Researchers with the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) will present their work on Jan. 19, 2024, during CROSHCon, their annual virtual research day.
Under the theme Occupational Illness Awareness, the event will include nine health and safety presentations featuring the latest research on occupational illness.
Dr. Katie A. Goggins will deliver the inaugural Mr. Leo Gerard Legacy Fund keynote address on the topic of occupational vibration-induced injury/disease.
Leo Gerard is a former president of the Steelworkers International union who was integral to the founding of CROSH in 2008.
Presentations for the day will focus on vibration and musculoskeletal disorders, heat illness, and infectious occupational disease.
Registration for the event is free and all are welcome to attend.
Based at Laurentian University in Sudbury, CROSH is the only occupational health and safety research centre dedicated to Northern Ontario, with a focus on engaging workers and workplaces to understand and identify solutions to their unique health and safety challenges.