A conference and public forum on:
"THE WAY WE WORK AND ITS IMPACT ON OUR HEALTH"
will be held on April 22-23, 2004 in Los Angeles,
If you would like a registration form please contact
Claudia Molina at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of California Centers of Occupational
and Environmental Health in Northern California (UCB, UCSF and
UCD) and Southern California (UCLA and UCI) along with the National
Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Northern
and Southern California Education and Research Centers, and the
Center for Social Epidemiology invite you to attend a conference
on "The Way We Work and Its Impact on Our Health". It
will be held on April 22-23, 2004, at the UCLA Sunset Village
This program has no registration fee.
The primary purposes of the forum are to foster dialog,
clarify issues and seek solutions that will reduce harmful health
outcomes due to work-related stress. The forum is for employers,
workers, labor organizations, health care providers, policy makers
and academics and everyone else interested in the issue.
The two-day program features:
- Opening dinner with presentation by Dr. John Frank (Scientific
Director, Population and Public Health, Canadian Institutes of
- Review of relevant research
- Keynote address by Dr. Steve Sauter (Chief, Division of Applied
Research and Technology, NIOSH)
- Speakers, panel discussions and breakout groups.
Topics addressed include:
- The changing way we work
- How the way we work impacts our health
- Challenges for Californians to improve work organization
- Identifying solutions including case studies.
The goals of the forum are to:
- Summarize what is known about work, work organization and
stress and health
- Provide a forum for discussing various perspectives on health
issues related to work and occupational stress
- Strategize ways to reduce the health impact and cost of work-related
- Encourage consensus building that will begin to develop a
California policy on work, work organization and work-related
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