Course Description

This presentation will describe the pathways through which the conditions of work shape worker health and safety. The conditions of work include the physical work environment as well as the organization of work, such as job tasks and demands and psychosocial factors on the job. This presentation will describe an approach to protecting and promoting worker safety and health through improvements in the conditions of work, including the physical work environment as well as the organization of work. 

You will learn:

  • The pathways through which the conditions of work shape worker health and safety
  • Conditions of work include the physical work environment as well as the organization of work, such as job tasks and demands and psychosocial factors on the job


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PhD

Glorian Sorensen

Dr. Sorensen is Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of the Center for Community-Based Research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She also leads the Harvard Chan School Center for Work, Health and Well-being, a NIOSH Total Worker Health® Center of Excellence. Her research focuses on integrated approaches to worker and worksite health and safety, and has included intervention studies across a range of industries (e.g., manufacturing, construction, health care, social service, and transportation, and with small and large worksites). She also has ongoing worksite tobacco control research in India.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Integrated Strategies For Worker Safety And Health: A Conceptual Model For Intervention and Research

    • Pre-Survey

    • Integrated Strategies For Worker Safety And Health: A Conceptual Model For Intervention and Research

    • Integrated Strategies For Worker Safety And Health: A Conceptual Model For Intervention and Research - Presentation Slides

    • Evaluation Survey