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Highlighting What's New and Upcoming at OHCOW
MARCH 2022
Science, Solutions and Success Stories
Two upcoming sessions to help meet your current information needs:
Long-term Risk
and Managing Uncertainty

March 25, 2022

Understand the short, medium and long term risks of Sars CoV-2 infection, and consider their implications for workplace health and safety policy and practices.
Frontline Mental Health, Stressors and Strategies for Workplaces

April 5, 2022

After two years in this pandemic we acknowledge the terrible toll felt by frontline workers everywhere. Recognition is needed to find solutions.
Supporting the Mental Health of Ontario International Agriculture Workers
Thursday, March 24, 2022

A free webinar highlighting key issues, promising practices, and identifying gaps and areas requiring attention. MORE ABOUT...
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.

What Does "Health" in Health and Safety Mean to Me?

A new podcast focusing on the “Health” side of “Health and Safety” for workers, building awareness of the many workplace variables which could be adversely affecting your health. 
Silica Control Tool Pilot Program Launched

Take advantage of this opportunity to be one of the first in Ontario to test the "living" risk assessment tool built by the BC Construction Association (BCCSA). MORE ABOUT...
MayDay, MayDay 2022
Beginning Friday, April 29, 2022 and running for four consecutive Fridays in May
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Still in the planning stages, our Workplace Mental Health webinar series returns for another year with a great lineup of speakers and topics planned.

Details coming soon on the MayDay, MayDay event page.
All Workers Need Adequate Airborne Protection

A new factsheet outlining the rationale for fitted filtering face piece respirators (FFR) vs. masks. MORE ABOUT...

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Day 2022
Expanded from a single day to a weekly webinar series, this year was
the most successful in our 23 year history with 1212 registrants from across 39 countries!
Thank you all for making this happen!
Logo for the Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD)
Complete the following survey from CRE-MSD for a chance to win
one of four $200 VISA Gift Cards!

The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Working from Home (WFH) Changes and Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD)

The goal of the survey is to determine how working remotely has affected workers and workplaces during COVID-19 restrictions. The survey will gather information about home work space, health and wellness, and transitioning back to in-person work.

Survey closes April 8, 2022
Survey Criteria: You must be 18 or older, currently employed, and required to work from home
in some capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
All input will remain confidential.
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