Mar 9, 2020
Nanomaterials have many useful properties; however, the same properties that make them desirable in manufacturing present unique potential safety hazards that are possible when workers are exposed to them. In this episode, Todd Irick from OHCOW’s Nanotechnology and Health Network explains why nanotechnology is a...
Oct 23, 2012
Description: Dr. Cheryl Zimmer from the Canadian Association of Optometrists discusses Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Listen to this podcast to find out how to identify, treat and prevent this common condition affecting workers in the computerized workplace.
Dec 14, 2011
Join CCOHS and Claire Cohalan, Radiation Scientist at the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada for the second of this two-part mini-series on radiation in the workplace. This episode focuses on safety and how workers can protect themselves from radiation in the workplace. Part one of the series is entitled Radiation in...
Nov 10, 2011
Join CCOHS and Claire Cohalan, Radiation Scientist at the
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada in this special two-part
mini-series on radiation in the workplace. This episode focuses on
radiation basics such as what is radiation, where it can be found
and the health effects to workers.
Released: November 10, 2011
Apr 19, 2011
Noise Control in the Workplace
Description: Sound can be hazardous to a person's hearing if it’s too loud or exposure is too long. Emma Ashurst, occupational health and safety specialist with CCOHS, joins us to explain the limits of noise, their effects and how we can control them.
Released: April 20,...