Co-moderated with Dr. Catherine Brookman. Construction workers in the United States are 3 to 5 times more likely to be injured or killed on the job compared to workers in other industries, and other countries report similar statistics. BeSuper! is an integrated Total Worker Health® (TWH) intervention for construction supervisors and crews designed to improve safety, health and well-being.
You will learn:
- Rationale for a Total Worker Health (TWH) intervention
- Elements of a TWH intervention for construction
- How to implement self-monitoring and team-based scripted training
- Significant changes in the study of construction supervisors and crews
- How to adapt an intervention for a different industry than the target
W. Kent Anger, Ph.D.
Professor, Oregon Health & Science University
Director, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center,
A NIOSH Center of Excellence in Total Worker Health®
Dr. Kent Anger has a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Maine and served in the Public Health Service as a Scientist Director (Neurobehavioral Toxicology research section) at NIOSH before joining Oregon Health & Science University as the Oregon Institute for Occupational Health Sciences’ Associate Director for Applied Research in 1989. He has been continuously funded since shortly after joining the Institute and has over 90 peer reviewed publications in behavioral neurotoxicology and Total Worker Health® interventions.
Catherine Brookman, PhD
Associate Director, Knowledge Transfer and Exchange, Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders
Conflict of Interest Statement
OHSU and Dr. Anger have a significant financial interest in Northwest Education Training and Assessment [or NwETA], a company that may have a commercial interest in the results of this research and technology. This potential individual and institutional conflict of interest has been reviewed and managed by OHSU.