COVID-19 Educational Series

EHSI is excited to provide 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 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. Training provided by Shonnessy Gilmore, MPH, CIH, CSP, is 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 5: Navigating Safety Resources and Problem-Solving (May 25th, Noon-2:00)

This session will focus on navigating state and federal resources and requirements, to provide up to date and ongoing compliance for the employer audience. The goal of this session will be to give the employer audience the skills to stay in compliance in a changing pandemic and make them aware of the resources available to them from different providers. This session will be flexible and designed around situations which had been addressed for different businesses during the “Ask a CIH” sessions, looking at problems and complications faced by the employer audience as well as other real-world examples. There will be up to an hour post session to ask the Certified Industrial Hygienist any questions or suggest future topics for discussion.

Webinars will be recorded and posted on YouTube and this website.

Recordings of Previous Webinars

Webinar 1: Workplace Basics for Indoor Spaces

Webinar 2: Workplace Basics for Outdoor Spaces

Webinar 3: The Right Mask for the Job

Webinar 4: Ventilation, Barriers, and Engineering