Recognizing occupational and environmental hazards

Session details

Date:

Time:

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location:

Zoom videoconferencing

Didactic presentation by:

Victoria Arrandale

Session objectives

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the common types of occupational hazards
  2. Identify the occupational exposure limits that may apply to an individual worker
  3. Develop questions that will help to better understand a worker’s occupational exposures

About presenter

Dr. Victoria Arrandale is an assistant professor in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and a registered occupational hygienist (ROH). She also leads a working group on data and intelligence as part of Ontario’s Occupational Disease Action Plan, an initiative to align the province's health and safety system activities related to occupational exposure and disease.

Arrandale’s research focuses on the measurement of workplace exposures and the assessment of exposure in occupational epidemiology. Her work has examined exposures in a variety of workplaces including mining, construction, nail salons and electronic waste recycling facilities.

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