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Registration is now open for Occupational Health Symposium 2017! The conference schedule has been finalized. Topics will include Telehealth Applications in Occupational Health, Opioids in the Workplace, Active Shooter Response and Awareness, OSHA Updates, How to Broaden Your Organization's Perspective on Well-Being, Creating Change with Ergonomics, and Employee Engagement, among others. You can see the full schedule here.
This program has been approved for 11 General CEU contact hours, 13.2 Nurse CEU contact hours, and 10 HR Recertification Credit hours by HRCI. Participants may register for both days of the conference, or may register for only Thursday or Friday.
We are also accepting registrations for exhibitors. This year, exhibitors will have the option to exhibit on both days of the conference.
This course, offered by the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, provides the information and skills needed to enable safety and health professionals to anticipate, recognize, and prevent occupational illnesses and injuries among members of the agricultural community. The course is appropriate for safety and health managers, health care providers, public health practitioners, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the unique safety and health needs of rural agricultural communities.
The Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course has been the national model of effective agricultural safety and health education for a decade. Expert instruction provided by Board Certified Physician and Veterinarian, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Safety Professional, and Certified Professional Ergonomist. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel.
The Core Course is divided into two sessions: Session 1, June 12 to June 14, and Session 2, June 14 to June 16. For more information, including a registration form, see the course website or the brochure.Find out more »
The Hawkeye on Safety annual conference provides life-saving health and safety information to Iowa workers from all industries. We also offer the key networking opportunities that you need to keep current in occupational safety standards and trends. This conference is intended for health and safety professionals, construction professionals (electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, etc), project/facility personnel, HR professionals, general industry, medical professionals, and anyone looking for CEUs in health and safety. Like other conferences, we provide essential training to the managers responsible for workplace health and safety. But we also have a unique focus on providing practical training to rank-and-file workers, so that they can become safety leaders in their workplaces and communities.
Registration for the 2017 conference is now closed, but you can learn more about the conference at HawkeyeOnSafety.com. Next year's conference will take place on October 11, 2018.Find out more »
Please plan to join us on October 20, 2017 for our annual conference on the case management of work-related injuries. This conference is intended for case managers, occupational health nurses, insurance adjusters, safety and human resources professionals, and employers interested in expanding their knowledge of case management and the medical treatment of work-related injuries. This year's topics will include laser burn treatment, post acute care after catastrophic injury, release of information compliance in workers' compensation, low back injuries, and the role of physical therapists in the evaluation, management, and defense of workers' compensation claims.Find out more »
This symposium is intended for nurses, nurse practitioners, safety professionals, human resources professionals, administrators, wellness administrators, and other individuals interested in improving the health and safety of workers. The theme of the 2018 conference is Healthy Work Design and Well-Being. The program will include the following speakers and topics:
Thursday, March 29
- Diane Rohlman, MA, PhD / Work & Stress & Health
- Erin Foster, ACPS / Opioids in the Workplace & Our Communities
- Troy Vander Molen, PT, DPT / Ergonomics and the Mobile Work Environment
- Joe Mullen, MPA, CSP / OSHA Update
- Jason Wiltfang, Attorney / New Changes in Iowa Workers' Compensation
- Jeffrey Westpheling, MD, MPH / Common Occupational Injuries
Friday, March 30
- Nathan Fethke, PhD, CPE / Whole Body & Hand-Arm Vibration
- Larry Readout, MBA, CSP, WACH / Multi-Generational Risks: Slips, Trips, & Falls
- Mark Frederick / Identifying Safety Risks Using Wearable Technology
Based on participant feedback, this year's conference will be a 1.5-day event ending at noon on Friday, March 30.
The conference has been approved to provide 9 Nurse CEU contact hours, 9 HR (General) recertification credit hours, and 9 General CEU contact hours. You can read the full brochure here.
The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.Find out more »
This course, offered by the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, provides the information and skills needed to enable safety and health professionals to anticipate, recognize, and prevent occupational illnesses and injuries among members of the agricultural community.
The Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course, formerly known as the Agricultural Medicine Course, has been the national model of effective agricultural safety and health education for a decade. Expert instruction is provided by experienced faculty and specialists including Board Certified Physicians, Veterinarian, and Certified Industrial Hygienist. Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel. The course has also been approved for General CEUs. See the brochure for more information.
The course will be held in two sessions:
Session 1: June 11-13, $250 on or before May 12, and $300 after
Session 2: June 13-15, $250 on or before May 12, and $300 after
Sponsors Mayo Clinic, Health Partners, and Essentia Health have partnered with the Heartland Center of Occupational Health and Safety to bring a world-class line-up of experts to Saint Paul, Minnesota and continue the collaboration of employers and medicine to take care of our injured and ill workforce. Together we can prevent needless work disability by helping people stay employed.
See the Impairment Without Disability website for a full list of speakers and topics, and to register for the program (coming soon). This program will provide a wide variety of CEU credits.Find out more »
The Hawkeye on Safety annual conference provides life-saving health and safety information to Iowa workers from all industries. This conference is intended for health and safety professionals, construction professionals (electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, masonry, etc), project/facility personnel, HR professionals, general industry, medical professionals, and anyone looking for CEUs in health and safety. Like other conferences, we provide essential training to the managers responsible for workplace health and safety, but we also have a unique focus on providing practical training to rank-and-file workers, so that they can become safety leaders in their workplaces and communities. Registration is now open for individual participants as well as sponsors and exhibitors. Go to HawkeyeOnSafety.com to learn more.Find out more »
The Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health (MRASH) Conference brings together diverse participants, all interested in various aspects of agricultural health and safety. This year, we will be “Stressing Resilience” at the MRASH Conference. Stress impacts a farmer’s ability to focus and correlates with both physical health problems and higher injury rates. Our keynote speaker will address how process management can help reduce stress and related injuries. Breakout sessions will include stress and resiliency. Learn more at the conference website.Find out more »
Due to the coronavirus pandemic the 2020 conference will be virtual. Join us August 25-27 for a safety event that you don't want to miss! We'll be offering 9 sessions over the 3-day event with sessions each day at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 2:00 PM. Topics will include Women in Work, Suicide Prevention, Pandemic Preparedness, and more! There is no cost to attend!
This event is completely free to participants courtesy of the Hawkeye on Safety committee and our generous sponsors.Find out more »