F5: SPARKTalks: Putting the Worker in Total Worker Health®

Joaquin Diaz, CIH, CSP, QEP Moderator
Skanska USA Building
Portland, OR 
United States of America
Deborah Nelson, CIH, FAIHA Presenter
Nelson-Imel IH Consulting, LLC
Boulder, CO 
United States of America
Xavier Alcaraz, MSPH, CIH, CSP Presenter
BSI Consulting
San Jose, CA, CA 
United States of America
Nancy Wilk, MHSc, CIH Co-Presenter
WSP Canada inc.
Millgrove, ON 
Joaquin Diaz, CIH, CSP, QEP Co-Presenter
Skanska USA Building
Portland, OR 
United States of America
Elizabeth Hill, MPH, CIH, CSP Co-Presenter
SAIF Corporation
Salem, OR 
United States of America
Jennifer Cavallari, ScD, CIH Co-Presenter
UConn School of Medicine
Farmington, CT 
Pedro Flores Gallardo, MS, CSP Co-Presenter
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 
Tue, 5/21: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Education Session 
Greater Columbus Convention Center 
Room: A 210 
CM Credit Hours:


This session on Total Worker Health® places the worker in Total Worker Health® by sharing stories and perspectives on the implementation and impact of the TWH® approach. SPARKTalks will be delivered by several presenters by providing a monologue within these stories. The topics include: a) women in mining; b) Latinos in construction; c) the office receptionist; d) remote/hybrid worker; e) gig worker; f) worker in a chemical processing plant; and g) worker on disability.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, the participant will be able to:

• Demonstrate the need for a holistic, integrated approach like TWH.
• Discuss how TWH can positively and negatively impact a person's life.
• Show the impact and benefit of TWH by sharing stories. 

Content Level


Interactive Session Experience


Organizational Category


Primary Industry

All Industries


Total Worker Health®