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Taking Action on Workplace Stress
Presenter:  John Oudyk, Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW
Availability:  On demand - watch it now


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Product Description

Is work stressing your employees out? If so, they're not alone. In Canada, over a quarter of working adults report feeling highly stressed at work. Factors such as excessive demands, lack of control, insecure job arrangements, inadequate resources and support, and workplace bullying and harassment can all took their toll on the well-being of workers.

This free webinar takes a closer look at ways to identify and measure these psychosocial hazards, and outlines mental injury prevention tools and resources to help your organization take action on workplace stress.

Who should attend

Health and safety professionals and committee members, managers, supervisors, employers, and anyone interested in a better understanding of workplace stress.

About the presenter

As an Occupational Hygienist for the last 25 years with the Hamilton Clinic of the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, John has measured all kinds of hazards in workplaces ranging from offices to foundries. In the 1990's he began to measure psychosocial hazards in office settings and among firefighters. In 2009 he started working with the Mental Injuries Tool group to devise a questionnaire to help workplace parties assess psychosocial hazards at work. John has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and Masters in Health Research Methods from the McMaster University. He has an appointment as an Assistant Professor (part-time) in the Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department.

Length: 45 minutes

This webinar was presented on October 21, 2014.

For a PDF copy of the presentation slides, please contact webinars@ccohs.ca.

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.