HAMILTON, ON (March 5, 2013) – Jan Chappel, Senior Technical Specialist at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, will speak at two upcoming conferences, on the topics of workplace bullying, vulnerable workers and evaluating literature and research data.
Workplace bullying can unfortunately be an issue in all types of workplaces. Ms. Chappel's presentation will focus on the steps that co-workers, supervisors, managers and the organization as a whole can take to respond appropriately to bullying. She will also include the key components of creating and maintaining an effective workplace bullying or violence prevention program, including specific risk assessment and control strategies.
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), a Canadian federal government agency based in Hamilton, Ontario is Canada's national resource for the advancement of workplace health and safety. CCOHS promotes the total well-being - physical, psychosocial and mental health - of working Canadians by providing information, training, education, management systems and solutions that support health and safety programs and the prevention of injury and illness. CCOHS partners and collaborates with agencies and organizations from Canada and around the world to improve the quality and quantity of resources and programs, as well as expand the breadth of usage of occupational health information to many different segments of society.