News and Events

Latest News from the Occupational Health and Safety Section:

The Occupational Health and Safety Section is requesting nominations for our annual OHS Section Awards, to be awarded at the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Kindly send your nomination forms to Chrissy Morgan and Peter Dooley no later than May 8, 2017.

The Occupational Health and Safety Section will be awarding scholarships that include registration for the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting, (Nov. 4-8, 2017, Atlanta), a one-year membership in APHA and $300 for conference expenses. Applications for students and union/worker organization representatives are requested to be submitted to the OHS Section by Friday, July 14, 2017. (Please note, a version of the 2017 scholarship application forms incorrectly states the due date as July 1; the accurate due date is July 14.)

We recently celebrated 100 years of health and safety! Check out our Section timeline and this APHA Annual Meeting blog post about the Section's 100th anniversary.

photos of worker protections throught the century