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The Worker Institute brings together researchers, educators and students with practitioners in labor, business and policymaking to address issues related to confronting systemic inequality and building a fair economy, robust democracy and just society. We will share opinion, analysis, research, data, insights and training from our faculty and staff.

Free Webinar: Gender Issues in Occupational Safety and Health

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Friday, January 14th, 2022, 11 AM - 12 PM

The Worker Institute presents: Free Workplace Health and Safety Virtual Series

Next webinar: Friday, January 14th, 2022 11 AM - 12 PM

Learn from and ask your questions to a certified industrial hygienist, biologist and chemist and expert on occupational health and safety. Starting every second Friday in September, topics will cover: workplace stress and anxieties, the aging workforce and more!

The pandemic caused an awakening in the world of work and in U.S. workplaces. As workers juggle the stresses and anxieties of returning to work and grapple with the realizations and changes of the past 18 months, the Worker Institute is offering a free webinar series this fall on these and other workplace health and safety issues.

Join us on Friday,  January 14th, 2022 to learn about Gender Issues in Occupational Safety and Health

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Key Takeaways

  • How might occupational safety and health be viewed through the lens of gender?
  • Some jobs have a higher percentage of men or women; may this influence perceptions?
  • Are there physical or mental differences which matter?
  • Do any hazards present different levels of risk due to gender?

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