Articles by: Greg Winson

CREOD Research Flash - October 2016

November 15, 2016 - 4:53 pm

Testing the Joint Health and Safety Committee Assessment Tool in the Education Sector Joint health and safety committees (JHSCs) are worker-management advisory bodies that identify and help solve potential or existing workplace health and safety concerns. In Ontario, most workplaces with twenty or more...

CREOD Research Flash - May 2016

May 25, 2016 - 2:42 pm

Promoting Occupational Health and Safety Among Nail Salon Technicians: Peer Health Worker led Training Workshops Can peer-to-peer training help prevent occupational disease? As part of its Healthy Nail Technicians Project, the Queen West - Central Toronto Community Health Centre (Queen West) recruited...

CREOD Research Flash - April 2016

April 13, 2016 - 9:42 am

Nail technicians may be at increased risk for a variety of work-related diseases including skin disease, respiratory illness, musculoskeletal disorders, cancer, reproductive issues and infections. Compounds associated with these health problems (e.g. toluene, methyl methacrylate and volatile organic...

CREOD Research Flash - October 2015

October 8, 2015 - 11:06 am

Dermatitis Screening Practices in the Health Care Sector Studies have shown that about one-quarter of health care workers (HCWs) have hand dermatitis, likely due to exposure to wet work (i.e. wearing gloves or having hands in water/liquids >2h per day and/or frequent hand washing). Although contact...

Dr. Ian Arnold: Update on the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, Oct. 14, 2015

September 15, 2015 - 3:50 pm

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds 8 - 9 a.m. St. Michael's Hospital, Bond 3-015 Conference Room Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Bethany Zack: Dermatitis and worker education, Dec. 9, 2015

September 15, 2015 - 3:49 pm

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds 8 – 9 a.m. St. Michael’s Hospital, Cardinal Carter 1-004 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Dr Peter Berry: Impact of climate change on the health of workers, Nov. 25, 2015

September 15, 2015 - 3:43 pm

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds 8 – 9 a.m. St. Michael’s Hospital, Cardinal Carter 1-004 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Kristina Boccia and Darya Alyeksyeyeva: A qualitative study on the disability experience of workers with HAVS, Oct. 28, 2015

September 15, 2015 - 3:38 pm

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds 8 – 9 a.m. St. Michael’s Hospital, Cardinal Carter 1-004 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Coming in 2016

May 20, 2015 - 2:37 pm

6th Jack Pepys Workshop on Asthma and COPD in the Workplace May 2016 Toronto   Occupational and Environmental  Exposure of Skin to Chemicals September 2016 Manchester UK

Bethany Zack: Prevention of occupational skin disease – what do we know about training and education programs?, May 13, 2015

May 12, 2015 - 5:05 pm

St. Michael’s Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 – 9:00 AM. St. Michael’s Hospital, Cardinal Carter 6-002, Clarice Chalmers Conference Room. Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.