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The team at NCCEH regularly presents at environmental health events across Canada, in addition to organizing workshops and meetings on various topics. A select listing of our conference presentations and external webinars, as well as presentations from our Environmental Health Seminar Series are available here.

Addressing health inequities and the social determinants of health in environmental health practice: Findings of a pilot study

Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2015

Presenters: Karen Rideout, Dianne Oickle

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Food Safety, Food Security, and the Public Health Inspector

Topics: Food
CIPHI New Brunswick Annual Educational Conference 2014CIPHI National Educational Conference 2014 (with Rick Kelly, Food Security Network of NL)
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Shale gas extraction and public health: What we know, what we can infer, and how we can move forward

Canadian Public Health Association 2014 Conference

Presentations:

Hydraulic Fracturing & Public Health: What we know, what we can infer and how we can move forward Merry Turtiak, Alberta HealthPublic Health Review on Shale Gas Activities: Water, Air Contamination and Technology Risk Management Gaétan Carrier, Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ) Audrey Smargiassi, INSPQ Rollande Allard, INSPQShale Gas and Public HealthKaren White Masry, New Brunswick Department of Health
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Hypothermia-related mortality in British Columbia: Who, how, and where?

Carbon Monoxide Monitoring in Long Term Care Facilities and Hospitals

Saskatoon 2013 

Presentations:

Carbon monoxide exposures in long-term care facilities and hospitals: Developing a monitoring frameworkPrabjit Barn & Tom Kosatsky, BCCDC/NCCEHModeling of the Kinetics of Carbon Monoxide for Long Term Care Facilities and HospitalsNathalie Gosselin, Pharsight Consulting ServicesMichele Bouchard, University of MontrealCO Exposure – St. Mary’s Villa, December 26, 2010Lori Frank & Al Krieger, Saskatoon Health Region
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Linking practice with research: Building a public health evidence base for health and the built environment

UW/UBC/SFU/UVic Annual Occupational, Environmental and Public Health Conference 2014

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Public Health Roles with Regard to Bed Bug Management in Canada

Presentations:

Toronto’s Response to Bed BugsRon de Burger & Tracy Leach, Toronto Public HealthCurrent Bed Bug TechnologiesTaz Stuart, TDTS ConsultingBed Bug Management: Preliminary Survey of Public Health Agencies in CanadaDaniel Fong, Mark Lysyshyn & Tom Kosatsky, NCCEH/BCCDCFuture Bed Bug TechnologiesTaz Stuart, TDTS ConsultingBed bugs, Housing and Montreal Public HealthStéphane Perron, Montreal Public Health
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Taking a Big Picture Approach in Environmental Public Health: Public Health Inspectors and Food Security Interventions

Topics: Food

Presentations:

Food safety approaches in community food security interventionsEllen Desjardins, University of WaterlooTaking a big picture approach in environmental public health: PHIs and food security interventionsKaren Rideout, NCCEHSystems Approach to Environmental HealthRon de Burger, Toronto Public Health
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Indoor Air Quality: Interpreting Assessment Results

Topics: Indoor Air

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) 79th Annual National Educational Conference

Presentations

General indoor air quality parameters: CO, CO2, relative humidity, temperatureDru Sahai, Public Health OntarioVolatile organic compoundsPrabjit Barn, NCCEHMouldDaniel Fong, NCCEHRadonPam Warkentin, RadonmattersAdditional indoor pollutantsDru Sahai, Public Health Ontario
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Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields - A Review of Public Exposures to Radiofrequency-emitting Sources*

American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference and Exposition 2013

Here we review what radiofrequency (RF) is, common sources of RF exposure, common levels of exposure, and RF mitigation strategies.

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Environmental Health & Safety and the Law: Understanding the legal framework for regulators

Presentations:

An overview of private law conceptsDawn HouseOverviews of constitutional law and administrative lawAngela Westmacott, Lovett Westmacott Barristers and Solicitors

Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 PDHs

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Communicating Health Risk Uncertainty: Busting the myths

Presentation with audio available upon request

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Environmental Health Surveillance Workshop

Presentations:

IntroductionTom Kosatsky, BCCDCEnvironmental Health Surveillance in Canada NowEric Lavigne, PHACNational Environmental Public Health Tracking: Environmental Health Surveillance in the U.S.Heather Strosnider, US CDCEnvironmental Public Health Tracking In New York StateNeil Muscatiello, New York State Department of HealthEnvironmental Public Health Surveillance in EnglandMike Studden, England Health Protection AgencyThe Uses of Surveillance in Environmental Health: The Case of TransportationLouis Drouin, Montreal Public Health DepartmentUses of Surveillance: To Follow the Effects of DevelopmentJames Irvine, Northern Saskatchewan Population Health UnitEnvironmental health surveillance to assess intervention adequacy: case studies from the BCCDCSarah Henderson, BCCDCThe Alberta Biomonitoring ProgramJennifer Graydon, University of AlbertaEnvironmental Health Surveillance in QuebecGermain Lebel, INSPQThe Canadian Total Diet StudyRobin Churchill, Health CanadaHealth…
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Water-borne Disease Outbreaks in Canadian Small Drinking Water Systems

Risk Management for Lead

Quantitative Risk Assessment: An Overview and Discussion of Emerging Issues

Presentation with audio available upon request

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Built Environment: A multisectoral health issue

Food Safety Interventions: Do we know what works?

Topics: Food

Presentations:

Introduction and overviewRay Copes, Public Health OntarioFood Safety Interventions of Food Service Establishments Brian Lee, NCCEHUpdate on DineSafe Ron de Burger, Toronto Public HealthServing Safer Food AlbertaMichael Sidra, Alberta Health ServicesFood Safety Calendar Carolyn Pigeau, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Sharing Challenges:

Summary of Discussion

Sharing Successes:

FOODSAFE ProgramLynn Wilcott, BC Centre for Disease ControlHands-on Food Safety Training for Folklorama Robert Mancini, Manitoba Health
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Exploring Alternatives to Regulating Small Drinking Water Systems

Health Promotion in the Context of Health Protection

Presentations:

Introductions and purpose of the workshopMona Shum, NCCEHWhat is Health Promotion in the context of Health Protection?Audrey Campbell, University of British ColumbiaA Collaborative Health Promotion ApproachWayne Fletcher, Toronto Public HealthThe Role of Health Protection in a Safe Housing ProgramNelson Fok, Alberta Health ServicesGetting Local Food to the Table for Food SecurityPaula Tait, Northern Health (BC)What does it take to get Smoke-free Taxicabs? Lessons LearnedTerry Battock, Service NLSharing Successes and ChallengesImproving Food Safety in Private Homes by Marketing Behaviour, not Information - Steven EngKitimat Food Share - Sabrina DosanjhConnecting for Healthy Communities - Paula TaitHands-on Food Safety Training for Folklorama, a Temporary Food Service Event - Robert ManciniEnvironmental Health Officers Supporting Community Development - Jennifer Reid
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