Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2017-2018

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

The 2017-2018 seminar series is complete. Presentations from the series are below. Seminars will resume in September 2018.

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. Additional details on continuing education credits (including approval numbers) are available here. If you have further questions, please contact Elaina MacIntyre (elaina.macintyre@oahpp.ca).

Past Seminars

March 9, 2018 – The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium: A protocol for building a national environmental exposure data platform for integrated analyses of urban form and health
Jeff Brook, University of Toronto

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February 23, 2018 – Tackling Local Air Quality at the Local Level: Peel Public Health’s Experience
Louise Aubin, Peel Public Health

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February 9, 2018 – Towards a Better Understanding of Violence in the Workplace
Peter Smith, Institute for Work & Health

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January 26, 2018 – Environmental sources of flame retardants and risk of breast cancer in young women
Shelley Harris, Cancer Care Ontario

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December 12, 2017 – Is diesel equipment in the workplace safe or not?  A quantitative risk assessment for diesel engine exhaust
Roel Vermeulen, Utrecht University

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November 24, 2017 – Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario: Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure
Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre, Cancer Care Ontario

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November 10, 2017 – Exposure to Ultrafine Particles and Black Carbon in Diesel-Powered Commuter Trains
Cheol-Heon Jeong, University of Toronto

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October 27, 2017 – Optimizing Work-Related Asthma Surveillance
Diane Lougheed, Queen’s University

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October 13, 2017 – Mushroom Foraging and Poisoning from Ingestion of Wild Mushrooms: Know What’s in the Basket!
James Scott, University of Toronto

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September 29, 2017 – Safe Employment Integration of Recent Immigrants and Refugees
Agnieszka Kosny & Basak Yanar, Institute for Work & Health

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September 15, 2017 – Healthcare Workers’ Exposure to Antineoplastic Drugs
Chun-Yip Hon, Ryerson University

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

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

 

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