This webinar addresses how procurement policy change is being implemented across the country through government policy and in private and public organizations. The webinar discusses the importance of procurement policies in creating a healthier work environment, how to successfully implement healthy procurement policies, and how to navigate different legal and policy issues that can arise with the implementation of healthy procurement policies.
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This webinar provides an overview of school policies, explains the importance of a school health council, and outlines key tools to make school policy change a reality.
Cigarette manufacturers and others are moving aggressively to develop, test, and market many non-cigarette commercial tobacco products, also called “other tobacco products” (OTPs). This webinar provides a description of OTPs, including gaps in regulation, and emphasizes the important role state and local health departments can play in regulating these products.
This webinar outlines the importance of community use of school property, discuss the concerns behind community use of school facilities and liability, give the legal basics on liability and address the key concepts of the model School Recreational Use Statute.
Drafting effective policies is critical to achieving overall systems change. Having clear policies helps to avoid confusion and controversy during the implementation phase. This webinar provides tips and suggestions on challenges, and provide tools to overcome those hurdles.
This webinar addresses the legal protections under both Minnesota and federal law that protect nursing mothers in the workplace. In addition, the webinar highlights the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers, infants, employers and our health care system overall.
An overview of the 2009 federal legislation regulating tobacco products and its impact on the tobacco control authority of state and local governments.
Employers who establish worksite wellness programs must comply with certain legal requirements. This webinar outlines important legal issues to consider, including HIPAA nondiscrimination regulations, the HIPAA Privacy Rule, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), federal and state nursing mothers laws, and federal income tax law.
A basic introduction to preemption concepts and how they apply to public health.