Part of the Occupational Disease Prevention Webinar Series
Several worker compensation cases will be presented for which retrospective exposure profiles were developed. They will be presented to demonstrate how cases are adjudicated in the Ontario Worker’s compensation system. The methodology used to formulate the retrospective exposure profile will be shared, along with the medical team involvement and the process of case intake will also be demonstrated. The session will help attendees comprehend the vast amount of research involved in formulating a robust case for a patient in attempts to demonstrate exposures in their work history for establishing causal relationship for the claim to be submitted. Session attendees will learn how uncontrolled exposures from the past both minor and major can lead to occupational disease.
• Identify the basic steps involved in performing a retrospective exposure profile.
• Discuss the role of an Industrial Hygienist in an occupational disease workers compensation claim.
• Recognize how clinical cases help Industrial Hygienist’s understand the impact of prevention measures.