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CREOD Research Flash - August 2017

Potential respiratory effect from 3D printers The issue: More and more companies and consumers are adopting the use of 3D printers. Although these printers are known to emit ultrafine particles and volatile organic compounds, there is little available information regarding the health consequences of...

CREOD Research Flash - April 2017

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

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 - October 2015

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

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.

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

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

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

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. Susan Tarlo: Work-exacerbated Asthma and Rhinitis, April 29, 2015

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. Scott Kapoor: Colour Vision in Aviation, April 15, 2015

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.