Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

02/01/2024 - 02/02/2024 - Hot, Dusty, and Smoky: Navigating Extremes, Climate Change Impacts on OEH

Thursday, February 1 (Online) &
Friday, February 2, 2024 (In-Person | Berkeley, CA)

Climate change is pressing public health crisis that is already impacting the world of work. Join the Northern California Centers for Occupational and Environmental Health for a deep dive into the chemical, biological, and physical hazards of navigating climate extremes. Learn about the rising prevalence of Valley Fever, a fungal infection caused by inhaling dust or soil particles, particularly in drought-affected regions. Discuss the impacts of rising temperatures on worker safety, heat-...