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This is a podcast series by the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW), where we discuss the challenges of current and emerging trends in occupational health and offer effective prevention strategies to empower workers.

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This is a podcast series by the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW), where we discuss the challenges of current and emerging trends in occupational health and offer effective prevention strategies to empower workers.

    Workplace Exposure Histories: Looking at Yesterday for Tomorrow, Today:

    Workplace Exposure Histories: Looking at Yesterday for Tomorrow, Today:

    A Podcast to help present employees gather information from their current workplace regarding their exposures and begin the process for looking at previous workplaces as well. It's never too late to start collecting this information in the event you need it in the future.  This podcast gives you a list  with some of the items you should be considering to start your workplace exposure portfolio.  Enjoy this informative yet upbeat session with OHCOW Toronto Clinic's Occupational Hygienist,  Sonia Lal.  Stay tuned for more podcasts in the near future.

    • 19 min
    Nail Salons Services during a Global Pandemic:

    Nail Salons Services during a Global Pandemic:

    In Conversation with James Miuccio and Sonia Lal, Occupational Hygienists at the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW): 

    OHCOW hygienists discuss critical information on how to better protect yourself during COVID and the use of Nail or Hair Salon Services.  During the early months in COVID, a lot of folks were growing out their hair, hair colour and beards as salon services were closed and employers were struggling to get into compliance with all the requirements for safely working during this Pandemic.  James and Sonia bring you health and safety related information from the Centers for Disease Control with regards to how you can protect yourself when perusing the Salon Services and how employers and employees at these workplaces can work safely amongst each other and with their clientele.  Come listen in on this fun yet scientific conversation between James and Sonia.  More to come your way in the new year! Let us know what you want to hear about!

    • 18 min
    Office Ergonomics - Getting Started

    Office Ergonomics - Getting Started

    In this podcast Brenda Mallat and Melissa Statham, Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomists from the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) talk about the application of office ergonomics as it relates to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), and the approaches that workplaces should take in addressing office ergonomic concerns.

    • 8 min

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