BCCSA and WorkSafeBC team up to offer Occupational Disease Symposium

BCCSA is partnering with WorkSafeBC to host an Occupational Disease Symposium: a full day of learning from industry professionals on a variety of topics, including asbestos, sun, lead, and more. A buffet breakfast and lunch will be provided along with a tradeshow in the main lobby of the dealership.

Date: Thursday, April 19th
Location: Trev Deeley Motorcycles for our 

Schedule of Events

  • 7:00am Breakfast, registration and tradeshow opens
  • 7:50am: Opening remarks, AL Johnson, WorkSafeBC
  • 8:00am: Asbestos Exposures, TBA
  • 9:00am: Silica - Dr. Hugh Davies, UBC
  • 9:45am: Diesel Exhaust - Geoff Clark, WorkSafe BC
  • 10:30am: Coffee Break and Tradeshow
  • 10:45am: Sun Exposures - Dr. Cheryl Peters, CAREX Canada 
  • 11:45am: Hearing Loss Prevention - Sasha Brown, WorkSafeBC
  • 12:30pm: Lunch and Tradeshow
  • 1:15pm: Sensitizers - Evan Alvernaz, ARCOSE Consulting Ltd.
  • 2:00pm: Lead - Chris Butz, Lead (Pb) Safe Testing Services Ltd.
  • 2:45pm: Closing remarks - Mike McKenna, BCCSA

*Times and speakers subject to change

Space is limited. Register today: http://www.bccsa.ca/index.php?id=371

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