The McIntyre Powder Project and the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, Inc. (OHCOW) are hosting FREE public information events in Timmins, Ontario on May 10, 2018. These sessions will provide updates on OHCOW's work with the McIntyre Powder-exposed mine workers who registered during or since the 2016 McIntyre Powder Intake Clinics. Scientific research involving McIntrye Powder (aluminum dust) will be discussed, as well as historical discoveries involving the McIntyre Powder aluminum prophylaxis program. Please see details below and plan to join us!
WHAT: "Occupational Disease in Mining and McIntyre Powder Research" free public seminar
Target audience: mine workers, their families, local physicians and researchers, general public
WHEN: Thursday, May 10, 2018 - Afternoon Session: 1-3 p.m. Evening Session: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ramada Inn Ballroom - 1800 Riverside Drive, Timmins, Ontario 705-267-6241
PRESENTATIONS (time frame includes presentation - Q & A /discussion time to follow):
Afternoon Session (1-3 p.m.)
1 to 2 p.m.
· McIntyre Powder Project & Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
Janice Martell, Dave Wilken
o History of the McIntyre Powder aluminum prophylaxis program
o Updates on McIntyre Powder-exposed worker group at OHCOW
2 to 2:30 p.m.
· Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Laurentian University
Andrew Zarnke, PhD candidate, Dr. Christopher Thome
o Radon and McIntyre Powder
2:30 to 3 p.m.
· Discussion, Q & A, Wrap-Up
o Opportunity for questions from audience, Discussion, Future Steps
Evening Session (6:30 to 8:30 p.m.)
Same order of presentation, content, and format as afternoon session
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Dave and Janice
7:30 to 8 p.m. - Andrew and Chris
8 to 8:30 p.m. - Discussion, Q & A, Wrap-Up