COVID-19 Educational Series

EHSI is excited to announce that we will be providing a unique opportunity for small businesses to learn how to protect their workers during the COVID-19 pandemic and comply with state and federal regulations.

As part of this program, EHSI is providing a COVID-19 blog and a series of webinars to help employers improve their knowledge regarding several aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic with the ultimate goal of helping employers protect their workers. These webinars will include one hour of live presentation and a half hour of community questions. The webinars will be recorded and uploaded to this webpage within a week of the live presentation. Training and blog posts will be provided by Shonnessy Gilmore, MPH, CIH, CSP, and will be designed to help a variety of businesses across Washington state navigate COVID-19 health and safety.

Speaker Bio

Shonnessy Gilmore is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional with 8 years of industry experience in occupational health and safety. She holds a Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health from the University of Washington, focused in environmental microbiology and exposure sciences. She has a comprehensive scientific background in microbiology, biology, environmental science, environmental health, public health, and industrial hygiene. Her experience includes overseeing health and safety on construction projects at universities, airports, public works, military bases, and federal buildings. One of her passions is teaching health and safety classes that give viewers practical tips on how to protect themselves in their work environment.

Webinar 1 of 6: COVID-19 Workplace Basics for Indoor Spaces

This session will cover work from home accommodation and ergonomics, in office ventilation, worker spacing, barricades/physical barriers, worker education/resources, facial coverings, and administrative controls to prevent virus spread in indoor work environments. It will include an introduction to available COVID-19 resources for the employer audience. There will be up to an hour post session to ask any questions or suggest future topics for discussion.