Preserving Lung Health: At Work and Beyond

figure_man_145pxNIOSH is sponsoring a Webinar on Promoting Health and Preventing Disease and Injury through Workplace Tobacco Policies”, which applies a Total Worker Health™ approach of integrating occupational safety and health protection with health promotion, including smoking cessation programs, to prevent worker injury and illness. Specific topics addressed include: tobacco use among workers; exposure to secondhand smoke in workplaces; occupational health and safety concerns relating to tobacco use and secondhand exposure; electronic nicotine delivery systems; and workplace interventions to reduce tobacco product usage and secondhand exposure.

Register now for the 3/12 NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar, “Preserving Lung Health: At Work and Beyond”!

Join NIOSH on Thursday, March 12 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm EST with Dr. Cara Halldin and Dr. David Weissman  of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Division for Respiratory Disease Studies and Dr. Cassandra Okechukwu of the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health for a free webinar on “Preserving Lung Health: At Work and Beyond.” Registration is now available!

Following opening remarks by the Office of Total Worker Health, Dr. Cara Halldin will speak about recent research related to longitudinal lung function monitoring of workers and its implications for triggering health interventions. She will also discuss freely available tools that may assist health professionals in identifying workers at risk of experiencing decline in lung function.

In preparation for the webinar, you may want to read:

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