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CREOD Research Flash - April 2017

April 3, 2017 - 4:06 pm

Research Agenda Development Agriculture-Horticulture The issue: Continued concerns about health and safety in agriculture and horticulture settings in Canada. An update: In 2012 Agrivita and the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety In Agriculture hosted a national meeting of agriculture workers...

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...

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

September 24, 2015 - 10:52 am

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...

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.