Ms. Ela Rydz

Senior Research Associate, CAREX Canada, Canada

Ela is a senior research associate at CAREX Canada. Ela’s interests lie in occupational exposure assessment (including exposures to pesticides and shiftwork), the impacts of sex and gender on health, and the mobilization of occupational exposure and cancer research through accessible tools, materials, and collaborations. Previously, Ela worked at the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, where she mobilized estimates of the burden of occupational cancer and coordinated a radon survey of workplaces in Ontario. Ela has a Master of Public Health (MPH) in environmental and occupational health from the University of Alberta.

SYM21 - Vulnerability: the informal economy, migrant workers, and new & young workers    
Lead: Canada; Organizer: UNIFOR

OSH vulnerability – defined by exposure to hazards in contexts of inadequate workplace policies and practices – is more common among specific groups of workers: migrants, new and young workers and workers in the informal economy. This symposium will examine regulatory innovations to strengthen protection in the context of vulnerability. 

Sari Sairanen, Canada 

Sanjoy Chowdhury, India  
Jinky Leilanie Lu, Philippines 
Florence Moyo, Zimbabwe (TBC)
Cheryl Peters, Canada 
Ela Rydz, Canada
Yogindra Samant, Norway 

Live : 21/09/2021 - 13:45 EDT - 15:15 EDT
Rerun : 21/09/2021 - 23:45 EDT - 22/09/2021 01:15 EDT