COEH webinars take place on the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30am PST. All webinars are approximately one hour in duration.
The goal of the COEH webinar series is to raise awareness about current issues of health and safety at work and to share updates on the latest research in occupational and environmental health within the community.
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Archived Webinar ($30) available for CE Credit until March 6, 2018. Please register for CE Credit to obtain the link to this recording.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am
Title: Violence in the Health Care Workplace - Research and Policy Update
Speaker: Dr. Robert Harrison
Dr. Robert Harrison, will discuss how many health care workers are at an increased risk for workplace
violence (WPV). This webinar will update attendees on the scientific basis for effective interventions in
health care workplaces and the new CalOSHA standard.
On completion of this webinar participants will be able to:
Robert Harrison MD, MPH is Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC San Francisco and Chief of the Occupational Health Surveillance and Evaluation Program at the California Department of Public Health. He is the associate director of the UCSF Occupational and Environmental Medicine residency program, program director of the NIOSH-funded Occupational Health Internship Program, and teaches at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Dr. Harrison founded the UCSF Occupational Health Services in 1984, where he has diagnosed and treated thousands of patients with work-related injuries and diseases. He served on the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, and has provided scientific and technical expertise in the development of many CalOSHA standards. He has investigated numerous outbreaks of occupational injuries and diseases in California and nationwide, and works closely with NIOSH and other federal agencies on the translation of scientific research into policies that protect workers.
Webinars are available for Continuing Education credits
CE requires additional registration to complete payment and evaluation to receive credit. The cost for CE credit is $30 per webinar.
Follow these instructions to access the webinar recordings and to claim CE credit:
You will be emailed a link to the recorded webinar after you are registered for this class. Please complete the evaluation included in the email you will receive.
A certificate of completion will be e-mailed to you (please ensure at time of registration that your email address is current).
Industrial Hygienists: This event contains 50 minutes hours of instruction and may be eligible for ABIH credits.
Nurses: COEH Continuing Education Program (BRN Provider # 12983) has approved this webinar for 1.0 contact hours.