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Making Sense of Scent-Free Workplaces
Presenter:  Jan Chappel, Senior Technical Specialist, CCOHS
Availability:  On demand - watch it now

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Product Description

Considering a scent-free workplace? Not sure what is involved? In this free webinar, Jan Chappel from CCOHS will discuss scent sensitivities, fragrance-free policies, and the challenges faced in the workplace.

In this 30-minute session you will learn:

  • what is meant by “scent-free” and what is meant by statements on product labels
  • reported health effects from scented products
  • how to recognize if scents are an issue in your workplace
  • steps you can take to accommodate scent sensitivities in your workplace, including implementation of a scent-free policy.

This webinar was originally broadcast on October 20, 2011.

About the Presenter

Jan Chappel is a Senior Technical Specialist with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and is a project leader and author for OSH Answers (fact sheets) and publications.

She also works on a variety of projects including creating e-learning courses, developing OSH educational material for teachers in Ontario and Costa Rica, and projects such as healthy workplaces and designing a national web site for young workers in Canada.

Jan has a background in both Occupational Hygiene from the University of Toronto (MHSc) and Health Studies from the University of Waterloo.

Length: 30 minutes

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System Requirements

You must have Windows Media 9.0 or higher to view the recorded webinar. You do not need a microphone or a telephone to listen to this webinar - just listen to the presentation through your computer's speakers or headphones.

If your have any questions regarding the online registration process contact CCOHS Client Services. For more information regarding webinars read About Webinars and/or Webinar FAQs.

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