Welcome to the OSHERC Seminar Portal

This portal provides access instructions and archive information for the following seminar:


Archives of previous seminars moderated by John Staley, PhD, MSEH, with respiratory protection expert speakers Pat Curran, CIH and Craig Colton, CIH:

Session 1- Donning and Doffing N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators and Related Topics (3/25/2020)

Session 2 – Current Issues Relating to Respiratory Protection SARS-CoV-2 (4/7/2020)

Session 3 – Current Issues Relating to Respiratory Protection SARS-CoV (4/16/2020)

Session 4 – Current Issues Relating to Respiratory Protection SARS-CoV (5/5/2020)

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Instructions for Accessing a Zoom Webinar:

  • If you have already registered, you should have received an email with a personal link to the webinar. Use that link to access the webinar. Do not share your personal link with anyone else.
  • If you have NOT registered, follow the instructions below:
    1. Click on the link to the registration page.
    2. A new browser window will open.
    3. Enter your first and last name and your email address, then click the “Register” button.
    4. On the next page a link to the webinar will appear. This is a personal link that you should not share with others. This link will also come to you in an email.
    5. If the webinar is starting, click the link to enter the webinar.
    6. If you are registering ahead of time, you can 1) bookmark the webinar link for later, or 2) check your email inbox to make sure you’ve gotten the link in the registration confirmation email. Just make sure you can find the link again when the webinar is ready to begin.
    7. If this is the very first time you have accessed a Zoom meeting you will first have to download and install the Zoom Launcher application. See https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us for help or more information.
  • If you have already registered, but cannot find your registration email, you can register again. Make sure to enter the same information as before so you are not registered twice.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides important resources to protect workers.

NIOSH Extramural Centers’ COVID-19 Response page through the University of Illinois Chicago provides a snapshot of what NIOSH funded Education Research Centers like N.C. OSHERC are doing to help employers, and policymakers protect their communities and the U.S. workforce.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides both general and interim guidance on COVID-19 control and prevention in the workplace.

Director: Leena Nylander-French, PhD, CIH
CB #7431, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431
(919) 966-3826

Director of Outreach and Continuing Education: John A. Staley, PhD, MSEH
CB #7502, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7502
Outreach and Continuing Education Program Manager: Emily McAden, MSPH
Office Administrator: Julie Maness Myers
General Inquiries: NCOSHERC@unc.edu