The Day of Mourning was established by the Canadian Labour Congress in 1984 to coincide with the passing of the Workers Compensation Act of Ontario on April 28, 1914. It was rapidly taken up around the world and is now an internationally recognized event to remember workers who have become ill, been injured, or died …
The Partners in Prevention 2012 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show is Canada’s largest health and safety event. It brings together health and safety professionals for networking, education, and knowledge sharing. The conference will take place on May 1-2, 2012, in Mississauga. For more information about Partners in Prevention 2012, visit the conference website.
The Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) will hold its next conference, hosted by WorkSafeBC, in Vancouver on June 1-2, 2012. The conference will focus on innovation in occupational health and safety research. A “Student Day” will also be held on May 31, 2012. For more information on CARWH 2012, and to …
The North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) is holding its Annual Conference on June 2-8, 2012, in Portland, Oregon. The theme for 2012 is “Building Bridges for Cancer Surveillance: 25 Years of Progress.” For more information, and to register, click here.
The Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) aims to facilitate knowledge sharing between epidemiologists. The next annual meeting will be held on June 27-30, 2012, in Minneapolis, MN. For more information, visit the SER website.
The 4th annual Dalla Lana School of Public Health student-led conference is entitled “Public Health 2.0: Exploring Innovative and Participatory Technologies.” It will be held September 23, 2011 at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, and is free of charge. For more information on the conference, visit the website.
The Partners in Prevention Forum North 2011 Health and Safety Conference and Trade Show will be held November 1-2, 2011, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and is the largest health and safety event in Northwestern Ontario. For more information on the conference, visit the Forum North website.
The 23rd ISEE conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain, September 13-16, 2011. The conference will focus on sustainable transport and health, the impact of climate change, and in utero and early life exposures and their health effects in later life. For more information, visit the conference website.
EPICOH 2011 will be held September 7-9 in Oxford, England. The conference covers all areas of epidemiology and is aimed at epidemiologists, statisticians, physicians, industrial hygienists, regulators, and other occupational health scientists. More information on EPICOH 2011 can be found on the conference website.
“OCRC Research Day: Assessing the Human and Economic Burden of Occupational Cancer” took place on March 23, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario. The Research Day brought together researchers, workplace stakeholders, students and those with an interest in occupational cancer. Featured presenters talked about efforts to assess the burden of workplace cancer in Alberta, the United States, …