To help reduce the high financial and human health costs of work-related Asthma (WRA), the Ontario Lung Association in collaboration with Ontario Thoracic Society Provider Education Program, McMaster University, the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, and Health & Safety Ontario are providing workers, employers and primary care healthcare providers with up-to-date guideline-based education on work-related asthma through a two-part webinar series.
Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier – Part 1
Focuses on recognition and management of WRA in the worker/patient:
Work-Related Asthma: Breathe Easier – Part 2
- Awareness of WRA, including identifying characteristics and workplace agents
- Management of symptoms
- How to seek support for affected workers
Focuses on recognition and management of WRA in the workplace:
Case studies will highlight key points and allow participants to apply lessons learned. Access to numerous free resources is also provided.
- Identification, reduction or prevention of workplace exposures
- Return-to-work issues and case studies
The webinars are recorded and available on demand for your viewing pleasure.
This webinar series was developed as part of the Asthma Plan of Action, by the Ontario Lung Association, in cooperation with CCOHS and funded by the Government of Ontario. Learn more about these webinars and register