About Commit to C.A.R.E.
The place to visit
Commit to C.A.R.E. is the place to access science-based information about infectious diseases and how to reduce their spread in the workplace.
The place to act
Commit to C.A.R.E. is the place to learn how to make built spaces safer from infectious diseases.
The place to share
Commit to C.A.R.E. is the place to share resources and knowledge on infectious diseases and how to protect workers and our communities better.
We believe in awareness, advocacy, and action.
Offering science-based resources
At Commit to C.A.R.E., we provide reliable resources regarding infectious disease transmission.
Delivering action plans
At Commit to C.A.R.E., we share safe and practical action plans and recommendations to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases.
Making the built environment safer
At Commit to C.A.R.E., we strive to make the built environment and people in them safer from the spread of infectious diseases.
We acknowledge and address hazards affecting worker health and the surrounding communities in which people work and live.
We create awareness about the hazards caused by infectious diseases; we strive to establish control strategies to mitigate infectious disease risks.
Colectivamente, todos tenemos la responsabilidad de salvaguardar la salud y el bienestar de los trabajadores en cualquier entorno. Es nuestra obligación proteger nuestro activo más importante, las personas.
We commit to treating everyone with fairness and equity. We believe everyone should be able to access accurate and science-based education about infectious diseases - and we pledge to make that knowledge available to all.
The Commit to C.A.R.E. Pledge
The Commit to C.A.R.E. provides free resources and tools for businesses to safeguard their employees and communities from infectious diseases.
All tools developed under this project have been created with the needs of a nonscientific and non-medical audience in mind.
We believe protecting yourself and others shouldn’t be difficult or complicated. Our tools are designed to empower accountability and responsibility while facilitating fair and equitable access to information.
Jayne Morrow, PhD
A Doctor in Environmental Engineering, Jayne has a broad portfolio of technical program and policy development expertise relevant to the United States and international science community priorities.
From her experience at the National Science and Technology Council to her role at the National Institute of Standards and Technology; she has demonstrated a dynamic ability to: work across stakeholder groups to foster engagement, create strategic visions, and build consensus on a range of technical program and public policy areas, including national security, environmental health, public health and safety, and law enforcement.
Lawrence Sloan, MBA, FASAE, CAE
Chief Executive Officer, AIHA
Beginning his career as a chemical engineer and later earning his MBA, Lawrence entered the non-profit sector more than 20 years ago. He led two chemical trade associations before joining the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) as its CEO in 2016. AIHA is a $16 million organization that oversees: three LLCs, two foundations, and an allied association called the Product Stewardship Society. Under his leadership, the organization has rebranded itself and embarked on numerous new initiatives to strengthen the profession and the association for years to come.
Ken Martinez, CIH
Chief Science Officer, IBEC
Ken is an Environmental Engineer and Certified Industrial Hygienist with experience in leading and conducting large-scale research, managing programs in occupational safety and health and emergency response, and creating and teaching professional development courses.
He has more than 33 years of CDC expertise in hazardous agent exposure characterization and mitigation control practices in the manufacturing and healthcare industries. Since retiring from CDC, he served eight years in the CBRN space as a consultant focusing on a national bio-detection program. Mr. Martinez is a recognized subject matter expert in biological agents, including infectious disease and bioterrorism agents.
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