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Year: 2019

Toolbox Talks Now Available

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Podcast Series Launch

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Students in the Field Promoting Workplace Wellbeing

In Fall 2018, Outreach PI of the Healthier Workforce Center (HWC), Shelly Campo, conducted a service learning project for her graduate course in Health Communication Campaigns in Jefferson County, Iowa focused on mental health. The project was supported by the University of Iowa’s Office of Outreach and Engagement and the HWC. The course had four […]

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Toolbox Talks with Apprentices

In January 2019, members of the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (HWC) Apprentice Study team met with second, third and fourth term apprentice plumbers and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) installers attending training classes at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The students reviewed six toolbox talks covering traditional and non-traditional workplace hazards […]

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HWC Research Featured in New Total Worker Health Book

The recent release of Total Worker Health edited by NIOSH leaders features a chapter from the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest. The chapter shares results of a survey of small businesses in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. While the majority of employers in the US consist of small businesses, they have received less attention […]

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Nebraska Safety Council Conference 2019

Nebraska Safety Council Conference & Trade Show

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Congratulations Lisa Henning!

After more than 40 years of service with the Nebraska Safety Council, Laurie Klosterboer will soon retire from her position as executive director. We are delighted to announce that Lisa Henning, Director of WorkWell, will be stepping up to lead the Nebraska Safety Council. “We are thrilled that Lisa has accepted the position of executive […]

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16th Annual Safety & Health Conference

Safety Council of Greater St. Louis Safety & Health Conference

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