Biologic Hazards

Occupational endotoxin exposure and a novel luminol-enhanced chemiluminescence assay of nasal lavage neutrophil activation.

Seth R, Ribeiro M, Romaschin A, Scott JA, Manno M, Scott JA, Liss GM, Tarlo SM. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011 Jan;127(1):272-5. Epub 2010 Nov 18. PubMed link to article

Symptoms after mould exposure including Stachybotrys chartarum, and comparison with darkroom disease.

Al-Ahmad M, Manno M, Ng V, Ribeiro M, Liss GM, Tarlo SM. Allergy. 2010 Feb;65(2):245-55. Epub 2009 Oct 1. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Mould-attributed symptoms have included features which overlap with unexplained syndromes such as sick building syndrome. OBJECTIVES: We describe questionnaire...

Dr. Alan Abelsohn: The health impacts of climate change

St. Michael's Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Susan Brumby: Keeping the rural heart beating

St. Michael's Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Dr. Loren Vanderlinden: Endocrine disruptors: Potential implications for human health and practice considerations

St. Michael's Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Dr. Richard Summerbell: Non-infectious principles - in places where fungi meet human health

St. Michael's Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Linda Varangu: Toxicological profile of cleaning products

St. Michael's Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Cardinal Carter Wing, Room 6-002 Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Dr. Paul Demers: Estimating the Number of Canadians Exposed to Workplace Carcinogens: Challenges & Opportunities

St. Michael's Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM, Room 6-002 (Clarice Chalmers Conference Room), 6th Floor Cardinal Carter Wing, St. Michael's Hospital. Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

Dr. Ray Copes: Re-occupancy of grow-ops and drug labs: lingering fears or lingering risks?

St. Michael's Hospital Occupational Medicine Rounds. 8:00 AM, Room 16-101, Cardinal Carter Wing, St. Michael's Hospital. Webcasting: http://webcast.otn.ca/liveevents.html. For more information, contact Theresa Hollosi at HollosiT@smh.ca.

The individual, environmental, and organizational factors that influence nurses' use of facial protection to prevent occupational transmission of communicable respiratory illness in acute care hospitals.

Nichol K, Bigelow P, O'Brien-Pallas L, McGeer A, Manno M, Holness DL. Am J Infect Control. 2008 Sep;36(7):481-7. BACKGROUND: Communicable respiratory illness is an important cause of morbidity among nurses. One of the key reasons for occupational transmission of this illness is the failure to...