Thomas Tenkate

Thomas Tenkate

Thomas Tenkate is an associate professor and the director of the School of Occupational and Public Health at Ryerson University. He is the project lead for Sun Safety at Work Canada, a national project that is developing heat and sun safety resources to help workplaces implement heat and sun safety programs for outdoor workers. The website presents a model sun safety program which employers can use to develop their own sun safety measures. Visit https://sunsafetyatwork.ca for more information.

Safety first for UVC sterilization

‘Even though UVC devices are efficient at inactivating viruses, anyone considering using them should also be aware of the serious health effects of using them without the appropriate safeguards in place’

Safety first for UVC sterilization

Chemical hazard assessment for small business

Small to medium sized businesses can face many challenges when encountering serious OHS hazards

Chemical hazard assessment for small business

12 ways to protect workers from the sun

Sun exposure causes more cases of occupational cancer than asbestos, diesel exhaust, silica combined

12 ways to protect workers from the sun

Outdoor workers exposed to dangerous solar radiation