2018 Symposium held to address health and safety culture

 

Dr. Ward explains the reasoning for creating the symposium was because although the center has done a lot of important work, many of the people it reaches are far away. “So, we thought it might be beneficial to bring people from around the country, from all these different health – public health – domains into one place so we can share ideas and generate new insights and new knowledge by talking to each other, rather than just being out there in our silos and not talking to each other.”

Last week, ABCFoxMontana published an article on our 2018 Symposium.
 
“We’re only a few weeks into the “hundred deadliest days of the year,” the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day that sees the highest spike in fatal teen driving deaths, according to AAA.

So Montana State University’s Center for Health and Safety Culture is taking action: holding its first symposium, which brings behavioral scientists from all corners of North America to

As Director of the Center for Health and Safety Culture, Dr. Nic Ward was motivated to give health and safety practitioners a space to address current research and discuss the best practices for dealing with these problems. He adds that the goal of the symposium is about more than just recognizing the issues, but working together to solve them.

Dr. Ward explains the reasoning for creating the symposium was because although the center has done a lot of important work, many of the people it reaches are far away. “So, we thought it might be beneficial to bring people from around the country, from all these different health – public health – domains into one place so we can share ideas and generate new insights and new knowledge by talking to each other, rather than just being out there in our silos and not talking to each other.”

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