November 2023

Occ-tober & Beyond Webinar Series

Learn More This Friday

November 3, 2023

1:00PM - 3:00PM

Launch of the Ontario Silica Control Tool

& Ontario’s OHS System Focus on Occupational Illness Prevention

Speakers include:

Dr. Joel Moody, Chief Prevention Officer, MLITSD

Melanie Gorman Ng, PhD, CIH, Occupational Health Scientist, BCCSA

Cristina St. Pierre, M.Eng., CIH Provincial Hygienist, MLITSD

Marni Tivy, Senior Policy Advisor, Health, Safety & Insurance Policy Branch, MLITSD

Tracy Kirkham, PhD, Senior Scientist & Associate Director, OCRC & Associate Professor U of T



Beginning in November 2023, workers and employers in the Ontario Construction Industry will receive full access to the Silica Control Tool™, its associated data, and outputs. The Tool’s user interface has undergone a facelift for Ontario and has been fully customized to meet Ontario’s health and safety regulation and standards. Use the link to visit our Silica Page and learn more!


Continuing: Occ-tober & Beyond Webinars

November 10

Ontario Occupational Disease Landscape Review Highlights

Dr. Linn Holness, MD, FRCPC, FFOM (Hon), MHSc Scientist,

MAP Centre for Urban Health Solutions, Director of CREOD

ECHO OEM Providing the Tools for Primary Care to Get Work Done!

Dr. Anil Adisesh, MB ChB, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOM, FRCPC,

Dalhousie University

Register for Nov 10 Webinar

November 17

Exposures and Disease - Making the Link

Speakers include:

Masood Ahmed MS, CIH, CRSP , Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW

Derrick Chung, MHS, ROH, Occupational Hygienist , OHCOW

Sarah Rhodes, PhD, Director (Projects), OHCOW

Register for Nov 17 Webinar

November 24

Airborne Hazard Management Programs - Reducing

Exposures in Mining

Speakers include:

Kevin Hedges, PhD, CIH, COH Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW

Scott Secord, Provincial Mining Specialist & Kyle Watson, MLITSD

Ralph Deayton, Mammoth Equipment & Exhaust

Daniel Rose, Pinssar

Judit Nelson, Industrial Hygiene Specialist, WSN

Janice Hobbs Martell, Founder McIntyre Powder Project

Register for Nov 24 Webinar

From Our Partners

Conference Call for Proposals

June 10 and 11, 2024

University of Ottawa

Deadline to submit a proposal is December 8, 2023

The conference will focus on policy and practice related to occupational injury and illness prevention, rehabilitation and return to work, with a focus on workers of vulnerability. We invite researchers, students, injured or ill workers, community members, advocates, and decision-makers to submit a presentation proposal and register for the conference.

Deadline to register is April 15, 2024.

Please register soon as space is limited.

More Info and Register
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