Environmental Assessment Tools and Resources Webinar

New Prevention Tools to Improve Food Safety in Restaurants

NEHA, in collaboration with CDC’s Environmental Health Services Branch, and Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center, will share new environmental assessment (EA) tools and resources, and provide guidance on when to use the tools and who the target audience is for each.  This includes the EA Quicktrain Series, EA Just-in-Time Training, Training Portal and Certificate, and the Certified Foodborne Outbreak Investigator Credential, which is currently in development.  This webinar will provide information about how EAs and the many great resources available to you, can assist your food safety program in preventing foodborne illness outbreaks in your jurisdiction, by identifying and understanding environmental factors.

Speakers Include:

  • Erik W. Coleman, MPH, Health Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health.
    • Topic:  Erik presents on environmental assessments, the National Environmental Assessment Reporting System (NEARS), and the Virtual Environmental Assessment Training.
  • Elizabeth Landeen, NEHA, Associate Director, Program and Partnership Development Department
    • Topic: Elizabeth presents on NEHA’s online Environmental Assessment Training Portal and Certificate, and the Certified Foodborne Outbreak Investigator Credential.
  • Elaine Scallan, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology; Director, Doctor of Public Health Program in Epidemiology; Director, Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center; Co-Director, Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence; Colorado School of Public Health, CU Anschutz Medical Campus
    • Topic: Elaine presents on the Environmental Assessment Quick Trains and the Just in Time Training, as well as the “team” promotional materials to let you know which training is best for which team member.