Branch Chief, Worker Education & Training
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Joseph ‘Chip’ Hughes is currently the director of an innovative federal safety and health training program based at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The program supports cooperative agreements to develop and deliver model safety and health training programs for workers involved in hazardous substances response with numerous universities, unions, community colleges and other non-profit organizations throughout the nation. He has directed the NIEHS Ebola Biosafety Hazard Training Initiative and been involved in the design, development and deployment of biosafety training for more than 15 years. More recently, he has led an integrated federal initiative to respond to the opioids in the workplace crisis and a health and safety training initiative for essential and returning COVID19 response workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM EDT