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Webinars

Reopen Texas: Return to Work the Right Way – Restaurant Industry and Webinar Slides
George Delclos, MD, MPH, PhD, David I. Douphrate, PhD, MPT, MBA, CPE, CSP; Robert J. Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM; Janelle Rios, MPH, PhD; Kristina Mena, MSPH, PhD; Michelle McDaniel BS, CHES (SWCOEH CE facilitator; and Tommy Hysler, MD, MPH of Houston Area Safety Council (Webinar moderator).
Guest Speakers: Chirag H. Bhatt, RS, CCFS - Owner, CHB Food Safety Consulting and Kelsey Erickson Streufert, JD - Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy, Texas Restaurant Association
May 27, 2020

Reopen Texas: Return to Work the Right Way – Retail Industry and Webinar Slides
George Delclos, MD, MPH, PhD, David I. Douphrate, PhD, MPT, MBA, CPE, CSP; Robert J. Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM; Janelle Rios, MPH, PhD; Kristina Mena, MSPH, PhD; Michelle McDaniel BS, CHES (SWCOEH CE facilitator; and Tommy Hysler, MD, MPH of Houston Area Safety Council (Webinar moderator).
Guest Speakers: Melissa Santos, MA-Financial Analyst, Food City Supermarkets and Gesuina Legaspi, Gal Fashion Women's Boutique
May 20, 2020

COVID-19 – Return to work best practices and the “new normal” and Open Q&A
Janelle Rios, MPH, PhD and Robert J. Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM.
1-hour webinar to a business collaborative. Companies included: Bonnell Aluminum; Imerys – a mineral-based specialty company; Sauer Brands – food extracts, flavorings, spices; King’s Hawaiian; Commonwealth Handling Equipment Pool – pallets, containers, packaging; Metal Exchange Corporation; Columbus McKinnon – hoists; Smelter Service; BW Packaging Systems; Valvoline; CBRE – real estate firm; Rayonieram Advanced Materials – cellulose specialty products; FIFCO – Costa Rican food and beverages; National Gypsum Technetics; Garlock – sealants and sealings company; Asten Johnson; Global Plasma Solutions.
May 12, 2020.
(Link coming soon)

COVID-19: Industry Impact and Moving Forward and Webinar Q&A
George Delclos, MD, MPH, PhD, Robert J. Emery, DrPH, CHP, CIH, CBSP, CSP, CHMM, CPP, ARM, and Tommy Hysler, MD, MPH of Houston Area Safety Council
April 28, 2020

Construction and COVID-19: Staying Safe on the Job Site.
Kristina D. Mena, MSPH, PhD, Michelle R. McDaniel, BS, CHES, David I. Douphrate, PhD, MPT, MBA, CPE, CSP, Janelle Rios, MPH, PhD, William Brett Perkison MD, MPH, FACOEM, and Tommy Hysler, MD, MPH, PhD (OEM Trainee alum/Houston Area Safety Council Medical Director), in partnership with El Paso Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce and Sundt Construction.
April, 16, 2020 

Developing Relationships in Agricultural Industry to Enhance Education, Communication, and Increase Access to Care.
Bethany Boggess Alcauter, MPH, David I. Douphrate, PhD, MPT, MBA, CPE, Anabel Rodriguez, MPH, PhD, for “COVID-19 Webinar Series:  Resource Sharing and Discussions from the Frontline” from the National Center for Farmworker Health.
April 15, 2020.

Work Safe, Stay Healthy at Home: Ergonomics, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Mental Health guidance while working remotely from home during COVID-19.
Michelle R. McDaniel, BS, CHES, David I. Douphrate, PhD, MPT, MBA, CPE, CSP, R. Sue Day, MS, PhD, Francisco I. Perez, PhD, for the SWCOEH.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
(Link coming soon)

Occupational risks during the COVID-19 pandemic.  (IN SPANISH)
George Delclos, MD, MPH, PhD
March 27, 2020

Industry Impact of COVID-19 Webinar and Webinar Q&A
George Delclos, MD, MPH, PhD and Tommy Hysler, MD, MPH of Houston Area Safety Council
March 26, 2020

UTHealth Publications

Return-to-work guidelines for the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Rueda-Garrido JC, Vicente-Herrero MT, del Campo MT, Reinoso-Barbero L, de la Hoz R, Delclos G, Kales S, Fernandez-Montero A.
Occupational Medicine 2020 [In press].

Impact of meteorological factors on the COVID-19 transmission: A multi-city study in China.
Liu J, Zhou J, Yao J, Zhang X, Li L, Xu X, He X, Wang B, Fu S, Niu T, Yan J, Shi Y, Ren X, Niu J, Zhu W, Li S, Luo B, Zhang K.
Sci Tot Env. 2020; 726: 138513

What dairy farmers must know about COVID-19. [Also in Spanish]
Douphrate D
, Rodriguez A.
Hoard's Dairyman 2020; April 10; 213.

Steps you can take to prevent the introduction and spread of COVID-19 on your dairy
Douphrate D, Rodriguez A.
E-Newsletter from the New Mexico State University Cooperative Dairy Extension Service 2020; (Vol. 54, March)

Training and Fit Testing of Health Care Personnel for Reusable Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirators Compared With Disposable N95 Respirators.
Pompeii L, Kraft C, Brownsword E, Lane M, Benavides E, Rios J, Radonovich L.
JAMA. 2020; 323(18):1849-1852


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