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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

Drilling and Production Regulation, BC Reg 282/2010

Oil and Gas Activities Act, SBC 2008, c 36

Food Premises Regulation, BC Reg 210/99

Health Act Communicable Disease Regulation, BC Reg 4/83

Pool Regulation, BC Reg 296/2010

Agri-Food Choice and Quality Act, SBC 2000, c 20

Agricultural Produce Grading Act, RSBC 1996, c 11

Egg Product Regulation, BC Reg 99/78

Fruit and Vegetable Regulation, BC Reg 100/78

Hatchery Regulation, BC Reg 101/78

Honey Regulation, BC Reg 103/78

Live, Dressed and Eviscerated Poultry Regulation, BC Reg 104/78

Shell Egg Grading Regulation, BC Reg 105/78

Community Care and Assisted Living Act, SBC 2002, c 75

Child Care Licensing Regulation, BC Reg 332/2007

Residential Care Regulation, BC Reg 96/2009

Drinking Water Protection Act, SBC 2001, c 9

Drinking Water Protection Regulation, BC Reg 200/2003

Emergency Program Act, RSBC 1996, c 111

Emergency Program Management Regulation, BC Reg 477/94

Environmental Assessment Act, SBC 2002, c 43

Reviewable Projects Regulation, BC Reg 370/2002

Environmental Management Act, SBC 2003, c 53

Agricultural Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 131/92

Antisapstain Chemical Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 300/90

Asphalt Plant Regulation, BC Reg 217/97

Code of Practice for the Concrete and Concrete Products Industry, BC Reg 329/2007

Code of Practice for the Slaughter and Poultry Processing Industries, BC Reg 246/2007

Contaminated Sites Regulation, BC Reg 375/96

Gasoline Vapour Control Regulation, BC Reg 226/95

Hazardous Waste Regulation, BC Reg 63/88

Landfill Gas Management Regulation, BC Reg 391/2008

Mushroom Compost Facilities Regulation, BC Reg 413/98

Oil and Gas Waste Regulation, BC Reg 254/2005

Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation, BC Reg 145/93

Organic Matter Recycling Regulation, BC Reg 18/2002

Public Notification Regulation, BC Reg 202/94

Sulphur Content of Fuel Regulation, BC Reg 67/89

Waste Discharge Regulation, BC Reg 320/2004

Wood Residue Burner and Incinerator Regulation, BC Reg 519/95

Fish Inspection Act, RSBC 1996, c 148

Fish Inspection Regulations, BC Reg 12/78

Fisheries Act, RSBC 1996, c 149

Fisheries Act Regulations, BC Reg 140/76

Aquaculture Regulation, BC Reg 78/2002

Food Products Standards Act, RSBC 1996, c 153

Food Safety Act, SBC 2002, c 28

Meat Inspection Regulation, 349/2004

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act, SBC 2007, c 42

Emission Offsets Regulation, BC Reg 393/2008

Integrated Pest Management Act, SBC 2003, c 58

Integrated Pest Management Regulation, BC Reg 604/2004

Milk Industry Act, RSBC 1996, c 289

Milk Industry Standards Regulation, BC Reg 464/81

Ministry of Agriculture and Food Act, RSBC 1996, c 296

Motor Vehicle Act Regulations, BC Reg 26/58

Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, RSBC 1996, c 361

Plant Protection Act, RSBC 1996, c 365

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

Transport of Dangerous Goods Act, RSBC 1996, c 458

University Endowment Land Act, RSBC 1996, c 469

Water Act, RSBC 1996, c 483

Municipal Wastewater Regulation, BC Reg 87/2012

Code of Practice for the Discharge of Produced Water from Coalbed Gas Operations, BC Reg 156/2005

Petroleum Storage and Distribution Facilities Storm Water Regulation, BC Reg 168/94

Pulp Mill and Pulp and Paper Mill Liquid Effluent Control Regulation, BC Reg 470/90

Ground Water Protection Regulation, BC Reg 299/2004

Tobacco Control Act, RSBC 1996, c 451

Tobacco Control Regulation, BC Reg 232/2007

Sewerage System Regulation, BC Reg 326/2004

Land-based Finfish Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 68/94

Placer Mining Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 107/89

Public Health Act, SBC 2008, c 28