Prof. Hugh Davies

Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Hugh Davies PhD, CIH, is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of Education in the UBC School of Population and Public Health. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo, and an Affiliated Scientist with the Occupational Cancer Research Center in Toronto. Dr. Davies is the Director of the Canadian Workplace Exposure Database Project. He has broad research interests in occupational hazards assessment and their control. He is currently working on projects investigating occupational exposure of healthcare workers to anti-neoplastic drugs, whole body vibration exposure and its control in truck drivers, and the measurement and control of respirable crystalline silica exposures in the construction industry. He is a member of the ACGIH TLV (Chemical Substances) Committee, and Past President of the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH).

SYM13 - New thinking about the prevention of occupational cancer    
Lead: Canada; Organizer: OCRC

The burden of occupational cancer continues to grow, despite the fact exposures responsible for occupational cancer are well known and solutions are available to control these exposures. This session will focus on innovative approaches to applying these solutions to achieve safe and healthy work for all. 

Join the Conversation Café following the session to continue the discussion with speakers and ask questions.

Paul Demers, Canada  

Eduardo Algranti, Brazil 
Emilie Counil, France 
Hugh Davies, Canada  
Lesley Rushton, United Kingdom

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