The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Safety, Health and Wellness Day will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2023, from 10:00am – 2:00pm, on the South lawn and patio area of Building 10 of the NIH Bethesda campus. Everyone is welcome. Enjoy the activities and learn about safety, health and wellness opportunities at NIH. This popular event – held in person for the first time since 2019 – will be hosted by the NIH Office of Research Services, Office of Research Facilities, Occupational Safety and Health Committee, and the Laboratory Sustainability Group, along with 2023 co-sponsor, the National Institute of Mental Health.
The focus of this year's event is to enhance employee awareness of mental health, wellness, chemical safety, roadway and pedestrian safety, and preventing/reducing work-related injuries and illnesses. Over 30 table displays will feature a wide variety of health and wellness topics including safety and health promotion exhibits and games, safety seminars, ergonomic and CPR demonstrations, physical fitness activities, nutrition, total worker health and more.
Mark your calendars and plan to attend this fun and informative event with a coworker! Plan to stay for lunch and choose from menu items prepared by specialty food trucks on site to serve a variety of delectable choices for purchase.
The Safety, Health and Wellness Day experience will also be held at local NIH off-campus locations:
Bethesda campus will hold their event on the South lawn and patio area of Building 10. Over 30 table displays will feature a wide variety of health and wellness topics including safety and health promotion exhibits and games, safety seminars, ergonomic and CPR demonstrations, physical fitness activities, nutrition, total worker health and more.
IRF-Fredrick will hold their event at the 8200 Atrium and Lawn. Their gathering will include chemical safety, wellness activities and presentations as well as a team building opportunity.
NIAID-BRC/Bayview Campus will host their Safety, Health and Wellness Day on July 12 at the BRC Atrium in Baltimore, MD. The event runs from 11am to 2pm and includes fitness center tours, fitness demos, CPR demos, Wellness Committee activities and much more. If you are at either location on those days, stop by for some fun and to learn more about safety and wellness topics.
For more information visit the NIH Safety, Health and Wellness Day website to view the program.
The opening session and seminars can be accessed remotely as a VideoCast event.
Sign language interpreting and CART services are available upon request to participate in this event. Individuals needing either of these services should contact Roxy Grossnickle via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests should be made at least five days in advance. To access Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS), call 711.