Kevin J. Slates
Director of Occupational Health and Safety Laboratory
School of Public Health-Bloomington
Clinical Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Minority Recruitment and Retention
Applied Health Science Department
- Ed.D. at Spalding University, 2005
- M.P.A. at Kentucky State University, 2001
- B.S. at Eastern Kentucky University, 1997
• Department of Labor Distinguished Service Award
• Kentucky Governor's Office Management Representative
• Environmental Public Protection Cabinet Occupational Safety and Health Program consultant and inspector
• Industrial hygienist, OSHA
• Molecular Research Assistant, Eastern Kentucky University
Primary research interests include program evaluation and policy analysis; exposure assessment of chemical, physical, biological hazards; OSHA and EPA regulatory compliance; minority health and industrial hygiene.
Slates, Kevin, J. (2008) A case study of safety performance at a voluntary protection partnership site. Journal of Safety Health and Environmental Research, 5 (1), 2-20.
Slates, Kevin, J. (April 2008) The effects of leadership in the high hazard construction industry: A matter of leadership not hazard. Journal of leadership and management in engineering, 8 (3), 72-76.
Slates, Kevin, J. (2007) Are government alliances a threat to workplace safety? Evaluation of a governmental voluntary protection program. American Public Health Association Occupational Safety & Health Section 135, conference, Washington, D.C.
Slates, Kevin, J. Globalization and worker health: A travel study to China. American Society of Safety Engineers National Conference, Las Vegas June 9-12, 2008 published abstract
Slates, Kevin J. (June 2008) Learning model and theories: Enhancing learning through experimental learning, American Society of Safety Engineers National Conference, Las Vegas June 9-12 published abstract
Whited, Katie, Slates Kevin J. Trend analysis of gender and risk of injury, American Society of Safety Engineers National Conference June 9-12, 2008 published abstract
Slates, Kevin J. Student risk of back injury and associated factors, American Industrial Hygiene Association National Conference June 15-18, 2008 published abstract.
Slates, Kevin, J. (June 2007) An examination of Latino safety and health disparities and legal considerations for the workplace. Hawaii International Conference on Social Science annual conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Slates, Kevin, J. (2006). Cross sectional analysis of an occupational safety and health program in the high hazard construction industry." Abstract submitted to the American Society of Safety Engineers, national conference, Seattle, Washington.
Brown, Kent, C., Kuhlman, Peter. L., Mattingly, Susan, Farrar, William, W. Calie, Patrick, J. Slates, Kevin, J. (1998). A Model of the Quaternary Structure of Enolases, Based on Structural and Evolutionary Analysis of the Octameric Enolase from Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Protein Chemistry, 17 (8): 855-856.
Courses Recently Taught
HPER S410 Advanced Industrial Hygiene
HPER S510 Safety Program Administration
HPER S251 Incident Investigation and Analysis
HPER C512 Environmental Health Science
HPER S332 Ergonomics and Human Factors