Faculty Member

Roland Hosein BSc London U, MSc London U, PhD UWO

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
(905) 858-5676
Office Address
GE Canada 2300 Meadowvale Blvd. - T39 Mississauga, ON L5N 5P9
Occupational & Environmental Health Division
Adjunct Professor

Research Interests

  • Modelling exposures in the workplace with limited information
  • Chlorinated material (especially PCB’s and TCE) behaviour in the atmosphere, soil, groundwater and ecosystems
  • Behviour of Nanoparticles in the atmosphere and lung
  • Development and transfer of environmental standards globally especially developing countries and NGO’s
  • Control and regulating of workplace carcinogens across Canadian jurisdictions
  • Statesmanship for the Environment
  • Voluntary Management system as a proxy for the law
  • Asbestos in the environment

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

  • Occupational Hygiene
  • Environmental Health
  • Management Systems

Professional Summary & Appointments

Chair of the Canadian Standards Policy Board

Chair Elect of the Canadian Standards Association Group Board

Director of the Canadian Manufactureres and Exporters Board

Co-chair Canadian Foundation for Innovation Members Group

Honours & Awards

  • Hugh Nelson Award for Service to the Occupational Hygiene Profession
  • John Jenkins Award for Contribution to International Voluntary Standards Development
  • Trinidad and Tobago Diaspora Award for Service to Canada
  • The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Award for Contribtion to Canada
  • Workers Safety and Insurance Board Recognition for Contribtion to Research in Occupational Health

Current Research Projects

  • Nanoparticles – Standardization for nanotechnology globally
  • PCB’s/TCE – Behaviour in the ecosystem
  • Asbestos – Remediation in domestice environments

Representative Publications

  • Nanoparticles in the Environment Presentation to ISO, WSIB
  • Carcinogens Regulations in Canada Presentation to WSIB, HEelth Canada
  • Managements Systems Presenation to CSA and ISO