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Occupational Science Masters’ Program Survey, UIC School of Public Health

Posted: Oct 14, 2019

Are you interested in environmental health, climate change, worker health and safety or health sciences in general? Are you considering graduate school? Have you considered pursuing a graduate degree or a second graduate degree?

Please complete this brief survey!

Please click on this link to get to survey: https://publichealth.uic.edu/environmental-occupational-health-sciences/eohs-survey/

***All survey respondents will have the chance to enter their information for a random drawing for a $20 target gift card.  5 winners will be chosen from this random drawing.***  

We would like to learn about preferences regarding graduate programs in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS), specifically at UIC.  We are interested in hearing from you even if you do not plan to pursue a graduate degree or already have plans to pursue graduate education in another field.  This survey is anonymous, those interested in learning more about our program will have the option to provide contact information.

Have educational opportunities to share? Contact us today at updates@chicago.assp.org

New Educational Opportunity, CEUs offered

Posted: Oct 07, 2019

Got educational opportunities to share? Contact us today at updates@chicago.assp.org

November 20, 2019-Defining the Role of the Chemical Hygiene Officer (In the class you will build your Laboratory Specific Plan)

December 4, 2019-Advanced Laboratory Safety: Inspections, Beyond Requirements, Best Practices and Process Safety Concepts

December 5, 2019-Managing Respiratory Protection Programs: The Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) Administrator

Open flyer (pdf)

Chapter Needs Survey results

Posted: Sep 06, 2019

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25 of our 250+ members completed the survey.

    • 16% consultants
    • 10% construction professionals
    • 10% corporate managers
    • 10% identified as other

Top subjects relevant to their profession include:

      • OSHA
      • Ergonomics
      • Career development
      • Environment
      • Injury prevention
      • Training technique

Recommended meeting topics and tours include:

      • ergonomics
      • OSHA updates
      • tours of UL, Amazon, active construction sites, and popular Chicago destinations.

-Most identified growing a professional network as a major reason for being an ASSP member and expect expansion of their local network and increasing technical knowledge from the local chapter.

-The most requested meeting regions and times include North Side and Downtown on Wednesdays or Thursdays, mid-day or early evening.

-Current topics, member updates, socializing and networking, and earning CEUs were top incentives to attend Chapter meetings.

Thank you to the participants of this year’s member survey.  Congrats to the winners of the survey completion drawing- Sanobeia Brima, Ed Bowen, and Ronica Hall. We anticipate posting another survey next spring and hope to get even more members’ response and hand out gift cards again.