University Environmental Health & Safety Program Analytics Workshop
at University of Colorado Boulder
Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM MDT
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All university EH&S programs confront four operational “true-isms”:
This workshop will address these issues through the active engagement of participants to begin to answer some critical questions plaguing the university EH&S community, such as:
Participants in the workshop are asked to come prepared with the types of data collected for your programs and to actively engage in the dialogue so that the collective knowledge of the group can be leveraged. Each topic of conversation will include a brief presentation which includes displays of examples currently in use at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston's (UTHealth) Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management program.
This workshop is designed for environmental health & safety programs. Those in university-based healthcare, research and development are also welcome.
Who you are, where are you from and how do you tell your story?
What do you measure?
What are your biggest challenges?
Networking hour location TBD!
We will meet up after the course to continue to network!
Location will be announced as we get closer to the date.
Dr. Robert 'Bob' Emery is Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Professor of Occupational Health at the University of Texas School of Public Health. He has over 35 years of experience in health & safety and possesses master's degrees in both health physics and environmental sciences, and a doctorate in occupational health. Dr. Emery holds the unique distinction of possessing national board certification in seven main areas of health & safety;
While managing a comprehensive safety program, Bob has authored over 70 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles and book chapters and has fulfilled interview requests from media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, LA Times, NY Times, ABC, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, BBC, and NPR. Dr. Emery is a frequent presenter at the local, state, national and international level.
Dr. Scott Patlovich is the Director of Environmental, Health & Safety at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He holds a Doctorate of Public Health in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences (concentration in epidemiology and disease control) from the University of Texas School of Public Health and a Master of Public Health in Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences (concentration in industrial hygiene) from the same school. Scott is a Certified Biological Safety Professional, a Specialist Microbiologist in Biological Safety Microbiology, a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, and is Certified in Public Health. Previously, Scott served as a safety manager at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, the only privately operated BSL-4 laboratory in the country. He also worked as a Senior Safety and Health Manager in the Office of Safety, Health, and Environment at the National University of Singapore. Scott.J.Patlovich@uth.tmc.edu
Your Best Response to a Changing World!
The Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (SWCOEH) supports research, education and outreach in occupational and environmental health. The SWCOEH is housed within the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences of the UTHealth School of Public Health and is under the leadership of Elaine Symanski, PhD who serves as Director.
The SWCOEH was established in 1977 as a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center (ERC), now one of 18 ERCs in the nation. In 1985, the SWCOEH became a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health.
The mission of the SWCOEH Continuing Education (CE) Program is to serve as a training resource for professionals and decision-makers in the occupational and environmental health fields by delivering specialized courses in response to current training needs. Our ultimate goal is to improve occupational and environmental health. Our core subject areas are occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, occupational safety, hazardous substances and materials and occupational health nursing. Contact us to discuss your training needs!
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Continuing Education (CE) & Outreach Program
1200 Pressler St., RAS West, Ste. 1038
Houston, TX 77030