OHCOW Partners

Working Together for the Greater Good

Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) is proud to work in partnership with the following organizations:

System Partners
in Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety System

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Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC)

As Ontario’s designated health and safety training centre, WHSC offers training for workers, their representatives and employers in every workplace in the province, regardless of sector, size, location or union status.

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Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

WSPS, one of four MOL-funded sector-based OHS associations in the province, delivers consulting services, training programs and information resources to the agriculture, manufacturing and service sectors.

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Workplace Safety North (WSN)

WSN, one of four MOL-funded sector-based OHS associations in the province, delivers consulting services, training programs and information resources to the forestry, mining, smelter, refining, paper, printing and converting sectors.

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Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)

IHSA, one of four MOL-funded sector-based OHS associations in the province, delivers consulting services, training programs and information resources to the construction, electrical and utilities, and transportation sectors.

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Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

PSHSA, one of four MOL-funded, sector-based OHS associations in the province, delivers consulting services, training programs and information resources to the health-care, education, municipal, First Nations and provincial government sectors.

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Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD)

CRE-MSD conducts research to improve the understanding and prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are painful or disabling injuries to the muscles, tendons or nerves in the lower back, shoulders, neck, elbows, wrists or hands.

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Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease (CREOD)

CREOD conducts research focused on the prevention and early recognition of non-malignant occupational disease. Programs are organized around disease and exposure themes including skin disease, respiratory disease, vibration related disorders and biological hazards.

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Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH)

CROSH, based at Laurentian University, uses a field-to-lab-to-field research approach to engage with workplace partners to solve occupational health and safety problems facing northern industries. Research programs are organized around the broad areas of human factors and ergonomics, occupational health and wellness, and occupational physiology and the environment.

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Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC)

OCRC is dedicated to studying workplace cancer. Its goals are to identify cancer-causing agents in Ontario workplaces, increase awareness of the risk of workplace cancer, and identify the best means to control exposure to carcinogens and improve workers’ health.

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Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD)

The MLTSD strategically invests in OHS to improve health and safety for Ontario workplaces, enhance delivery of effective occupational health and safety services and products, and strengthen the occupational health and safety system in Ontario. Besides providing core funding to IWH, CRE-MSD, CREOD and OCRC, it operates two types of granting programs: the Research Opportunities Program (MOL ROP), and the Occupational Health, Safety and Prevention Innovation Program (OHSPIP)

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Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

WSIB funds the OHS research program operated by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. Prior to 2013, it also ran the program, overseen by a Research Advisory Council (RAC). WSIB continues to administer ongoing RAC-funded research projects that were approved prior to 2013.

Other Partner Organizations

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Institute for Work & Health

The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is a Canadian leader in work injury and disability prevention research. An independent, not-for-profit organization, IWH conducts and shares actionable research to promote, protect and improve the health and safety of working people.

 

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Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ)

Welcome to the network for scientific research and risk assessment with the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ). International studies show that exposures to psychosocial risks are important characteristics of work. There is clear evidence that aspects and levels of job strain vary between countries, branches and professions. COPSOQ is a well proven instrument to gather valid and reliable information about main risk factors.

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BREATHE – The Lung Association

The Lung Association is the leading organization in Canada working to promote lung health and prevent and manage lung disease. We do this by funding vital research, pushing for improved treatments, smarter policies, or supporting patients in managing their health.

 

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KAIROS

Through KAIROS, ordinary Canadians of faith and conscience work together for extraordinary change. We are an ecumenical movement for ecological justice and human rights. Formed in 2001 by bringing together over 10 previous inter-church coalitions, our justice commitments reach back over 40 years.

 

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Public Health Ontario

Providing scientific and technical advice and support to clients working in government, public health, health care, and related sectors. Enabling informed decisions and actions that protect and promote health and contribute to reducing health inequities.

 

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Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

 

 

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HealthyWork.org

A public health campaign focused on raising awareness about the health impacts of work stress on working people. The campaign also focuses on the positive actions individuals and organizations can take to advance #healthywork.

 

 

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Manitoba Federation of Labour (MFL) Occupational Health Centre

OHC is a community health centre specializing in workplace health and safety. We are a non-profit, charitable organization funded by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and by donations from individuals, unions, and other groups. OHC helps workers, employers, and joint health and safety committees to improve workplace health and safety conditions and eliminate hazards.

 

 

If you feel your organization would partner well with OHCOW,  we would love to hear from you.