Dinorah Barton-Antonio is a Program Coordinator for the Labor Occupational Health Program(LOHP) at UC Berkeley. Dinorah has been working at LOHP since 2001 and has over 28 years’ experience as a health educator. Prior to working at LOHP, Dinorah worked at Familias Unidas, Counseling Center in Richmond and for Contra Costa County Health Services Department for 12 years.
Dinorah has coordinated, designed, developed and delivered a variety of training programs for workers. She has been working with a focus on immigrant workers and providing training in Spanish for workers in various industries – including construction, domestic work, agriculture, electroplating, and forestry.
She helps coordinate LOHP’s national NIEHS-funded HAZWOPER Program. This certified training program complies with state and federal laws. She develops HAZWOPER courses and conducts numerous trainings each year. Since 2003, in partnership with the
State Building & Construction Trades Council of California (SBCTC), AFL-CIO, Dinorah has also delivered training programs for construction workers on noise, ergonomics, construction fatalities, chemical hazards and falls.
Dinorah has worked internationally building the capacity of organizations that can reach workers, including direct training on adult education and training of trainers.