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Posted November 14, 2023 • OHCOW Industrial Hygienists discuss exposure hazards for first responders.
Posted Mar 14, 2023 • A discussion of the role of a MLITSD Ergonomist in reducing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders in Ontario.
Recorded July 2023. An introduction to welding and its health effects.
Recorded May 2023. Our OHCOW Occupational Health Nurses discuss the nursing role in our organization.
Posted April 18, 2023 • uncovering the top 10 roadblocks to the progression of a successfully functioning committee.
Posted February 23, 2023 • An overview of possible causal occupational and environmental exposures and Top 10 Tools to Prevent NIHL.
Posted January 24, 2023 • A discussion of the ergonomic risk factors related to winter weather.
August 24, 2022 • Sleep and muskuloskeletal disorders, with Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists, OHCOW
September 29, 2022 • Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists, OHCOW, discuss ergonomic safety in yard work.
July 8, 2022 • Part One. With Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists, OHCOW.
September 9, 2022 • The school environment and ergonomics. With Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, Occupational Ergonomists
August 3, 2022 • A discussion about the hazards of working in the heat as well as the ergonomic risk factors and prevention strategies.
August 17, 2022 • Dwayne Fuchs and Melissa Statham, OHCOW Occupational Ergonomists discuss the risks of lawn care activities.
June 20, 2022 • OHCOW Hygienists discuss the importance of indoor air quality.
February 22, 2022 • Knowing the work environment, workers’ rights, and more.
December 2021 • OHCOW Occupational Hygienists James Miuccio and Sonia Lal discuss the Safety Data Sheet.
May 12, 2021 • OHCOW Occupational Hygienist Sonia Lal looks at the history of workplace exposures.
October 13, 2021 • OHCOW Occupational Hygienists James Miuccio and Sonia Lal discuss the hazards of the nail salon environment for workers.
October 15, 2021 • OHCOW ergonomists Brenda Mallat and Melissa Statham discuss office ergonomics.
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95% Confidence Interval (CI) is a range of values (upper and lower) that you can be 95% certain contains the true mean of the population.
The relative risk is a comparison of the risk of getting lung cancer for those exposed to diesel exhaust compared to those who have never been exposed to diesel exhaust – for example, if the relative risk is 1.5, it means that for the cumulative diesel exhaust exposure entered into the calculator, the risk associated with that exposure is 1.5 times higher than the background risk of lung cancer for those who have not been occupationally exposed to diesel exhaust.
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