The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Worker Training Program (WTP) and the University of Nebraska Medical Center Ethics Advisory Committee are sponsoring a webinar on Ethical Considerations Regarding Meat Processing Plant Operations, Worker Safety, & Community Welfare Wednesday, July 22 at 2 PM ET.

“This session will explore the ethical considerations regarding meat processing plant operations, worker safety, and community welfare. Hear from professional’s in infection prevention and control, union leadership, ethicists, and health disparity experts. The panelists will illustrate the challenges of providing guidance to meat processing plants, as well as discussing the issues workers are facing. The webinar will culminate by examining the strategies and interventions that can most effectively and ethically reduce the risks of outbreaks and protect the people working in these plants.”

Speakers:

Matt Wynia, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado, UNMC Global Center for Health Security Ethics Advisory Committee Chair

Jocelyn Herstein, PhD, Global Center for Health Security, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Athena Ramos, PhD Assistant Professor, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kelly Dineen, RN, JD, PhD Associate Professor, Director, Health Law Program – Health Law Program Creighton University School of Law, UNMC Global Center for Health Security Ethics Advisory Committee Member

Seema Mohapatra, JD, Associate Professor of Law and Dean’s Fellow, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, UNMC Global Center for Health Security Ethics Advisory Committee Member

Robyn Robbins, Director of the Office of Health and Safety, United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

Register using the link below to add this webinar to your calendar!

Webinar details:

Ethical Considerations Regarding Meat Processing Plant Operations, Worker Safety, and Community Welfare

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT

To register and attend, please follow this link:

https://nih.webex.com/nih/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9dabbe6eb44e1714faf46b71004f099c

OR call the number below and enter the access code.

1-650-479-3208

Access code: 126 256 6287