The US EPA Region 9 Air Division Indoor Air Program and The University of Tulsa's Indoor Air Program, in collaboration with the Central Valley Children's Services Network and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, are offering 3 consecutive, FREE workshops on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Asthma Triggers.
Session 1: 8:45 am to 12:30 pm: Asthma Friendly Indoor Environments in K-12 schools. IAQ Tools for Schools, asthma triggers, cleaning, mold prevention and remediation, air filtration and other 'hot topics.' (English only)
Dr. Richard Shaughnessy, University of Tulsa; Barbara Spark, U.S.EPA Region 9
Please arrive at 8:30 am for sign-in
Session 2: 1:45 pm to 3:45 pm: Asthma triggers and IAQ basics for homes, including the impact of outdoor air pollution on indoor air exposures. (con traduccion en espanol - Spanish translation provided)
Dr. Richard Shaughnessy
Sign-in begins at 1:15 pm
Session 3: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Asthma triggers for child care providers and head start, including an introduction to Children's Environmental Health. (con traduccion en espanol - Spanish translation provided)
Deanna Rossi, California Department of Public Health; Barbara Spark U.S.EPA Region 9
Sign-in begins at 3:45 pm
Since asthma triggers can be found in every indoor environments, there will be some overlap between the sessions. You may register for one, two, or all three sessions.
Who should attend?
-School district administrators and personnel, including risk managers, maintenance and operations managers and lead staff, environmental and energy managers, nurses, school board members, PTA/PTO leaders, JPAs, NGOs, health service directors and assistants.
-Community members concerned about health and the enviornment, county and local government officials, housing officials, health organizations, health care providers, policy makers.
-Child care and Head Start administrators and providers, parents, tribal child care providers, tribal health and environmental staff.
FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS, INCLUDING BIO SKETCHES OF THE TRAINERS,SEE BROCHURE PROVIDED BY EPA. THIS BROCHURE HAS A HARD COPY REGISTRATION FORM (IN ENGLISH AND IN SPANISH) FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNABLE TO REGISTER ONLINE.
TO RECEIVE THIS BROCHURE DIRECTLY, SEND A REQUEST TO BARBARA SPARK, email@example.com
Co-sponsored by the US EPA Region 9, University of Tulsa, Central Valley Children's Services Network, and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
EPA Indoor Air Quality Website: www.epa.gov/iaq
Asthma Community Network Website: www.asthmacommunitynetwork.org
The information contained on this site was obtained from EPA, except for the link and map to the training site Children's Services Network. The University of Tulsa Indoor Air Program in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and EPA recommend that viewers examine information in its original context, if possible, for which purpose the training brochure has been attached.
For a copy of the brochure please contact Barbara Spark.