From 1999-2016, more than 350,000 people died from an overdose involving
prescription and illegal opioids. On average, 115 Americans die every day from an
opioid overdose. Overdoses involving opioids killed about 48,000 people in 2017.
Approximately 40% of those deaths were from prescription opioids.
This national opioid epidemic is impacting communities and worksites throughout
the country. In this workshop participants will learn facts about the crisis, the impact
of prescription and illegal opioids, the connection between hazardous jobs, workplace
injury, and opioid misuse, overdose, and addic tion, jobs that may have occupational
exposure, worker protection guidelines, and non-punitive strategies for helping
UAW Region 9A
256 W. 38th Street, 12th Floor
(between 7th & 8th Avenues)
Thursday, September 27, 2018
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jonathan Rosen, MS CIH, AJ Rosen & Associates LLC