Occupational Hygiene Association of Ontario

Wed, 18 Oct 2017

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 be hosting a professional development course (PDC) on Indoor Air Quality:  Sampling, Analysis and Problem Solving.

This PDC will provide the Occupational Hygienist with an overview of sampling techniques and analytical methods for indoor air quality assessments in commercial or residential buildings.

Indoor Air Quality Fall Professional Development Course

Fall Symposium - October 19th, 2017

Preliminary Agenda 

Registration and Breakfast 7:30am, 8:00am 

Speakers and Topics include:

Occupational Disease in Ontario

Ministry of Labour Prevention Office: Occupational Disease Prevention Strategy

Occupational Disease Action Plan

Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OCHOW): Reference Group   Perspective – Turning the Plan into Action

Occupational Disease: Current Research and Focus Areas

  • Workplace Safety North (WSN): Diesel Exhaust
  • Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease (CREOD) / University of Toronto (U of T): Allergens & Irritants
  • Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC): Emerging Issues
  • EMSL Analytical Inc.:  Legionella
  • Others to be confirmed

Industry Approaches/Experience: Successes and Challenges

Goldcorp: Diesel Exhaust in Mining

Others to be confirmed

Closing Remarks 4:15pm – 4:30pm 

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