Oral History of the Congress on Health and Safety

The Congress on Health and Safety is the MNA organization that deals with issues that affect Registered Nurses every day at work. Listed below are members of the Congress who built, and have participated in the group. They agreed to be interviewed for this oral history. They speak of the issues that motivated them and their experiences working with the Congress.

Terri Arthur, RN   Health and Safety Education   Video1 Video2
Kathy Dicker, RN   Chemical Sensitivity   Video
Mary Anne Dillon, RN   Chemical Exposure   Video
Sandy Leblanc, RN   On-Call and Extended Work Hours   Video1 Video2
Gail Lenehan, RN   Latex Allergy   Video1 Video2
Kathy McDonald, RN   Workplace Violence   Video
Rosemary O’Brien, RN   Workplace Violence   Video
Liz O’Connor, RN   Air Quality/Sick Building   Video
Kate Opanasets, RN   Workplace Violence   Video
Beth Piknick, RN   Safe Patient Handling   Video
Betty Sparks, RN   Emergency Preparedness   Video
Kathy Sperrazza, RN   Air Quality/Sick Building   Video1 Video 2 
Tom Fuller   Hazardous Drugs/Ultraviolet Radiation   Video
Peg Tayler Careau   Workplace Violence   Video
Christine Pontus, RN   The Congress Going Forward   Video