Member, OCRC Steering Committee
Dr. Andréane Chénier is a CUPE National Representative specializing in Health and Safety. She assists CUPE members in Ontario with a wide range of occupational health and safety issues. In this role, she presents the public sector worker perspective as a representative on advisory bodies and steering committees within the Provincial government and health and safety associations. Andréane has participated in the research, writing and publication of health and safety tools to help workers find answers to their workplace problems. She has been an invited conference speaker on topics ranging from workplace violence and harassment to working alone, shiftwork to joint health and safety committees and psychosocial hazards.
Prior to her work as health and safety specialist, Andréane was a scientific researcher in the health sciences fields of HIV, immunology and cancer metabolism, is a published author and has presented her research at provincial, national and international conferences. She holds a Biochemistry degree and a Masters in Immunology from the University of Ottawa and a doctorate in Biomolecular Sciences from Laurentian University.