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NIH Safety, Health and Wellness Day -- August 26, 2015

NIH Safety, Health and Wellness Day.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015.
9:30 AM – 2:00 PM.
Building 45, Natcher Conference Center.
Are you interested in improving your safety, health and wellness? Do you have questions concerning your safety at work or at home? Are you still trying to figure out how to accomplish your new year’s resolution? Have you heard about "well-being" and are curious what it means? Are you or a co-worker caring for a family member?
If any of these questions intrigue you, then the 2015 NIH Safety, Health and Wellness Day event is for you! Mark Your Calendar!
Join us at 9:30 AM for the Opening Ceremony with a keynote speech, "Well-Being and Work," by Dr. Anita Schill, Senior Science Advisor to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Total Worker Health Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Opening Ceremony will also recognize this year’s Institute/Center Safety and Health Chairpersons. The Opening Ceremony will be videocast live at 
There will be a variety of activities and exhibits, including health screenings, nutrition demonstrations and tastings, physical fitness activities, NIH Institute/Center exhibits, Recreation & Welfare Club information, Heart Saver AED/CPR demonstration, NIH Police Active Shooter Interactive Demonstration, and Elder/Adult Dependent Care Information and Resources Fair.
To register for "Interactive Activities" during the event and find information about food and transportation, visit the NIH Safety, Health and Wellness Day website at: 
This year’s event is sponsored by: the Office of Research Services; Office of Research Facilities; NIH Occupational Safety and Health Committee; IC Safety and Health Chairpersons Committee; Laboratory Sustainability Group; along with our very special 2015 IC co-sponsor, the National Cancer Institute. 
Individuals who need reasonable accommodation to participate should contact Ms. Carole Harman, Office of Research Services, at or (301) 402-8180 and/or the Federal Relay at (800) 877-8339. Requests should be made at least five days in advance of the event.
For additional information about this event, you can contact Mr. Chris Gaines, Office of Research Services, at 301-451-3631 or, or follow us on twitter @NIHEmplSrvcs​. Tweet your event photos and comments using #Safety&HealthDayNIH.​