Knowledge Activism and Health and Safety

Sat, 22 Oct 2016

Knowledge Activism and Health and Safety– the Challenge and the Promise

McMaster University, Burke Science Building Room106, Hamilton

October 22nd, 2016, 10am to 2pm 


Welcome – Robert Storey, McMaster University; Dave Wilken, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW); Andrew King, Labour OHCOW Academic Collaboration (LOARC).

Roundtable 1 – Why Knowledge Activism?

Alan Hall, Memorial University; Ellen Simmons, Workers’ Health and Safety Centre

(WHSC); Nancy Johnson, Ontario Nurses Association (ONA).

Roundtable 2 – Dealing with Harassment and Violence

Vern Edwards, Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL); Laura Lozanski, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT); Miriam Edelson, EdD on Mental Health, Work and Unions.

Roundtable 3 – Tools and Strategies

John Oudyk, OHCOW; Andrew King, LOARC.

Please register by emailing so we can provide lunch at the end of the session.


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