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CCOHS is recognized worldwide for providing programs, services, and knowledge that help organizations raise awareness, assess risks, implement prevention programs, and improve the health, safety and well-being of workers. We use webinar technology to deliver online presentations and we encourage you to attend these webinars as groups in your boardrooms or venues.


 

 

Emotional Intelligence at Work

Emotional Intelligence at Work FREE!

From a definition by Dr. Reuven Bar-On, emotional intelligence is “an array of non-cognitive capabilities, competencies, and skills that influence our ability to succeed in coping with environmental demands and pressures.” Through practical examples, learn what emotional intelligence means for personal and professional growth, developing successful teams and satisfying clients.


Presenter:
Sue Freeman, CCOHS
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WHMIS 2015 - How Canada is Adopting the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for Workplace Chemicals

WHMIS 2015 - How Canada is Adopting the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for Workplace Chemicals FREE!

Canada has implemented WHMIS 2015, a national chemical classification and hazard communication standard for workplace chemicals. The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015) incorporates the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (or GHS) for workplace chemicals.


Presenter:
Health Canada
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Ages and Stages: Working Safely and Well Together

Ages and Stages: Working Safely and Well Together FREE!

When workers are at different ages and stages, occupational health and safety research has shown that they can have different mental and physical needs. Join Jan Chappel as she outlines how workers — whether they are new to the working world, young, aging, or part of another vulnerable working population – can benefit from a well-planned approach to health and safety.


Presenter:
Jan Chappel, CCOHS
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Taking Action on Workplace Stress

Taking Action on Workplace Stress FREE!

Is work stressing your employees out? If so, they're not alone. In Canada, over a quarter of working adults report feeling highly stressed at work. Factors such as excessive demands, lack of control, insecure job arrangements, inadequate resources and support, and workplace bullying and harassment can all took their toll on the well-being of workers.


Presenter:
John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW
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Healthy Workplaces: A Team Effort

Healthy Workplaces: A Team Effort FREE!

Thinking about starting a healthy workplace team at your workplace? This webinar is for you. Join Laurie Tirone as she recounts the development of the Healthy Workplace Team here at CCOHS. What began as simply posting information to a bulletin board has blossomed into a year-round team effort that follows the four avenues of influence for a healthy workplace: physical work environment, personal health resources in the workplace, the psychosocial work environment, and community involvement.


Presenter:
Laurie Tirone, CCOHS
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GHS Classification and Labelling Webinars Package

GHS Classification and Labelling Webinars Package FREE!

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) is being implemented around the world. The GHS introduces significant changes to how the hazards of chemical products are identified and the way that workplace chemicals are labelled. These webinars will help you understand how substances and mixtures are classified according to the GHS.


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CCOHS
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GHS Classification of Mixtures: An Introduction

GHS Classification of Mixtures: An Introduction FREE!

Understand how mixtures are classified according to the Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification and Labelling (GHS), and get guidance on how to assign GHS classifications to products.


Presenter:
CCOHS
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GHS Classification of Substances: An Introduction

GHS Classification of Substances: An Introduction FREE!

Learn about the classification system for the Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification and Labelling (GHS), understand how substances are classified according to the GHS, and get guidance on how to assign GHS classifications to substances.


Presenter:
CCOHS
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How to Write a GHS Label

How to Write a GHS Label FREE!

Get an overview of the content and requirements for supplier labels according to the Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification and Labelling (GHS). Upon completion of the webinar, you will have a clear idea of what information is required on a GHS supplier label and will be able to confidently create a GHS label.


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CCOHS
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Healthy Habits That Work

Healthy Habits That Work FREE!

Considering that the average Canadian spends 36 hours at work per week, it's not surprising that the workplace can significantly affect overall health and well-being. Get up to speed on healthy habits you can adopt during your working hours. In this quick 30-minute webinar, you'll learn numerous strategies for eating better, keeping active, improving the physical environment, and staying mentally fit – and discover the roles that both employers and workers can play in achieving and maintaining a healthy work/life balance.


Presenter:
Emma Nicolson, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist, CCOHS
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WHMIS After GHS For Employers

WHMIS After GHS For Employers FREE!

Employers, what does GHS mean to you? This webinar provides a quick overview of GHS as it relates to WHMIS, identifies what's new, what's changed, what's stayed the same and important timelines. Learn about pictograms, signal words, hazard statements and precautionary statements. Get ready!


Presenter:
Sandy Bello, Technical Specialist, CCOHS
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Arthritis & Workplace Health: Ensuring Employees Reach Their Full Potential

Arthritis & Workplace Health: Ensuring Employees Reach Their Full Potential FREE!

The Arthritis Society's President and CEO Janet Yale takes participants through an evidence-based primer on how to create a workplace that can help prevent arthritis, and enhances the productivity and potential of all employees. The webinar will also discuss how The Arthritis Society is working with government, private payers, employers and other stakeholders to ensure all Canadians living with arthritis reach their full potential at work.


Presenter:
Janet Yale, The Arthritis Society
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Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers

Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers FREE!

We have made significant progress in addressing workplace factors that impact the physical health and safety of employees; now we need to give similar attention to psychological health. Psychological health concerns have a powerful and expanding impact on the safety, productivity and effectiveness of the workplace.


Presenters:
Dr. Merv Gilbert and Dr. Dan Bilsker
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Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier – Part 1

Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier – Part 1 FREE!

Work-related Asthma (WRA) is the most common occupational respiratory disorder in industrialized countries. Early and accurate diagnosis, plus changes in the workplace, can make a difference to the well-being of patients and their co-workers.


Presenters:
Dr. Michael Pysklywec, Occupational Health Physician, and Michelle Tew, Occupational Health Nurse, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc.
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Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier – Part 2

Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier – Part 2 FREE!

Work-related Asthma (WRA) is the most common occupational respiratory disorder in industrialized countries. Early and accurate diagnosis, plus changes in the workplace, can make a difference to the well-being of patients and their co-workers.


Presenters:
Dr. Michael Pysklywec, Michelle Tew, and Sonia Lal, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc.
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Radiation Safety in the Workplace

Radiation Safety in the Workplace FREE!

Radiation is all around us in Canada. Natural background radiation is found in soil, air, food, and water, but radiation is also used in healthcare, power generation, construction, manufacturing, research, and other workplace settings.


Presenter:
Claire Cohalan, Scientist, Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
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Making Sense of Scent-Free Workplaces

Making Sense of Scent-Free Workplaces FREE!

Considering a scent-free workplace? Not sure what is involved? In this free webinar, Jan Chappel from CCOHS will discuss scent sensitivities, fragrance-free policies, and the challenges faced in the workplace.


Presenter:
Jan Chappel, Senior Technical Specialist, CCOHS
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Manual Materials Handling: Risky Business

Manual Materials Handling: Risky Business FREE!

This recorded webinar will outline the five major factors that contribute to musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) injuries as a result of manual materials handling (MMH) activities. Focus will be placed upon quantifying these factors in order to understand how to identify which tasks are particularly harmful at a workplace, and what parts of the body are most at risk while performing these tasks.


Presenter:
Dhananjai Borwankar, Technical Specialist, CCOHS
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Best RTW Practices for Workers with Musculoskeletal and Mental Health Conditions

Best RTW Practices for Workers with Musculoskeletal and Mental Health Conditions FREE!

This webinar will bring you up-to-date on best practices for the most effective workplace return-to-work (RTW) programs for injured or ill workers, based on the latest research evidence.


Presenter:
Renée-Louise Franche, Ph.D.
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Mould, Spores and More: The Real Deal

Mould, Spores and More: The Real Deal FREE!

Mould is everywhere, including the workplace and managing mould issues can be difficult and complicated. This webinar will provide you with an understanding of the basic issues surrounding mould in the workplace and includes an overview of the general principles and approaches used to manage the issue effectively.


Presenter:
Chris Liddy, Occupational Health and Safety Specialist, CCOHS
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Make the Move: Staying Physically Active at Work

Make the Move: Staying Physically Active at Work FREE!

The benefits of physical activity are far reaching and well known. But why aren't Canadians more active? The reality is that many individuals won't achieve increased physical activity or lifestyle changes on their own. That's where workplaces come in!


Presenters:
Angela Torry, Alberta Centre for Active Living, and Lindsay Wright, Be Fit For Life
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Implementing Healthy Eating Programs in the Workplace

Implementing Healthy Eating Programs in the Workplace FREE!

What a person eats, how active they are, genetics and the environment in which they live, work and play all have a role in determining whether or not a person is at a healthy body weight. With adults spending a large amount of time at work and consuming at least one meal a day in addition to one or two snacks, workplaces are an ideal venue to promote healthy food choices.


Presenter:
Heather Harvey, Ontario Public Health Association
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Ontario Bill 168 - Violence & Harassment in the Workplace

Ontario Bill 168 - Violence & Harassment in the Workplace FREE!

As of December 2009, the Ontario Legislature passed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) to help protect workers against workplace violence and harassment. The legislation will come into effect June 15, 2010. Note: Many other Canadian jurisdictions already have violence prevention legislation.


Presenter:
Jessie Callaghan, Senior Technical Specialist
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Listen up: Chemical Exposure and Hearing Loss in the Workplace

Listen up: Chemical Exposure and Hearing Loss in the Workplace FREE!

Exposure to noise in the workplace can permanently damage our hearing. But for some occupations and industries, there are other factors that can negatively affect a worker's hearing. Some of these factors include variations in the noise exposure, age, gender, race, general health indicators such as blood pressure and use of certain medications, and other harmful exposures. Several factors have been studied to try to understand why the occurrence and degree of noise-induced hearing loss can vary so much within a group and among groups.


Presenter:
Dr. Thais Morata, NIOSH
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Evaluating MSDS First Aid Advice

Evaluating MSDS First Aid Advice FREE!

Sometimes the first aid advice given can seem inconsistent and confusing for people to apply in the workplace. Join us to examine some real first aid advice given on current MSDSs and find out if today's science supports the recommendations. The First Aid Measures section on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) provides recommendations on how to minimize the effects of an accidental exposure to a chemical product - which all organizations that use chemical products need to know.


Presenter:
Jessie Callaghan, Senior Technical Specialist
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Preventing and Enforcing Musculoskeletal Hazards in the Workplace

Preventing and Enforcing Musculoskeletal Hazards in the Workplace FREE!

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) represent 43% of all WSIB lost time injuries in Ontario. And in fact, most provincial jurisdictions in Canada report similar findings. Given that MSD hazards exist in workplaces, recognition and control of them must be an integral part of a workplace's health and safety system.


Presenter:
Anne Duffy, Ontario Ministry of Labour
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Mentally Healthy Workplaces: Strategies for Success

Mentally Healthy Workplaces: Strategies for Success FREE!

Join CCOHS as we present Donna Hardaker, Mental Health Works certified trainer for York Region Canadian Mental Health Association. She will educate webinar participants on mental health protective factors and on how to take care of both ourselves and others in the workplace.


Presenter:
Donna Hardaker, York Region Canadian Mental Health Association
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Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health in the Workplace FREE!

Mental health claims are the fastest growing category of disability costs in Canada, and represent a significant health problem in Canadian workplaces across all sectors. Mental Health Works helps workplaces better address the issues of mental health and mental illness at work by raising awareness of the effects of unaddressed mental health issues at work, training managers in effective communication and accommodation approaches and , and educating employers and employees about creating mentally healthy workplaces.


Presenter:
Donna Hardaker, Mental Health Works
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Learning by Committee: Effective Committees

Learning by Committee: Effective Committees FREE!

Learn the basics of running productive and effective joint health and safety committee meetings, in this installment of our recorded webinar series, Learning by Committee.


Presenter:
Jan Chappel, CCOHS Technical Specialist
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Learning by Committee: Workplace Hazards

Learning by Committee: Workplace Hazards FREE!

Learn about workplace hazards in this installment of our recorded webinar series,Learning by Committee.


Presenter:
Jan Chappel, CCOHS Technical Specialist
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Learning by Committee: Accident Investigation

Learning by Committee: Accident Investigation FREE!

Discover how both accidents and incidents need to be investigated in this installment of our recorded webinar series, Learning by Committee. Watch these webinars together as a committee, to enrich your health and safety meetings. Detailed yet lively, each session is designed to inform and inspire your committee into action. Use it as the educational session for your next committee meeting!


Presenter:
Jan Chappel, CCOHS Technical Specialist
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Learning by Committee: Workplace Inspections

Learning by Committee: Workplace Inspections FREE!

Find out how workplace inspections support your entire occupational health and safety program in this installment of our recorded webinar series, Learning by Committee.


Presenter:
Jennifer Dipper, CCOHS Technical Specialist
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CANWrite GHS - A Guided Tour

CANWrite GHS - A Guided Tour

Take the guided tour on how to author MSDSs using CCOHS’ CANWrite MSDS Authoring Software


Presenters:
Pam Morgan, Account Manager, CCOHS
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