Additional Upcoming Events



3-course program, kicks off September 27, 2017! Visit the program website to sign up for a complimentary online information session, or to register for the program today.


Washington Governor's Industrial Safety and Health Conference (GISH) 

September 19-20, 2017 | Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA 

UW DEOHS CE Pre-Conference Course: OSHA 7005: Public Warehousing and StorageSeptember 18, 2017 - register through the GISH website

Northwest Center Sponsored Health Care Sessions at GISH:

Safe Patient Handling and MobilityNinica Howard, Certified Professional Ergonomist, WA Labor and Industries

Health Issues in Transport Industry Drivers - Abid Haq, MD, Medical Director for Occupational Health, Kaiser Permanente

Reducing Home Care Worker Injuries: The SEIU 775 Benefit Group's Efforts to Protect Washington's Home Care Workforce from Common On-the-Job Injuries - Leslie Phillips, PhD, Director of Population Health and Safety Services, SEIU 775 Benefits Group

Overview of Hazardous Drugs in Health Care Settings: Regulations and Best Practices - Annie Lambert, PharmD, Pharmacy Manager, Oncology and Infusion Services, MultiCare Health System

A Day in the Life of the Influenza Virus: How to Reduce Risk in the Workplace - Vivian Hawkins, PhD DOH, Influenza and Legionellosis Coordinator, Washington State Department of Health and Sara Padczervinski, RN, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, Healthcare Associated Infections Program, Washington State Department of Health

See the GISH website for detailed schedule of sessions.


Northwest Occupational Health Conference (NOHC)

presented by the Pacific Northwest Section of AIHA

October 26-27, 2017 | Hotel RL Spokane at the Park, Spokane, WA

Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety sponsored short course October 25, 2017: Improving Exposure Data Interpretation and Professional Judgments


Practical Applications for Assessing Workplace Risks 

Presented at the Northwest Medical Laboratory Symposium | October 18-21, 2017 | Lynwood, WA


Essentials for Health Housing Practitioners Training

Upcoming Dates & Locations TBD - contact for information

This training will help you understand the connection between health and housing, and how to take a holistic approach to identify and resolve problems which threaten the health and wellbeing of residents. This two-day course brings together professionals with a variety of perspectives and experiences in a series of exercises.

The training complements hazard-specific training in lead-based paint, radon, mold, pests, and asbestos. It identifies root causes of health problems in a home and links them tot he seven principles of health housing. Course participants will have a better understanding of how to collaborate to make healthy homes a reality in their community. 

This training is offered in partnership with the National Healthy Homes Training Center and Network and The Building Performance Center.



2017 NAOEM Conference

NAOEM's annual Scientific and Clinical Education Occupational and Environmental Medicine Conference will take place in Seattle at the Cedarbrook Lodge on October 14, 2017

Join NAOEM for this year's worksite tour - back by popular demand!

Pioneer Industires, Seattle, WA, | October 13, 2017

Pioneer Industries is a sheet metal fabrication shop, featuring machining, assembly, spray painting, and other finishing processes, located just 15 minutes north of the Cedarbrook Lodge.

Registration for the conference and worksite tour is now open! Visit to register and for the full conference agenda.