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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: Return to the Worksite

Join us for a discussion with Dr. John Staley about the basics of infection prevention and control in the workplace. We will talk about considerations for businesses as they plan to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic as well as how employees can prepare to protect themselves and their families upon returning to the worksite.

December 10, 2020 | 2:00pm




John Staley, PhD, MSEH, Director of Outreach and Continuing Education North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education Research Center Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

John Staley is NC OSHERC’s Director of Outreach and Continuing Education. Dr. Staley is also a member of the BSPH core faculty in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Staley has over 20 years of experience as a public health policy and management expert, including occupational safety and health micro/macro level management. His work also includes disaster preparedness and response program development, infectious disease and environmental health/safety, and program/curriculum design for undergraduate, masters and doctoral level programs. Dr. Staley has a strong interest in outreach with the first responder community, e.g., fire/EMS, law enforcement, the military and vulnerable work populations, and his current work is as a Co-Investigator on Carolina PROSPER, a N.C. Policy Collaboratory funded COVID-19 project, to assist businesses during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.


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Recorded on November 2, 2020