EH Call 7

How Environmental Health Can Improve the Health and Safety of Restaurant Workers
Webinar and Discussion | Tuesday, October 21, 2-3 pm

Call 7 in a series (Feb-October 2014)

Dr. Rajiv Bhatia and Karen Yu

Dr. Rajiv Bhatia, MD, MPH, Director, The Civic Engine

Karen Yu, REHS, MPH, Senior Environmental Health Inspector, San Francisco Department of Public Health

Please join the seventh in our series of webinars and discussions seeking to align the work of environmental health and chronic disease prevention to create healthy communities.

This webinar will focus on the collaborative efforts in San Francisco between the health department, low wage worker advocates and labor leaders to support the larger issues of health, and the social determinants of health by integrating labor standards within restaurant inspection responsibilities.


How Environmental Health Can Improve Health and Safety of Restaurant Workers

Background Materials
Estimation of Health Benefits From a Local Living Wage Ordinance
Wage Theft as a Neglected Public Health Problem: An Overview and Case Study From San Francisco’s Chinatown District
Protecting Labor Rights: Roles for Public Health
San Francisco Restaurant Health and Safety Checklist
Potential Roles for Public Health Agencies in Supporting Health Protective Labor Standards in the US


Webinar Information: Tuesday, October 21, 2-3pm
Call in: (530) 881-1212 • ID: 687-458-014
Online Presentation:
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Contact Carla Blackmar, Alliance Project Manager, at or 424-293-0845.