CCOHS Technical Expert to Discuss Applying Critical Appraisal Approach to Literature and Research Evaluation at Quebec Conference

HAMILTON, ON (September 16, 2013) — Jessie Callaghan, Senior Technical Specialist at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) will be sharing her expertise and knowledge at an upcoming conference held by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE).

Event: CSSE 2013 Professional Development Conference

Location: Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth, 900 Rene Levesque Blvd. West, Montreal, Quebec, H3B 4A5

Presentation: Evaluating Literature and Research Data- Applying the Critical Appraisal Approach

Speaker: Jessie Callaghan, Senior Technical Specialist, CCOHS

Date: September 17, 2013

Time: 11:20 a.m.- 12:05 a.m.

With millions of documents available at the click of a mouse, the need to know when you have found reliable, credible information has never been greater. As Senior Technical Specialist at CCOHS, Jessie Callaghan will discuss how to apply critical appraisal methods to research evidence, including the ability to assess its validity, results and relevance before using it to make an informed decision. Specifically, Ms. Callaghan will focus on the how to properly appraise chemical and toxicological research data in order to make informed chemical classification decisions.

To request additional information, schedule an interview, or receive copies of media releases and advisories, please contact us.