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The Role of the Industrial Hygienist in a Pandemic: Insights from the New Edition Webinar Recording

Course Description:
The new edition of “The Role of the Industrial Hygienist in a Pandemic” has been released, full of resources and tools for general workers, health care workers, and management. This webinar will discuss the highlights and important points of the revised edition.

Presenters will review an outline of the book and lessons learned that the industrial hygienist needs to protect the working public from pandemic risks. The guide identifies hazards, risk groups, and recommended controls; offers a communication plan; describes the impact of a pandemic on organizations, and lists key resources to contact for further information.

Attendees will receive a copy of the guide.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Attendees will gain sufficient information to help decide whether it would be a useful reference for their library.
  • Learn about major changes from the first to the second edition of the guide.
  • Identify lessons learned from the initial publication with emphasis on the current pandemic and potential future pandemics.
  • Discuss rapid changes in the direction of this guide as it was written in real-time during a pandemic
Contact Hours: 1.5

Live Presentation Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

Roger D. Lewis, Ph.D., CIH, FAIHA
Rob Strode, MS, CIH, FAIHA
Dana Stahl, CIH
Sidney Siu