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Current Topics and Best Practices in Occupational and Environmental Medicine in Agricultural Communities

Health care providers and public health professionals in rural and agricultural areas have expertise in their fields of specialty, but often desire networking opportunities and greater knowledge in current occupational and environmental health issues.

Current Topics and Best Practices in Occupational and Environmental Medicine in Agricultural Communities is a two-day continuing education event in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety & Health Center (PNASH), NW Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU), COHE at UW Medicine Harborview, the COHE Community of Eastern Washington, and Migrant Clinicians Network.

Hazardous Materials Requirements of the International Codes Webinar Series

Fire, building, mechanical, and electrical codes provide minimum life safety requirements. For buildings with hazardous materials, these codes are comprehensive and complicated and require specific technical training for successful implementation. The purpose of this series of webinars is to help prepare code professionals to review plans and inspect facilities for compliance with the hazardous materials provisions of the fire, building, mechanical, and electrical codes.

Ignitable Coating Operations: Preventing Fires, Explosions and Toxic Exposures

The University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (UW DEOHS) Continuing Education Programs is offering professional development training on the primary hazards associated with the use of “ignitable coatings,” such as paint, lacquers, and sealants.

Occupational Medicine CME Grand Rounds

Occupational and environmental health exposures cause thousands of illnesses and injuries each year. This lecture series addresses the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of disease and injuries related to environmental and occupational exposures encountered by physicians and their colleagues in local, regional, and international settings.

Future of Occupational Health Symposium

The Future of Occupational Health Symposium aims to bring together Thought Leaders to reflect on the future of the field in regard to practice, policy, research, and the education of practitioners, businesses, and workers. In this highly interactive symposium, participants will be called upon to develop an actionable agenda to address the changing needs of the field of occupational health.

Graduated Return to Work online course

“Graduated Return to Work” is an online learning unit developed in 2013 as a collaborative project designed through a University of Washington – University of Otago partnership. The course is made available to participants from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2016.