2019 RSI DAY- 20th Anniversary
"Looking Back and Moving Forward"
February 28, 2019
8:30 AM— 1:30 PM EST
RSVP by February 25, 2019
|8:00 am – 8:30 am||
|8:30 am – 8:50 am||
|8:50 am – 9:10 am||
RSI Day Founder
RSI Day 20 Years Later
Learn about how RSI Day came into existence 20 years ago, what has been gained and lost, and where should it go from here moving forward?
|9:10 am – 10:10 am||
Introduction to Ontario’s New MSD Prevention Guidelines
In October, the new web-based Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Prevention Guidelines was released which provided updated content and a host of tools and resources targeted to meet the needs of organizations of all types and sizes to address the prevention of MSDs. Learn more about the new guidelines to be able to implement change at your workplace.
|10:10 am – 10:25 am||
|10:25 am – 11:10 am||
Katie Goggins, MHK, HBSc
PhD. Natural Resources Engineering Candidate
Vibration-Induced White-Foot (VIWFt)
VIWFt has been a misunderstood and overlooked disorder, as foot-transmitted vibration exposure has been lumped in with standing whole-body vibration exposure. Learn more about VIWFt and what new research has discovered with respect to measurement and prevention.
|11:10 am – 11:55 pm||
Concussions in the Workplace
From sports to workplaces, concussions are often under-reported despite the potential long term health effects.
|11:55 pm – 12:30 pm||
A facilitated discussion amongst the speakers, and participants online and in the audience to determine what is important with respect to musculoskeletal disorders such as prevention, recognition and research.
|12:30 pm – 12:40 pm||
|12:40 pm – 1:30 pm||
Lunch for those in attendance
Thank you for attending this year’s RSI Day event. We appreciate any and all feedback.
In Sudbury Area:
Outside of Sudbury:
|Cambrian College||Link provided a few days before event|
|1400 BarryDowne Rd.|
|Parking at Cambrian College is $8.00.|
For information about attending the Thunder Bay event, please click here.
Free with your ongoing commitment to occupational health
Electronic versions of presentations will be made available. No paper copies will be provided .
A link to login to the event will be provided a few days prior to the event.
A test date is being held on February 27, 2019 at 1 pm EST to ensure your firewall will not interfere with the broadcast. Please ensure your IT support staff is aware of the signal test to offer assistance. A link will be provided prior to the date.
Technical support will not be available the day of the event.