February 2023



Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Weekly Webinar Series

For the month of February OHCOW will feature a weekly webinar series on RSIs starting February 7 (RSI Day)!

Tuesday February 7, 14, 21 and 28

10 AM -12 PM EST

Get more information and see the full schedule on our website.

RSI Webinar Series

Covid Prevention Series Continues


A look at the real ongoing impacts on health, healthcare and workplaces large & small of SARS CoV-2

Hear stories from a medical professional in the trenches of helping patients and co-workers, and in the process, let’s review what we have learned on ways to protect health, reduce transmission and mitigate harm.

Guest speaker: Dr. Susan Kuo, M.D., CCFP,

Host: Dr. Pravesh Jugnundan, MD, FCBOM, FACOEM, FCFP, CIME, MRO, DOH Family physician in York Region and Occupational Medicine consultant at OHCOW

The format is a short presentation followed by time for questions, answers and discussion. 

Friday, February 10, 2023

1:30 PM EST

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Recorded Webinars

Dark Winter – past lessons to inform future health

The latest Occ-Covid webinar recorded January 27th is available to view. In this look at pandemics and biosecurity over time, get key insights for prevention and response from world-leading epidemiologist, biosecurity expert and author Dr. Raina MacIntyre.

View Recording

Visit the World Cancer Day web page, and explore information about work-related cancer on the OHCOW web site, with articles and other resources.

Work-related Cancer 

External Events and Resources

Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention

of Muskuloskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD)

Free Webinar: MSD Prevention and Ultrawide Computer Displays for Office Work

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 — 12:00 PM TO 1:00 PM EST

The benefits and challenges of using larger, wider computer displays and the impact on MSD prevention will be discussed, among other related topics.

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