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Portrait of Pranil GC and a photo of him wearing VR goggles and using VR handsets. Text that reads "Congratulations Pranil G C. Successful Thesis Defence for M.Sc. in Computational Sciences at Laurentian University. "Evaluation the effectiveness of VR in a working at height training program: A crossover design experiment""

Pranil G C successfully defends his thesis for his M.Sc. in Computational Sciences at Laurentian University.

Pranil‘s thesis was on “Evaluating the effectiveness of VR in a working at height training program: A crossover design experiment.” Pranil’s research could ultimately help Ontario workers be more safe when working at heights.

Pranil’s supervisor is Dr. Ratvinder Grewal and his research is supported by Dr. Alison Godwin.

Well done, Pranil!

CROSH Steps for Life Team in front of M-CROSH (Mobile Research Lab) at Steps for Life 2024

Steps for Life 2024

On May 11th, the CROSH Crew walked in support of Steps for Life. Our team raised $411 for families affected by life-altering workplace injuries, illnesses and death. Thank you to everyone who donated! Learn more about Steps for Life.

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Heat Stress Toolkit Launched!

We are very proud to have partnered with OHCOW to produce the Heat Stress Toolkit. The toolkit includes guidebooks, calculator tools, infographics, videos, and other resources to help everyone: understand the heat conditions in their workplace, assess the risk of heat stress, and take action to protect yourself or your workers. Visit to access the free toolkit.

CROSH student members McKinley Broomhead and Melanie Cloutier leading a health and safety research-related activity with high school students.

MineOpportunity Games at Laurentian University

A fun day of learning at Canada’s Mining University – Laurentian University! On May 1, 2024, hundreds of local high school students participated in the MineOpportunity Games, learning about modern technologies and career possibilities in the mineral resources industry. At the CROSH table, the students got hands-on insight into research on line-of-sight and musculoskeletal disorders. The CROSH activities, run by Melanie Cloutier and McKinley Broomhead, included health and safety takeaways for the high school students’ everyday lives!