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Workshops Presentations

Communicating Health Risk Uncertainty: Busting the myths

Quantitative Risk Assessment: An Overview and Discussion of Emerging Issues

An Introduction to Tools Used in Air Quality Assessment

Topics: Air, Outdoor Air BC, Canada 

In March 2011, the British Columbia Lung Association held its 8th Annual Air Quality & Health Workshop in Vancouver. As a pre-meeting event, the NCCEH, in combination with the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and the BC Lung Association, organized an air quality training workshop. Workshop Objective The objective of this training workshop was to increase the understanding and...

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Radon: Threats, Challenges & Actions

In a joint effort, BC Lung Association, BC Centre for Disease Control, and the NCCEH organized a radon workshop on March 7, 2012 as part of the BC Lung Association’s two day Annual Air Quality & Health Workshop in Vancouver. The objective of the radon workshop was to identify ways in which public health practitioners and other stakeholders can move forward on reducing residential radon...

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Introduction to Healthy Built Environment

Agenda Presentations: Overview of HBE and impacts on public healthLarry Frank, University of British Columbia Healthy Canada by Design: Case StudiesAlice Miro, CLASP NationalHelena Swinkels, Fraser Health AuthorityClaire Gram, Vancouver Coastal HealthJani Urquhart, Vancouver Island Health Authority Healthy Built Environment in the NetherlandsErna van Balen, NCCEH NCCEH Healthy Built Environment...

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Public Health Roles with Regard to Bed Bug Management in Canada

Presentations: Toronto’s Response to Bed BugsRon de Burger & Tracy Leach, Toronto Public Health Current Bed Bug TechnologiesTaz Stuart, TDTS Consulting Bed Bug Management: Preliminary Survey of Public Health Agencies in CanadaDaniel Fong, Mark Lysyshyn & Tom Kosatsky, NCCEH/BCCDC Future Bed Bug TechnologiesTaz Stuart, TDTS Consulting Bed bugs, Housing and Montreal Public HealthStéphane...

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Ethics in Action: A workshop for practicing environmental public health professionals

Presentations: Public Health Ethics: Theory, practice, and policy implications for environmental public health professionalsChristopher McDougall, National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy Evolving Environmental Public Health: An overly ambitious ideal or an achievable realityPhi Phan, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 PDHs

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Health Promotion in the Context of Health Protection

Environmental Health & Safety and the Law: Understanding the legal framework for regulators

Presentations: An overview of private law conceptsDawn House Overviews of constitutional law and administrative lawAngela Westmacott, Lovett Westmacott Barristers and Solicitors Continuing Education Credits: 6.0 PDHs

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Event

Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) 2017 Summer School - Facing a Changing World: Transformative Leadership and Practice

This two-day summer school is a unique collaboration of key-note presentations, case studies and hands on workshops that dive into the meaning of transformative practice and social innovation and its applications across multiple sectors in public health. The PHABC Summer School provides the opportunity for professionals throughout the province to meet, mingle and learn during discussion groups...

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NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar - BCIT Environmental Health Student Presentations

The BCCDC/NCCEH Environmental Health Seminar Series provides an opportunity for learning and knowledge exchange on a variety of environmental health topics. The seminars can be attended in-person or online. Title: Assessing the risk of lead exposure to children from drinking water in Metro Vancouver child care facilitiesSpeaker: Thomas Quach, BCIT Environmental Health StudentSummary: With the...

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CIPHI National Educational Conference 2017 - Honouring Traditions, Inspiring Innovation

The Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) - BC Branch and Vancouver Coastal Health Authority will jointly host the 83rd CIPHI Annual Education Conference at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, BC. this education conference will focus on current and emerging environmental public health issues and explore innovative ways to safeguard public health. More information...

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BC Lung Association - 5th Annual Radon Workshop

An estimated 220 radon-induced lung cancer deaths occur every year in British Columbia. Reducing radon exposure in B.C. homes and workplaces should be a public health priority and must be addressed at individual, community, provincial, and national levels. This workshop will present ideas, case studies, and research on: burden of disease due to radon radon measurements in new and existing homes...

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Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) - Vancouver Chapter Meeting

Topics: Air, Indoor Air BC, Canada 

IAQA Vancouver is pleased to present the fourth of its quarterly chapter meetings at the University of British Columbia on Indoor Air Quality in Green and LEED Buildings. Cost: $25 for members, $35 for non-members (cheque made out to “IAQA Vancouver” or cash at door)

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - New Evidence and New Tools to Link Our Environment with Our Health

Presenter: Lawrence Frank, UBC Professor, Bombardier Chair, and Director of the Health and Community Design Lab, SPPH and SCARP

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UBC School of Population and Public Health - Tackling Poverty and Socioeconomic Inequities

Topics: Equity BC, Canada 

Presenters: John Millar, Clinical Professor Emeritus Craig Riddell, Royal Bank Faculty Research Professor in the Vancouver School of EconomicsCraig Mitton, SPPH Professor

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Legislation

Public Notification Regulation, BC Reg 202/94

South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act, SBC 1998, c 30