Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (Pacific Time)
The scope of cannabis cultivation, processing, and retailing is changing and expanding throughout California. This one-day symposium will focus on identifying workplace safety hazards, exposure risks, and mitigation strategies within the cannabis industry.
Speakers include experts from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, California Department of Public Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention/The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Western States Division, California Growers Association, United Food and Commercial Workers, UC San Francisco, and UC Davis.
Early Bird Registration: $325.00
Standard Registration: $385.00
Late Registration: $435.00
A limited number of discounted seats for full-time students are available. Government employees and union members may also be eligible for a discount. Early bird registration ends December 20, 2017.
At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
Occupational Health Hazards in the Cannabis Industry and Recent NIOSH Hazard Evaluations at Cannabis-related Worksites
CDR Bradley S. King, PhD, MPH, CIH
Environmental Health Officer, U.S. Public Health Service; Industrial Hygienist, Center for Disease Control and Prevention / National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Western States Division
Identifying and Reducing Hazards in Cultivation Facilities
Roberta Smith, RN, MSPH, CIC, CIH
Occupational Health Program Manager, Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Emerging from the Shadows: Understanding the Cannabis Workforce, Past, Present and Future
Hezekiah D. Allen
Executive Director of the California Growers Association
Secondhand Smoke from Marijuana: Return of a Familiar Problem
Matthew L. Springer, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, UC San Francisco
Ergonomic Challenges in California Cannabis Farms
Fadi Fathallah, Ph.D.
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, UC Davis
Farzaneh Khorsandi, Ph.D.
Agricultural Safety and Health Extension Specialist, UC Davis Cooperative Extension
Exposures to Second Hand Cannabis in Public Places and Dispensaries in the Bay Area
Peter A. Jaques, Ph.D.
California Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Lab, Indoor Air Quality Section
Hezekiah D. Allen, Executive Director of the California Growers Association and James Araby, Executive Director of the United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council
ABIH® Diplomates can earn up to 5 of contact hours for this event. Visit http://www.abih.org /maintain-certification/cm-credit-education-events for more information.
The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12983, for five contact hours.
Registered Environmental Health Specialists (REHS)
This course has been approved for 5 contact hours, REHS. COEH-CE is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) Program Continuing Education Accreditation Agency approved by the California Department of Public Health.
Certified Safety Professionals may be eligible to earn up to 5 contact hours, or 0.5 Continuing of Certification (COC) points by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals. Visit http://www.bcsp.org/Certifications/Recertification for more information.
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Pauley Ballroom, Bancroft Way
University of California, Berkeley
2475 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, California 94720