Our New Normal: Return to the Worksite after Lockdown

Webinar Recording (1.0 CPD Hour) | Original Broadcast Date: May 6, 2020

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The Pandemic has been an agent of change, likely having a permanent impact on workplace practices and realities that we need to be prepared to understand and navigate.

To begin to understand our new reality, we need to make sure we have good information, which is why we will open the webinar by sharing an easy to digest summary of medical and scientific literature, including links to citations and resources that everyone can use for future reference.

Navigating this new world will also require practical and sound advice from bright minds. In this webinar, we will spend time with an Occupational Medicine expert, sharing and discussing how to assess your current workplace practices and identify resources to support your workplace reintegration plans.

Our conversation will also delve into how we need to work through the implications stemming from the pandemic and how to encourage and support your employees through the uncertainty and dramatic shifts in how we live and work.

In this presentation, you will:
  • Summary of the current scientific thinking and literature regarding COVID
  • Returning your work force to the workplace – employees, high risk employees, pregnant employers
  • Considerations regarding close contact, practices for COVID exposed employees & practices for COVID positive employees
  • Return to work plans after self-isolation
  • Links to resources, literature and guidelines to support and advise employers


Who should attend:

  • Human Resources Managers, Health & Safety Professionals, Benefits Administrators, Department Leaders, Operations Managers with Human Resources Oversight, Business Owners.
Dr. Christopher Stewart-Patterson
Dr. Christopher Stewart-Patterson

Meet your instructor

Dr. Chris Stewart-Patterson is the Director of Occupational Medicine Services with Integra Medical Consulting, a Western Canada based business with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna & Edmonton. 

Dr. Stewart-Patterson has practiced Occupational Medicine since 1989. He specializes in fitness to work evaluations and return to work advice. He is often consulted by employers for return to work advice for safety critical/sensitive occupations such as railway and transit workers, pipeline workers, and fire, police & corrections officers. Dr. Stewart-Patterson is a course director of "Medical Fitness to Return to Work" for Harvard Medical School. Dr. Stewart-Patterson has been for the past eight weeks consulting with corporations on protecting employees, especially "mission-critical" employees, from the COVID-19 virus. He has training in epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and recent training regarding COVID-19 virus from the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. 

 

Course Curriculum

Our New Normal: Return to the Worksite after Lockdown
64:20

What's included?

1 Video
1 Survey
1 PDF
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