OHCOW Webinar: Occ-COVID - “Air” on the side of Caution

January 22, 2021

From the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW):

Occ-COVID - “Air” on the side of Caution

Friday, January 29 - newly extended session time, 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Recognition of workplace and airborne transmission is rising, plus there is a new variant on the horizon. Join professional staff and guests at OHCOW’s 6th Occ-Covid webinar to learn the latest on SARS-CoV-2 transmissibility, aerosol risks and why they matter, and especially to discuss practical solutions for indoor spaces.

  • Transmissibility – routes of transmission and principles of transmission interruption. Dr. Raymond Tellier, McGill University
  • Infection control – Air cleaning and filtration in the age of COVID-19. Prof. Jeffrey Siegel, UofT
  • Engineering solutions – with a focus on ventilation. Stéphane Bilodeau, Engineer, PhD
  • Personal Protection Equipment – the main types of PPE and recommendations for prevention of aerosol exposure. Simon Smith, Canadian Standards Association

Visit OHCOW's COVID-19 Resources page for a wide variety of information from around the world, including Airborne Transmission and Control.