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Workshops and Presentations

The team at NCCEH regularly presents at environmental health events across Canada in addition to organizing workshops and meetings on various developing topics. A select listing of our presentations made at conferences and other meetings is available here.

Please contact us to find out if we can contribute to an upcoming event.

Public Health Ethics: A Case in Environmental Health

In this webinar, co-presented by NCCHPP and NCCEH, participants discussed the evidence and ethics of a case involving radon.

Presenters:

Recording of the webinar

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Flint Water Crisis: Can It Happen in Canada?

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) 82nd Annual National Educational Conference

In January 2016 a US federal state of emergency was declared in Flint Michigan due to elevated lead concentration in the city’s drinking water. This presentation gives an overview of the Flint lead crisis and how regulation was insufficient to protect public health given human error and omission. Comparisons will be made to the Canadian regulatory system and a discussion of the role of lead monitoring in drinking water and blood lead surveillance in Canada will be presented. Effective mitigation strategies for lead in drinking water and implications for public health inspector practice in Canada will be discussed.

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Public health impacts of hydraulic fracturing: Seismic activity and potential risks

Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2015

Presenter: Anne-Marie Nicol

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Shale gas extraction and public health: What we know, what we can infer, and how we can move forward

Canadian Public Health Association 2014 Conference

The panel session was designed to provide a basic understanding of shale gas extraction and hydraulic fracturing and to describe its impact on public health. Furthermore, this panel sought to identify important aspects to consider for provinces that are currently pursuing, or considering pursuing, the extraction of shale gas using hydraulic fracturing.

Introduction

Hydraulic Fracturing & Public Health: What we know, what we can infer and how we can move forward

Public Health Review on Shale Gas Activities: Water, Air Contamination and Technology Risk Management

Shale Gas and Public Health

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Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields - A Review of Public Exposures to Radiofrequency-emitting Sources*

Water-borne Disease Outbreaks in Canadian Small Drinking Water Systems

Risk Management for Lead

TB and Housing

Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) 2012 Annual Conference

Presentations

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Radon: Threats, Challenges & Actions

BC Lung Association - 9th Annual Air Quality & Health Workshop

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Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization at Personal Service Establishments

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Manitoba Branch) 2011 Annual Education Conference; BCCDC Grand Rounds Environmental Health Seminar Series

Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization at Personal Service Establishments

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Mould: Health Effects, Exposure Assessment and Remediation

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Newfoundland and Labrador Branch) 2010 Educational Conference

Mould: Health Effects, Exposure Assessment and Remediation

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Personal Services Settings: Evidence, Gaps, and the Way Forward

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) Ontario Branch 2010 Conference

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Intervention Strategies to Reduce Residential Pesticide Exposures

Bridging the Evidence-Practice Divide: The Science and Policy of Bisphenol-A

Wind Turbines and Environmental Assessment

Western Medical Officers of Health Meeting June 2009; previous versions presented at Atlantic Medical Officers of Health Meeting May 2009 and CIPHI (NS/PE Branch) 2009 Annual Educational Session

Wind Turbines and Environmental Assessment

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Efficacy of some sanitizers or alternatives on food contact surfaces?

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Manitoba Branch) 2009 Annual Educational Conference

Efficacy of some sanitizers or alternatives on food contact surfaces?

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Specified Risk Material: Public Health Implications

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (Ontario Branch) 2009 Educational Conference

Specified Risk Material: Public Health Implications

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Power Lines and Health: The Evidence and Public Policy

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (New Brunswick Branch) 2009 Annual Educational Conference; previous version presented at American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo "09

Power Lines and Health: The Evidence and Public Policy

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Lead in School Drinking Water: Approaching a Public Health Issue from an Occupational Hygiene Perspective