Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
During the 1970’s and 1980’s Ontario’s workforce became increasing aware of the injury’s and disease’s that can be caused as a result of hazardous working environments. Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) set up in 1989 by the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) and funded through the Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL), first opened its doors in Hamilton Ontario in 1989. Since then OHCOW has established clinics in Toronto, Windsor, Sudbury, Sarnia Thunder Bay and Ottawa. Operated by an inter-disciplinary team of ergonomists, nurses, researchers, hygienists, contracted physicians and client service coordinators. Our staff provide patients with prevention advice, assessments of whether health conditions may be work-related and prevention intervention workplace parties.
The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers is an independent, not-for-profit, province-wide occupational health and safety clinic system. Funded through the Ministry of Labour, we provide services and resources to workers, employers, advocates, health providers and organizations in the province of Ontario, for the identification and prevention of occupational illness, injury and disease.