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Advisory committee

This project is guided by an advisory committee made up of individuals from government, workers’ compensation, labour, employer, occupational health and safety, public health and substance-use research organizations. The committee provides context and perspectives on the project methods and interpretation of the findings, and assists with dissemination activities.

The members of the advisory committee include:

  • Blair Allin, Canadian Health and Safety Representative, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
  • Sylvie Hudon, Senior Medical Consultant, Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training 
    and Skills Development 
  • Cindy Krysac, Mental Health First Aid Facilitator, ICI Electrician, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW Local 353)
  • Dr. Pamela Leece, Public Health Physician, Public Health Ontario
  • Kathy Martin, Coordinator, Research, Stakeholder and Public Relations, Mental Health at Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA)
  • Shawna Meister, Associate Director, Innovation and Evidence in Practice, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
  • Tracey Mooradian, EHS Project Manager, Alstom ONxpress
  • Dr. Nikhil Rajaram, Provincial Physician, Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development
  • Tegan Slot, Manager, Workplace Wellbeing, Public Services Health & Safety Association
  • Dr. Aaron Thompson, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Chief Medical Officer, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Ontario
  • Carmine Tiano, Director, Occupational Services, Ontario Building Trades (Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario)
  • Henrietta Van hulle, Vice President, Client Outreach, Public Services Health & Safety Association