MAYDAY, MAYDAY

Workplace Mental Health Webinar Series

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 current global pandemic.

2022

THAT’S A WRAP!
This month-long event is now complete.

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PREVIOUS SESSIONS

Access the resources (recordings, PDFs, etc.) from previous year’s sessions using the links provided below:

  • All
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • Addiction
  • Agricultural Workers
  • Bullying
  • Burnout
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • COPSOQ
  • Domestic Violence
  • First Responder
  • Harassment
  • Healthcare
  • Healthy Workplaces
  • Interventions
  • ISO 45003
  • Mental Health
  • Mental Injury
  • Migrant Farm Workers
  • Nurses
  • Prevention
  • Psychological
  • Psychosocial
  • PTSD
  • Remote Work
  • Return-to-Work (RTW)
  • Risk
  • Stress
  • StressAssess
  • Substance Abuse
  • Survey Results
  • Surveys
  • Violence
  • Wellness
  • Working From Home

*WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTIONS and OTHER SOLUTIONS

May 27, 2022

[LIVE WEBINAR]

Part of the MayDay, MayDay Webinar Series

Practice-based Strategies for Designing Organizational Wellness Interventions

May 27, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Kelly McShane, PhD, CPsych, CE

Building on Successive Surveys: A Worthwhile Investment

May 27, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Enzo Garritano, President and CEO, Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

Supporting the Mental Health of Ontario Agricultural Workers

May 27, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Eduardo Huesca, Community Program and Outreach Coordinator and Leonor Cedillo, Research Lead, OMAFRA Project, OHCOW

*DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES ON WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH

May 20, 2022

[LIVE WEBINAR]

Part of the MayDay, MayDay Webinar Series

When Domestic Violence Enters the Workplace

May 20, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Kari Sampsel, Emergency Physician and Medical Director of the Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program at the Ottawa hospital

The Healthy Work Survey: Progress and Challenges in Year One

May 20, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Marnie Dobson, Ph.D., Director of the Healthy Work Campaign

Psychologists’ Perspectives on Improving Workplace Mental Health

May 20, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Deborah Scharf, PhD CPsych, Associate Professor of Psychology, Lakehead University;
Dr. Mandy McMahan, PhD CPsych (ON), Clinical, Health, and Counselling Psychologist; Vice President, Professional Services and Business Strategy and Development, Odyssey Health Services

*SURVEY EXPERIENCES and INSIGHTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

May 13, 2022

[LIVE WEBINAR]

Part of the MayDay, MayDay Webinar Series

Job Stressors and Burnout: Does the Relationship Run Both Ways?

May 13, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Institute for Work & Health

Addressing Psychosocial Factors in the Workplace – A Partnership Between Union and Employer

May 13, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Presenters from the Correctional Services Division of the Ministry of the Solicitor of Ontario

How to (Not) Go Mad at Work in Chile

May 13, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Institute for Work & Health

*VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT and BULLYING IN THE WORKPLACE

May 6, 2022

[LIVE WEBINAR]
Part of the MayDay, MayDay Webinar Series

Rebecka Cowen Forsell, PhD., Assistant Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organization at Malmö University, Sweden
Andrew Falotico, Health and Safety Representative, Allied Transit Union (ATU) 113
Audrey Gilbeau, Executive Director
Tiffany Rogowski, Health, Safety and Wellness Advisor, Nokiiwin Tribal Council

Our Respectful Community

May 6, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Audrey Gilbeau, Executive Director, Nokiiwin Tribal Council
Tiffany Rogowski, Health, Safety and Wellness Advisor, Nokiiwin Tribal Council

Violence and Harassment in the Workplace


May 6, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Andrew Falotico, Health and Safety Representative, Allied Transit Union (ATU) 113

Changes in Offensive Behaviour Experience During the Pandemic

May 6, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW

Digital Harassment as a New Workplace Risk

May 6, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Rebecka Cowen Forsell, PhD., Assistant senior lecturer in Leadership and Organization at Malmö University, Sweden

*ADDICTION AND OPIOID HARM REDUCTION AT WORK

April 29, 2022

[LIVE WEBINAR]
Part of the MayDay, MayDay Webinar Series
Dr. Fergal O’Hagan, Department of Psychology, Trent University
Dr. Ellen MacEachen, School of Public Health Sciences, University of Waterloo
Sari Sairanen, Health, Safety & Environment Director, Unifor National
Mike Byrne, Unifor EFAP Liaison
Wayne Harris

Chronic Pain and the Mental Health Impact of Disablement

April 29, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Fergal O’Hagan, Department of Psychology, Trent University

We Are All in This Together: 
Supporting Workers and Fighting Addiction in the Workplace

April 29, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Sari Sairanen, Health, Safety & Environment Director, Unifor National
Mike Byrne, National Staff Representative, EFAP Liaison, Unifor National

Listen to the Voices of Experience: A Worker Perspective 

April 29, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Wayne Harris, RSE, UA Local 853 Executive Board and Toronto VP for ONIWG

Understanding Mental Health and Opioids During Return-to-Work (RTW):
 Research Findings

April 29, 2022

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Ellen MacEachen, School of Public Health Sciences, University of Waterloo

MAYDAY, MAYDAY 2022

April 29, 2022

Our Workplace Mental Health webinar series returns for another year with a great lineup of speakers and topics planned.

OHCOW and Partners Workplace Mental Health Resources

May 28, 2021

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Valerie Wolfe, OHCOW
Dr. Marnie Dobson, Co-director, Healthy Work Campaign, Centre for Social Epidemiology
Dr. Daryl Stephenson, OHCOW
Norma McCormick, Corporate Health Work & Canadian Standards Association (CSA)

COPSOQ Network International Intervention Stories

May 21, 2021

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
FRANCE
Elise Chemolle, Julie Lebon and Christine Bocéréan
SPAIN
Judith Hortet and Teo Enfedaque
SWEDEN
Hanne Berthelsen with Hannah Ljungberg
CANADA
Terri Szymanski (and Tara)

Workplace Approaches and Solutions

May 14, 2021

[RECORDED WEBINAR]

Algoma Family Service (AFS)

Psychosocial Hazard Regulatory Frameworks Around the World

May 7, 2021

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
ARGENTINA 
Cecilia Inés Cornelio, and Johanna Natalia Gerke
VENEZUELA
Lisel Gutierrez
INDONESIA
Henndy Ginting
TURKEY
Ceyda Sahan, S?bel Kiran, Daniela Converso, Yucal Demiral
GERMANY
Hans-Joachim Lincke
NETHERLANDS
Gérard Näring and Wout Fontane Pennock

Worker Pandemic Experience – A Year Later

April 30, 2021

[RECORDED WEBINAR]

Burcu Kumbur Guler, Dokus Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey

John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW
Peter Smith, Scientific Co-Director, Institute for Work and Health (IWH)

Protecting the Mental Health of Employees Working Remotely

May 29, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Janet Carr, Workplace Mental Health Consultant, Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS)

Workplace Mental Health Survey Success Strategies

May 29, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Terri Szymanski, Health and Safety Officer, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU); Chair of the Mental Injury Toolkit Group

Pandemic Worker Experience Survey Results

May 29, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
Peter Smith, Scientific Co-Director, Institute for Work and Health (IWH)

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

May 22, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
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 at UC Irvine Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and the Associate Director of the Center for Social Epidemiology

The Case for Primary Prevention & UK Experience

May 22, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
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 2020

Comparing Two Popular Inter/National Tools

May 8, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

CSA Update & ISO 45003 Development

May 22, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Norma McCormick, Corporate Health Works

Healthcare and Mental Health Resources and Support

May 1, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Kim Slade, Director Emerging Markets & Commercialization, Public Services Health and Safety Association, PSHSA

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

May 1, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Sandra Moll, Occupational Therapist and Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University

Pandemic Experience by Healthcare Workers Survey

May 1, 2020

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Worker (OHCOW)

Mental Health Works Program

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

Beyond Silence: Supporting a Psychologically Healthy and Safe Workplace

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Tegan Slot and Jeremy Holden, Health and Safety Consultants

Psychologically Safe and Healthy Workplaces

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Sandra Miller, VP Strategic Partners & Government Relations, Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Preventing Mental Injury Using a Survey tool

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Daryl Stephenson, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Workplace Mental Health Success Strategies from the Trenches

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Terri Symanski, OPSEU

Mental Injury Prevention through Concussion Recognition and Mitigation

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Daryl Stephenson, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Ontario’s Harassment and Violence Regulation Update

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Christopher Boccinfuso, Ministry of Labour

Manitoba Psychological Safety Strategy

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Geoffrey Thompson, Manitoba Federation of Labour Occupational Health Clinic

Highlights from the New 2019 EKOS Canadian MIT / COPSOQ Dataset

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Symposium on Workplace Mental Health (WMH), Stress and Injury Prevention

May 27, 2019

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Opening Remarks
Mr. Ron Kelusky, Chief Prevention Officer, Ontario Ministry of Labour

2018 MayDay MayDay: Closing Remarks

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Closing Remarks
Ron Kelusky, Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer

Feed Your Brain Series (WSN)

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Andrew Harkness, Workplace Safety and Prevention Service (WSPS)

Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) Workplace Mental Health Capacity Building

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Andrew Harkness, Workplace Safety and Prevention Service (WSPS)

StressAssess Survey Tool

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

PTSD Plans into Action

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Kim Slade, Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA)

Sustaining the Program — A National Employer’s Experience and Direction

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Susan Freeman, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

Lessons and Direction from EKOS Canadian MIT / COPSOQ Dataset – Part 2

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
Peter Smith, Institute for Work and Health (IWH)

Lessons and Direction from EKOS Canadian MIT / COPSOQ Dataset – Part 1

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
Peter Smith, Institute for Work and Health (IWH)

Recognizing Impact and Opportunity – Psychosocial Ergonomics

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Melissa Statham, Ergonomist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Psychosocial Risk or Organizational Development – An Integrated Approach to Benefit All

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Hanne Berthelsen, Centre for Work Life and Evaluation Studies, Malmö University, Sweden

2018 MayDay MayDay: Opening Remarks

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Opening Remarks
Honourable Mr. Kevin Flynn, Ontario Minister of Labour

Collaborative Action Planning – Moving Forward

May 2018

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Carol Sackville-Duyvelshoff, Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL)

MayDay, MayDay 2017 – Closing Remarks

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Closing Remarks
George Gritziotis, Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer

Achieving Psychological Safety at Work

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Martin Shain

Successful Strategies for Preventing PTSD

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Carol Parrott

Building an Understanding Nomenclature Workshop

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Kim Slade, Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA)

Challenges and Solutions Workshop

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
Terri Aversa, Ontario Public Service Employee’s Union (OPSEU)

Mental Injury Toolkit Guide and Implementation

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Terri Aversa, Ontario Public Service Employee’s Union (OPSEU)
John Oudyk, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Preventing Workplace Mental Harm

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

Mental Health – Psychological Health and Safety

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Danielle Stewart

A Call to Action Against Stress and Mental Injury

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Dr. Fergal O’Hagan, Trent University

StressAssess “Sneak Peek”– CCOHS & OHCOW

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Sue Freeman, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
John Oudyk, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)

MayDay, MayDay 2017 – Opening Remarks

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Opening Remarks
Honourable Mr. Kevin Flynn, Ontario Minister of Labour

CCOHS Workplace Mental Health Experience, Resources and Services

May 2017

[RECORDED WEBINAR]
Gareth Jones, Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)