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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.

Evaluating a Novel Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Framework in Long-Term Care Facilities

The Ontario Public Health Convention (TOPHC) 2016

This poster highlights the findings from our evaluation of Saskatoon Health Region’s carbon monoxide (CO) monitoring policy in 10 long-term care facilities (LTCFs).

Presenter: Daniel Fong

PDF icon TOPHC_2016_Carbon_Monoxide_Framework_Long_Term_Care_Facilities-Fong.pdf

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On Shaky Ground - Evidence of Public Health Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing

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.

Speaker: Anne-Marie Nicol, MES, PhD, Environmental Health Scientist, NCCEH

Abstract: This seminar describes the processes involved in shale gas production, including hydraulic fracturing, and provides an overview of the main public health concerns that can arise from the various stages. Potential exposures in air, water and at the community level are discussed, along with the current state of the evidence of regarding these exposures in the US and Canada. The presentation also includes an overview of the seismic risks that can occur specifically from hydraulic fracturing and waste water disposal.

Recording (YouTube)

PDF icon 2016-02-25_EH_Seminar_Fracking_and_seismic_risk-Nicol.pdf

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Housing, health and the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

Joint NCCEH/NCCAH Workshop at Canadian Public Health Association Public Health 2015 in Vancouver

Successes and challenges in mitigation of radon in urban Aboriginal housing, Prince George, BCLeo Hebert, Executive Director, Prince George Métis Housing Society Insights into on-reserve housingLinda Pillsworth, Manager, Environmental Health Services, First Nations Health Authority Mould RemediationMona Shum, Occupational Hygiene and Safety Team Lead, AMEC Environment and Infrastructure Mould As A SymptomLouis Sorin, Community Area Director, Winnipeg Health Regional Authority

PDF icon CPHA_2015_Radon_Mitigation-Hebert.pdf, PDF icon CPHA_2015_On-reserve_Housing-Pillsworth.pdf, PDF icon CPHA_2015_Mould_Remediation-Shum.pdf, PDF icon CPHA_2015_Mould-Sorin.pdf

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Infiltration of air pollutants and effectiveness of cleaners

Topics: Air, Indoor Air, Outdoor Air Location: General, Canada

L'Institut national de santé publique (INSPQ) 8e Atelier de santé environnementale

Infiltration of air pollutants and effectiveness of cleaners

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Forest Fires: Impacts on Air Quality and Health

Topics: Air, Outdoor Air, Forest Fires Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (New Brunswick Branch) 2010 Annual Conference

Forest Fires: Impacts on Air Quality and Health

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Mould and Health Effects

Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: General, Canada

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

Mould and Health Effects

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Indoor Air Quality Issues in First Nations and Inuit Communities in Canada

International Union for Circumpolar Health (IUCH) 14th International Congress on Circumpolar Health

Indoor Air Quality Issues in First Nations and Inuit Communities in Canada

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Indoor Air and Air Cleaners: An Inside Look

Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors 2011 Annual Educational Conference

Indoor Air and Air Cleaners: An Inside Look

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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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An Introduction to Tools Used in Air Quality Assessment

Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada

BC Lung Association - 8th Annual Air Quality & Health Workshop

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Housing and Health: How can Community Health Nurses intervene?

Topics: Air, Public Facilities, Indoor Air Location: ON, Canada

6th National Community Health Nurses Conference

Housing and Health

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Indoor Air Quality: Interpreting Assessment Results

Topics: Air, Indoor Air Location: General, Canada

Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI) 79th Annual National Educational Conference

Presentations

General indoor air quality parameters: CO, CO2, relative humidity, temperatureDru Sahai, Public Health Ontario Volatile organic compoundsPrabjit Barn, NCCEH MouldDaniel Fong, NCCEH RadonPam Warkentin, Radonmatters Additional indoor pollutantsDru Sahai, Public Health Ontario

General indoor air quality parameters: CO, CO2, relative humidity, temperature

Volatile organic compounds

Mould

Radon

Additional indoor pollutants

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Public health interventions related to risks associated with exposure to local air pollution sources: control measures and health protection and public education approaches

Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: General, Canada

L'Institut national de santé publique (INSPQ) 8e Atelier de santé environnementale

Public health interventions related to risks associated with exposure to local air pollution sources

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