Emergency Responder Health and Safety Conference
by Christian Regenhard Center for Emergency Response Studies (RaCERS)
Date And Time
Fri, March 20, 2020
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street
Room 9.64 NB
New York, NY 10019
Health and safety for first responders is evolving, Join expert and advocates to document where we are and future action needed.
Worker safety and health has made strides, but threats evolve. Long-term effects of exposures, increasing violence, opioid abuse, and integration of services against threats of mass violence have created new challenges. Join the definitive gathering of municipal health and safety professionals for uniformed emergency responders. Panels and discussions will feature labor, mental health, technology, occupational safety, and labor representatives gathering to discuss successes, challenges, and solutions.
Confirmed participants include EMS Local 2507, NYPD Sergeant’s Benevolent Association, Uniformed Firefighters Association,Fire Alarm Dispatchers Benevolent Association, CUNY School of Public Health, SUNY Downstate School of Public Health, and John Jay College of Criminal Justice’d Department of Psychology. Technology panelists will include DHS’ National Urban Security Technology Laboratory, Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure, Nextwave, and others.