Parallel Session V


Tuesday 1:30–2:45 pm | Parallel Session V

A. Preventing Occupational Injuries and Illnesses III

Chair: Phil Bigelow
Port of Vancouver

All shook up: strategies for whole-body vibration exposure management in underground mining
Tammy Eger

Worker participation and the prevention of occupational injury: cross-sectional study in the Ontario mining industry
Cameron Mustard

Raising awareness of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) and promoting disease prevention through the use of posters
Diandra Budd

Exploring Approaches to Improving the Health of Truck Drivers in Manitoba by Integrating Knowledge Regarding Whole Body Vibration Exposures with Overall Driver Wellness
Phil Bigelow

Long-Haul Truck Drivers: Evaluation of Best Practice Evidence in Health Promotion, Safety and Wellness Programs in British Columbia
Mamdouh Shubair

B. Occupational Exposures

Chair: Cheryl Peters
Port of Singapore

Hydrogen Sulphide Exposure on Dairy Farms in British Columbia: Are your workers at risk?
Tadhg O’Leary

Measurement error associated with estimating 8h time-weighted-average exposure from less than 8-hour long samples
Dunia Julienne Ouedraogo

Results of a solar UV exposure measurement campaign at workplaces in three provinces
Cheryl Peters

Endocrine disruption and employment in the plastic and rubber manufacturing industry: an analysis of the Canadian Health Measures Survey
Joanne Kim

Availability of a New Job-Exposure Matrix (CANJEM) for Epidemiologic and Occupational Medicine Purposes
Jérôme Lavoué

Establishing Acceptable Daily Exposure Levels for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Home Healthcare Workplace
Simileoluwa Ishau

C. Cannabis and Opioids

Chair: Hugh Davies
Port of San Francisco

Comparing Opioid Exposure Among Workers’ Compensation Claimants Across Two Pharmaceutical Databases
Sheilah Hogg-Johnson

The impact of cannabis use on occupational safety outcomes: A systematic review
Nancy Carnide

Risk of workplace injuries and death associated with the use of select prescription central nervous system drugs: A systematic review
Nancy Carnide

Evaluation of an Opioid Prescribing Report Mailed to Washington State Workers’ Compensation Providers with High-Risk Opioid Prescribing Patterns
Jeanne Sears

D. Mental Health at Work

Chair: Mieke Koehoorn / Co-Chair: Kathleen Dobson
Port of New York

Preventing work disability in workers with depression; a systematic review
Emma Irvin

Mental Health Issues, Leaves of Absence, and Return to Work of Canadian Physicians: A Case Study from the Healthy Professional/Knowledge Worker Research Initiative
Sarah Simkin

Taking a mental health leave of absence: A pilot study examining occupation and gender differences
Janet Mantler

Suicidal thoughts among mining industry workers: Preliminary findings from a large cross-sectional study
Michel Lariviere