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Ages and Stages: Working Safely and Well Together
Presenter:  Jan Chappel, CCOHS
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Product Description

When workers are at different ages and stages, occupational health and safety research has shown that they can have different mental and physical needs. Join Jan Chappel as she outlines how workers — whether they are new to the working world, young, aging, or part of another vulnerable working population - can benefit from a well-planned approach to health and safety.

Find out what your organization needs to keep in mind when developing workplace health and safety orientation, health communication and related programs, so that everyone, at any age or stage, can stay safe and well and succeed at work.

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: 29 minutes

This webinar was presented on May 5, 2015.

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