About Katherine Kirkland

Katherine Kirkland, DrPH, is executive director of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics. The association represents a network of clinics and individuals committed to improving the practice of occupational and environmental medicine through information sharing and collaborative research.

Recruiting the next generation of occupational safety and health workers

In 2011, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released a report assessing the nation’s need for occupational safety and health services. The report found the “future national demand for occupational safety and health services will significantly outstrip the number of professionals with the necessary training, education and experience to provide such services.”

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