June 19, 2018 to June 20, 2018 11:00 pm / 2:15 am
Elihu M. Harris State Office Building 1515 Clay Street Oakland, California 94612 United States
Pesticide Exposure & Health: Protecting Agricultural Communities
Learners will review findings from The Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas (CHAMACOS) study, a birth cohort study conducted in the agricultural Salinas Valley of California. Learners will also review case studies that demonstrate how state pesticide and labor laws and regulations are designed to prevent exposure to pesticides, and will identify areas of improvement to protect agricultural workers from pesticide exposure.
Standard Registration: $75.00
Government Employees: $60.00
At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
ABIH – ABIH® Diplomates may be eligible to earn up to 3 contact hours for this event. Visit http://www.abih.org /maintain-certification/cm-credit-education-events for more information.
Certified Safety Professionals may be eligible to earn up to 3 contact hours for this event. Visit http://www.bcsp.org/Certifications/Recertification for more information.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12983, for 3 contact hours.
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Registration, Check-In
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Protecting Agricultural Workers from Pesticide Exposure: Regulations in Place and Improvements Needed with Anne Katten, MPH
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Environmental Causes of Parkinson’s Disease: A Focus on Pesticides with Samuel Goldman, MD, MPH
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM: Break
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM: Pesticide Exposure and Children’s Health: Findings from the CHAMACOS Study with Robert Gunier, PhD