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The Emerging Cannabis Industry: Worker Safety and Health, Part 1
As legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational use proceeds in Canada and in a number of states in the US, concern grows about health and safety of the workers in the cannabis industry. To assist the cannabis industry in Colorado, a variety of health and safety stakeholders collaborated to put together a comprehensive guideline of safety regulations and best practices. This educational session will review highlights of the guideline, specific health and safety issues and the current state the marijuana industry in Colorado. In addition, NIOSH has performed health hazard evaluations (HHEs) during harvesting and processing cannabis and will present those findings. The potential impact of cannabis use history on workplace impairment and workplace drug testing will also be discussed, In addition, the AIHA Government Relations Group has set up a Cannabis Industry Health and Safety Task Force to study health and safety issues associated with in the cannabis industry and whose goals and objectives will be discussed. The Emerging Cannabis Industry: Health, Safety, and Laboratory Issues, Part 2
As legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational use proceeds in Canada and in a number of states in the US, concern grows about health and safety of the workers. Cannabis grow-op facilities operate in a manner similar to a producer of any consumable natural product such as milk from a dairy. Information on the health and safety issues specific to grow-op facilities, indoor air quality surveys, health and safety concerns, and the state of science of laboratory sampling and analysis in the cannabis industry will be dicussed. Explore other AIHce EXP 2018 Bundles.
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