From air quality and heat exposure to infectious disease, climate change contributes to conditions and hazards that require us to respond quickly to mitigate adverse safety and health effects on workers. In this symposium, we will discuss the occupational risks introduced or exacerbated by our changing environment and some strategies for addressing them.


Sponsored by the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences and the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center at OHSU.  Join us for this full day event to hear from leading experts on this topic. Also included in this day will be shorter interactive and engaging information sharing opportunities.


Date: Friday, May 21, 2021

Time: 9 AM - 3 PM

Location: Virtual/Online Webinar

Online only via WebEx: $20.

Cancellations cannot be processed after May 14, 2021 but may be credited toward a future symposium.


We will be offering Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for this event. Oregon Healthy Workforce Center is recognized by SHRM to offer PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 5.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. The SHRM Activity ID will be issued during the virtual event.  To learn more about SHRM recertification, visit For more information about this event’s PDCs or if you require a certificate of completion for continuing education purposes, please email A certificate of completion can be produced for other CE needs.


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May 21st, 2021 9:00 AM through  3:00 PM
Event Particulars
City Online learning
NAO Event? No
Topic Environmental
Event Region
Programmatic Approach