Events

Quick Links to OHCOW’s Flagship Events

Learn more about each event and view resources generated by past sessions by clicking on the event title.

The following is a listing of Events that OHCOW is presenting, sponsoring or supporting.
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Protecting Teachers and Students – Optimizing Ventilation in Older Schools / Buildings: Lessons from Australia

A presentation made as part of the OCC-COVID Webinar Series: Cleaning the Air and Committing to C.A.R.E. Date: June 3, 2022 Presenter: Dr. Jorma (Jay) Mueller How a Brisbane Independent School prevented outbreaks of COVID-19, despite Omicron wave In line with an interdisciplinary approach where medical, occupational hygiene and engineering…
May 18 2022
May 13 2022
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Addressing Psychosocial Factors in the Workplace – A Partnership Between Union and Employer

A presentation made as part of the MayDay, MayDay Webinar Series: Survey Experiences and Insights from Around the World Presenters: From the Correctional Services Division of the Ministry of the Solicitor of Ontario: Michelle MacLean, Correctional Officer and Vice-Chair (Union) of the Provincial Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee Denise Sidsworth, Probation…
May 13 2022
May 06 2022
May 06 2022

Our Respectful Community

A presentation made as part of the OHCOW 2022 MayDay, MayDay Webinar Series: Violence, Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace Date:  May 6, 2022 Presenters:  Audrey Gilbeau, Executive Director, Nokiiwin Tribal Council  |  Tiffany Rogowski, Health, Safety and Wellness Advisor, Nokiiwin Tribal Council  
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Apr 29 2022
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Apr 22 2022

Multi-faceted: Shining Light on Worker Deaths to Learn and Prevent in Future

Marking National Day of Mourning for Injured and Killed Workers to Identify Vulnerability, Understand Roles and Responses, and Consider Strategies Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 1:00 pm This 2 hour workshop will mark the 36th Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job through the lens of…
Apr 13 2022
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Apr 04 2022

*EARTH DAY REFLECTIONS TO INFORM PREVENTION

Identifying Big Challenges and Finding Local Solutions Part of the OHCOW OCC-COVID Webinar Series April 22, 2022 1:00 – 3:00 PM Looking at the big picture and considering the pandemic from an environmental, as well as occupational health perspective. We take the opportunity to expand focus to consider factors which…
Mar 23 2022

OHCOW “Expert” Panel: Pandemic Year 3, Review and Recalibrate

An expert panel discussion as part of the March 2022 OHCOW OCC-COVID Webinar Series: Understanding Long-term Risk and Managing Uncertainty Date:  March 25, 2022 Sessions / Speaker: Occupational Medicine Perspectives on COVID-19  Dr. Pravesh Jugnanden, Occupational Health Physician Core Principles: Regional Risk, Ventilation and Masking as a Life Skill John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist…
Mar 18 2022

MAYDAY, MAYDAY 2022

Beginning Friday, April 29, 2022 and running for four consecutive Fridays in May 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Five Sessions including: ADDICTION AND OPIOID HARM REDUCTION AT WORK VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT and BULLYING IN THE WORKPLACE SURVEY EXPERIENCES and INSIGHTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES ON WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH WORKPLACE…
Mar 14 2022
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Mar 09 2022
Mar 09 2022

The Four E’s Of Shoulder Injuries

A presentation made as part of the Spring into ACTion: Health & Safety Forum 2022 Date:  Friday, April 8, 2022 Presenter: Trevor Schell, Ergonomist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Explain the anatomy of the shoulder Examine common risk factors for injury Explore the most common shoulder injuries including Thoracic…
Mar 09 2022
Mar 09 2022
Feb 22 2022
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Feb 17 2022
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Feb 10 2022
Feb 10 2022
Feb 07 2022
Jan 14 2022

*OCC-COVID: A BETTER WAY FORWARD

Part of the OHCOW OCC-COVID Webinar Series January 14, 2022 Sharing lessons and direction for a new year to keep workers and workplaces safe for all SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: Pandemic Equity Lessons for Occupational Health and Safety  Andréane Chénier, CUPE National Health and Safety Representative and OHCOW Sudbury LAC Chair…
Jan 14 2022
Jan 14 2022

Commit to C.A.R.E.: AIHA and IBEC’s Journey to Create Awareness about COVID-19 and the Built Space

A presentation made as part of the OCC-COVID Webinar Series: A Better Way Forward Date:  January 14, 2022 Presenters: Kenneth Martinez, CIH, Chief Science Officer, Integrated Bioscience and Built Environment Consortium (IBEC) Susan Marchese, CAE, Managing Director, Marketing and Communications, AIHA   Resources from this session will be posted here…
Jan 14 2022
Jan 13 2022

Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA) – Part 2

A presentation made as part of the 2022 OHCOW RSI Day Webinar Series: Ergonomic Prevention Tools Date:  February 28, 2022 Presenter: David Mijatovic, Ergonomist,OHCOW (Toronto) Building on last year’s session, this year examines how to use RULA-utilized case studies/scenarios as a method of hazard identification.   VIEW SLIDES [PDF] VIEW…
Jan 13 2022

Ergonomic Prevention Tools – Apps for Knowledge Activists

A presentation made as part of the 2022 OHCOW RSI Day Webinar Series: Ergonomic Prevention Tools – Apps for Knowledge Activists Date:  February 28, 2022 Presenter: Daryl Stephenson, Ergonomist, OHCOW (Hamilton) This session introduces OHCOW’s PainPoint App and demonstrates the tool in action utilizing case studies – along with the Hazard…
Jan 13 2022
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Dec 17 2021
Dec 17 2021

*CAN WE MAKE 2022 TRULY HAPPY, HEALTHY and NEW?

Part of the OHCOW OCC-COVID Webinar Series A new year, a new variant and hopefully, a new opportunity to eliminate a virus that is still wreaking havoc in workplaces around the world. December 17, 2021 SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: Reflections, Forecasts, and Finding Points of Influence Dr Ashleigh Tuite, Epidemiologist, DLSPH,…
Dec 17 2021
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Dec 10 2021
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Dec 02 2021

*SIMPLE SOLUTIONS FOR A COVID-SAFE SEASON

Part of the OCC-COVID Webinar Series Winter is upon us, cases are rising, a new variant has arrived. Control measures are more critical than ever. Let's review what we can do! Date:  Friday, December 10, 2021 Sessions include: • Introduction • Tracking the Storm - Current Numbers and What They…
Nov 26 2021
Nov 26 2021
Nov 26 2021
Nov 26 2021

*CONTINUED COLLABORATION

Part of the 2021 OCC-TOBER Webinar Series November 26, 2021 SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: Evolution ODAP and The Occupational Illness Prevention Plan Nancy Bradshaw, Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) Kimberly O’Connell, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Occupational Exposures of Ottawa Firefighters’ to Toxicants of Concern Paul A. White, Health…
Nov 25 2021

Classroom Ventilation Calculation Tool Workshop

COVID is Airborne so it is critical to ensure any gathering spaces are well-ventilated. Classrooms are especially important since occupants are there several hours, are frequently unvaccinated, plus are unmasked at times (adding to the risk of transmission). Seize the opportunity to work with Classroom Ventilation Calculator creator, John Oudyk…
Nov 19 2021
Nov 19 2021
Nov 19 2021
Nov 19 2021

*WORKPLACE TOOLS AND KNOWLEDGE MOBILIZATION

Part of the 2021 OCC-TOBER Webinar Series November 19, 2021 SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: The Silica Control Tool Pilot Project Melanie Gorman-Ng, BCCSA (British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance) Kimberly O’Connell, OHCOW (Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers) CHAP Tools: Locally Developed User-friendly Software for Chemical Hazard and Risk Assessment Thomas Tenkate, Ryerson University…
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Jun 18 2021

Canada – Lessons from the Past and the Importance of an Elimination Strategy

A presentation made during the 2021 OCC-COVID webinar series: Learning from Our Peers:  COVID-19 Prevention Approaches and Protections for Essential Workers Across the Country and Around the World Date:  June 18, 2021 Presenters: Laurence Svirchev, CIH, American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), International Affairs Committee, Ambassador to China, British Columbia (BC),…
Jun 18 2021

Lessons from Australia

...including NSQHS Standards 2021 Preventing and Controlling Infections Standard | Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. A presentation made during the 2021 OCC-COVID webinar series: June 18, 2021 – Learning from Our Peers:  COVID-19 Prevention Approaches and Protections for Essential Workers Across the Country and Around the World Presenters:…
Jun 18 2021
Jun 18 2021

Recognizing the Occupational Health Role in Prevention and Ideas for a Canadian National Standard on Airborne Precautions

A presentation made during the 2021 OCC-COVID webinar series: June 18, 2021 – Learning from Our Peers:  COVID-19 Prevention Approaches and Protections for Essential Workers Across the Country and Around the World Presenter:  Marc-Andre Lavoie, ROH (Former President and board member Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists CRBOH), Nova Scotia, Canada. VIEW…
Jun 18 2021

*LEARNING FROM OUR PEERS: COVID-19 PREVENTION APPROACHES and PROTECTION FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS COAST-TO-COAST and AROUND THE WORLD

Part of the 2021 OCC-COVID Webinar Series June 18, 2021 The reluctance of WHO, CDC, and equivalent health authorities globally to recognize aerosol transmission of SARS CoV-2 has often led to inadequate protection of essential workers and marginalized the role of industrial hygienists and other occupational health professionals in the…
May 21 2021
May 14 2021
May 07 2021

Psychosocial Hazard Regulatory Frameworks Around the World

A presentation made as part of OHCOW's 2021 MayDay MayDay webinar series. May 7, 2021 Organized and moderated by the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire International Networking Group. Speakers/Perspectives: ARGENTINA: Current Psychosocial Risks Assessment and Regulation Framework in Argentina Authored by Cecilia Inés Cornelio, and Johanna Natalia Gerke VENEZUELA: Regulatory Framework for the Psychosocial Assessment,…
Apr 30 2021

Worker Pandemic Experience – A Year Later

A presentation made as part of OHCOW's 2021 MayDay MayDay webinar series. April 30, 2021 Presentations include: A Worldwide problem: Qualitative Analysis of Psychosocial Risks Among Nurses During COVID-19 Presenter:  Burcu Kumbur Guler, Dokus Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey Canadian Perspective: Pandemic Experience Survey Results for Healthcare, Education and Other Workers Presenters:…
Apr 30 2021

Mayday, Mayday 2021

Mayday, Mayday is an internationally recognized cry for help, and Mayday itself celebrates the contribution of workers the world over, both of which apply to the critically important subject of Workplace Mental Health, especially as we all strive to cope with the impact of the ongoing global pandemic. Workplace Mental…
Apr 23 2021
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Mar 31 2021

Using Retrospective Exposure Profiles to Assist in Proving Cases of Occupational Diseases for Workers Compensation Claims

A presentation made as part of OHCOW's Occ-Disease Prevention webinar series. March 31, 2021 Presenter:  Dr. Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Center (OCRC) This session provided information and implications of Dr. Paul Demers’s January 2020 report, publicly released in July 2020 and entitled “Using Scientific Evidence and Principles to Help Determine the…
Mar 29 2021
Mar 29 2021

Transmission Reduction, Ventilation Optimization and Knowledge Activation for Effective Workplace Prevention

Part of the Occ-COVID Webinar Series [November 27, 2020] OHCOW’s Occ-COVID series continued with more Science & Solutions including our in-house experts and guests sharing: Latest transmission evidence; Ventilation/Control implications; and other practical approaches to workplace prevention.In less than a year, COVID-19 has become one of the most significant occupational…
Mar 29 2021
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Mar 26 2021

Work-Related Heart Disease

A presentation made in partnership with  the Center for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) as part of the OCC-Disease Prevention webinar series and in the spirit of Heart Month. Work-Related Heart Disease... Part 1 Dr. Sandra Dorman, Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) VIEW SLIDES [PDF]…
Mar 26 2021

The Frontline Perspective – US and Canada – Myths, Roadblocks and Solutions

A presentation made as part of the 2021 OCC-COVID webinar series: Elastomeric Respirators – Beyond the Mask Date:  March 26, 2021, Presenters: Mark Catlin, Industrial Hygiene consultant and retired Workplace Health and Safety Director for the Service Employees International Union, (SEIU) Paul Sylvestre – Health and Safety Representative , CUPE National…
Mar 26 2021
Mar 26 2021
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Mar 26 2021

Respiratory Protection – Beyond the Mask

Part of the Occ-COVID Webinar Series [March 26, 2021] Continuing from our earlier session, Face Coverings and Respirators “Filling the Gap” , this sequel delves into guidance on Elastomeric and Powered Air purifying Respirators and Programs in greater detail. More about
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Making the Case for Occupational Cancer

Marking World Cancer Day this webinar was presented as part of the OCC-Disease Prevention webinar series, providing insight into the latest on cancer risks, workplace factors, prevention strategies and how they might relate to you, your family or colleagues. Making the Case for Occupational Cancer: Understanding Work-relatedness; How (and why)…
Jan 29 2021
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Jan 22 2021

*USING SCIENCE IN CANCER ADJUDICATION AND POLICY MAKING: CLUSTER PROJECT IMPLICATIONS

Part of the OCC-Disease Prevention Webinar Series January 22, 2021 OHCOW hosted a public information session webinar and Facebook Live event for all occupational disease cluster groups in Ontario including all OHCOW’s current occupational disease cluster group projects. These groups include General Electric Peterborough workers, Pebra/Ventra Peterborough workers, Kitchener Rubber…
Dec 11 2020
Dec 11 2020

Respirator Program Considerations for Non-Healthcare Workplaces Evaluating the Need and Implementation Guidance for COVID-19

A presentation made as part of the 2020 OCC-COVID webinar series: December 11, 2020 – It is Time for Effective PPE as a Control: Respiratory Protection During COVID Winter Presenter: Kevin Hedges, OHCOW (obo Dr. Margaret Sietsema, University of Illinois) The presentation is one of four contained in the following video: VIEW…
Dec 11 2020
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Nov 27 2020
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Jul 08 2020
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Jul 07 2020

COVID-19 TRANSMISSION: TAKING STOCK OF THE SCIENCE

Part of the OHCOW 2020 OCC-COVID Webinar Series July 7, 2020 Facilitator: Dr. Raymond Tellier, MD, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine McGill University SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: SARS-CoV-2 in Droplets and Aerosols Dr. Linsey Marr, PhD Charles P. Lunsford, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech SARS-CoV-2 Modes of…
Jul 07 2020
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Jun 26 2020
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May 29 2020
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May 29 2020

Pandemic Worker Experience Survey Results

A presentation made as part of OHCOW's 2020 MayDay MayDay webinar series: Workers Pandemic Experience and Mental Health While Working From Home. May 29, 2020 Presenters: John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Peter Smith, Scientific Co-Director, Institute for Work and Health (IWH) VIEW PRESENTATION SLIDES [PPTX]
May 22 2020

The Healthy Work Campaign: Work Stress Prevention Strategies in the US

A presentation made as part of OHCOW's 2020 MayDay MayDay webinar series: International Approaches to Stress and Injury Prevention. May 22, 2020 Presenters: Dr. Paul Landsbergis, Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University School of Public Health. Marnie Dobson Zimmerman, Assistant Adjunct Professor…
May 22 2020

The Case for Primary Prevention & UK Experience

A presentation made as part of OHCOW's 2020 MayDay MayDay webinar series: International Approaches to Stress and Injury Prevention. May 22, 2020 Presenter: Peter Kelly, Senior Psychologist, with the UK Health & Safety Executive; Expert Advisor on Mental Health to ISO 45003; Practitioner Chair, European Academy Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP): InsideOut LeaderBoard Role Model…
May 08 2020

Comparing Two Popular Inter/National Tools

Guarding Minds @ Work (GM@W), and the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire* (COPSOQ) *the basis of OHCOW’s StressAssess. A presentation made as part of OHCOW's 2020 MayDay MayDay webinar series: Survey Savvy – Choosing the Right Tool. May 8, 2020 Presenter: John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) VIEW PRESENTATION SLIDES [PDF]
May 02 2020
May 01 2020
May 01 2020

Advancing an M-Health Approach to Supporting Front-line Healthcare Workers

A presentation made as part of OHCOW's 2020 MayDay MayDay webinar series: COVID-19 and Psychological Health and Safety in Healthcare. May 1, 2020 Presenter: Sandra Moll, Occupational Therapist and Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University   VIEW PRESENTATION SLIDES [PDF] See also Beyond Silence Research on psychological health and safety in…
May 01 2020
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Dec 12 2019

Webinar: McIntyre Powder, Mining Exposures and Health

Webinar: McIntyre Powder, Mining Exposures and Health The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) presented a FREE Webinar on McIntyre Powder, Mining Exposures and Health on Thursday December 12th, 2019 from 12pm to 1pm. McIntyre Powder (aluminum dust inhalation “treatment”) was used in dozens of mines throughout northern Ontario.…
Nov 28 2019

Toronto Health & Safety Info Fair

30th Anniversary Toronto Health & Safety Info Fair November 28, 2019, 10:30am to 2:30pm Meet our team of experts: Ergonomist Occupational Hygienists Occupational Health Nurses Client Service Coordinators Local Advisory Committee Health & Safety Information & Tool Demonstrations Cluster Project Updates Ask questions Share challenges Enjoy light refreshments Sheraton Centre Toronto…
Nov 22 2019

Hamilton’s 30th Anniversary Symposium

Putting Knowledge into Action: OHCOW Hamilton's 30th Anniversary Symposium Celebrating 30 years of OHCOW OHCOW Hamilton offering OHS knowledge to workers for activation in workplaces. Enjoy Research, Strategies, Tools + Cake! Friday, November 22, 2019, 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Ryerson United Church, 842 Main St., Hamilton For more information,…
Nov 08 2019

Thunder Bay Open House

We are celebrating our 30th Anniversary (& New Clinic Location) with an Open House on November 8th, 2019 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm at 2813 Arthur St. E, Suite 102 RSVP (by phone or email) is preferred, but not required. (807) 623-3566  or thunderbay@ohcow.on.ca Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks will be served
Aug 29 2019

Occ-tober 2019

Occ-tober Annual Symposium on Occupational Health & Disease Prevention Highlighting the latest scientific + clinical information on the link between work + illness, as well as investigating prevention strategies Attend this important annual event which highlights the latest scientific and clinical information on the link between work and illness, as…
Jun 07 2019

Sudbury Clinic Open House

30th Anniversary - Sudbury Clinic Open House We are celebrating our 30th Anniversary with an Open House on June 7th from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Presentation at 12:00pm. Non-alcoholic beverages and snacks will be served. OHCOW's Sudbury Clinic is located at 84 Cedar Street on the 2nd Floor. Please register for…
Jun 06 2019

Keeping Workers Well 2019 – 48th Annual Conference and Exhibition

Keeping Workers Well 2019 -  48th  Annual Conference and Exhibition Presented by OOHNA (Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association) Thursday, June 6 and Friday June 7, 2019 at The Centre for Health & Safety Innovation, Mississauga, Ontario Two-day conference for occupational health nurses and allied health and safety professionals. For more information,…
Jun 06 2019

Petrochem Forum 2019

Petrochem Forum 2019 Join us for the 24th annual Petrochem Forum, being held in the Grand Ballroom at Lambton College, Sarnia on Thursday, June 6, 2019. The Petrochem Forum Organizing Committee is made up of representatives from labour, management and government from the Petrochem Sector working together to improve the…
May 27 2019
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Mayday, Mayday 2019

Mayday, Mayday! UPDATE: View videos from the event by clicking here. A Symposium on Workplace Mental Health (WMH), Stress and Injury Prevention Mental Health and Injury Prevention continues to be a priority (and concern) in the workplaces of Ontario, the field of Occupational Health and Safety, and society in general.…
Apr 26 2019
Mar 28 2019

Rubber Workers Project – Information Session

Rubber Workers Project - Information Session to be held March 28, 29, 2019 The Rubber Workers Project seeks to investigate the cause of cancer clusters that have occurred in workers employed in the rubber industry in the  Kitchener, Waterloo, and surrounding area. The project is a collective of retired rubber…
Feb 28 2019

REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI) DAY 2019

Part of the RSI Day Webinar Series: Looking Back and Moving Forward February 28, 2019 Celebrating 20 years of increasing awareness on musculoskeletal disorders and related occupational health issues Vibration White Foot Disorder Katie Goggins, PhD Candidate, Natural Resources Engineering, Laurentian University Concussions in the Workplace Daryl Stephenson, PhD, OHCOW…
Feb 28 2019
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Feb 28 2019

Introduction to the New Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) Guidelines

Development and Evaluation of Quick Start Guideline for MICRO and Small Business A presentation made as part of the 2019 OHCOW RSI Day Webinar Series: Looking Back and Moving Forward Date:  February 28, 2019 Presenter:  Amin Yazdani, PhD, CSP, Professor, OHSW Program Coordinator, Conestoga College, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of…
Oct 29 2018
Oct 23 2018

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace – What Impact does the Workplace Have? Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:30 pm Albert McCormick Community Centre, Beaupre Room 500 Parkside Drive, Waterloo Cost: Free Lately, there’s a lot of talk about mental health in the workplace. While there are many pro-grams aimed at reducing stigma…
Sep 28 2018

Recognizing, Evaluating, and Controlling Noise Hazards in the Workplace

As we approach National Protect Your Hearing Month, you are invited to a free webinar on September 28. Join Warren Clements of WSPS and Mike Russo of IHSA, two representatives from Ontario's Occupational Disease Action Plan, as they present information to help you prevent noise in the workplace. Learn about:…
Sep 26 2018

Global Ergonomics Month

Global Ergonomics Month October is known as Global Ergonomics Month.  Global Ergonomics Month is a month-long initiative held annually to raise awareness of ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) hazards in workplaces.  The pinnacle event for 2018 is the launch of the New Musculoskeletal (MSD) Guideline for Ontario on October 1,…
Jun 14 2018

Petrochem Forum 2018

Petrochem Forum 2018 Join us for the 23rd annual Petrochem Forum, being held in the Grand Ballroom at Lambton College, Sarnia on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The Petrochem Forum Organizing Committee is made up of representatives from labour, management and government from the Petrochem Sector working together to improve the…
May 31 2018

Keeping Workers Well – 47th Annual Conference and Exhibition

Event: Keeping Workers Well – 47th Annual Conference and Exhibition Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association When: Thursday, May 31 and Friday June 1, 2018 Where: The Conference Centre, The Centre for Health & Safety Innovation 5110 Creekbank Road, Mississauga, Ontario Conference and exhibition are being held May 31st followed by a…
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May 02 2018

International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig 2018)

International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig 2018) The 14th meeting of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig 2018) to be held in Ottawa, Canada in May 2018. This multidisciplinary meeting will bring together over 500 delegates from around the world, and feature the most up-to-date research, diverse topics of interest, and…
Apr 28 2018
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*REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI) DAY 2018

Workplace Well-Being: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: StressAssess – Workplace Stress and It’s Prevention John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Shiftwork – Health Effects and Solutions James Miuccio, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Psychosocial Ergonomics Melissa Statham, Ergonomist, Occupational Health Clinics for…
Oct 27 2017
Oct 24 2017

Global Ergonomics Month Lunch and Learns

                                                                                    Psychosocial Ergonomics & Ergonomics Fact or Fiction Presenters:…
Oct 18 2017

Global Ergonomics Month Webinar

Evaluate your workstation: An Introduction to a New Office Ergonomics Calculator Tool, co-hosted by WSN Presenters: Chelsie Baizana, OHCOW Ottawa & Trevor Schell, OHCOW Sudbury Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Ensuring the proper height of your chair and workstation are crucial in office ergonomics. Having a…
Oct 18 2017

Occupational Hygiene Association of Ontario

The Occupational Hygiene Association of Ontario (OHAO) who represents occupational hygienists and other people interested in health and safety will host a Fall Professional Development Course (PDC) and a Fall Symposium on October 2017. Fall Professional Development Course (PDC) - October 18th, 2017 On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 OHAO will…
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Apr 28 2017

*REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI) DAY 2017

SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: Using OHCOW’s Ergo Tools App for Managing Workplace Office Ergonomics Dr. Mike Sonne, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Ergonomics of Smart Phone and Tablets Melissa Statham and Trevor Schell, Ergonomists, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) The Implications of Sit / Stand Workstations Chelsie Baizana,…
Apr 28 2017
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Apr 28 2016

*REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI) DAY 2016

SESSIONS / SPEAKERS: Ergonomics of Driving Brenda Mallat, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Potential Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Chelsie Baizana, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)   NOTE: Use the links above to access the resources (recordings, slides, etc.) from each session
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