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 3 of 6: The Right Mask for the Job (April 13, Noon-2:00)

This session will cover different face coverings, face shields, and respirators, and how to choose the right one for the job. There will be an introduction to respiratory protection programs and fit testing for respirators. This session will explain the science of how fabric masks work to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 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