Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:00 PM to at 03:00 PM



Carrie Sadovnik CIH, LEED GA and Celia Quinn, MD, MPH New York City Department of Health

Lisa Brosseau, ScD, CIH, Professor, University of Illinois-Chicago

Steve Kaplan, BS, Assistant Regional Administrator for Enforcement,OSHA Region 2

Guillermina Mejia, MPH, Safety and Health Director at DC 37, AFSCME

Lisa Baum, MA, OSH Representative, New York State Nurses Association

Mark Catlin, BS, Service Employees International Union                  

What is Ebola, and what do workers need to know to understand their risk of exposure on the job? What is New York City's plan in response to Ebola? What is OSHA's response, and how does the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard apply to Ebola?

While the World Health Organization states that Ebola is not an airborne disease, what is the difference between "airborne" and "aerosolized-transmissible"? What does this distinction mean for health care workers and others who come into contact with Ebola patients? As more cases arise, what PPE, including respiratory protection, is needed to best protect workers from exposure to Ebola in both hospital and non-hospital settings?

What role are unions playing in educating their members and urging employers and governmental agencies to take all necessary steps to protect the workforce?


Event is free, light lunch is provided, but seating is limited!

Today is your LAST CHANCE to register online!

For more information, contact Susan McQuade at 212-227-6440 x12.

Session is made possible, in part, by a grant from the New York State Department of Labor, C14790.


District Council 37, AFSCME
125 Barclay Street
Room 1
new york, NY 10007