WEHA 2019 Educational Conference

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 to Friday, October 18, 2019
Event Type: 
Non-NEHA Event
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Event City: 
Elkhart Lake
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Day 1 (Wednesday, October 16)- General Environmental Health Sessions: Carbon Monoxide poisoning reporting, Source of Lead Poisoning, Safe Spaces for Children, Addressing PFAS in Wisconsin, Drug and Meth Cleanup, Legal Issues with Human Health Hazards, Roundtable Sessions: opioid cleanup, radon in schools, flooding response, algal blooms

Day 2 (Thursday, October 17) The agenda will contain dual-track options for specific topics relating to food safety and general EH. Thursday will also include a round table discussion by DATCP to allow for more smaller group discussions/answers. The topics for Thursday include: Legionella Case Study, The Up and Up on Food Safety, ABSORB, Pool Review, New and Emerging Pests- Batzner Pest Control, Plan Review: Cold Storage and Dry Storage Calculator, Licensing- A Year in Review, Preparedness Training Retail Inspection and Meat Safety, Round table discussions: Produce Safety, HACCP vs Variance, Maple Syrup, Product Assessment/Challenge Studies, Industrial Hemp, Retail Equipment, Cleaning Up Biological Incidents at Retail.

Day 3 (Friday, October 18) will be a half day closing session with our featured speaker. This year, WEHA is proud to sponsor: Lone Jespersen, founder of Cultivate. Lone is an entrepreneur, high-level strategist, food safety expert, and visionary dedicated to helping food manufacturers deliver safe and quality food through culture-driven intervention. Find more information about Lone and her mission at https://cultivatefoodsafety.com

Contact Name: 
Brian Hobbs
Wisconsin Environmental Health Association