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Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Final Performance Report, May 1996.


PB97113724

Publication Date 1996
Personal Author Whitehead, L. W.
Page Count 45
Abstract Academic training has been provided by the Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health in Houston, Texas in the areas of industrial hygiene, occupational health for nurses, occupational medicine, and safety engineering and hazardous substance training. Courses were offered in theory and practice in the specialties, and joint course work was included in occupational and environmental health, along with the principle disciplines of public health including epidemiology, biostatistics, behavioral sciences, and management and policy sciences. The continuing education program and outreach program of the center offered courses in a five state region to those practicing in the field of occupational health along with professionals in related disciplines, paraprofessionals and technicians. Focus has also been expanding in the areas of infection control, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene. Grants and stipends available for participants in the program were discussed. The strongest program in the industrial health division was that of exposure assessment and related work with epidemiologic studies and other health effects activities.
Keywords
  • Health education
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Training
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Occupational medicine
  • Safety engineering
  • Hazardous substances
  • Continuing education
  • Education resource centers
  • Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 44P - Health Education & Manpower Training
Corporate Authors Texas Univ. Health Science Center at Houston. Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health.; National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.
Supplemental Notes Sponsored by National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Rept. for 1 Jul 90-30 Jun 95.
NTIS Issue Number 199703
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Final Performance Report, May 1996.
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Final Performance Report, May 1996.
PB97113724

  • Health education
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Training
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Occupational medicine
  • Safety engineering
  • Hazardous substances
  • Continuing education
  • Education resource centers
  • Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 68G - Environmental Health & Safety
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 44P - Health Education & Manpower Training
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