cancer, nanomaterials, risk communication, workplace well-being, and genetics. He has also examined the convergence of occupational safety and health and green chemistry and sustainability. He is the co-editor of the textbook, Molecular Epidemiology: Principles and Practices . Dr. Schulte is currently on the International Advisory Board of the Annals of Occupational Hygiene .
Recording coming soon
We hosted Professor Sharon Parker, PhD, Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design at Curtin University. She presented her work developing the S.M.A.R.T. work design model, a framework to help design meaningful and motivating work. The presentation covers why work design is critical to worker well-being and how you can incorporate the model into your organization. A moderated question-and-answer session follows the presentation.
We were pleased to host Jonathan DePierro, PhD, the Associate Director of the Center for Stress, Resilience, and Personal Growth. He presented on multiple Center programs that have a basis in community engagement principles to improve the psychological well-being of the diverse workforce of over 40,000 employees and trainees in the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) CE for the recording is available from September 26, 2023, to September 26, 2025. To receive CE, please visit https://tceols.cdc.gov/Course/Detail2/9179 and follow the steps below.
- Watch the recording here
- Complete the Evaluation at cdc.gov/GetCE
- Pass the posttest at cdc.gov/GetCE
No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
Keeping temporary workers safe can present unique challenges, as host employers and staffing companies are jointly responsible for ensuring a safe and healthy working environment. During this webinar, we hear from experts on how host employers can address these challenges. First, Brittany Sakata discusses this topic from the perspective of the American Staffing Association. Next, Lauren Menger-Ogle, PhD, from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Michael Foley, from Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, present their work on best practices for host employers.
The recording includes a short Q&A discussion with the audience.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) CE for the recording is available from May 15, 2023, to May 16, 2025. To receive CE, please visit https://tceols.cdc.gov/Course/Detail2/9005 and follow the steps below.
- Watch the recording
- Complete the Evaluation at cdc.gov/GetCE
No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities
This is a special webinar on navigating work-life boundaries featuring Beth Livingston, PhD, from the University of Iowa, and Katrina Burch, PhD, from Western Kentucky University. Dr. Beth Livingston discusses work-family balance as a misnomer and methods for setting boundaries between work and family for you and your employees. Dr. Katrina Burch speaks on work-life boundaries, domains, and transitions, such as the spillover of workplace attitudes, behaviors, and experiences into non-work domains. An extended Q&A discussion with the audience follows the presentations.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) CE for the recording is available from December 13, 2022, to December 13, 2024. To receive CE, please visit TCEO and search for WD4530-111022 – NIOSH Total Worker Health ® Webinar Series – Navigating Work-Life Boundaries.
- Pass the posttest at 75% at cdc.gov/GetCE
FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
On behalf of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Healthy Work Design and Well-being Cross-Sector Council and the NIOSH Total Worker Health Program , we were pleased to present a special National Work and Family Month webinar, “Promoting a Sustainable Work-nonwork Interface.” First, Dr. Susan Lambert from the University of Chicago presented on improving work schedules in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic . Next, Dr. Tammy Allen presented her work on COVID-19 and Women, including strategies to address the impact on women’s workforce participation. Following the presentations, Dr. Leslie Hammer from the Oregon Health and Sciences University moderated an interactive Q&A discussion.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) CE for the recording is available until November 22, 2024. To receive continuing education (CE), please visit the TCEO course page and follow the steps below.
This webinar features a discussion with experts on what safety climate is, its impact on worker health, and practical applications. We welcomed Dr. Emily (Yueng-hsiang) Huang from the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and Liz Hill from SAIF Corporation to discuss their own work in the field. First, Dr. Huang shared some background on safety climate and discussed her own Safety Climate Lab and their work. Next, Liz Hill presented on the ways that SAIF applies the concepts of safety climate and TWH in practice. NIOSH Office of Total Worker Health Director, Dr. Casey Chosewood, moderated a Q&A session following the presentations. Free continuing education is available for the recording, from May 5, 2022, to May 5, 2024.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) CE for the recording is available until May 24, 2024. In order to receive continuing education (CE), please visit the TCEO course page and follow the steps below.
- Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
- Pass the posttest at 71% at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
During this webinar, the Total Worker Health Program hosted a discussion on work, mental health, and leadership. First, Dr. Leslie B Hammer from the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center covered connections between mental health and work, including promising supervisory strategies. Dr. Marie-Anne Rosemberg from the University of Michigan then presented her research on workers experiencing disproportionate impacts on mental health and ways leaders can help. Continuing education is available for this activity.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) CE for the recording is available starting 3/14/2022. In order to receive continuing education (CE) for NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series: How Work can Impact Mental Health and what Leaders Can Do please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before 2/17/2024.
- Complete the activity
- Complete the Evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
- Pass the posttest at 66% at www.cdc.gov/GetCE
This joint webinar with the National Center for Productive Aging and Work (NCPAW) takes an insightful look at workplace ageism. Speakers discuss different aspect of ageism, including fact checking common stereotypes, recent findings on perceptions and prevalence of workplace ageism, the personal toll of holding ageist beliefs, and the financial cost associated with ageism. Presentations also include tips for countering and overcoming workplace ageism. NCPAW Co-Director Dr. Gretchen Petery hosts featured speakers Dr. Becca Levy from Yale University, Dr. Rebecca Perron from AARP, and Dr. David Cadiz from Portland State University. This webinar was co-hosted by the NIOSH Diversity and Inclusion Office Blueprint in Action.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) CE for the recording is available starting 11/23/2021. In order to receive CE for WD4008-102021 – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series – What’s Age Got to do with it? Realities and Solutions for Workplace Ageism – October 20, 2021 (Web on Demand), please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before November 23, 2023.
The Total Worker Health Program is excited to present and discuss the NIOSH Worker Well-being Questionnaire (WellBQ), released earlier in 2021. This new tool provides an integrated assessment of worker well-being. The NIOSH WellBQ is intended to help researchers, employers, workers, practitioners, and policymakers understand the well-being of workers and target interventions to improve worker well-being. Featured speakers, Chia-Chia Chang from NIOSH, Dr. Gwenith Fisher from Colorado State University, and Dr. Ramya Chari from the RAND Corporation describe the origin and development of the tool. They also discuss practical applications and next steps.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) In order to receive CE for WD4008-082621 – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series – Introducing the NIOSH Worker Well-being Questionnaire – August 26, 2021 (Web on Demand) , please TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before September 28, 2023. The course access code is WellBQ2021.
During this webinar, hosted June 2021, the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar series took a closer look at workplace health disparities. NIOSH speakers Constance Franklin and Michael Flynn were joined by Dr. Kendra Jason from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte for an engaging discussion on the relationship between work, health, and inequity. The speakers shared strategies to address workplace health disparities and answered questions from the audience.
Instructions for Obtaining Continuing Education (CE) In order to receive CE for WD4008-060321 – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series – Workplace Health Disparities: A Total Worker Health Perspective – June 3, 2021 (Web on Demand), please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before July 6, 2023 .
The December 2020 webinar, hosted by the NIOSH Total Worker Health Program and Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies, featured Drs. Kuang-chi Chang from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), William Shaw from UConn Health, and Yonatan Ben-Shalom of Mathematica. Speakers shared findings from a recent report on the State of the Field in Opioid Prescription Management and discussed promising intervention studies and key observations from areas with emerging evidence.
For National Work and Family Month, October 2020, the NIOSH Total Worker Health Program was pleased to host Dr. Gwen Fisher, from Colorado State University, and Corey Berkey of JazzHR in conversation. During the presentation, speakers covered topics including juggling work and non-work roles, resources for workers to address work stress, how companies can support team members virtually, and recognizing the needs of workers.
Activity ID: WD4008-102920
For accessing credit until 12/1/2022
(Note: You will need the course access code provided during the live event.)
On August 27 th , the NIOSH Total Worker Health Program hosted Jeffrey Pfeffer and Bob Chapman as they shared perspectives on business leadership and worker safety and health. This lively conversation, moderated by TWH Director, Dr. Casey Chosewood, covered topics including:
- How TWH approaches can help employers transition to a participatory, worker-centered culture
- How changes in leadership affect company performance
- How corporate culture has changed over time
- Relevant resources the audience can use to learn more about prioritizing worker safety and health
The NIOSH Total Worker Health (TWH) Program presented strategies and recommendations for returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. NIOSH speakers, Dr. Kevin H. Dunn, Mr. Todd Niemeier, and Dr. L. Casey Chosewood, discussed CDC/NIOSH guidance for workplaces responding to COVID-19, including the employer checklist from the Resuming Business toolkit and how to apply TWH strategies. For the latest guidance, please visit the CDC COVID-19 website .
During this installment of the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar series, featured speakers explored the overlap between Total Worker Health , Total Worker Exposure, and Direct Reading and Sensor Technologies. The presenters, Paul Schulte, PhD, Emanuele Cauda, PhD, and Jennifer Sahmel, MPH, CIH, CSP, also covered opportunities for considering Total Worker Health approaches with new technology, and the ethical implications.
Continuing Education Information
For accessing credit from 12/20/2019 until 12/20/2021
Activity ID: WD4008-112019
Brought to you by the NIOSH Office for TWH and the NIOSH Centers of Excellence for TWH, this webinar focused on the theory and practice of research dissemination and implementation (D&I) in the workplace, featured speakers include Dr. Ross Brownson, Dr. Tom Cunningham, and Dr. Pamela Tinc. Topics covered include, strategies for researchers to engage in D&I research, the new NIOSH Translation Research Framework , how various contexts influence TWH dissemination strategies, and relevant examples.
Featured Speakers: [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/Brownson.jpg" image_size="original" image_title="Brownson" box_style="header_main_primary" alignment="left" image_alt="Ross%20Brownson%2C%20PhD%20Headshot" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] Ross Brownson , PhD Dr. Ross C. Brownson is the Lipstein Distinguished Professor of Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis. He studies the translation of evidence to public health practice and policy, with a content focus on environmental and policy determinants of chronic diseases. Dr. Brownson is the author of 15 books and over 550 peer-reviewed articles. He has received numerous awards for his work. Among these, he is the recipient of the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Abraham Lilienfeld Award for excellence in teaching and mentoring (2003) and the APHA Award for Excellence (2016). Dr. Brownson is a former president of the American College of Epidemiology and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors. [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/Cunningham.jpg" image_size="original" box_style="header_main_primary" image_title="Cunningham" alignment="left" image_alt="Thomas%20Cunningham%2C%20PhD%20Headshot" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] Thomas Cunningham, PhD Dr. Thomas Cunningham is a behavioral scientist and the Chief of the NIOSH Training Research and Evaluation Branch. He also coordinates the NIOSH Small Business Assistance Program and Translation Research Program. His research addresses intervention development and research translation for safety and health applications in construction, health care, and several small business sectors. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in clinical psychology from Virginia Tech. [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/Ptinc.jpg" image_size="original" box_style="header_main_primary" image_title="Ptinc" alignment="left" image_alt="Pam%20Tinc%2C%20ABD%20Headshot" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] Pam Tinc, ABD Pam Tinc is a junior research investigator at the Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety in Cooperstown, NY. Pam’s research interests are in implementation science, social marketing, behavior change, and behavioral health. Pam holds an MPH from the University at Albany School of Public Health and is a PhD candidate at Umeå University in Umeå, Sweden. Moderator Heidi L. Hudson Commander, U.S Public Health Service Office for Total Worker Health National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health -->
Whether you are looking for a refresher on the basics of TWH principles or hoping to learn about it for the first time, this webinar explores the evolution of the TWH concept, current research, and practical examples of applying TWH approaches. This event features NIOSH researchers and practitioners moving the science and practice of TWH forward: Dr. Sara Tamers, CAPT Mary O’Connor, and Chia-Chia Chang.
Featured Speakers: Sara Tamers , PhD, MPH Dr. Sara Tamers is a health research scientist and team lead of Research Program Development and Collaboration in the Office for Total Worker Health (TWH), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is also assistant coordinator for the CDC/NIOSH Healthy Work Design and Well-Being Program. In these roles, she oversees and coordinates activities related to the intramural and extramural TWH research base. [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/oconnor.jpg" image_size="original" image_title="CAPT%20Mary%20O%E2%80%99Connor%2C%20MS" box_style="header_main_primary" alignment="left" image_alt="CAPT%20Mary%20O%E2%80%99Connor%2C%20MS" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] CAPT Mary O’Connor, MS Captain Mary O’Connor manages the Aviation Safety Research Project at the NIOSH Western States Division in Anchorage, Alaska and is a commissioned officer with the U.S. Public Health Service. Mary has been with NIOSH since 2009, prior to that she managed environmental health services for an Alaska Native health organization. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and received a Master of Science degree in Environmental and Public Health from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/chang.jpg" image_size="original" image_title="Chia-Chia%20Chang%2C%20MPH" box_style="header_main_primary" alignment="left" image_alt="Chia-Chia%20Chang%2C%20MPH" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] Chia-Chia Chang, MPH Chia-Chia Chang, MPH, MBA is the Coordinator for Partnership and New Opportunity Development for the Office of TWH at NIOSH in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Besides leading the NIOSH TWH Affiliate program, she coordinates a task with RAND to develop a framework and assessment tool for worker well-being and collaborates with stakeholders to share research and promising practices related to advancing TWH. Moderator Jeannie S. Nigam, MS, ABD Research Psychologist, Work Organization and Stress Research Team Advisor, Office for Total Worker Health National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health -->
This is the second special presentation on Opioids in the Workplace as part of the Total Worker Health Webinar Series, focused on new research at the intersection of work and the nation’s opioid crisis. During the webinar, we hear from Dr. Vennela Thumula, a policy analyst at the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI), and Dr. Casey Chosewood from the NIOSH Total Worker Health Program. Dr. Casey Chosewood highlights the comprehensive steps NIOSH is taking to assist and protect workers, employers, and first responders on the front line facing the opioid misuse and overdose crisis. Dr. Thumula provides an overview of latest research from WCRI on opioid dispensing to injured workers and discusses the findings from her study, titled Correlates of Opioid Dispensing .
Featured Speakers: [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/vennela-thumula.jpg" image_size="original" box_style="header_main_primary" image_title="Vennela%20Thumula%2C%20PhD" alignment="left" image_alt="Vennela%20Thumula%2C%20PhD%20Headshot" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] Vennela Thumula, PhD Dr. Vennela Thumula is a policy analyst at WCRI whose research focuses on pharmaceutical use in the workers’ compensation system. She is the author of several studies evaluating prescribing patterns of opioids, drug formularies, and physician dispensing. She is also currently conducting research examining the self-reported outcomes of injured workers, including recovery of health and functioning, speed and sustainability of return to work, and access to care. Dr. Thumula received her Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi, School of Pharmacy. [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/Chosewood-headshot.jpg" image_size="original" box_style="header_main_primary" image_title="Chosewood-headshot" alignment="left" image_alt="L.%20Casey%20Chosewood%2C%20MD%2C%20MPH" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH is currently the Director of the Office for Total Worker Health at the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health, part of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). In this role, he promotes the protection & improvement of the safety, health, and well-being of workers around the world. He also co-leads NIOSH’s efforts to assist workers & employers facing the unprecedented crisis related to opioid misuse and opioid-related overdose deaths across the nation. Dr. Chosewood received his medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia & completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Connecticut. He received an MPH in health policy & management from Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health in 2014. [cdc_image image_type="basic" dep_image_url="/niosh/twh/images/Wurzelbacher_headshot.jpg" image_size="original" box_style="header_main_primary" image_title="Steve%20Wurzelbacher%20Headshot" alignment="left" image_alt="Steve%20Wurzelbacher%20Headshot" image_margin_position="top,right,bottom,left" image_border="none" overlay_alignment="bottom" overlay_width="50" overlay_margin="large" overlay_padding="standard" overlay_title_size="standard" overlay_button_position="left" more_link_color="bg-primary" image_padding="none" image_padding_position="top,right,bottom,left" cs_rule="inherit" mp_action="none" /] Steve Wurzelbacher, PhD, CPE, ARM (Moderator) Steve Wurzelbacher is the Director of the Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies (CWCS) at the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH). In this role, he coordinates workers’ compensation claim analyses, exposure assessment research, and safety/health intervention effectiveness studies with public and private sector partners. Steve has worked for over 19 years in the safety & health field, as both a researcher at NIOSH and as a risk control practitioner for a workers’ compensation insurer. Steve earned a PhD in Occupational Safety and Ergonomics from the University of Cincinnati, a BS in Chemical Science from Xavier University, is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), and holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation. -->
This is a special presentation of the NIOSH TWH Webinar Series focused on new research at the important intersection of work and the nation’s opioid crisis. This webinar featured presentations from national experts: Chris Cain, CIH of The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR), Letitia Davis, ScD, EdM of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and Sara Luckhaupt, MD, MPH of the NIOSH Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies. This webinar explored critical insights into potential work-related risks factors for opioid misuse, data on opioid overdose by industry and occupation, and prevention methods and interventions. The presentation also introduces the NIOSH Response to the Opioid Crisis framework.
Featured Speakers: Chris Cain, CIH Chris Cain, CIH is the director of safety and health for North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the umbrella organization comprised of 14 national and international unions collectively representing over three million workers. Chris was appointed Chair of the NABTU Opioid Task Force upon its inception in 2018. She is also CPWR’s Executive Director and leads its construction research, training, and service programs. She has been working in construction safety and health on for over 20 years. Letitia Davis, ScD, EdM Dr. Letitia Davis is a Senior Scientist in the Occupational Health Surveillance Program in the Massachusetts Department of Public Health where she has worked for over 35 years to develop and implement state based surveillance systems for work-related illnesses and injuries. A central aspect of her work has been the translation of surveillance to practice to improve the health of working people in Massachusetts. From 1998-1915, Dr. Davis was also a lead consultant in occupational health to the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and has played a leadership role nationally in the effort to integrate occupational health into applied public health practice at the state level. Dr. Davis received her doctorate in Occupational Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1983. Sara Luckhaupt, MD, MPH Sara Luckhaupt, MD, MPH is a supervisory medical epidemiologist in the Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies at NIOSH and a Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Her duties have included serving as the project officer for occupational health supplements to the 2010 and 2015 administrations of the National Health Interview Survey and a project to develop a workforce musculoskeletal pain surveillance tool. -->
Please enjoy this special edition of the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series, co-hosted with the Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies. Dr. Kathryn Mueller from the Colorado School of Public Health and Dr. T. Warner Hudson from the UCLA Health System and Campus explore the benefits of integrating functional outcomes with clinical process measures as a basic approach to patient care in the US. The speakers discuss the broad challenges to our healthcare system that make a transition to this new approach imperative. They also examine the connection between medical care and disability, and review research supporting a functionally based approach to health care.
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On October 30th, NIOSH Total Worker Health and the National Center for Productive Aging and Work presented the next installment in the Productive Aging and Work annual webinar series: Overlapping Vulnerabilities in the Aging Workforce. The objective of this third installment of the Productive Aging and Work webinar is to explore from three complementing views how the social and economic context can influence the occupational safety and health experience of aging workers. First, Dr. Joanne Crawford of the Institute of Occupational Medicine in Edinburg, Scotland discussed issues related to gender and age. Second, Dr. Jennifer Swanberg of Providence College focused on low-wage older workers and health disparities. Finally, Dr. Richard Johnson of the Urban Institute presented on the socioeconomic factors that influence work experiences and transitions into retirement of vulnerable populations.
In this presentation of the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series, an expert panel of speakers discuss challenges facing today’s workplaces and the importance of health survey data to inform Total Worker Health interventions. Featured speakers Laura A. Linnan, ScD and Sara Luckhaupt MD, MPH, discuss results from the Workplace Health in America Survey, the National Health Interview Survey, and the National Occupational Mortality Surveillance System. The webinar highlights the link between work and health, and the importance of Total Worker Health interventions to protect and promote worker safety, health, and well-being.
On September 28, the NIOSH Office for TWH and the National Center for Productive Aging and Work hosted the second annual installment of the Productive Aging and Work webinar series. The aging of the workforce in the U.S. and many other countries has a profound impact on how we conceptualize and approach occupational safety and health. This webinar installment examined interventions and promising practices for the aging workforce from three different perspectives. Together, the three presentations shared a complimentary overview of interventions and promising practices for addressing the challenges and opportunities posed by an aging workforce. Featured speakers included, Dr. Donald Trujillo, Dr. Alyssa McGonagle, and Dr. Ruth Finkelstein.
In this presentation of the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series, an expert panel of speakers including Dr. Rene Pana-Cryan, Dr. Sherry Baron, and Dr. Lisa Brosseau discussed challenges facing workplaces and the importance of health survey data to inform Total Worker Health interventions. Featured speakers reviewed results from the Workplace Health in America Survey, the National Health.
On September 27, the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series featured an expert panel of speakers, including Dr. John Howard, Dr. James Grosch, and Dr. Xiuwen Sue Dong, discussing the concept of productive aging, designing aging-friendly workplaces, and hands-on methods organizations can take to meet workplace health and safety needs of workers of all ages.
On January 19, the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series hosted an expert panel of speakers to discuss the impact of work-related stress on families, research findings, and policy trends related to work-family support for low-income families. Speakers Dr. Pamela Winston, Dr. Erin L. Kelly, and Carol Joyner also covered practical approaches to improve the safety, health, and well-being of workers.
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In this special panel presentation of the NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series, we hosted five experts to discuss a variety of research and perspectives on sedentary work. Drs Jennifer Hess, Dinesh John, Nathan Fethke, Manuel Cifuentes, and Michael T. Sliter addressed questions, including: What impacts might sedentary work have on injury risk? What impacts does it have on chronic disease? What are some options for addressing physical inactivity at work, and how might the effectiveness of these options vary? What factors influence how likely someone might be to use interventions for sedentary work? And are there key safety and health considerations for ensuring that the interventions themselves are keeping workers protected?
During this webinar, Drs. Cara Halldin, David Weissman, and Cassandra Okechukwu discussed different elements of lung function monitoring, workplace tobacco policies, and practical considerations for implementing integrated interventions for tobacco cessation, including both common barriers and potential solutions using past and current experiences implementing smoking cessation interventions for construction workers.
In this third presentation of the NIOSH Total Worker Health® Webinar Series, the Office for Total Worker Health presented the latest in research from one of the NIOSH-funded Centers of Excellence to Promote a Healthier Workforce, as well as the practice-based insights from a NIOSH Total Worker Health Affiliate that is currently conducting hands-on safety and health work with small to medium sized businesses. Dr. James Merchant discussed key findings from Iowa on the relationship between individuals’ quality of life and health in relation to their employment status, as well as the broader implications of putting in place a Total Worker Health approach for these various employment groups. Dr. Lee Newman then presented specifically about Total Worker Health interventions for small businesses, drawing on his experience both working with small-to-medium-sized companies in Colorado and as a small business owner himself.
In this webinar, Drs. Dan Ganster and Leslie Hammer discussed the process of psychosocial stress at work and intervention approaches for alleviating it. The presentation included a brief introduction to the psychosocial stress and well-being literature, focusing on key definitions and working conditions implicated in worker mental and physical health. This webinar reviewed relationships between work-life stress and health to advance understanding of pathways between occupational and individual risk factors and health and safety outcomes.
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[Updated 2023] Top 15 PowerPoint Templates to Improve Work Safety
1974: The Flixborough disaster, UK’s worst industrial accident. The explosion at the chemical plant killed 28 workers in North Lincolnshire. Almost all the buildings in the neighborhood flattened, further injuring 36 people due to the blast. Multiple investigations exposed that the plant was hastily executed with certain modifications that forged the leak of liquid from one of the plant’s reactors. This led to the creation of flammable hydrocarbons that eventually exploded.
1984 : Bhopal gas tragedy, one of the worst industrial accidents in India. Due to the negligence of 7 employees, more than 5 lakh people were exposed to the lethal methyl isocyanate. About 3,787 people died the same night, and further 8,000 people passed away as a result of the exposure subsequently.
2013: West Fertilizer Company explosion. A routine fire in Texas turned into a local disaster when the fertilizer stored on the site exploded. 12 firefighters and 3 civilians were killed, a majority of them were trying to bring the flare under control. Further, 160 people were injured and around 150 buildings collapsed due to the blast. Later, an investigation revealed that the company had been illegally storing 55 tons of ammonium nitrate on-site, along with a further 55 tons of anhydrous ammonia.
Whether as a result of the disasters mentioned above or on an individual basis, workplace accidents have the potential to alter ordinary people’s lives. An estimate of 2 million men and women die every year due to work-related accidents and diseases. Thus, the spotlight is on the importance of safer design and construction of workplaces; maintenance of site safety; dangers posed to public members, and adherence to legal guidelines for secure storage of dangerous materials.
No business wants their employees to get hurt on the job. Therefore, employers are obliged to provide a safe working environment for their workers. But for those of you who haven’t dealt with safety, let us first understand its meaning.
The gist of work safety
Work safety is the concept that business organizations must implement to recognize hazards in the workplace. It refers to the working environment at a company encompassing the factors that impact all employees’ safety, health, and well-being.
Despite the number of safety guidelines you set in place, it will be of no use if your employees are not aware and invested in following them. Therefore, to help you create a successful safety program, we are sharing five security tips. We have also included the top 15 meticulous work safety templates that can be used for raising awareness on safety protocols among employees.
1. Invest in training
When it comes to workplace safety, there is no better solution than training. It will help you create protocols and ask your workforce to follow them to the letter. Provide your employees with all the necessary information and measures to stay safe. In fact, you can also use the online platform for providing training to avoid any wastage of time. Share the updated training courses with your employees using these well-structured template designs.
Safety in the workplace is critical for many business KPIs. Therefore, with this template design, you can highlight key areas of improvement such as safety training, tools knowledge, health, protection, and more. So download and edit it as per your working environment.
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Pick this template to provide a ground for exchanging ideas and data related to the broad field of health and safety in your organization. Help your management understand that an injury and accident-free environment increases the productivity of employees.
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According to an estimate of occupational safety and health administration, nearly a quarter of all work-related fatalities occur on construction sites. Therefore, you can utilize this template to draft safety guidelines for your construction business. Download this design and reduce the risk of deaths and injuries.
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2. Provide clear instructions
The instructions should be in the form of labels and signs, not wordy and hard to understand. They should be handy and rely on pictures to highlight hazards and procedures. Therefore, it is advised to try and test them before they go “live”. Check out our best work safety templates to assist your endeavors.
Select this innovative work safety template to support awareness and actions for preventing the spread of COVID-19. To increase productivity and revenue, every business needs specific preventive measures. Therefore, download, edit, and present!
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Safety guidelines are critical for all organizations. Pick this template to share a prevention list with your employees. Help them understand that their negligence can put other co-workers at risk. Download and use it multiple times.
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Hazard identification, assessment, and control are paramount for the smooth functioning of all organizations. With this crew safety template, you can develop a robust process to prevent people and materials from getting demolished. Download and edit it conveniently.
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3. Understand responsibility
This well-structured template can be used to quickly respond and mitigate the impact of a suspected security breach. So take advantage of this design to create an effective risk roadmap for your business.
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Your safety is your personal responsibility! Pick this template and share such general precautions with your workforce. The template can be easily edited. So download and utilize it in any safety program presentation.
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Accelerate the resumption of normal operations by employing this emergency response plan template. Include the procedures necessary during a crisis, set clear roles and responsibilities, and establish instructions for local emergency response. The template is easy to edit. So grab it right away!
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4. Partner with clinicians
Occupational clinics can provide valuable insights into workplace injury and prevention. Therefore, appoint them to visit your worksites and identify areas of high risk for employees. They can help you screen candidates for physically challenging roles and aid in the work processes. Sketch out a performance evaluation blueprint with these well-crafted templates.
Business operations come with multiple risks. Hence, being safe and healthy at the workplace is imperative. Download this visually appealing template to protect your business and employees from stressful situations.
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Choose this template to ensure that your workers feel safe while operating in the facilities. Utilize it to create an organized safety management system that also complies with the local health and safety standards. The template already includes certain safety tips. Therefore, download and use it at your convenience.
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While resistance welding or brazing, the operators must use safety shields and goggles, depending on the job, to protect their eyes and face from any hazard. Pick this well-crafted template and encourage them to take extra protection from any hazardous condition.
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5. Encourage stretch breaks and regular meetings
Allow your employees to take stretch breaks because even a five-minute break can release muscle tension, loosen joints, and reduce the potential repetitive motion injuries. Besides, you should conduct regular meetings to review safety standards and rules. It doesn’t hurt to be prepared. Select from these invigorating templates and ensure if something wrong happens, everyone knows what to do.
Create a full-fledged manual for implementing safety precautions within your organization using this PowerPoint Template. Determine your primary objectives of safety toward your employees, followed by a framework on how you plan to implement it. Assemble all possibilities of health and safety tips and highlight work areas that in particular require attention. Specify health and safety tips for all departments under your organization and create a safe space for your employees by planning it with this editable PPT Template.
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This is yet another off-the-rack safety and health template slide. You can use it to elucidate the potential hazards of your industry. Share appropriate measures and steps to be taken in such situations. So download and prioritize safety.
Create an invigorating workplace safety plan that provides a two-fold system of ensuring employee safety. Besides, you can also take advantage of the smart art given in the template and design a framework for policies and procedures to make safety a top priority. Therefore, grab it immediately!
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Safety training begins with leadership. Pick this template and help your management design committed safety policies. Explain your purpose and open up the communication lines between the administrators and workers. So download it and captivate your audience.
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Prevention is better than cure! The meaning of safety and employers’ responsibility to prevent injury may vary with different working conditions. But regardless of the work your employees perform, their physical safety should never be out on a limb. Include all the tips mentioned in the blog and hit the health and safety goals of your business.
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FAQs on Work Safety
What is workplace safety.
Workplace safety refers to the measures and procedures put in place to ensure the physical and psychological well-being of employees and other individuals in a workplace environment. The primary goal of workplace safety is to prevent accidents, injuries, and illnesses that may occur on the job, and to promote a culture of health and safety within the workplace.
Workplace safety covers a broad range of topics, including but not limited to:
- Hazard identification and risk assessment: identifying potential hazards in the workplace and assessing the risks associated with them.
- Safety policies and procedures: establishing and enforcing policies and procedures to ensure workplace safety, such as emergency evacuation plans, first aid protocols, and safe work practices.
- Training and education: providing employees with the necessary knowledge and skills to work safely, including training on equipment, machinery, and hazardous materials.
- Personal protective equipment (PPE): providing employees with appropriate PPE to protect them from workplace hazards.
- Workplace design: designing workspaces and equipment to minimize the risk of accidents and injuries. Health and wellness: promoting employee health and wellness to reduce the risk of illnesses and injuries.
- Health and wellness: promoting employee health and wellness to reduce the risk of illnesses and injuries.
Overall, workplace safety is an essential aspect of any workplace, and it is the responsibility of employers and employees to ensure that safety protocols are followed and maintained to prevent accidents and injuries.
What are the 7 safety tips?
There are many safety tips that can be applied in different situations and settings, but here are seven general safety tips that can be helpful in various environments:
- Pay attention to warning signs and signals: Be aware of warning signs and signals that indicate potential hazards and follow them.
- Keep emergency exits clear: Make sure emergency exits are clearly marked and free from obstruction.
- Use personal protective equipment (PPE): Wear appropriate PPE such as helmets, goggles, gloves, and safety shoes when working with hazardous materials or equipment.
- Practice good housekeeping: Keep the workplace clean and free of clutter to reduce the risk of slips, trips, and falls.
- Follow safe work practices: Follow established safety procedures and work practices, including using proper lifting techniques and avoiding shortcuts.
- Report hazards and incidents: Report any unsafe conditions, incidents, or injuries to your supervisor or safety team immediately.
- Take care of yourself: Take care of your physical and mental health to ensure that you are alert and able to work safely. Get enough rest, eat well, and take breaks when needed.
Remember that safety is everyone's responsibility, so be aware of your surroundings, follow safety rules and guidelines, and report any hazards or incidents to ensure a safe workplace for all.
What are the three types of safety?
There are three main types of safety:
- Physical Safety: Physical safety refers to protecting people from physical harm, injury, or illness. This includes protection from hazards such as falls, burns, cuts, and other injuries that may result from workplace accidents or exposure to hazardous substances.
- Psychological Safety: Psychological safety refers to creating a work environment that is free from harassment, discrimination, and other forms of negative behavior that can affect employees' mental and emotional well-being. This includes creating a culture of respect, openness, and inclusivity.
- Cybersecurity Safety: Cybersecurity safety refers to protecting digital assets, including information, data, and systems, from unauthorized access, theft, or damage. This includes protecting against cyber threats such as hacking, viruses, and phishing scams.
All three types of safety are essential in ensuring a safe and healthy workplace for employees and protecting a company's assets and reputation.
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How to deliver a safety presentation that stands out
Safety presentations are essential to ensure a business is up to date on health and safety regulations, as well as employers learning the skills to identify potential hazards in the workplace.
However, it’s vital this information is retained so it can be used when a situation arises during the working day. This shows how important it is to stand out in your presentation, so the critical information can be retained by the audience.
If you are struggling to make your presentation stand out, it may be beneficial to consider some presentation coaching .
What can be included in a safety presentation?
Although many presentations can include different attributes, as an overview a safety presentation should include how to prevent hazards in the workplace, legislation and enforcement, risk assessments, and emergency plans.
The Health and Safety Executive has put together some useful resources that can be beneficial when putting together a presentation, as a starting point.
Tailor your presentation to your audience
If you have access, learning about the audience before delivering the presentation may be beneficial during the preparation, as well as the execution of the safety presentation.
For example, if the team you are presenting to newer employees in a business, you could decide to invite experienced workers who can give an insight into past health and safety hazards experienced during their careers.
This personal touch to your safety presentation will be personalised and relatable, increasing the likelihood that it will stand out.
Use visual aids for communication
One of the main ways your presentation can stand out is by utilizing visual aids. Visual aids can help retain comprehension and retention, which will lead to a higher quality safety presentation. This can be achieved through high-quality graphics, images, videos, and graphics that make the presentation more appealing. This is particularly important when specific slides may come across as less engaging.
Practice what you are going to say
In order to help your presentation stand out and appear confident to your audience, practicing beforehand will help put you at ease, as well as reduce the need to look at notes or the presentation slides. This will allow you to engage more with the audience directly, even asking them to get involved. Not to mention that speaking with confidence will bring more authority and clarity.
Be current with industry trends
Being aware of current trends in the health and safety industry will help the audience resonate with what you are saying. If the safety presentation is about safety regulations that don’t relate to your industry, then it’s likely the information will not be retained by the audience.
For example, if you are discussing office set-ups, relating to home working and the pandemic will help the audience relate to the pandemic in 2020, and will reduce the chance of people switching off.
We hope this article has helped you understand how you can tailor a safety presentation to help it stand out.
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What are safety presentation templates.
Safety presentation templates are designed with eye-catching safety themes, backdrops, designs, and icons. Through appealing pictures and designs, these templates may explain the value of Safety, the guidelines for Safety, and the advantages of staying safe.
Where can we use these Safety Presentation Slides?
You can use these safety Presentation Slides at schools, colleges, public places, parks, Montessori schools, companies, and private sectors to share the importance of Safety through attractive visual cues and themes.
How can I make Safety Slides in a presentation?
For typical PowerPoint users, creating a presentation template is easy. However, you should use pre-made safety PowerPoint templates if you are a beginner and must create a presentation quickly.
Who can use Safety Templates?
The Safety template can be used by everyone who cares for people's Safety. Also, traffic police, teachers, parents, public persons, and students can use these templates to share vital safety rules while crossing the road, driving, walking, playing, injuries, accidents, unexpected natural disasters, and so much more.
Where can I find free Presentation Templates?
There is a ton of free Presentation templates available online. The challenge is finding the ideal templates for your needs. The templates' quality and layout design might not satisfy your purpose. Therefore, always seek out a dependable PowerPoint provider, such as Slide Egg.
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Transcript: A social care worker: As a health or social care worker, you are given responsibilities to take reasonable care of yourself and others in the workplace. Whilst at work you need to follow the policies and procedures of your employer and not act in a way which will cause an accident or ill health to yourself or others. You will work with a number of individuals who all have different needs and who require different types of care and support. Any task you do whilst at work, must not put them at risk. An example of how you can take reasonable care of those within your workplace would be to report anything that could cause someone to trip or fall, like a frayed carpet or a wet floor, and take any action that you are asked to do. Every person within a health and social care environment has to be risk assessed for everything they do, this is how they are protected. For example, if someone has needs and they need to be supported using equipment, the person and the equipment will be risk assessed to make sure that it is safe to use, all risks are minimized and the equipment is in working order Key legislation Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002 Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 Health and safety presentation A Comparison of the differences in responsibilities of each of the following: How H&S polices and procedures protect people using social care
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Transcript: The right lighting reduces eyes strains and headaches. A proper desk will let you find the perfect working position. SEO Posture RSI Symptoms Work Safely SOCIAL Thankyou for watching my presentation. Adjust your chair Adjust the seat height so that your feet are flat on the floor and your knees equal to, or slightly lower than, your hips. RSI Muscle and joint pains can be caused by poor workstation (desk) design. Muscles and tendons can become painful with repetitive movements and awkward positions. Injuries of the hand or arm Focusing your eyes at the same distance point for a long period of time causes eye fatigue. CMS Position it so it's directly in front of your body.Make sure that you have it centred with your body. Adjust the monitor so the top of your eyes are level with the top of the computer screen. Safety Issues Andre De Faria Safety Issues Keep your feet flat on the floor and your knees slightly lower than your thighs. When you type, hold your fingers in a straight line from your keyboard. Posture related injuries Social aching pains in arms wrists even after rest weakness swelling tenderness numbness pins and needles or burning sensation Andre De Faria Sit close to your keyboard Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is damage to the fingers, wrists and other parts of the body due to repeated movements over a long period of time Ensure that you work safely Health and Safety Eyestrain from computer use PLATFORMS Position your monitor correctly Posture
Transcript: Health and Safety in the Workplace Kamiya Parmar JUS4450: Directed Topics in CJ Kevin Kunetzki October 23rd, 2022 Thank You! What is it? Health and safety in the workplace is defined as a way to identify and prevent hazards that could lead to injury, mental and physical illnesses at work. Injuries that occur in the criminal justice field can vary depending on the job requirements and the role that is being played What is it? Hazards at workplace Types of Hazards Chemical Ergonomic Health Physical Psychological Safety Workplace (Canadian Centre of Ocuupationla Helath ans Safety, Para. 1) Why is it important? Workplace injuries in the criminal justice field is lacking or dull due to less research and evidence. It provides a safe and healthy workplace It porvides a better outcome of the job performances It protects employees from any type of injury an illnesses that may occur. Why is it important? Types of Injuries Many types of injuries that usually occur in the workplace are related to: slips and falls chemcial burns struck by an object overexertion Fatigue Injuries Purpose of Ocupational Health and Safety Act The main purpost of the act is to promote and maintain physical psychological social well-being (Occupational health and safety act, 2020, pg. 13). Occupational Health and Safety Act Occupational Health and Safety Act Example - Law Enforcement Examples Police have a varity of roles and wear many different hats to help out the community. Some of these duties inlcude but are not limited to investigations responding to emergency calls educate the public abour crime prevention enforce laws and regulations perform first aid patrol assigned areas (Canadian centre for health and safety, para. 1). Health and safety issues for law enforcement officers Safety issues for police There are many health and safety issues for police officers but some of them include: Violent attacks standing or sitting for many hours fatgiue psychological stress mental stress Exposures to various chemicals and biological hazards (Canadian centre for health and safety, para. 2). Mental Stress Preventative and Safe work Practices How to deal with workplace injuries There are safe work practices that can be used to help decrease the chaces of injuries. These include Having excessive training being familiar with the role and risks that come with it always being aware of surroundings taking breaks knowing the procedure if something happens a (Canadian centre for health and safety, para. 2). Diagram What should we do? What Should we do? Recognize and speak up for any workplace issues that arise. Talk to supervisors or collegues about concerns or issues. Keep up to date with policies and procedures. Keeping up to date with the laws an dlegislations about health and safety in the workplace. References References Canadina Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. (n.d.). Police. https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/occup_workplace/police.html Canadina Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. (n.d.). Hazards. https://www.ccohs.ca/topics/hazards/ Workplace Health and safety. (2021). How to manage work health and safety risks. https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0022/72634/how-to-manage-work-health-and-safety-risks-cop-2021.pdf Occupational Health and Safety Act. (2020). Province of Alberta. file:///C:/Users/USER/Desktop/Occupational%20Health%20and%20Safety%20Act.pdf
Transcript: Health and Safety at work Presented by Andrew Abbott What is bacteriaology? Section A Bacteriology "Branch of microbiology dealing with the study of bacteria" (Britannica, 2010) Biological contamination is "when bacteria or toxins contaminate food and is a common cause of food poisoning and food spoilage" (Institute of Food Safety, 2017). Bacteria utilise many objects for transporting. they include: Dust Raw meat Pets and pests The air Food handler's clothing Bacterial Contamination Bacterial Contamination PICTURE Physical Contamination Physical Contamination Physical Contamination occurs when 'foreign agents' or visIble objects that potentially contaminates food products, such as: Human fragments (hair, skin, etc.) Plastic or metal remains Excess vegetable matter Animals / Insects / Humans PICTURE Chemical Contamination Chemical Contamination Chemical contamination would stem from consuming produce that contains Indigestable / poisonous chemicals. i.e. PestIsides / Lubricants, Kitchen cleaning agents, Equipment maintenance products, or chemicals being exposed to wildlife / sea life. PICTURE Types of bacteria Section B Types of Bacteria Red indicates: Foodborne Infections Yellow indicates: Food Poisoning Information had been gathered from (Fellows, 2016) book, 'Food Safety Made Easy'. Common Sources: Raw chicken / Raw meats Untreated milk Animals and Birds Contaminated Water Campylobacter Jejuni (Campy-lob-acter Je-juni) Campylobacter Jejuni (Campy-lob-acter Je-juni) Symptoms: Diarrhoea Abdominal Pains Nausea Onset times vary between 2-5 days Picture Sources include: Raw meat / Poultry Eggs and untreated milk Guts of animals People / Pests / Roadents Sewage Salmonella Salmonella Symptoms include: Abdominal Pains Vomiting Fever Diarrhoea Onset Times range from 12-36 hours Picture Sources include: Vegetables Raw meats Animals and Human waste Dust & Soil Insects Staphylococcus Aureus (Staphy-loco-ccus Aureus) Staphylococcus Aureus (Staphy-loco-ccus Aureus) Symptoms include: Abdominal pains Diarrhoea Vomiting Onset Time varies between 1-7 hours upon initial consumption Picture Common sources include: Raw & undercooked meats and poultry (especially minced beef) Untreated Dairy products Contact with farm animals E-Coli (0157) E-Coli (0157) Symptoms include: Diarrhoea (can potentially contain blood) Can lead to kidney failure (long-term affects) Abdominal pains Onset times range from 3-4 days upon consumption Picture Section C Differences between Foodborne Infections and Food poisoning Foodborne Illness Differences between Foodborne Illness and Food poisoning Food Poisoning Chain Food Poisoning Chain Prevention methods Section D Prevention Methods Prevent cross contamination (Food Safety Act, 1990) Preventing all forms of contamination across the workplace Preventing all forms of contamination across the workplace Wear correct uniform (PPE, 2002) Exercise 'Due Diligence' at all times By law (HASAW, 1974), all food handlers / producers must Official trained by EHP (Environmental Health Practitioners) from FSA (Food Standards Agency, created in April 2000). Or a certified external trainer for various levels required. Health and Safety courses Health and Safety courses
Transcript: All information you recieve from a client, must stay confidential at all times . Failure to comply with this act could result in loss of clients , disciplinary or even job loss prosecution. Disposing different types of waste if you have any cotton pads or any waste containing bodily liquid you have to put that in the yellow bin otherwise waste goes in the normal bin The Data Protection Act is an act to make provision of the regulation, of processing of information , relating to individuals including the obtaining, holding use or disclosure of such information. Working in the salon, we keep data on clients when we record information on client record cards and the computer appointment system. The trade description Act is an act of the parliment, of the united kingdom, which prevents manufactures, retailers or service industry, prevents from misleading, consumers as to what they are spending money on. This law empowers the judicary to punish companies or individuals who make false claims. Each product you are selling in a salon , should be sold as described. Conclusion Personal protective equipment This equipment provents you from getting things on you that will hurt you Plastic gloves tunic coverd shoes aprons pants wearing the correct uniform This is put in place for any job in industry that works with hazadorous chemicals . Health and Safety Presentation Outcome 2 Tidying up after your treatments setting it up correctly before hand making everything id stored away correctly washing hands regularly wearing the correct PPE Sale and Supply of Goods As Hairdressers and therapist we need to know the different legislation acts the first act is , The Health and Safety Act The Health and safety act is the unmberella act for other health and safety legislation covering a variety of safe working practicies within the working enviroment The Act includes guidlines such as managment of safety at work safe equipment and systems at work protective equipment handaling chemicals and substances electricity first aid Handaling and moving objects fire precautions The importance of reporting and recording accidents and responsibilites under riddor It is a legal requirement to record accidents.The therapist knows how to set things up and treat the client before hand. For example if the client had a broken hand. She would not be able to bend it so the therapist would have to set up the bed with extra pillows to make the client comfertable. She would need a rest for the clients arm. She would need to record this injury as part of the salon rules and regulations. Manual Handling Manual Handling Operations regulations 1992 If you are lifting off a high shelf , or lifting heavy equipment , you have to be careful, this is the part of the regulation to keep yourself safe in the salon/workplace. By Sophie Louise Maddocks The Sale of Goods Act 1979 (c 54) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which regulates English contract law and UK commercial law in respect of goods that are sold and bought. The Act consolidates the original Sale of Goods Act 1893 and subsequent legislation, which in turn had codified and consolidated the law. Since 1979, there have been numerous minor statutory amendments and additions to the 1979 Act. The Act applies to contracts where property in 'goods' is transferred or agreed to be transferred for a monetary consideration, in other words: where property (ownership) in personal chattels is sold. Disposing of Different Types of waste If you come across a hazrad you should find the manager of the salon and they will put you in touch with someone who could take it further Different legislation Acts Legislation and regulations are run by the goverment and this means there are laws and policies to follow in your salon or if you are in the industry , or mobile therapist ect. The beauty and Hairdressing code of practice is H.A.B.I.A. The Act was passed to make sure people will take reasonable care of themselves. Under this act you as an employee have the responsibility of health and safety The work places policy employers responsibilty for safety of there own staff,/ employeees, clients in brief, hold current valid insurance. we can keep our tools and equipments clean by using things such as barbicide for tweezers and wax cleaner etc COSHH- Controle of substances Hazadorous to Health Regulations 2003 All hazadorous chemicals have to be stored , handaled used and disposed of according to salon regulations, manufacturers instructions and local by laws Chemicals can be used by anyone in the salon and when you have used them you simply just put them in the bin Hazadorous chemicals should ... be kept in the coshh cupboard under the sink in other locked cupboards Some hazards in Salons are wax on the floor wires hanging wet hands Blocking the fire exit Leaving heated tools on Chairs in the way clothes equipment on the floor Avoid lifting heavy equipment Wet Floors Oil on the floor PPE Health and Safety
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Transcript: Save on the Home Drive (Z:) Exposure- Press the button half way down and the lights will flash for Focus. Risk Assessment how much light it takes in 1/2 of the budget goes on printing so only print of necessary work and NONE from other departments! Auto - Focus on the foreground Manual - Focus on the background. Media Suite Health and Safety Presentation remember that you're representing TRC! Blue Screen- to manipulate the background More light - narrow Lighting- Diffuser: (like and umbrella light to evenly spread the light) Think of the public's health and safety. (distractions for drivers?) Professionalism The community for us is the Media Community (Media Department). We must all get along as adults. Quicker - more light allowed through (Lots of detail) Slower-takes in the light but slower (blurs light to create effects) Aperture Make sure the lense cap is on when not in use. Focus: Manual - can turn the lense Automatic - can't turn the lense Street Crime Conduct Studio Can be booked out between 8:45am - 4:30pm Less light - wide Risks Outside Check equipment before you leave (Professionalism) Risks in the Studio They have a disposable lense which you can change. Good screen that isn't LCD. Electrocution Hot bulbs Cables Low Roof No fire exit No Smoking Take a phone (have credit and charge!) No food and drink in the media suite of near the technology. Be careful of Street Crime, watch your equipment! Community BACK UP WORK ON A USB STICK SLRs Phone the police and report the thieves straight away. Then phone college and tell Steve so he can replace the equipment. Giving you vital skills for a Professional Workplace. Mainly about how you conduct and present yourself. Leave the room as you find it Shutter Speed You have a responsibility for you and others (your models) Low film stream- portraits (more clearer) High film stream- for dimly lit areas Be professional No alcohol No swearing No homophobia Don't offend disabled people or the elderly Act as an adult Health and Safety Tell somebody where you're going and when you'll be back Equipment how much light is absorbed If someone threatens you then give them the equipment, don't risk your life! Single Lense Reflect Look at the risk of injury If there's any broken equipment Theft of equipment (report immediately if so)
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Transcript: H&S Induction Health and Safety at work Order (NI) 1978 Health and safety at work Employers duties A safe system of work A safe place of work Safe equipment, plant and machinery Safe and competent people working alongside you, because employers are also liable for the actions of their staff and managers Informing workers fully about all potential hazards associated with any work process, chemical substance or activity, including providing instruction, training and supervision Appointing a competent person responsible for health and safety ,competent persons, such as a head of health and safety, oversee day-to-day safety management, oversee safety inspections, and liaise with staff safety reps Consulting with workplace safety representatives and attending a workplace safety committee if two or more safety reps request one Providing adequate facilities for staff welfare at work other duties Duties on you (The Employee) take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by what they do or do not do cooperate with instructions from the employer on health and safety matters not misuse any equipment that is provided for safety purposes (eg fire extinguishers or safety goggles) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) COSHH COSHH covers substances that are hazardous to health. Substances can take many forms and include: chemicals products containing chemicals fumes dusts vapors mists nanotechnology gases and asphyxiating gases and biological agents (germs). If the packaging has any of the hazard symbols then it is classed as a hazardous substance. germs that cause diseases such as leptospirosis or legionnaires disease and germs used in laboratories. COSHH does not cover lead,asbestos or radioactive substances because these have their own specific regulations symbols and what they mean Safety Data Sheets Safety data sheets provide information on chemical products that help users of those chemicals to make a risk assessment. They describe the hazards the chemical presents, and give information on handling, storage and emergency measures in case of accident. By law suppliers of chemicals must provide an up to date safety data sheet if a substance is dangerous for supply. COSHH assessments COSHH Assessments Coshh assessments are risk assessments drawn up based on hazardous material You should Gather information about the hazardous properties of the substances, the work, and the working practices (or find out what the problems are) and a copy of the Safety data sheet How chemicals enter your body? In order for a chemical to harm a person's health, it must first come into contact or enter the body, and it must have some biological effect on the body. There are four major routes by which a chemical may enter the body: Inhalation (breathing) Skin (or eye) contact Swallowing (ingestion or eating) Injection How they enter the body and what precautions you can take Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000 Risk assessments Also known as the 'Management Regs', these came into effect in 1993. The main duty placed on employers by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations is to undertake risk assessments to identify potential hazards to employee health and safety and anyone who may be affected by their work activity. Employers with five or more employees must record any significant findings. The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 First Aid and Accidents reporting Employers are legally required to arrange for the immediate care of any staff who have an accident or become ill while they are at work. Employers must: assess your first aid needs based on the hazards and risks involved in your workplace provide appropriate equipment and enough trained first aiders to help injured or ill staff. Accidents Accidents All accidents, near misses and dangerous occurrences that involve, or may be attributed, to an Whale employee, contractor, must be reported and accident reports completed for site. Accidents must be recorded in the Accident Book provided. Ensure you know: Who the First Aiders are Where the First Aid boxes are Where the Accident Book is kept Certain accidents and dangerous occurrences have to be reported to the Health & Safety Executive under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR). Fire Each employer shall ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety of his employees in respect of harm caused by fire in the workplace. A reasonable person will be nominated in each business and as the responsible person they must carry out and regularly review a fire risk assessment of the premises. This will identify what is needed to prevent fire and keep people safe. Employers must keep a written record of your fire risk assessment if the business has 5 or more employees and this must be reviewed periodically as a minimum The Fire and Rescue Services (Northern This
Transcript: Ergonomics Back Strain Solutions: Health and Safety Repetitive Strain Injury Provide tiltable screens Provide anti-glare screen filters Provide adjustable chairs Provide foot supports Make sure lighting is suitable Make sure workstations are not cramped Plan work at a computer so that there are frequent breaks Pay for appropriate eye and eyesight tests by an optician Solutions Symptoms include: Eye Strain In ICT Use monitors which don't flicker Have blinds at the windows so that the sun doesn't shine directly on the screen Use suitable lights that disperse light evenly and don't shine on the screen Use a screen filter Keep your eyes at least 18 inches from the screen Regularly look away from the screen and focus on something in the distance Take regularly breaks - at least 5 minutes break every hour Have regular eye tests and wear glasses if prescribed Complete the Health and Safety Game URL: http://interactdev1.co.uk/oldham/unit2/Health&Safety/flash/comp_room.htm Working Environment Solutions List the issues associated with Health & Safety in ICT Identify the solutions associated with the issues of Health and Safety Make sure your posture is correct Have a five-minute break from typing every hour. Ensure workstation and chair is the correct height Support wrists by using wrist rests Keep elbows close to your sides The science concerned with designing safe and comfortable working environments for humans. This includes furniture design and the design of parts of the computer like the keyboard and mouse. Objectives The law states that an employer must: Some of the things that people can do to help avoid back pain are: •Use a fully adjustable chair. The height of the chair and the seat position should be easy to change. •Use footrests so that the legs are kept at a more natural angle •Use a monitor which is adjustable. Position it so that the neck doesn't have to bend •Take regular breaks and walk about. •Sit with the back straight and the head up, don't slouch There should be no trailing wires Food and drink should not be placed near a machine Electrical sockets must not be overloaded There must be adequate space around the machine Heating and ventilation must be suitable Lighting must be suitable with no glare or reflections Benches must be strong enough to support the computers Burning or itching eyes Blurring or double vision Headache Nausea Fatigue (RSI) is damage to the fingers, wrists and other parts of the body due to repeated movements over a long period of time.
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Five Different Ideas for Workplace Safety Presentations
Safety presentations can either bore an audience to sleep or provide the tools and knowledge to improve the overall safety program. There is rarely an in-between when it comes to these meetings.
Whether you are a full-time safety professional or a supervisor who has safety responsibilities, you may find yourself tasked with having to put together a safety presentation with no clue of what to present.
This post looks at the difference between a safety presentation and toolbox talks as well as provides free resources and ideas on what to cover at your next meeting.
The Difference Between a Safety Presentation and Safety Toolbox Talk
Depending on where you work, the terms “safety presentation” and “safety toolbox talk” may mean the same thing. In my opinion, a safety presentation, or safety meeting , is a longer and more structured safety training session. A safety presentation usually means a formal safety training session is taking place.
This usually entails securing a conference room, creating a presentation, having a sign-in sheet, creating a quiz to assess knowledge, making time in the affected employees’ schedule to participate in the safety training, etc.
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What is Covered in a Safety Presentation?
The simple answer is anything can be a topic. A presentation can cover a required OSHA topic, or it can be an in-depth behavioral safety topic as part of an ongoing safety campaign.
There is no hard-and-fast rule, but longer meetings should be dedicated to required topics or topics that are impactful to an organization’s safety goals . These safety topics usually require more time and instruction for employees to be able to fully understand the information.
What is a Safety Toolbox Talk?
Safety talks are a short safety message for the members of a work crew prior to work beginning. These talks can be as short as a few minutes or longer than 20 minutes. On average, they are in the range of 5 or 10 minutes in duration at most companies when conducted often. The talks can cover a range of topics or just a single focal point.
These talks are still meetings, but they are shorter in duration and documented via a sign-in sheet. Companies will commonly set aside time each day or week to share a short safety message with employees.
These meetings are great for keeping safety at the forefront of employees’ minds and sharing timely safety information. Due to the short nature of these meetings and not using a quiz to assess the employees’ knowledge, they are often not considered formal safety training sessions.
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Need to Find an Idea for a Safety Presentation?
Like many of you reading this, the most difficult part for me is coming up with a topic I want to speak about. The good news is there are an endless number of topics you can choose to talk about when discussing workplace safety .
In this article, I will discuss five different ideas for PowerPoint or Prezi-based safety presentations for longer safety meetings. All of the ideas are based on free information that is provided on this website. The topics are just expanded on to turn them from an informal safety toolbox talk into a longer and professional presentation. You can also check out our post on using safety videos as part of your safety training sessions.
The topics below are tailored more towards behavioral topics since many run-of-the-mill topics such as lockout/tagout, fall prevention, welding, etc. are thoroughly covered throughout the internet. A simple Google search will often yield completed PowerPoints on any general safety topic.
Five Ideas for Safety Presentations at Work for Your Next Safety Meeting
1 – how observant are you: behavioral safety presentation.
This is a safety talk that I wrote that I really think is good for audience engagement and works for many different audiences. Read the safety talk here and then continue reading the rest of the summary below. In short, you use a dollar bill to reinforce the fact of how easy it is to miss the fine details of something we see almost every day. It engages the audience by asking them to provide you with the details of a dollar bill.
If they are missing dozens of details on a six-inch dollar bill, what are they missing while at work? The same can be said with the observations they write down on their JSAs.
Use the exercise to show that there are many different observations and hazards that can be written down for any one task. After the exercise, you can go into how the individual workers can improve their observations of the work area or their JSAs.
You can also take actual photos of work areas and discuss the hazards in the photos. Another idea is to ask for stories or experiences of commonly overlooked hazards in the workplace. There are many different ways to expand on this short exercise.
2 – The Idea of the “Large Ripple”: Behavioral Safety Meeting
I call this idea the “large ripple”. You can find an article about the large ripple here . Many times, we stress how an injury or incident will affect the INDIVIDUAL, the INDIVIDUAL’s ability to work, the INDIVIDUAL’S family, etc. Well, what about everyone else in the company?
It sounds counterintuitive or weird to even tell someone, right? Let me explain. If an individual feels that his/her choice to take risks and cut corners only affects him/her, they may actually be MORE tempted to work unsafely.
Reinforcing the idea that we not only count on one another to stay safe but also count on each other to work safely so the business can continue is an interesting angle to approach. When the company thrives, everyone continues to work and has job security.
When individuals begin to choose to work unsafely, it not only affects them; it also affects their friends at work, no matter how many miles they are from where an incident occurs.
3 – S.O.R.T. Your Way to a Safer Workplace: Group Activity Safety Meeting
S.O.R.T. stands for Stop, Observe, Recognize, and Take Ownership. You can find the S.O.R.T safety talk here. You can use the acronym to discuss steps to complete a thorough inspection of the work area before starting work. I used this as part of one of my safety presentations and incorporated the tools that have been established by both our client and our company for each of the four steps. For example, a JSA could fall under “Observe,” and training could fall under “Recognize,” as in recognizing hazards.
The steps are not groundbreaking, but they serve as a good model to break down the process and walkthrough observations.
This topic is great to use as a basis for a group activity meeting. The employees can take what they learn from the presentation and walk through each step as it applies to their specific work area and job tasks. Handouts can be created to supplement what was taught in the presentation.
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4 – Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as it Relates to Safety: Behavioral Safety Meeting
As management, there are many things we can do so that employees satisfy their physiological needs ( Maslow’s lowest level of the hierarchy) to help them focus on higher levels of personal fulfillment.
While I only discuss the lowest level of the hierarchy in my article, every level could be related to safety in some aspects.
The target audience for this talk is more of a management/supervisor level who can take the message and make improvements at their site for the employees. They can also take the message and make it a focal point for employees to recognize and address how these basic needs can interfere with their ability to fully work safely.
5 – Success is the Fulfillment of Potential: Behavioral Safety Meeting
While this can be a personal mantra, the idea also applies to workplace safety. Every company ultimately strives for zero injuries and zero property damage incidents on a recurring annual basis. While that can be a tough target to hit, it can also be the company’s potential in the realm of workplace safety.
The idea that success is the fulfillment of potentia l can be further discussed at the individual level. From there, cast out how the individual level affects the company on a macro scale. If everyone is fulfilling their potential when it comes to being the safest and most efficient worker they can be, everyone wins.
It is important to drive home the point that fulfillment of potential in just one area does not make someone successful. Someone who is the best dozer operator in the company but cannot get along with others is less successful than an above-average operator who can communicate and work with others.
We all have our strengths and weaknesses, but being self-aware of how we can improve as a person is critical to success. This idea can be paired with the larger ripple discussion mentioned above to make for an effective and different safety presentation.
I hope one of the five topics above has got your wheels spinning on different routes you can take on your next safety presentation. Look at all the safety talks or longer articles in the Safety Pro Blog for additional ideas. Any of these ideas can be paired with other ideas to make an effective presentation.
Even if you have a certain topic you have to cover, think outside the box to refresh it. Conducting safety presentations does not have to be stressful!
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Mental Health Infographics
These slides are meant to help you spread awareness about mental health and its importance. All our infographics revolve around this concept, and thus include on-topic resources. Edit the bar graphs, pie charts, percentages, timelines and circular diagrams with your data. You could even combine this with our Mental Health...
Breastfeeding Medicine Breakthrough
A game-changer is on the horizon for mothers and infants worldwide. Present a breastfeeding medicine breakthrough with this template of innovative design and composition to create a surprising presentation and introduce groundbreaking solutions for breastfeeding issues. The geometric and professional slides are there for you to create a transformative journey....
Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop
Mental health in young people is specially delicate. During adolescence, our brain is in constant change and hormones cause us to be unstable. In addition, we are starting to discover how the world, relationships and life works, which can cause us emotions that are hard to manage. Have you ever...
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Mental Health Awareness Newsletter
You’ve made this far, you should be proud! Speak about the importance of mental health with a cute template for newsletters like this one and give tips to endure difficult conditions like anxiety or depression, help people understand these conditions or raise awareness on the situation. The designs included in...
Contraceptives Marketing Plan
Take control and deliver an impactful message about your contraceptives with this robust and dynamic template. Designed for Google Slides PowerPoint, it features professional corporate illustrations creating a visual narrative that captures attention. Navigate through various sections, highlighting market analysis, strategy overview, goals, and implementations with the use of different...
Hair Transplant Center
Hair loss is a common problem that plagues both men and women alike. It can have a negative impact on one's self-esteem and confidence. Luckily, hair transplant centers offer a solution to this problem. Great slides have the power of conveying messages with strength and easiness and, while it's wrong...
Urgent and Emergency Action Plan
No matter whether we’re talking about environmental, medical or other emergencies, a well thought-out action plan has the power to prevent injuries and save lives! Put your thoughts on urgent actions to… not paper, but a red and white Google Slides and PowerPoint template that gives you room to draft...
Clinical Case 06-2023
Slidesgo is back with a new free medical template, perfect for a presentation about a clinical case. The design is very appealing, so these slides are a nice tool to provide a lot of useful information for doctors and researchers.
Doodle Children's Hospital
There are hospitals that specialize in pediatrics and thus offer services to only children. This new template by Slidesgo is the way to make yours well-known so parents put their trust in you.
Health Subject for Elementary - 3rd Grade: Mental, Emotional, and Social Health
There's no denying that our body must be more than physically fit to live a good life—it must also be emotionally, mentally and socially healthy. We have designed this new template for teachers of an elementary school, and thus the resources are more oriented towards a younger audience. In fact,...
Pastel Watercolor Mental Health Clinic Infographics
We all need help at some point in our lives. But we're not talking about helping someone reach a jar that's too high, or lending a couple of euros. We're talking about mental health. Sometime in the past, we released a template with watercolor details that could be used for...
How to Deal with Stress in High School
Do you know any high school students who are never stressed? We don’t either! Use this presentation template for your talk on how to deal with stress, manage your time, set boundaries and priorities and identify your triggers. Customize these beautiful slides with your knowledge, you’ll help more students than...
Ectopic Pregnancy Breakthrough
Download this presentation template about Ectopic Pregnancy Breakthroughs for PowerPoint or Google Slides. Treating diseases involve a lot of prior research and clinical trials. But whenever there’s a new discovery, a revolutionary finding that opens the door to new treatments, vaccines or ways to prevent illnesses, it’s great news. Should...
Stroke Rehabilitation Center
Download the Stroke Rehabilitation Center presentation for PowerPoint or Google Slides. Hospitals, private clinics, specific wards, you know where to go when in need of medical attention. Perhaps there’s a clinic specialized in treating certain issues, or a hospital in your area that is well-known for its state-of-the-art technology. How...
Universal Hepatitis C Treatment Breakthrough
Do you want to present new findings in the search for a universal treatment for hepatitis C? Do you want to present them in a creative and original way to attract the attention of your audience? You don't know how to do it? Slidesgo brings you the solution! Here is...
Impact of Methamphetamine Use on Society
Download the Impact of Methamphetamine Use on Society presentation for PowerPoint or Google Slides. Healthcare goes beyond curing patients and combating illnesses. Raising awareness about diseases, informing people about prevention methods, discussing some good practices, or even talking about a balanced diet—there are many topics related to medicine that you...
Clinical Case 01-2023
Present your clinical case to the medical community with this dynamic and engaging presentation by Slidesgo. Who said science can’t be creative and fun?
Mental Health and Well-being - Health - 10th Grade
Mental health and well-being are crucial for leading a fulfilling life. In today's fast-paced world, it is all too easy to sideline our mental health, leading to various issues such as anxiety, depression, and burnout. But it doesn't have to be that way. With the right tools and guidance, we...
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Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Use Disorder : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
- 1 RTI International–University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Evidence-Based Practice Center, Chapel Hill
- 2 RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
- 3 Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, Oregon
- 4 Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
- 5 College of Pharmacy, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Question Which pharmacotherapies are associated with improved outcomes for people with alcohol use disorder?
Findings In this systematic review and meta-analysis that included 118 clinical trials and 20 976 participants, 50 mg/d of oral naltrexone and acamprosate were each associated with significantly improved alcohol consumption-related outcomes compared with placebo.
Meaning These findings support oral naltrexone at 50 mg/d and acamprosate as first-line therapies for alcohol use disorder.
Importance Alcohol use disorder affects more than 28.3 million people in the United States and is associated with increased rates of morbidity and mortality.
Objective To compare efficacy and comparative efficacy of therapies for alcohol use disorder.
Data Sources PubMed, the Cochrane Library, the Cochrane Central Trials Registry, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and EMBASE were searched from November 2012 to September 9, 2022 Literature was subsequently systematically monitored to identify relevant articles up to August 14, 2023, and the PubMed search was updated on August 14, 2023.
Study Selection For efficacy outcomes, randomized clinical trials of at least 12 weeks’ duration were included. For adverse effects, randomized clinical trials and prospective cohort studies that compared drug therapies and reported health outcomes or harms were included.
Data Extraction and Synthesis Two reviewers evaluated each study, assessed risk of bias, and graded strength of evidence. Meta-analyses used random-effects models. Numbers needed to treat were calculated for medications with at least moderate strength of evidence for benefit.
Main Outcomes and Measures The primary outcome was alcohol consumption. Secondary outcomes were motor vehicle crashes, injuries, quality of life, function, mortality, and harms.
Results Data from 118 clinical trials and 20 976 participants were included. The numbers needed to treat to prevent 1 person from returning to any drinking were 11 (95% CI, 1-32) for acamprosate and 18 (95% CI, 4-32) for oral naltrexone at a dose of 50 mg/d. Compared with placebo, oral naltrexone (50 mg/d) was associated with lower rates of return to heavy drinking, with a number needed to treat of 11 (95% CI, 5-41). Injectable naltrexone was associated with fewer drinking days over the 30-day treatment period (weighted mean difference, −4.99 days; 95% CI, −9.49 to −0.49 days) Adverse effects included higher gastrointestinal distress for acamprosate (diarrhea: risk ratio, 1.58; 95% CI, 1.27-1.97) and naltrexone (nausea: risk ratio, 1.73; 95% CI, 1.51-1.98; vomiting: risk ratio, 1.53; 95% CI, 1.23-1.91) compared with placebo.
Conclusions and Relevance In conjunction with psychosocial interventions, these findings support the use of oral naltrexone at 50 mg/d and acamprosate as first-line pharmacotherapies for alcohol use disorder.
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McPheeters M , O’Connor EA , Riley S, et al. Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Use Disorder : A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis . JAMA. 2023;330(17):1653–1665. doi:10.1001/jama.2023.19761
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