In collaboration with state health departments, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), regional Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (OSH ERC), and other occupational safety and health partners, the Southeastern States Occupational Health Network (SouthON) will foster and increase capacity for surveillance of work-related injuries and illnesses at the state and regional level. SouthON's Objectives
- Build relationships with state-based occupational epidemiologists, NIOSH, academic colleagues, OSHA, and other occupational health partners;
- Provide epidemiology and program planning tools to build capacity;
- Develop common priorities for occupational injury and illness surveillance, epidemiology methods, and worksite interventions; and,
- Promote scientific collaboration among member states and occupational health partners.
- Discuss development of occupational heat illness indicator
- Discuss new regional occupational surveillance report
- Plan for next SouthON annual meeting