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Canadian and International researchers, policy-makers, compensation specialists and other experts will share their knowledge on a wide range of issues, including strategies for recognition and prevention of occupational disease.
Tripartite Panel of Governmental, Employer and Labour Leaders
Leaders representing Canadian Government, Employer and Labour Organizations will summarize their perspective on where Canada should be going in terms of Recognizing and Preventing Occupational Disease. What are the gaps in knowledge? What should our goals be as a nation?
Participant Involvement in Recommending New Strategies and Solutions
During the workshops participants led by health and safety experts will develop and identify key strategies and recommendations in specific areas of concern for occupational diseases: asthma and lung disease, neurologic diseases, occupational cancer, stress, musculoskeletal disease and infectious diseases.
Pan-Canadian Review and Feedback via web survey
After the forum is complete, the knowledge sharing begins as the workshop recommendations and strategies will be posted online for sharing and reader feedback. Canadians will be invited to participate in identifying their opinions on the key solutions for Occupational Disease Prevention.
Mock Judicial Inquiry
Join other participants in identifying recommendations on a "workplace inquiry" involving multiple occupational disease related fatalities and illnesses.
An opportunity for researchers and others to share their knowledge and perspectives on a variety of Occupational Disease issues.
French language simultaneous translation will be available.