National Action Summit
for Latino Worker Health & Safety
Cumbre de Acción Nacional
Para el Trabajador Latino Salud y Seguridad

Held April 14-15, 2010 Houston, Texas

Detailed Agenda

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

5:00pm – 8:00pm Attendee Check-in, Fourth Floor
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
10:00am – 1:00pm Attendee Check-in, Fourth Floor
10:00am – 11:00am Pre-summit Workshop

Finding and Applying for Jobs in the Federal Government

Location: Room 335A

Vance R. Wilkerson, Recruitment Coordinator, U. S. Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management
12:00pm – 7:00pm Poster and Exhibit Hall Open

Location: Lanier Grand Ballroom D-F

National Action Summit for Latino Worker Health & Safety
1:00pm – 2:30pm 

Welcome Addresses*

Location: Lanier Grand Ballroom G-L

Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Dr. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Voices from the Workplace: Worker Panel Video

Moderator: Jaime Zapata, Senior Managing Director, Office of Public Affairs, Department of Labor

Remarks and Introduction of the Secretary of Labor

Dolores Huerta, President, Dolores Huerta Foundation

Keynote Address

Hilda L. Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor

2:30pm – 3:00pm Break
3:00pm – 5:00pm

WORKSHOP SERIES A

Ten concurrent workshops see below for listing

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Posters Session (with the authors) and Exhibits/Educational Material

Lanier Grand Ballroom D-F

Reception

Lanier Grand Ballroom Foyer

Thursday, April 15, 2010

8:30am – 10:30am

WORKSHOP SERIES B

Ten concurrent workshops see below for listing

10:30am – 11:00am Break
11:00am – 12:10pm

WORKSHOP SERIES C - Bridging the Gap: Increasing Collaborative Efforts to Enhance Latino Worker Safety and Health Capacity

Ten concurrent workshops see below for listing

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Lunch (provided)

Location: Lanier Grand Ballroom G-L

Guest Speaker Panel: Making A Difference*

Moderator: Maria Hinojosa, President of Futuro Media Group, Emmy Award Winning PBS Senior Correspondent, Anchor NPR's Latino USA, Anchor One on One @ WGBH-tv and author

Cristina Tzintzun, Director, Workers Defense Project, Austin, Texas

Eliseo Medina, Executive Vice-President, Service Employees International Union

Jorge Cisneros, Corporate Safety Director, Holder Construction

Joseph Hansen, President, United Food and Commercial Workers Union

M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of Labor

2:15pm – 3:30pm

Moving Forward: Protecting Vulnerable, At Risk Workers*

Location: Lanier Grand Ballroom G-L

Moderator: Greg Wagner, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Mine Safety and Health Administration 

Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO

Mark Ayers, President, Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO

Rixio E. Medina, CSP CPP, General Partner, RE Medina Management, L.L.C.

Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza, Galveston, Texas

Closing Remarks

Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

3:30pm Adjourn

Workshops

All workshops are tentatively scheduled to be offered twice

WORKSHOP SERIES A: April 14th: 3 – 5 PM

A-1: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Focus on Latino Construction Workers

Location: Room 336
This workshop will present and share effective safety and health educational materials and programs for Latino construction workers. Experienced trainers will share challenges, curricula, and models that work.

Moderator: Joseph T. "Chip" Hughes Jr., Director, NIEHS Worker Education and Training Program, DHHS-NIH

OSHA Ten Hour Construction Program: Participatory Training Partnership with Laborers
Maria Julia Brunette, PhD, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Worker Center-University Collaboration for Day Labor Health and Safety
Noah Seixas, PhD, University of Washington, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Carlos F. Dominguez, MPH, Research Coordinator, University of Washington
Hilary Stern, Executive Director, Casa Latina

The Building Trades' SMARTMARK en Español
Don Ellenberger, Training Director, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training

Preventing the Fatal Four: Latino Construction Worker Train the Trainer   [PPT** 1.85M]
Tom Broderick, Executive Director, Construction Safety Council
Manuel Pescador, Focus 4 Trainer, Construction Safety Council
Arturo Archila, Educator and Job Placement Specialist, Make the Road New York

Preventing Falls, Silica Exposures with Latino Construction Workers   [PPT** 1.85M]
Milagro Grullón, MM, Executive Director, Lawrence Community Connections, Inc.
Maria Brunette, PhD, Assistant Professor, UMASS Lowell Work Environment Dept.
Susan Shepherd, ScD, Industrial Hygienist, University of Massachusetts Lowell

A-2: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Education and Outreach that Works

Location: Room 340
This workshop will feature programs that provide high quality training programs to Latino workers. Experienced trainers will share effective partnerships, educational programs and materials for Latino workers in construction, general industry, and agriculture. It will showcase innovative partnerships involving Consulates, universities, community based organizations, the faith community, OSHA and NIOSH. Community based educational programs and materials that are easily replicated will be showcased. Peer-to-peer training and other models will also be highlighted.

Moderators:
Diana Cortez, Area Director, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Barbara Rahke, Director, Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health

Linea LABORAL: An Effective Partnership
Robert Kulick, Regional Administrator, NY -Region II, Occupational Safety and Health Administration   [PPT** 474KM]
Mario Cuevas-Zamora, Consul for Protection and Legal Affairs, Consulate General in New York   [PPT** 497K]
Catherine Carew, Linea LABORAL Coordinator, Catholic Migration Office   [PPT** 667K]

Ventanillas de Salud-Promotoras Outreach on Latino Workplace Safety   [PPT** 328K]
Josana Tonda-Salcedo, Ventanillas de Salud Coordinator, Consulate General in New York

Reaching Latino Workers at High Risk in Residential Construction: A Philadelphia Area Model and Partnership for Outreach and Training on Fall Protection and Other Hazards   [PPT** 507K]
Barbara Rahke, Director, Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health
Albert D'Imperio, Area Director-Philadelphia Office, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Heat Stress Social Marketing Initiative between Cal-OSHA and University of California, Berkeley
Suzanne Teran, Program Coordinator, Labor Occupational Health Program, UC Berkeley

UCLA Worker Safety and Health Training   [PPT** 303K]
Deogracia Cornelio

A-3: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Education and Outreach that Works

Location: Room 337
This workshop will present and share programs that provide high quality training to Latino workers. Experienced trainers will share challenges, curricula and models that work.  It will feature effective partnerships and educational programs and materials for Latino workers in construction and general industry with a focus on day laborers and poultry workers. Community based educational programs and materials that are easily replicated will be showcased. Peer-to-peer training and other models will also be highlighted.

Moderators:
Sherry Baron, MD, Coordinator for Occupational Health Disparities, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Leslie Nickels, M.Ed, University of Illinois, Chicago, School of Public Health

Fractures in the Foundation: The Latino Worker's Experience in an Era of Declining Job Quality
Catherine Singley, Economic and Employment Policy Analyst, National Council of La Raza

Reaching Latino Poultry Workers: Promotoras Providing Hazard Awareness and Worker Rights Training
Sara A. Quandt, PhD, Professor, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Antonio Marin, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine and HOLA of Wilkes County

Occupational Safety and Health Puzzle
Francisco Pacheco, East Coast Field Coordinator, National Day Labor Organizing Network, Maryland
Veronica Federovsky, West Coast Field Coordinator, National Day Labor Organizing Network

We Have the Right to Work and LIVE!/¡Tenemos el Derecho de Trabajar y VIVIR!   [PPT** 349K]
Latino Construction Worker Health and Safety Project
Michele Ochsner, PhD, Labor Extension Program, Rutgers University
Lou Kimmel, Director of Operations and Membership, New Labor

A-4: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Education and Outreach that Works

Location: Room 339
This workshop will showcase programs that provide high quality training programs to Latino workers. Experienced trainers will share challenges, curricula and models that work. This workshop will feature presentations on the challenges and models to use in reaching young Latino workers, as well as innovative partnerships including the EPA, farm workers and others. Community based educational programs and materials that are easily replicated will be showcased.

Moderator:
Linda Delp, PhD, Director, UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program (UCLA-LOSH)

Lessons Learned: Successful Models of Community-based Immigrant Worker Safety and Health Projects   [PPT** 844K]
Tom O'Connor, Executive Director, National Council for Occupational Safety and Health

New York Safety and Health Immigrant Youth Workers Council in Action
Luzdary Giraldo, Coordinator Immigrant Project, New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

The Role of Health Outreach, Health Education and Health Promotion in Reaching Latino Workers   [PPT** 335K]
Oscar Gomez, Chief Executive Officer, Health Outreach Partners, California

Beyond Translation­-Protecting Farmworkers: "El Moscas" y los Pesticidas
Paula Flores Gregg, Beyond Translation Coordinator, Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6

Promoviendo Farmworker's Safety, A Sun and Heat Intervention
Alicia Gonzales, MSSW, Project Director   [PPT** 997K]
Jeff Levin   [PPT** 1M]

A-5: The Role of Clinics and Public Health Departments: Identifying and Preventing Work Related Injuries and Illnesses among Latino Workers

Location: Room 343A
This workshop will explore approaches to identifying and preventing occupational injuries and illnesses among underserved working populations. It will focus on the role of clinics and worker centers.

Moderators:
Marcia Gomez, MD, Health Resources and Services Administration
Rosemary Sokas, MD, MOH, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Tracking Fatal Work Injuries Among Latino Workers
Scott Richardson, Program Manager, CFOI, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

Worker Center Intake That Works
Adam Kader, MUPP, Worker Center Director, Arise Chicago

Farm Worker Occupational Injury and Health Surveillance: The National Agricultural Worker Survey
Daniel Carroll, Federal Program Officer, National Agricultural Workers Survey, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

Clinical Networking That Works   [PPT** 446K]
Karen Mountain MSN, MBA RN, Chief Executive Officer, Migrant Clinicians Network
Amy K. Liebman, MPA, MA, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, Migrant Clinicians Network
Matthew C. Keifer, MD, MPH, Professor Public Health and Medicine, University of Washington

Increasing the Capacity of Community Health Centers to Identify and Address Occupational Health Needs of Patients   [PPT** 917K]
Letitia Davis, ScD, EdM, Director, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Kerry Souza, ScD, MPH, Epidemiologist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

HRSA Community Health Center Program   [PPT** 879K]
Marcia M. Gómez, M.D., Senior Advisor on Migrant Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Health Resource and Services, Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care, Office of Minority & Special Populations

A-6: On-the-Job Programs that Work

Location: Room 346
This workshop will showcase effective on-site, job-based training and education for Latino workers in construction and general industry. Presenters include construction and general industry companies, as well as effective joint labor/management programs. It will focus on training models that have been shown to be most effective in communicating health and safety messages to Latino workers.

Moderators:
Danezza Quintero, Directorate of Construction, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Scott Schneider, Director of Occupational Safety and Health, Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America

Immigrant Perception of Risk
Michael Flynn, Public Health Advisor, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Employee Involvement: Safety and Health Program Success
Lawrence Wenner, Chief Operating Officer, Wenner Bread Products
Elisonia Valle, Assistant Manager to HR, Wenner Bread Products

Safety and Health Initiatives for Hispanic Workers
Graciela "Grace" Fox, Safety Director, T.A.S. Commercial Concrete Construction, LLC   [PPT** 515K]

Working with Latino Workers
Tommy Lee, Director of Safety and Health, W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation

Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce
Zeferino Banda, Jr., CSP -SPAWL Chair, ASSE/SPAWL- Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce and President/CEO, Banda Group International, LLC

Roadway Safety Program
Donald Elisburg, Consultant for the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)
Brad Sant, Vice President for Safety and Education, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)

A-7: Workers' Rights under OSHA and DOL: Focus on Construction Hazards

Location: Room 335A
This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the rights of workers granted in the OSHA Act, as well as specific health and safety requirements for the construction industry. Wage and Hour will also provide information regarding the payment of minimum and overtime wages, recordkeeping requirements and child labor provisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Presenters will be experienced trainers and representatives from OSHA, Wage and Hour, the Women's Bureau and community organizations.

Moderator:
Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, Executive Director, Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health

Introduction   [PPT** 158K]
Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, Executive Director, Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health

Introduction to Construction Hazards and Rights under OSHA
Carlos Gallegos, OSHA Training Institute, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Women in Construction
Beverly Lyle, Manager, Field Operations/Regional Administrator, U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau

Workers' Rights under Wage and Hour   [PPT** 4.12M]
Troy Mouton, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
Johnny Rodriguez, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

Engaging Immigrant Workers in Accessing their Rights: OSHA Partnership with the Brazilian Immigrant Center to Improve Safety and Health of Latino Immigrant Workers in Massachusetts
C. Eduardo Siqueira MD, ScD, Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Sustainability, UMass Lowell   [PPT** 527K]
Carol Bates, Compliance Assistance Specialist, Occupational Safety and Health Administration   [PPT** 242K]

A-8: Workers' Rights under OSHA and DOL: Focus on General Industry Hazards

Location: Room 335C
This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the rights of workers granted in the OSHA Act, as well as specific health and safety requirements for general industry. Wage and Hour will also provide information regarding the payment of minimum and overtime wages, record keeping requirements and child labor provisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Presenters will be experienced trainers and representatives from OSHA, Wage and Hour and community organizations.

Moderators:
Laura Kenny, MPH, Labor Liaison, Region II, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Lida Orta Anés, MP, MS, PhD, Catedratica y Coordinadora, Programa Higiene Industrial, University of Puerto Rico

Workers' Rights Under OSHA   [PPT** 748K]
Laura Kenny, MPH, Labor Liaison, Region II, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

General Industry Hazards Overview   [PPT** 868K]
Belinda Thielen, Occupational Safety and Health Representative, United Food and Commercial Workers Union

Workers' Rights Under Wage and Hour
Ana Arredondo, Wage and Hour Investigator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
Rebecca Hanks, Assistant District Director, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor   [PPT** 3.9]

The Clean Car Wash Campaign   [PPT** 355K]
Chloe Osmer, Strategic Campaign Coordinator, Community-Labor-Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) Car Wash Campaign, Los Angeles, California
Manuel Zuniga, Community-Labor-Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) Car Wash Campaign, Los Angeles, California

Labor and Management Collaboration   [PPT** 238K]
Lilia Garcia-Brower

A-9: Assistance for Small Businesses and Others: Free Resources for Employers with Latino Workers

Location: Room 343B
This workshop will include presenters fromOSHA, NIOSH and others who will discuss free resources and assistance available to employers, especially small business, to build and support high quality health and safety programs. Examples of the resources will be shared.

Moderator: Elizabeth (Bea) Way, Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, Occupational Safety and Health Administration   [PPT** 10.4M]

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation Program
Melody Kawamoto, MD, Medical Officer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Getting Free Spanish-language Materials Online
Mary Watters, Communications Director, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training

Texas OSHA On-site Consultation Program
Jim Barkley, OSHCON Consultant Manager, Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation, OSHA On-Site Consultation

How Cal/OSHA Reaches Hispanic Workers
Amalia G. Neidhardt, MPH, CIH, Senior Safety Engineer, Cal/OSHA (State of California, Department of Industrial Relations)

Georgia Consultation Program: Services and Resources Available to Latino Workers and Employers
Arthur Wickman, Georgia Tech Research Institute

A-10: Meet the Funders: Funding Worker Safety and Health Education for Latino Workers

Location: Room 335B
This workshop includes presenters from foundations and government agencies discussing funding opportunities for organizations that are engaged in occupational safety and health education and outreach to Latino workers.Participants willengage in a dialogue about funding mechanisms, practical tips and challenges.

Moderators: Martha S. Vela Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., Kresge Foundation
MaryAnn Garrahan, MS, OSHA

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIEHS
Sharon D. Beard, Industrial Hygienist/Program Administrator,
Division of Extramural Research and Training, Worker Education and Training Program
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Max Lum, EdD, Associate Director for Communication and Global Collaboration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Susan Harwood Grants and Others   [PPT** 1.26M]
Cathleen Cronin, Director, Office of Training and Educational Development, OSHA Directorate of Training and Education

Public Welfare Foundation
J. Robert Shull, Program Officer, Workers' Rights, Public Welfare Foundation

Ford Foundation
Hector R. Cordero-Guzman, PhD,  Program Officer, Quality Employment Unit, Economic Opportunity and Assets Program, Ford Foundation

CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
James W. Platner, PhD, CIH, Associate Director, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training

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WORKSHOP SERIES B: Thursday April 15th : 8:30 – 10:30 AM

B-1: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Focus on Latino Construction Workers

Location: Room 336
This workshop will present and share effective safety and health educational materials and programs for Latino construction workers. Experienced trainers will share challenges, curricula, and models that work.

Moderator: Joseph T. "Chip" Hughes Jr., Director
NIEHS Worker Education and Training Program, DHHS-NIH

Preventing Falls and Silica Exposure Among Latino Construction Workers
Milagro Grullon, Executive Director, Lawrence Community Connections, MA

Worker Center-University Collaboration for Day Labor Health and Safety
Noah Seixas, PhD, University of Washington, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Carlos F. Dominguez, MPH, Research Coordinator, University of Washington
Hilary Stern, Executive Director, Casa Latina

The Building Trades' SMARTMARK en Español
Don Ellenberger, Training Director, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training

Preventing the Fatal Four: Latino Construction Worker Train the Trainer
Tom Broderick, Executive Director, Construction Safety Council
Peter Almeida, Focus 4 Trainer, Construction Safety Council
Arturo Archila, Educator and Job Placement Specialist, Make the Road New York

B-2: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Education and Outreach that Work

Location: Room 340
This workshop will focus on programs that provide high quality training programs to Latino workers. Experienced trainers will share challenges, curricula and models that work. It will feature effective partnerships and educational programs and materials for Latino workers in construction, general industry, and agriculture. It will showcase innovative partnerships involving Consulates, universities, community based organizations, the faith community, OSHA and NIOSH. Community based educational programs and materials that are easily replicated will be showcased. Peer-to-peer training and other models will also be highlighted.

Moderators:
Diana Cortez, Area Director, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Barbra Rahke, Director, Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health

Linea LABORAL: An Effective Partnership
Marthe Kent, Regional Administrator, Boston-Region I, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Mario Cuevas-Zamora, Consul for Protection and Legal Affairs, Consulate General in New York
Catherine Carew, Linea LABORAL Coordinator, Catholic Migration Office          

Ventanillas de Salud-Promotoras Outreach on Latino Workplace Safety
Josana Tonda-Salcedo, Ventanillas de Salud Coordinator, Consulate General in New York

Community Outreach Model to Reach Latino Workers: Partnering with Worker Centers, Small Business, and Consulates (UCLA Worker Occupational Safety and Health Training and Education Program)
Deogracia Cornelio, Associate Director of Education, UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program
Leonel Yoque, Outreach Coordinator,  UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program

Project HOPE: Health Outreach Through Pesticide Education
Levy Schroeder, Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs

B-3: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Education and Outreach that Work

Location: Room 337
This workshop will focus on programs that provide high quality training to Latino workers. Experienced trainers will share challenges, curricula and models that work. It will feature effective partnerships and educational programs and materials for Latino workers with a focus on day laborers and the service industry. It will present innovative partnerships involving Consulates, universities, community based organizations, the faith community, OSHA and NIOSH. Community based educational programs and materials that are easily replicated will be showcased. Peer-to-peer training and other models will also be highlighted.

Moderators:
Sherry Baron, MD, Coordinator for Occupational Health Disparities, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Leslie Nickels, M.Ed, University of Illinois, Chicago, School of Public Health

Justice and Equality in the Workplace: A Consulate, OSHA, Community based Partnership
Mark Briggs, Houston South Area Director, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Carlos González-Magallón, Consul General, Consulate General in Houston          

Restaurant Industry at a Crossroad: A Profile of the Nation's Largest Private Sector Employer
Jose Oliva, National Policy Coordinator, Restaurant Opportunities Center United

Partnership and Peer Training As Strategies to Address The Occupational Health of Latino Workers
Emily Q. Ahonen, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
Eric Rodriguez, Executive Director, Latino Union of Chicago         

Occupational Safety and Health Puzzle
Francisco Pacheco, East Coast Field Coordinator, National Day Labor Organizing Network, Maryland
Veronica Federovsky, West Coast Field Coordinator, National Day Labor Organizing Network

B-4: Innovative Partnerships and Effective Education for Latino Workers: Education and Outreach that Work

Location: Room 339
This workshop will showcase programs that provide high quality training programs to Latino workers. Experienced trainers will share challenges, curricula and models that work. This workshop will feature presentations on the challenges and models to use in reaching young Latino workers, as well as innovative partnerships including the EPA, farm workers and others. Community based educational programs and materials that are easily replicated will be showcased. Peer-to-peer training and other models will also be highlighted.

Moderator: Linda Delp, PhD, Director, UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program (UCLA-LOSH)

Lessons Learned: Successful Models of Community-based Immigrant Worker Safety and Health Projects
Tom O'Connor, Executive Director, National Council for Occupational Safety and Health

Reaching Young Latino Workers and Developing Future Leaders 
Jessica Marques, Project Coordinator, UCLA Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program

Engaging Promotores de Salud to Disseminate Occupational Safety and Health on the U.S -Mexico Border
Sandra Barranco García, Vice-Consul for Community Affairs, Consulate General in El Paso

Promoviendo Farmworker's Safety: A Sun and Heat Intervention
Jeff Levin, MD, MSPH, Center Director, Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education; and Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Health Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
Alicia Gonzales, MSSW, Director, Leadership Development and Training Center, National Center for Farmworker Health, Inc.


B-5: The Role of Clinics and Public Health Departments: Identifying and Preventing Work Related Injuries and Illnesses among Latino Workers

Location: Room 343A
This workshop will explore approaches to identifying and preventing occupational injuries and illnesses among underserved working populations. It will focus on the role of clinics and worker centers.

Moderators: Marcia Gomez, MD, Health Resources and Services Administration
Rosemary Sokas, MD, MOH, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Tracking Fatal Work Injuries Among Latino Workers
Scott Richardson, Program Manager, CFOI, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

Making the Invisible Visible: Occupational Illness and Injury
Marc Schenker, MD, MPH, Professor, University of California at Davis   

Farm Worker Occupational Injury and Health Surveillance: The National Agricultural Worker Survey
Daniel Carroll, Federal Program Officer, National Agricultural Workers Survey, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor   

Counting the Injuries in Latino Workers: Using Trauma Registries
Linda Forst, MD, MPH Director, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Division, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health      

Occupational Health Reporting That Works
Katherine H. Kirkland, MPH, Executive Director, Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics
George Delclos, MD, PhD, MPH, Professor and Medical Director (University of Texas Health Services), University of Texas, School of Public Health at Houston

B-6: On-the-Job Programs that Work

Location: Room 346
This workshop will showcase effective on-site, job-based training and education for Latino workers in construction and general industry. Presenters include construction and general industry companies, as well as effective joint labor/ management programs. It will focus on training models that have been shown to be most effective in communicating health and safety messages to Latino workers.

Moderators:
Danezza Quintero, Directorate of Construction, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Scott Schneider, Director of Occupational Safety and Health, Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America

Immigrant Perception of Risk
Michael Flynn, Public Health Advisor, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Employee Involvement: Safety and Health Program Success
Lawrence Wenner, Chief Operating Officer, Wenner Bread Products
Elisonia Valle, Assistant Manager to HR, Wenner Bread Products

Safety and Health Initiatives for Hispanic Workers
Graciela "Grace" Fox, Safety Director, T.A.S. Commercial Concrete Construction, LLC

Working with Latino Workers
Tommy Lee, Director of Safety and Health, W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation

Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce
Zeferino Banda, Jr., CSP -SPAWL Chair, ASSE/SPAWL- Safety Professionals and the Latino Workforce and President/CEO, Banda Group International, LLC

Health and Safety In The Building Trades
Jose Padilla, Director of Apprenticeship and Training, Bay Area Counties Roofing/Waterproofing Industry Apprenticeship Program

Roadway Safety Program
Donald Elisburg, Consultant for the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA)
Brad Sant, Vice President for Safety and Education, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)

B-7: Workers' Rights under OSHA and DOL: Focus on Construction Hazards

Location: Room 335A
This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the rights of workers granted in the OSHA Act, as well as specific health and safety requirements for the construction industry. Wage and Hour will also provide information regarding the payment of minimum and overtime wages, recordkeeping requirements and child labor provisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Presenters will be experienced trainers and representatives from OSHA, Wage and Hour, the Women's Bureau and community organizations.

Moderator: Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, Executive Director, Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health

Workers' Rights Under OSHA
Marcy Goldstein-Gelb, Executive Director, Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health

Introduction to Construction Hazards and Rights under OSHA
Carlos Gallegos, Office of Administration and Training Information, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Women in Construction
Beverly Lyle, Manager, Field Operations/Regional Administrator, U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau

Using OSHA Effectively
Michael E. Martin, Organizing Coordinator, Ironworkers International

Workers' Rights Under Wage and Hour
Troy Mouton, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
Johnny Rodriguez, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

B-8: Workers' Rights Under OSHA and DOL: Focus on General Industry Hazards

Location: Room 335C
This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the rights of workers granted in the OSHA Act, as well as specific health and safety requirements for general industry. Wage and Hour will also provide information regarding the payment of minimum and overtime wages, record keeping requirements and child labor provisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Presenters will be experienced trainers and representatives from OSHA and Wage and Hour.

Moderators:
Laura Kenny, MPH, Labor Liaison, Region II, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Lida Orta Anés, MP, MS, PhD, Catedratica y Coordinadora, Programa Higiene Industrial, University of Puerto Rico

Workers' Rights Under OSHA
Laura Kenny, MPH, Labor Liaison, Region II, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

General Industry Hazards Overview
Belinda Thielen, Occupational Safety and Health Representative, United Food and Commercial Workers Union

Workers' Rights Under Wage and Hour
Ana Arredondo, Wage and Hour Investigator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
Rebecca Hanks, Assistant District Director, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor

Using OSHA Effectively: A Labor/Management Collaboration
Lilia Garcia-Brower, Executive Director, Maintenance Cooperation and Trust Fund, California

B-9: Assistance for Small Businesses and Others: Free Resources for Employers with Latino Workers

Location: Room 343B
This workshop will include presenters fromOSHA, NIOSH and others who will discuss free resources and assistance available to employers, especially small business, to build and support high quality health and safety programs. Examples of the resources will be shared.

Moderator: Elizabeth (Bea) Way, Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances, Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation Program
Melody Kawamoto, MD, Medical Officer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Getting Free Spanish-language Materials Online
Mary Watters, Communications Director, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training

Texas OSHA On-site Consultation Program
Jim Barkley, OSHCON Consultant Manager, Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation, OSHA On-Site Consultation

How Cal/OSHA Reaches Hispanic Workers
Amalia G. Neidhardt, MPH, CIH, Senior Safety Engineer, Cal/OSHA (State of California, Department of Industrial Relations)

Georgia Consultation Program: Services and Resources Available to Latino Workers and Employers
Arthur Wickman, Georgia Tech Research Institute

B-10 Meet the Funders: Funding Worker Safety and Health  Education for Latino Workers

Location: Room 335B
This workshop includes presenters from foundations and government agencies discussing funding opportunities for organizations that are engaged in occupational safety and health education and outreach to Latino workers.Participants are invited toengage in a dialogue about funding mechanisms, practical tips and challenges.

Moderators: Martha S. Vela Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., Kresge Foundation
MaryAnn Garrahan, MS, OSHA

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIEHS
Sharon D. Beard, Industrial Hygienist/Program Administrator,
Division of Extramural Research and Training, Worker Education and Training Program
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Max Lum, EdD, Associate Director for Communication and Global Collaboration, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Susan Harwood Grants and Others
Cathleen Cronin, Director, Office of Training and Educational Development, OSHA Directorate of Training and Education

Public Welfare Foundation
J. Robert Shull, Program Officer, Workers' Rights, Public Welfare Foundation

Ford Foundation
Hector R. Cordero-Guzman, PhD, Program Officer, Quality Employment Unit, Economic Opportunity and Assets Program, Ford Foundation                                 

CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
James W. Platner, PhD, CIH, Associate Director, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training

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WORKSHOP SERIES C: BRIDGING THE GAP

C-1:
Location: Room 336

C-2:
Location: Room 337

C-3:
Location: Room 339

C-4:
Location: Room 340

C-5:
Location:  Room 346

C-6:
Location: Room 335A

C-7:
Location: Room 335B

C-8:
Location: Room 335C

C-9:
Location: Room 343 A

C-10:
Location:  Room 343B

*Simultaneous interpretation available

**File provided for download only
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