OHCOW RESOURCES

OHCOW produces a wide variety of materials to serve our broad range of users.

From brochures and flyers to articles, paper and reports to videos and infographics we endeavour to serve our users
by providing our content in a wide range of formats.

POPULAR RESOURCES

19Jan

OCC-COVID Webinars 2024: Health Care Impact, Lessons and Choices

RECORDED JANUARY 30, 2024 Occ-Covid webinar series reviewing recent medical experience & research and field-tested prevention strategies.. Read More →
26Jun

Posters Promoting Protection Against Airborne Virus

JUNE 2023 • A selection of posters for display inside or at entrance of offices, promoting clean air and protection against airborne illness... Read More →
12Jun

Understanding Post-COVID-19 Condition in Canada

RECORDED Fri. June 23 • Recognize, assess and control the hazards that contribute to COVID-19 infection and mitigate the associated harms... Read More →
20Apr

Unequal Toll: Tracking Patterns of Illness and Death Among Frontline Workers

RECORDED APRIL 28, 2023 • Marking Canada's National Day of Mourning to remember the disproportionate loss of frontline and vulnerable workers. In two parts... Read More →
13Apr

Air Quality Synergizes Public & Occupational Health

RECORDED APRIL 21, 2023 • Strategies for clean indoor air benefit everyone everywhere, for both public spaces and private businesses... Read More →
23Mar

3 Years, Still “Counting”: A Mission for Prevention

RECORDED MARCH 31 Dr. Tara Moriarty discusses prevention and improving safety efforts now that societal controls around Covid are loosened... Read More →
12Feb

A 3 year check-up — Not “just the cold or flu”

Recorded Live February 10 • Occ-Covid Webinar with Dr. Susan Kuo, M.D., CCFP, Clinical Associate Professor at UBC, hosted by Dr. Pravesh Jugnundan, MD,.. Read More →
13Jan

COVID & Infectious diseases Reference Team (CIRT)

PDF SLIDES OF PRESENTATION • Overall Infectious Disease Updates, Vaccination Rates, General info on Covid, studies, use of face masks, ventilation, and more. .. Read More →
19Dec

Critical Concepts in Ventilation & Viral Evolution

December 16, 2022 • A “double bill” on two important topics: Indoor air, public health & COVID-19 + The Science of Mutation: Variant Risk and.. Read More →
12Dec

Let’s hear from the Engineers & stop the spread!

December 9, 2022 • [LIVE WEBINAR] Joey Fox, P. Eng, MASc, HVAC Engineer Marianne Levitsky, MES, CIH, ROH, FAIHA, founding President, Stéphane Bilodeau, P.Eng., Ph.D., Fellow of.. Read More →
16Sep

Workers’ Basic Health and Safety Rights – The Videos

September 2022 [VIDEOS] Available in English and Spanish .. Read More →
28Jul

The Psychosocial Work Environment Among Educators During the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 3, 2022 [ARTICLE] P Smith, J Oudyk, L Cedillo, K Inouye, G Potter, C Mustard.. Read More →
08Dec

WSIB Form 8: Health Professional’s Report

[FORM] Health Professionals use this form for patients who are claiming benefits under the WSIB Insurance plan for an injury / illness related to work, or.. Read More →
08Dec

WSIB Form 7: Employer’s Report of Injury

WSIB requires that your employer reports an injury within three days of notification. If the worker has to receive medical care or loses time from.. Read More →
08Dec

WSIB Form 6: Worker’s Report of Injury / Disease

This is a WSIB form that the worker completes and sends to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board after a work-related injury or illness... Read More →
02Dec

Health Professional Referral Form

If your patient has an injury or disease that you/they believe is work-related, you can refer them to the OHCOW clinic nearest you for an.. Read More →
02Dec

Advocate Referral Form

OHCOW’s interdisciplinary team investigates and provides an opinion regarding whether or not a health problem is work-related. This can involve giving a medical, occupational hygiene.. Read More →

OTHER RESOURCES

28Jul

The Psychosocial Work Environment Among Educators During the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 3, 2022 [ARTICLE] P Smith, J Oudyk, L Cedillo, K Inouye, G Potter, C Mustard.. Read More →
02Feb

‘Unethical and inappropriate’: What coroners’ records reveal about the gaps that led to migrant worker deaths

February 1, 2022 [ARTICLE] Sara Mojtehedzadeh, Toronto Star, Work and Wealth Reporter .. Read More →
06Jan

Simple Chemical Risk Assessment for Small Business

December 2021 [ARTICLE] Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) Magazine Thomas Tenkate.. Read More →
01Jun

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health of Nurses in British Columbia, Canada Using Trends Analysis Across Three Time Points

[STUDY] A research group in British Columbia, working with the BC Nurses Union, conducted a series of surveys using the GAD-7 anxiety symptom and PHQ9.. Read More →
28May

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health of Nurses in British Columbia…

October 2021 [ARTICLE] Annals of Epidemiology Farinaz Havaei, PhD, RN, MERM Peter Smith, PhD, MPH (IWH) John Oudyk, MSc, BASc (OHCOW) Guy G. Potter, PhD .. Read More →
21May
15May

Assessing the Psychosocial Work Environment in Relation to Mental Health: A Comprehensive Approach

December 14, 2020 [PUBLICATION / ARTICLE] Peter Smith, John Oudyk, Guy Potter, Cameron Mustard.. Read More →
14Apr

Labour Market Attachment, Workplace Infection Control Procedures and Mental Health

December 14, 2020 [PUBLICATION / ARTICLE] Peter Smith, John Oudyk, Guy Potter, Cameron Mustard.. Read More →
28Sep
13Oct

Silica Control Tool Launch

November 2023 • The Silica Control Tool has been updated for use in the Ontario Construction Industry. Find out how to register and protect workers... Read More →
31May

Are You a Temporary Foreign Worker Employed in a Nail Salon?

JUNE 2023 FLYER Learn more about free resources and workshops for temporary foreign workers employed in nail salons in the Ottawa Region... Read More →
31May

Are You a Temporary Foreign Worker?

JUNE 2023 FLYER / POSTER Learn more about free resources and workshops for temporary foreign workers in various regions in Ontario... Read More →
23Nov

Migrant Farm Workers

A brochure outlining the many services that OHCOW offers in support of migrant farm workers, including workshops and other educational opportunities, translation, clinical consultation clinical.. Read More →
23Nov

Is Your Cancer Work-Related?

[BROCHURE] Learn more about work-related cancer, the importance of reporting it, what you should do if your cancer is work-related, and the common types and.. Read More →
23Nov

Work-Related Asthma – Hair, Nail & Beauty Salons

[BROCHURE] The Lung Association, OHCOW, Health & Safety Ontario.. Read More →
28Sep

Mental Health Information for Farm Workers

September 28, 2022 [BROCHURE] OHCOW Migrant Farm Workers Team.. Read More →
Ergo Info:  Carpal Tunnel

Ergo Info: Carpal Tunnel

Tendonitis and tendinosis are most often caused by overuse and can occur in any tendon within the body. .. Read More →
Ergo Info:  Bursitis

Ergo Info: Bursitis

Tendonitis and tendinosis are most often caused by overuse and can occur in any tendon within the body. .. Read More →
Ergo Info:  Epicondylitis

Ergo Info: Epicondylitis

Learn about Epicondylitis, inflammation of forearm tendons connecting to the elbow... Read More →
Ergo Info:  Muscle Strain and Tear

Ergo Info: Muscle Strain and Tear

Learn about muscle sprains and tears, caused by sudden trauma or overuse... Read More →
Ergo Info:  What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Ergo Info: What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Tendonitis and tendinosis are most often caused by overuse and can occur in any tendon within the body. .. Read More →
Ergo Info:  What are Tendonitis and Tendinosis?

Ergo Info: What are Tendonitis and Tendinosis?

Tendonitis and tendinosis are most often caused by overuse and can occur in any tendon within the body. .. Read More →
Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Stay Hydrated in the Heat

AUGUST 2023 • An info sheet about staying hydrated while working in hot environments – providing tips on beverage consumption, as well as eating and.. Read More →
Calling 911

Calling 911

February 2022 [VIDEOS / INFOSHEETS] Several resources providing detailed information about calling 911 when you require emergency services... Read More →
Ergo Info:  MSDs for Temporary Agricultural Foreign Workers (TFAWS)

Ergo Info: MSDs for Temporary Agricultural Foreign Workers (TFAWS)

 Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) for Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers.. Read More →
Ergo Info:  Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Signs and Symptoms

Ergo Info: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Signs and Symptoms

 Signs and Symptoms of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) for Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers.. Read More →
Ergo Info:  Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

Ergo Info: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

 Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are injuries or disorders of the muscles, tendons, joints, nerves, ligaments, and vertebral discs... Read More →
Ergo Info: What is Ligament Sprain or Tear?

Ergo Info: What is Ligament Sprain or Tear?

Covers ergonomic Risk Factors Contributing to Ligament sprain and tear and Specific Recommendations for Prevention... Read More →
29Mar

Ventilation Checklist: A Pandemic-based Guide to Maintaining Your Building Ventilation System

2022 [CHECKLIST] A Ventilation Checklist that can be used as a guide to assess and improve ventilation in rooms and buildings... Read More →
29Apr

Heat Stress Awareness Guide

REFERENCE GUIDE • Information and advice on managing and controlling heat stress in the workplace... Read More →
22Apr

Humidex-Based Heat Response Plan

[FACTSHEET] A 5-step process to recognize, assess and control heat exposures, along with a description of heat-related health effects and response recommendations... Read More →
16Apr

Exercises At Your Workstation

REFERENCE GUIDE – Many office workers have jobs where they sit or stand for long periods of time. Working in one position can lead to.. Read More →
16Apr

Office Ergonomics Reference Guide

REFERENCE GUIDE – Updated and modernized to align with the new CSA Office Ergonomics Standard (Z412-17), our new Office Ergonomics Reference Guide now reflects changes.. Read More →
28Sep

Simple Solutions: Ergonomics for Farm Workers

September 28, 2022 [HANDBOOK] US Department of Health and Human Services | Centres for Disease Control and Prevention | NIOSH.. Read More →
13Mar

Lateral Epicondylitis: Pathophysiology and Risk Factors

SCIENTIFIC PAPER • Exploring the pathophysiology and risk factors for lateral epicondylitis focussing on physical work factors that may contribute to this condition. Non-occupational risk.. Read More →
02Feb

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis – Occupational Exposures as a Risk Factor

MAY 15, 2023 Prepared by: L. Christine Oliver, MD, MPH, MSc, FACPM. Occupational Hygiene Review: Krista Thompson, MHSc, ROH, CRSP. Editorial Review: Janice Martell,.. Read More →
26Oct

Submission to the ACGIH TLV® and BEI® Committee

Oct 2, 2023 By Krista Thompson, regarding the Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances Committee, following their guidelines for: Metal Working Fluids (MWF). .. Read More →
20Oct

Review of the WSIB Adjudicative Support Material Binder (ASMB) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

September 7, 2022 Prepared by: Paul Sampara, BSc., DOHS, MEng, ROH Occupational Hygienist.. Read More →
24Sep

Advancing Workplace Exposure Surveillance in Canada

FALL 2023 • Reporting Hightlights from the advancing workplace Exposure Surveillance in Canada Workshop from the OCRC.. Read More →
30Jun

Radiation (Radon) in Ontario Uranium Mines WSIB Policy, Exposure Data and Risk of Lung Cancer

Last Updated: October 1, 2019 Prepared by: Paul Sampara, BSc., DOHS, MEng, ROH. Reviewed by Dr. L. Christine Oliver, MD, Martin Albinger, Janice Martell. .. Read More →
30Jun

Lung Cancer and Exposures in Ontario Hard Rock Mines

Last updated April 18, 2023 Prepared by: Paul Sampara, MEng, ROH, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW. Reviewed by Dr. Christine Oliver, MD, Kevin Hedges PhD, CIH, Janice.. Read More →
19Jun

ACGIH TLV Submission (2023)

May 31, 2023 [SUBMISSION] Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW).. Read More →
05Feb

Pancreatic Cancer and Exposures in Ontario Mines

Last updated: January 8, 2020 Martin Albinger, BSc, MEng, CIH, ROH, Occupational Hygiene Consultant, OHCOW.. Read More →
24Aug

Annual Report 2021-2022

The 2021/22 Online Annual Report is available to view... Read More →
25Apr

Mental Health and Psychosocial Supports for International Agricultural Workers in Ontario

April 25, 2022 [REPORT] A report prepared by OHCOW for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)... Read More →
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Occupational Asthma in Cannabis Production

April 2024 • A discussion on the emerging issue of asthma in the cannabis industry.

The Dangers of Silica in the Workplace: In the News

March 2024 • A discussion of Silica exposures covered in the news, including the recent ban on artificial stone in Australia.

The Dangers of Silica in the Workplace

January 2024 • Relevant for construction workers and others, the dangers of crystalline silica in the workplace is discussed.

Silica Exposure in the Workplace

November 2023 • An IHSA Safety Podcast, featuring OHCOW’s Shirly Yan (Occupational Hygienist) discussing the hazards posed by silica in construction.

Paramedics: the Untold Story

Posted November 14, 2023 • OHCOW Industrial Hygienists discuss exposure hazards for first responders.

Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders

Posted Mar 14, 2023 • A discussion of the role of a MLITSD Ergonomist in reducing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders in Ontario.

Introduction to Welding with a Focus on Health Effects

Recorded July 2023. An introduction to welding and its health effects.

Our Nurses. Our Future. The Role of the Occupational Health Nurse at OHCOW

Recorded May 2023. Our OHCOW Occupational Health Nurses discuss the nursing role in our organization.

Demystifying the Joint Health and Safety Committee Dysfunctions

Posted April 18, 2023 • uncovering the top 10 roadblocks to the progression of a successfully functioning committee.

The Role of a MLITSD Ergonomist

Posted Mar 14, 2023 • A discussion of the role of a MLITSD Ergonomist in reducing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders in Ontario.

Top Ten Tools to Prevent Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Posted February 23, 2023 • An overview of possible causal occupational and environmental exposures and Top 10 Tools to Prevent NIHL.

Ergonomics of Winter Chores

Posted January 24, 2023 • A discussion of the ergonomic risk factors related to winter weather.

Ergonomics and Sleep – Part 2

August 24, 2022 • Sleep and muskuloskeletal disorders, with Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists, OHCOW

Ergonomics of Fall Yard/Garden Chores: Preparation for Winter

September 29, 2022 • Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists, OHCOW, discuss ergonomic safety in yard work.

Ergonomics and Sleep – Part 1

July 8, 2022 • Part One. With Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists, OHCOW.

Back to School: Ergonomics for Educators & Students

September 9, 2022 • The school environment and ergonomics. With Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists

Ergonomics and Working in the Heat

August 3, 2022 • A discussion about the hazards of working in the heat as well as the ergonomic risk factors and prevention strategies.

Lawn Care: Safety and Ergonomics

August 17, 2022 • Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, OHCOW Occupational Ergonomists discuss the risks of lawn care activities.

Top 12 Challenges Related to Indoor Air Quality

June 20, 2022 • OHCOW Hygienists discuss the importance of indoor air quality.

What does ‘Health’ in Health and Safety mean to me?

February 22, 2022 • Knowing the work environment, workers’ rights, and more.

Demystifying the Safety Data Sheet

December 2021 • OHCOW Occupational Hygienists James Miuccio and Sonia Lal discuss the Safety Data Sheet.

Workplace Exposure Histories: Looking at Yesterday for Tomorrow, Today

May 12, 2021 • OHCOW Occupational Hygienist Sonia Lal looks at the history of workplace exposures.

Nail Salons Services During a Global Pandemic

October 13, 2021 • OHCOW Occupational Hygienists James Miuccio and Sonia Lal discuss the hazards of the nail salon environment for workers.

Office Ergonomics – Getting Started

October 15, 2021 • OHCOW ergonomists Brenda Mallat and Melissa Statham discuss office ergonomics.

18Mar

Heat Stress – Worker Empowerment

March 2024 • An OHCOW infographic covering what you can do if you are concerned about heat stress at work, from knowing your rights and.. Read More →
15Mar

Heat Stress Toolkit

The new Heat Stress Toolkit has been developed to help those supporting and protecting heat exposed workers – and replaces the original Heat Stress Awareness.. Read More →
28Feb

Heat Stress – Humidex Response Plan

March 2024 • A 4-page infographic covering a 6-step action plan that can be used when dealing with heat stress situations... Read More →
28Feb

Heat Stress – Symptoms

March 2024 • A 2-page infographic covering the conditions, symptoms, and steps for action, as well as the temporary and permanent conditions that can increase.. Read More →
28Feb

Heat Stress – Risk Factors

March 2024 • A 2-page infographic covering the criteria used in assessing specific jobs for the risk of heat stress... Read More →
28Feb

Heat Stress – Effects

March 2024 • An infographic covering the short- and long-term effects that heat stress can have on the major organs of the body. .. Read More →
28Feb

Heat Stress – Acclimatization

March 2024 • A 3-page infographic outlining the steps you can take to acclimatize yourself for working in the heat to reduce the risk of.. Read More →
27Feb

Heat Stress – Warning Signs

March 2024 • An infographic-style poster outlining the warning signs of what can happen when your body gets too hot and how the heat can.. Read More →
27Feb

Heat Stress Can Be Deadly

March 2024 • An infographic-style poster outlining the dangers, warning signs and symptoms of heat stress. Steps you can take to protect yourself and others.. Read More →
27Feb

Heat Stress Toolkit Poster

March 2024 • A poster depicting the dangers of heat stress as a life-threatening occupational illness and highlighting the many short and long term effects.. Read More →
15Jan

Allergies and Occupational Asthma in Cannabis Production

JANUARY 2024 Health concerns for Cannabis production workers and exposures causing allergies and more... Read More →
21Nov

Silica Control Tool Poster

November 2023 • Promote awareness the dangers of silica and the availability of the Silica Control Tool with this large, colourful, educational poster from OHCOW... Read More →
13Jan

COVID & Infectious diseases Reference Team (CIRT)

PDF SLIDES OF PRESENTATION • Overall Infectious Disease Updates, Vaccination Rates, General info on Covid, studies, use of face masks, ventilation, and more. .. Read More →
02Jun

Case Studies on Heat Stress in Forest Fire Fighters and the Challenges of Managing Heat Stress in Extreme Conditions

June 2, 2022 [SLIDE PRESENTATION] Dr. Sandra Dorman, Full professor/Director, Centre for Research in Occupational Safety & Health (CROSH) .. Read More →
13May

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

May 13, 2022 [RECORDED WEBINAR] Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Institute for Work & Health.. Read More →
13May

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.. Read More →
13May

How to (Not) Go Mad at Work in Chile

May 13, 2022 [RECORDED WEBINAR] Faraz Vahid Shahidi, Institute for Work & Health.. Read More →
05May

PainPoint App – Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) at Work

September 28, 2021 [SLIDES] Daryl Stephenson, PhD, Ergonomist, OHCOW.. Read More →
03May

Ergonomics and Hairstyling

2021 [SLIDES] Melissa Statham, Ergonomist, OHCOW Dwayne Fuchs, Ergonomist, OHCOW.. Read More →
03May

Musculoskeletal Disorders: Recognition, Causes, and Prevention

November 2021 [SLIDES] Melissa Statham, Ergonomist, OHCOW Dwayne Fuchs, Ergonomist, OHCOW.. Read More →
28Apr

Community and Workplace Psychosocial Supports for the Mental Health of International Agricultural Workers in Ontario

March 25, 2022 [RECORDED WEBINAR] OHCOW Research Team Sharing findings from the "Community & Workplace Psychosocial Supports for the Mental Health of IAWs in Ontario" Project... Read More →
04Apr

Healthcare Implications Now and in the Future

April 22, 2022 [RECORDED WEBINAR] Dr. Victor Leung, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia .. Read More →
04Apr

Trust and the Noise of Misinformation

April 22, 2022 [RECORDED WEBINAR] Dr. Colin Furness, Faculty of Information and DLSPH, University of Toronto .. Read More →
04Apr

COVID-19: A Lesson on Environmental Justice

April 22, 2022 [RECORDED WEBINAR] Dr. Jane McArthur, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) .. Read More →
30Jun

Lung Cancer and Exposures in Ontario Hard Rock Mines

Last updated April 18, 2023 Prepared by: Paul Sampara, MEng, ROH, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW. Reviewed by Dr. Christine Oliver, MD, Kevin Hedges PhD, CIH, Janice.. Read More →
30Aug

McIntyre Powder and Its Potential Contributions to Cardiovascular Disease Risk: A Literature Review Through the McIntyre Powder Historical Lens

June 2022 [STUDY] Andrew M. Zarnke, BSc., Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW Christine Oliver, MD, Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto .. Read More →
03Jun

Study on the Mental Health and Well-being of Young Public Transport Workers in Canada

May 2022 [CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS] Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) University of British Columbia (UBC) A research project to better understand the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic.. Read More →
05May

Bone Aluminum Measured in Miners Exposed to McIntyre Powder

May 4, 2022 • L. M. Bickley, D. Cowan, F.E. McNeill, D.R. Chettle (McMaster University) and J. Martell, D. Wilken, W. Yan, A. Zarnke, K... Read More →
18Sep

Physical and Chemical Characterization of McIntyre Powder

September 2019 [STUDY – EXTERNAL] Andrew Zarnke, OHCOW and Laurentian University along with Pat E. Rasmussen, Marie-Odile David, Housan Eidi, Konner Kennedy, Kevin Hedges, Todd Irick, Christopher.. Read More →
15Mar

Heat Stress Toolkit

The new Heat Stress Toolkit has been developed to help those supporting and protecting heat exposed workers – and replaces the original Heat Stress Awareness.. Read More →
29Oct

WHMIS.org

[WEB PORTAL] Canada's National WHMIS portal – providing tools, guidance, information and resources presented by Jurisdiction and Audience... Read More →
26Jan

COVID-19 Hub

[TOOLKIT] A tool developed by the British Occupational Hygiene Society, the Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection and a leading scientific voice on the prevention of.. Read More →
21Jun

Calling 911

February 2022 [VIDEOS / INFOSHEETS] Several resources providing detailed information about calling 911 when you require emergency services... Read More →
28Sep

Supports and Services for International Agricultural Workers Explained

July 2022 [VIDEOS] OHCOW Migrant Farm Worker's Team.. Read More →
16Sep

Workers’ Basic Health and Safety Rights – The Videos

September 2022 [VIDEOS] Available in English and Spanish .. Read More →
08Jun

A Brief Overview of Indoor Air Quality Challenges

June 8, 2022 [VIDEO] James Miuccio, CIH, CRSP, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW Sonia Lal, CIH, CRSP, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW.. Read More →
20May

Preventing Workplace Mental Harm

May 25, 2022 [VIDEO] Melissa Statham, MHK, CCPE, OHCOW Tracey Feener-Snow, RN, COHN, OHCOW.. Read More →
28Mar

Calling 911 / Llame al 911

February 2022 [VIDEO] Available in English and Spanish (Espanol) Government of Canada, Kairos, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW).. Read More →
28Mar

What to Expect After Calling 911 / Que esperar después de llamar al 911

February 2022 [VIDEO] Government of Canada, Kairos, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW).. Read More →
28Mar

Prevent COVID-19: Up Your Mask!

February 28, 2022 [VIDEO] Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) Migrant Agricultural Workers Program, as part of the KAIROS project, Empowering Temporary Foreign Workers during COVID-19.. Read More →
22Nov

OHCOW Eastern Region Clinic Grand Opening

The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. (OHCOW) was pleased to announce the Grand Opening of its new Eastern Region Clinic. The official announcement.. Read More →
27Sep

Ventilation in Education

RECORDED WEBINAR – A recorded webinar that provides ergonomic tips for working from home in Ontario during COVID-19..... Read More →
16Apr

Temporary Home Workstations: Ergonomic Tips

RECORDED WEBINAR – A recorded webinar that provides ergonomic tips for working from home in Ontario during COVID-19..... Read More →
15Dec

Silica Control Tool: How To

December 2023 • An IHSA webinar on how to access and use the Silica Control Tool. .. Read More →
21Sep

Silica Exposure, Parts A & B

February, 2023 [RECORDED WEBINARS] David Goldsmith, WHWB (Workplace Health Without Borders) Kevin Hedges, WHWB and OHCOW (Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers).. Read More →
29Jun

“Where there’s smoke…”

WEBINAR Recorded Friday July 21, 2023 • Learn more about the hazards of wildfire smoke both indoors and out by understanding more about fine.. Read More →
12Jun

Understanding Post-COVID-19 Condition in Canada

RECORDED Fri. June 23 • Recognize, assess and control the hazards that contribute to COVID-19 infection and mitigate the associated harms... Read More →
07Jun

Workplace Mental Health Programs and Opportunities

May 31, 2023 • Wrapping up this important webinar series with a focus on success strategies, tools and other resources to support workers and workplaces... Read More →
06Jun

Crisis Planning for Worker & Responder Mental Health

May 24, 2023 • Raising awareness and recognizing strategies that can make a difference in the short & long term impact of trauma... Read More →
22May

Youth Mental Health at Work and Beyond

May 17, 2023 • Risks to young workers including to psychosocial risk factors, made worse in the pandemic... Read More →
16May

Research into Practice: Workplace Mental Health Survey Use Around the World

May 10, 2023 • Research into Practice: Workplace Mental Health Survey Use Around the World.. Read More →
15May

Research into Practice: Panel Discussion: Survey Use and Challenges in Canada

May 10, 2023 • Research into Practice: Survey Use and Challenges in Canada.. Read More →
14May

Opioid Addiction and Impairment Prevention at Work

RECORDED MAY 3, 2023 • MAYDAY MAYDAY Learn about the complexity of factors involved in workplace addiction, plus resources to help... Read More →
24Apr

MAYDAY MAYDAY 2023: Workplace Mental Health Symposium

STARTS MAY 3 • Weekly events for the month of May, with expert speakers and wide ranging topics on workplace mental health. REGISTER TODAY!.. Read More →
20Apr

Unequal Toll: Tracking Patterns of Illness and Death Among Frontline Workers

RECORDED APRIL 28, 2023 • Marking Canada's National Day of Mourning to remember the disproportionate loss of frontline and vulnerable workers. In two parts... Read More →
29Oct

WHMIS.org

[WEB PORTAL] Canada's National WHMIS portal – providing tools, guidance, information and resources presented by Jurisdiction and Audience... Read More →
24Nov

United Steelwork Diesel Particulate Project

November 2022. [WEBSITE] • United Steelworkers Local 6500 • Center for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH).. Read More →
26Jan

Guidance on Indoor Ventilation During the Pandemic

[WEB PAGE] Public Health Agency, Government of Canada.. Read More →