Fall 2014 Occupational Medicine Rounds Posted

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

“Workplace prescriptions,” presented at Forum North 2012, Thunder Bay

Supporting return to work and prevention: “Workplace prescriptions” for workers with occupational disease.

International Symposium on the Challenges of Workplace Injury Prevention through Financial Incentives

89 Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto, Canada

Congratulations to Jeremy Scott

Jeremy Scott, a CREOD researcher, has been awarded a new position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences at Lakehead University. Jeremy starts at Lakehead on September 1, 2012. In addition to his ongoing research on occupational lung disease, he will be responsible for Lakehead

New products in our research library

We’ve added a number of new CREOD project summaries to our occupational skin disease research library. To access them, visit our occupational skin disease “research and resources” section, and click “projects.”

Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals Conference, June 2-5, 2013, Amsterdam

Planning for OEESC 2013 is underway! Watch the conference website for more details.

“Radiation Emergency in Fukushima”: Presentation by Dr. Hiroyuki Hayashi

Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Hiroyuki Hayashi – “Radiation Emergency in Fukushima” August 3rd 2011, 12:00 to 1:30pm Room 610, 155 College St., Toronto, Ontario Japan recently experienced a huge earthquake and a historical radiation disaster which has not yet been controlled. Tokyo

Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals Conference, June 5-8 2011, Toronto

CREOD is hosting the 5th Occupational and Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals Conference in Toronto, June 5-8 2011. For more details, download the OEESC 2011 Flyer or visit

Global Workshop on Occupational Skin Disease, 22-23 February 2011, Geneva

A Global Workshop on Occupational Skin Disease (OSD) was held in Geneva February 22 and 23, 2011, organized by the World Health Organization and the European Academy for Dermatology and Venerology. The workshop reviewed current activity related to primary and secondary prevention of OSD. 24 invited

New HAVS publication: “Vibration-white foot: a case report”

CREOD scientist Dr. Aaron Thompson describes the case of a 54 year-old miner with “vibration white foot”, a debilitating condition associated with foot-transmitted vibration exposure. Thompson AM, House R, Krajnak K, Eger T. Occup Med (Lond). 2010 Oct;60(7):572-4. Link to PubMed