Engaging with relevant workplace parties

Session details



12:00pm - 1:30pm (Toronto time)


Zoom videoconferencing

Didactic presentation by:

Sol Sax

Session objectives

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

  1. Describe why health care practitioners should engage with workplace parties 
  2. Explain when health care practitioners should engage with workplace parties 
  3. Describe how health care practitioners might engage with workplace parties 

Session resources

Adverse Event Following Immunization Reporting: Fact Sheet
Adverse event following immunization reporting for health care providers in Ontario: Fact sheet. Source: Public Health Ontario
Didactic presentation: Engaging with relevant workplace parties
In this presentation, Dr. Sol Sax describes WHY health care practitioners (HCPs) should engage with workplace parties, explains WHEN HCPs should engage with workplace parties, and describes HOW HCPs might engage with workplace parties.
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Lag storage glucose tolerance test profile
The causes of a lag profile on the glucose tolerance test. Source: GP Notebook

About presenter

Sol Sax has been an occupational physician for over 40 years. He has been the Chief Physician for Canadian companies, including Wellpoint/Oncidium Health, Ontario Hydro, CBC and Kinross Gold, as well as Canadian regional medical director/consultant for several multinationals, including  GE, GSK, Vale mining, Boeing, ThermoFisher Scientific, and Teva pharmaceuticals.. He has been a Medical Consultant to the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Atomic Energy Control Board and been involved in many international committees, task forces and advisory boards.

He has been an executive on numerous professional organizations, including the Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (1997-2002), President of the Ontario Society for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and Chair of the Alliance of SHE professionals of Ontario and a Canadian Delegate to ACOEM. He is a past chair of the OMA section of Occupational and Environmental Health. He is a lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Assistant Professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. He has also been an examiner for both the Royal College and the Canadian Board of Occupational Medicine.

Born in Western Australia, Sol graduated from University of Toronto with degrees in both Engineering and Medicine (1978). He has a postgraduate diploma from McMaster University in Occupational Safety and Health (1981) and received his fellowship designation as an Occupational Health specialist from the Royal College of Physicians Canada in 1989. He is an active outdoor enthusiast who loves to play tennis, cycle, and spend time puttering at his cottage with his beautiful wife, Dominique, dog MIlo, and his many adult kids and grandkids.

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