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Are Naturally Ventilated LEED Buildings Healthier?

Green building rating systems such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) employ a variety of design solutions to reduce energy and minimize environmental damage. These solutions,…
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Building Safe & Inclusive Communities: The Public Health Approach

The annual conference is designed to help attendees learn new methods of fostering safe, healthy and inclusive communities by showcasing the latest work and research within the realm of public health…
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Computer Keyboards Transmitting More Than Words: A Knowledge Synthesis of Computer Keyboards in Hospitals as a Reservoir for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection

This work was one of the 2018 Ron de Burger Student Award winners. Author: Saarah Hussain, University of Guelph, Master of Public HealthIntroductionMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)…
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Extreme Heat can be a Killer

Video TranscriptCanada is experiencing more extremely hot days and longer periods of heat than during the late 20th century and it is going to get worse. Every year, about people die from heat…
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Extreme Heat can be a Killer

Canada is experiencing more extremely hot days and longer periods of heat than during the late 20th century and it is going to get worse. Every year, about 120 people die from heat related causes in…
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Extreme Heat can be a Killer

Canada is experiencing more extremely hot days and longer periods of heat than during the late 20th century and it is going to get worse. Every year, about 120 people die from heat related causes in…
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From pipes and plumbing to little people: A comparison of sampling protocols for lead in school drinking water

This presentation was delivered at the 12th Annual CIPHI Saskatchewan Annual Professional and Development Seminar in Saskatoon (October 29-30, 2019) and a version of it was presented at the 85th…
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Guest Blog: Training and Support for Managing Drinking Water Systems in First Nations Communities in Ontario

As of September 2019, there were 56 long-term drinking water advisories (LTDWA) for public systems on First Nations reserves across Canada. These are either Boil Water advisories or Do Not Consume…
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Health Effects of Large LED Screens on Local Residents

In 2011, three high-definition outdoor LED video billboards were erected around a city sports stadium. The residents of the surrounding community are exposed to the lighted images of these screens…
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Housing and Health: How can Community Health Nurses intervene?

Presentation:Housing and HealthTom Kosatsky, NCCEHMona Shum, NCCEH
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Splash Parks: Understanding the Risk and Implementing Better Practice

This presentation was delivered at the 83rd CIPHI National Annual Education Conference and was created in conjunction with Chris Russell an Environmental Health Specialist from the BC Interior Health…
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The Occupational Disease Surveillance System