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Keeping Workers Well 2017 Sails into Kingston May 25-26

2017 is Canada’s Sesquicentennial so it’s fitting the 46thannual conference is being held in the home city of Sir John A. MacDonald, Kingston, Ontario. Keeping Workers Well 2017 features plenaries and breakout sessions on Safety. Speakers include safety expert, Dr. Peter Strahlendorf (Ryerson University) and OOHNA members and educators Patricia Kent and Ruth McKillip. Keynote speakers include Brian Thwaites, Dr. Mark Weiss, Dr. Elaine [...]
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Winter/Spring 2017 OOHNA Webinar Topics

These "need to know” topics are drawn from members’ responses to OOHNA’s education satisfaction surveys.    The first webinar, (date to be confirmed) is Mental Health Crisis or Coping Crisis? and the speaker is Dr. Bill Howatt, PH.D., Ed.D., Chief Research & Development Officer, Workforce Productivity, Morneau Shepell Inc.   In this webinar, Dr. Bill Howatt will discuss how employees get into a coping crisis [...]
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What does an OHN do When Health Services is closed?

 OOHNA has created a new resource document:  What Does an Occupational Health Nurse do When the Health Services Department is closed? If you come to work and your client has chosen to close the Health Services department, what does the Occupational Health Nurse do? What are your responsibilities? OOHNA Resources are available to OOHNA Members only.  Please go to the Members-Only section of the website, key in your member [...]
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It's your Job: Prevention Starts Here Video Contest

Launch of the 2016-17 It’s Your Job: Prevention Starts Here video contest. It’s Your Job challenges Ontario’s secondary school students to produce an original video that can be used in social media to illustrate the importance of working safely on the job. The contest provides a unique opportunity for Prevention Partners to reach secondary school students, and a platform for youth to voice what they believe are the important workplace health [...]
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Liberals to introduce legislation this fall to regulate [...]

The Liberal government says it will introduce legislation this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping products and e-cigarettes to help quit smoking or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco. For this story and more, visit CityNews.ca Follow City News and click on   @CityNews or like them [...]
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