Month: January 2017

Trends in Occupational Health Meeting

Our next Trends in Occupational Health meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, October 25th, 2017.

The details of the meeting are as follows:

Presenter: Emily Sparer, ScD

Topic: Cancer Prevention with the Boston Fire Department: A Closer Look at Fire Station Risk Factors

Date: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Time: 12 – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch at 12. The MediaSite broadcast begins at 11:55.

Location: UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion, 2nd Floor Large Conference Room, S2010

Learning objectives of this discussion:

1. Discuss potential cancer risk factors for firefighters at the fire station.

2. Describe the patterns of particulate matter in the fire stations.

3. Describe how the building structure and layout may influence exposure levels in fire stations.

Lunch will be provided. Hope to see everyone there! Please RSVP with Lisa Rusch at lisa.rusch@uconn.edu to ensure we have enough food for everyone. However, we always welcome last minute attendees. The more the merrier!

The lecture will also be streamed using MediaSite. If you can not make it in person, you can view the presentation once the presenter and topic is set.