CPH-NEW Newsletter
September 2018
NEW! CPH-NEW Launches Nurse Ergonomics Program

In case you missed the news, Ergonomics in Healthcare: A Continuing Education Program, is now available.

Get started building a safer workplace.
Working on Wellness Training Program

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health offers employers an online training resource on how to implement a sustainable worksite wellness initiative. Visit Working on Wellness for more information.
Opioid Epidemic Resources
Learn how NIOSH is using Total Worker Health principles to develop solutions to the opioid epidemic. Read more here
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) released a new report on opioid-related overdose deaths, finding that construction workers are at the greatest risk.   
Learn what steps DPH is taking to prevent job-related injuries from leading to misuse here.  
Congratulations to CPH-NEW Staff on their Recognition and Achievement!

Suzanne Nobrega, MS,  CPH-NEW
Outreach Director 
received the Eusebio Rial-González Innovation and Practice Award
in Occupational Health Psychology  at the 13th European Academy of  Occupational Health Psychology in Lisbon, Portugal.
Upcoming Events

October 10, 2018
Connecticut River Valley AIHA All-Day Conference

"HearWell: A Participatory TWH Hearing Conservation Program"
Speaker: Jennifer Cavillari, ScD

November 13-14, 2018
ASSP 20th Annual New England Area Conference 

"Getting Started with Total Worker Health
Speaker: Alicia Kurowski, ScD 
Upcoming NIOSH Webinars

September 26, 2-3:30pm EST NIOSH Director's Seminar Series: "Fatigue and Automation: Black Swans and Lumberjack Redux" Event detail and registration can be found on the NIOSH Work Schedules Webinar webpage.
October 30, 12-1:30pm EST  NIOSH TWH Webinar Series: "Overlapping Vulnerabilities in the Aging Workforce" 
November 6, 1-2:30pm EST NIOSH TWH Webinar Series: "New Insight into the Opioid Crisis and Work: Important Information for Workers and Employers"   
Find details and registration for both TWH webinars on the NIOSH TWH Webinar Series Page.
Recent Publications

CPH-News and Views Issues 
Issue #57: A Healthy Sleep Intervention for Correctional Supervisors
Preventing opioid use disorders among fishing industry workers.
(2018) International Journal of Env. Research and Public Health

To view all CPH-NEW articles, 

Visit our website for a complete list of  News and Views issues, Research, and  Total Worker Health for Employers.