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.
Presentations from the 2015-2016 seminars are below. For upcoming seminars, please visit our events page.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2015-2016 Occupational and Environmental Health Seminars
April 1, 2016 – Dermatitis screening in healthcare workers: A series of studies
Kathryn Nichol, University Health Network
If you would like to receive a copy of the Hand Health Fact Sheet, please email Dr. Nichol (contact information is on the last slide of the presentation).
March 18, 2016 – The ChemTRAC Program: Increasing public awareness of priority chemicals and reducing pollution from industrial and commercial sources
Marco Belmont, Health Public Policy, Toronto Public Health
Link to ChemTRAC Report
March 4, 2016 – The health risks of noise are loud and clear: Investigating the public health significance of occupational noise-induced hearing loss
Laura Bogaert, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
February 19, 2016 – The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study
PJ Subbarao, Sick Kids Hospital, Toronto
February 5, 2016 – The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) examination of residues in various food commodities
Bruce Keown & Robert Blenkinsop, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
January 22, 2016 – Lessons learned from the Ontario Uranium Miners… still?
Minh Do, Occupational Cancer Research Centre
January 8, 2016 – The Canadian Health Measures Survey: Recent results of the bio-monitoring component and future directions
Ellen Lye, Environmental Health Sciences Research Bureau, Health Canada
December 11, 2015 – Linking air pollution to health outcomes: Monitoring, mapping and exposure assessment
Kelly Sabaliauskas, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
November 27, 2015 – Pipeline Emergency Preparedness & Response: Trans-Northern Pipelines Outreach Approach
Ryan Wheeler, Shearwater Environmental Emergency Solutions
Farhad Seif, Trans-Northern Pipelines
November 13, 2015 – Estimating global burden of disease due to PM2.5
Rick Burnett, Environmental Health Surveillance, Health Canada
October 30, 2015 – Complementarity of hazard and risk assessments in recent IARC reviews of pesticide carcinogenicity
John McLaughlin, Public Health Ontario
October 16, 2015 – Exposures from my home and office: the complicated world of flame retardants
Miriam Diamond, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Toronto
October 2, 2015 – Sun exposure in outdoor workers: friend or foe?
Cheryl Peters, Department of Health Sciences, Carleton University
September 18, 2015 – The 24-hour society: Cancer risks and challenges for prevention
Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre, Cancer Care Ontario