CREOD

An evidence-based evaluation & discussion tool for Ontario hospital JHSCs

Purpose: To provide a guide for Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) members to follow when evaluating the effectiveness of their committee. Download a printable PDF Download the tool Results of the study Kathryn Nichol, Linn Holness, Irena Kudla, Lynda Robson, Chun-Yip Hon, Helen Kelly, Stephan


New research synthesis: What We’ve Learned About Occupational Skin Disease

What We’ve Learned About Occupational Skin Disease A lay-language synthesis of CREOD’s body of research on work-related contact dermatitis (WRCD) over the past decade.      


New tool for evaluating JHSCs

CREOD has created an evidence-driven assessment tool that JHSCs, employers and policy-makers can use to evaluate various JHSC functions and characteristics, and help improve JHSC effectiveness. The tool was developed based on the Safety Element Method and input from experts, and pilot tested in two


Fall 2014 Occupational Medicine Rounds Posted

Please join us for this season’s Occupational Medicine Rounds. All rounds are webcast through OTN: http://webcast.otn.ca For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca. See the Fall 2014 schedule


Dr. Howard Hamer: Chronic Pain and Fitness to Return to Work, Dec. 10, 2014

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.


Dr. Leon Genesove: Occupational Health in Mining, Nov. 26, 2014

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.


Bruce Stewart, CIH: State of the Art in the Management of Mould, Flooding and Legionella Contamination, Nov. 12, 2014

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.


Dr. Barry Kurtzer: Medical Marijuana and the Workplace: Challenges and Solutions, Oct. 22, 2014

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.


Dr. Ray Copes: Lead Exposure in Shooting Ranges, Oct. 8, 2014

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.


Dr. Linn Holness: Return to Work in Occupational Disease, Sep. 24, 2014

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.