Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2016-2017

The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public HealthPublic Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease. Contact ocrc@localhost to sign up for the mailing list.

Presentations from the 2016-2017 seminars are below. The OEH seminar series will resume in September 2017.

 

The Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The series is also approved by the Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI), and by the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH) for Registration Maintenance (RM) points. For additional details on continuing education credits (including approval numbers) please click here. If you have further questions, please contact Elaina MacIntyre (elaina.macintyre@oahpp.ca). 

 

Past Seminars

March 24, 2017 – Shale petroleum development: Air emissions and implications
Shao-Meng Li, Environment Canada

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March 10, 2017 – TARGetKids: A study of children’s blood lead
JinHee Kim, Public Health Ontario

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February 24, 2017 – Light at night as a potential cause of breast cancer
Michael Leung, SickKids

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February 10, 2017 – Food Safety Culture: When Food Safety Systems are Not Enough
Keith Warriner, University of Guelph
Supplementary Materials: Food Safety Practices Survey

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January 27, 2017 – Radon in Canada: the challenges of putting prevention into action
Anne-Marie Nicol, Simon Fraser University

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January 13, 2017 – SOCcer: Automatic coding of free-text job descriptions to standardized occupation codes
Melissa Friesen, US National Cancer Institute

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November 25, 2016 – Bicyclist injuries and route infrastructure: streetcar tracks and finding a better groove
Anne Harris, Ryerson University

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November 11, 2016 – Traumatic brain injury and work: What does gender have to do with it?
Angela Colantonio, University Health Network

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October 28, 2016 – Application of the Health Impact Assessment Framework to Projects in North America
Lindsay McCallum, Intrinsik

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September 30, 2016 – A framework and measure to better assess and understand occupational health and safety vulnerability
Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

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September 16, 2016 – Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction: A Web-based Quantitative Risk Assessment Tool
Hugh Davies, University of British Columbia

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Click the links below to see presentations from previous seminar series:

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

 

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