CAMH National Campaign to Recognize Mental Health Champions

CAMH launches National Campaign:  150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health  CAMH Difference Makers – 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health, co-chaired Sandi and Jim Treliving, is a national program that wants to recognize those who have made an impact through research, philanthropy, advocacy, social change and inspiration.   Now is the time to recognize OHNs’ efforts and achievements by nominating them for recognition [...]
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Briefing Note: Government of Canada Releases Budget [...]

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 the Government of Canada released its 2017 Budget Plan. Many of the commitments, if passed into legislation, will have a significant impact on employers, most immediately those in the federal sector. Key proposed changes to the Employment Insurance Act and Canada Labour Codeare outlined in the following Briefing Note link http://www.oohna.on.ca/articles/
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Employers wanted for IWH OHS Spending Study

Institute for Work & Health’s Ontario study on employer investment in OHS is the first of its kind in Canada.  Recruitment for this study is expected to continue through the spring of 2017. Organizations interested in taking part are asked to contact Morgan Lay, research associate on the project, at: mlay@iwh.on.ca.  How much do Ontario employers spend to prevent work-related injuries and illnesses? A team of researchers [...]
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Ministry of Labour Launches Various OH & S Initiatives

Ministry of Labour launches LinkedIn presence. In the past few years, Ontarians have been able to keep up with Ministry of Labour news on its social media channels, such as Facebook and Twitter. Now, you can also follow us on LinkedIn. Keep abreast with the latest ministry initiatives, legislation and resources, along with new job openings at the ministry. What’s New gets new look For [...]
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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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