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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Madison County Joins the NIOSH Affiliate Program

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Wampsville, NY – Madison County Health Department is now an official Affiliate of the NIOSH Total Worker Health® program. The Total Worker Health program, developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), aims to promote the safety, health and well-being of workers.

As a Total Worker Health Affiliate, Madison County Health Department actively assists in research, policies, practices, programs, interventions, and other work-products that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being. As an Affiliate, Madison County Health Department has access to technical expertise and research findings through shared databases, as well as the enhanced ability to deliver effective interventions.

Madison County Health Department is already working with three local employers using a Total Worker Health program approach. Additionally, Madison County Health Department is part of a local Planning Committee for the Healthy Workforce Business Conference to be held on October 15th in Hamilton, NY with conference speakers from NIOSH, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Manufacturers Association of Center New York, HP Hood, and other industry leaders.

For more information about the Total Worker Health program, local initiatives, and the upcoming CNY Healthy Workforce Business Conference on October 15, 2019, visit www.healthymadisoncounty.org.

Total Worker Health® is a registered trademark of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Participation by Madison County Health Department does not imply endorsement by HHS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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