Concurrent Session 6A: Special session: ECS Session 2: An expanded view of OSH risk factors

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Moderator: Jessica Streit, PhD, MS, CHES

Speakers: Amaya Ayala Garcia, MPH; Carlos Celclos, PhD; Devan Hawkins, ScD; Emily McAden, MSPH

Description: This session will feature research by early career scientists (ECS) and graduate students, examining the multiple interrelationships between workplace and other societal and economic factors that influence worker well-being.

Learning objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) describe at least one example of research on how socioeconomic factors, such as poverty or ownership, can affect overall worker well-being; (2) describe at least one example of how workplace factors can impact mortality; (3) describe at least one example of how the implementation of a workplace Total Worker Health program can improve worker safety and health; (4) discuss opportunities and barriers to the incorporation of early career scientists and graduate students in interprofessional OSH research.