This 8th Annual Symposia (Webinar Series) on Occupational Health and Illness/Disease Prevention translates knowledge and shares tools relating to the latest science and prevention initiatives. Preventing Occupational Illness/Disease is an Area of Focus in Ontario’s Prevention Works 5-year strategic plan. OHCOW leads the Occupational Illness Steering Committee (formerly the Occupational Disease Action Plan (ODAP)) aligning the efforts of the Occupational Health and Safety System and partners to reduce the incidence and burden of occupational illness/disease whether chronic/long latency or more acute/infectious.
Welcome Address from Dr. Joel Moody –Chief Prevention Officer
Hear the latest from the MLITSD Healthy Workers in Healthy Workplaces Initiatives on Occupational Disease and speakers from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC), the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety & Health (CROSH) , University of British Columbia (UBC), Health Canada , Toronto Metropolitan University, OHCOW and Workers & Workplaces. OHCOW’s unique clinical work and cluster investigations value the voice of the workers in their approach to prevention (primary, secondary & tertiary).
October 27: 1-3 PM – Ontario is Preventing Occupational Illness- Strategic Direction & Updates
Welcome Address: Dr. Joel Moody, Chief Prevention Officer
Occupational Illness/Disease Prevention is an Area of Focus for in Ontario’s Prevention Works 5-year strategic plan. Join us to hear about the Collective Impact of the Occupational Health & Safety System Partners efforts through the Occupational Illness Prevention Steering Committee (OISC) (formerly the Occupational Disease Action Plan -ODAP) including bringing the Silica Control Tool to Ontario, the Occupational Disease Review, and the upcoming Healthy Worker in Healthy Education & Enforcement Initiatives.
Speakers include: MLITSD Program Leads (Industrial, Mining, Healthcare, Radiation) Cristina St. Pierre, Provincial Hygienist, William Roy, Director, Strategy and Integration, MLITSD, Kimberly O’Connell, Executive Director, OHCOW (Co-Chairs OISC)
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