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Your Environment. Your Health.

Meetings & Workshops

Worker Training Program

Each year, the Worker Training Program (WTP) holds technical webinars, meetings, and workshops. These events address scientific, administrative, and regulatory issues related to training workers who work with and clean up hazardous materials and who respond to emergencies involving hazardous substances, including viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

2021 NIEHS WTP COVID-19 Winter Webinar Series and EJ and Natural Disasters Town Hall Meetings Banner

Webinars in our COVID-19 Winter Webinar Series

Click here to view the webinar recordings

Webinar 3: Preventing Occupational Exposure to COVID-19 in Non-Hospital Healthcare Settings
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST
Event registration: ZoomGov webinar link

There is a great deal of focus on protecting healthcare personnel in hospital settings. This webinar will focus on the unique risks that workers face in clinics, nursing homes, long term care, and home health. It will include best practices for building adequate ventilation, physical distancing and barriers, a respiratory protection program, administrative controls for resident cohorting, protections for home care workers, and challenges with inadequate staffing ratios. The webinar will also include an outbreak investigation scenario in a long-term resident care facility.

Webinar 4: Managing Inequities and Environmental Injustices Encountered on the Job among Vulnerable Workers
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. EST
Event registration: coming soon!

EJ and Natural Disasters/COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Southeast Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST
Event website

Gulf Coast Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time to be announced

West and Southwest Town Hall Meeting
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Time to be announced

Recurring Webinars

WTP Grantee COVID-19 Updates:
Monday, February 8, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST
Event registration: Zoom link

WTP Grantee COVID-19 Updates:
Monday, March 8, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST
Event registration: Zoom link

Upcoming Meetings

Virtual 2021 Spring Awardee Meeting and Workshop
Dates: To be announced
Topic: To be announced

Past Meetings

Other Past WTP Meetings and Workshops


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