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Highlighting What's New and Upcoming at OHCOW
APRIL 2022
Science, Solutions and Success Stories
Two Upcoming Sessions:
Frontline Mental Health Stressors and Strategies for Workplaces

April 5, 2022

Highlighting the current evidence around the effects of COVID on mental health, with shared experience from the front lines, including education and nursing voices.
Earth Day Reflections
to Inform Prevention

April 22, 2022

Expanding focus to consider factors which have compounded the pandemic, might impact future crises, but once recognized, can be addressed for prevention.
Learn more about the above webinars and view the resources from all past sessions
on our OCC-COVID event page.
Spring Into ACTion
Friday, April 8, 2022

A Virtual Health and Safety Forum presented by OHCOW in cooperation wit the Ottawa and District Labour Council.
Supporting the Mental Health of Ontario International Agriculture Workers
NEW DATE: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

A free webinar highlighting key issues, promising practices, and identifying gaps and areas requiring attention.
MayDay, MayDay 2022
Session 1: Addiction and Opioid Harm Reduction at Work
Friday, April 29, 2022

Beginning the series with a closer look at what is both a personal, as well as a broad societal problem, that often has roots – and therefore the potential for solutions – in the workplace.
Learn more about the series and view resources from past sessions on the MayDay, MayDay event page.
Mental Health and Psychosocial Supports for Ontario Agricultural Workers

A series of nine colourful posters created by OHCOW’s research team as part of the Community & Workplace Psychosocial Supports for the Health of IAWs in Ontario Project, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) 
Collage of infographic pertaining to workers rights
Infographics Help Workers Know and Exercise Their Health and Safety Rights

Currently available in English, these colour, informative infographics will also be made available in Spanish in the near future.
Thumbnail images of the cover of the OHCOW Ventilation Checklist
Ventilation Checklist: A Pandemic-based Guide to Maintaining Your Building Ventilation System

This new Ventilation Checklist can be used as a guide to assess and improve ventilation in rooms and buildings.
Humidex-Based Heat Stress Calculator and Plan (Indoor Workers)
Now available as a web-based calculator using temperature and humidity percentage to calculate humidex and provide recommended actions. It also includes a Humidex-based Heat Response Plan with advice on training, adjusting for clothing, measurement location and devices, adjusting for radiant heat, etc. An awareness poster is also available.

Web-based Room Ventilation Calculator

This popular Calculator will soon be available in a web-based format providing a step-by-step approach to determining the adequacy of the ventilation in your class / meeting room
We are in the final stages of testing before launch.
Watch for a launch announcement on our home page towards the end of this week.

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