CPH-NEW Newsletter, October 2016
CPH-NEW Secures $6.3 million Worker Health Grant 

We are pleased to announce that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has awarded CPH-NEW a five-year $6,357,027 grant to continue to expand the Center's research and outreach to advance worker health and safety.
"We are thrilled to expand our research and outreach to advance worker health and safety," says Prof. Laura Punnett, Center co-director. 

Read the full announcement here. 
Other News:

NIOSH Announces Six Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health: Two new Centers have been funded in Colorado and Illinois which join four existing Centers in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, and Oregon.
Report: "No Big Deal: The Impact of New York City's Paid Sick Leave Law" found no adverse effects on overall company costs.
Recent CPH-News and Views 

Issue #46: Trends in resident handling equipment use in nursing homes and factors associated with consistent use.

Issue #47 : Commuting and work: what contributes to employees' risky commuting behaviors and what can be done about it? 

Issue #48: Total Hearing Health - Protecting your hearing at work and at home.   
Upcoming Events

October 24, 2016 : UConn Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion and the CPH-NEW present Environment, Epigenetics and Cancer: How to Cultivate the Connections at UCONN Storrs.   Read More.     
October 28, 2016: ConnectiCOSH's Annual Health and Safety Convention in Farmington, CT. Read more.    
November 15, 2016:
Wellness Coordinators Council of NH - "TWH: Integrating Safety and Wellness" at The Changing Face of Wellness conference,  Concord Hospital Center for Health Promotion. Register!

View a full list of upcoming events on the CPH-NEW Events page.
Recent CPH-NEW Publications
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2016 (58) No. 9.
Work characteristics as predictors of correctional supervisors' health outcomes.

Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health 2016 (31) No. 1, 37-56
Psychological health, behavior and body weight model: An evaluation of predictors of health behaviors and body mass index. American Journal of Safe Patient Handling and Movement.

American Journal of Safe Patient Handling and Movement (2016).