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Health & Safety Ontario

Health & Safety Ontario is comprised of four health and safety associations that are part of Ontario’s prevention system.

Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)

The IRSST conducts research to eliminate risks to worker health and safety and promote worker rehabilitation.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

CCOHS is Canada’s national resource for workplace health and safety information.

Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH)

CARWH’s mission is to enhance and promote research on work health, safety and well being in Canada.

Occupational and Environmental Medical Association of Canada (OEMAC)

OEMAC is an association for physicians practicing occupational and environmental medicine in Canada.

Occupational exposure to silica and lung cancer: pooled analysis of two case-control studies in Montreal, Canada

Vida, S., Pintos, J., Parent, M.-E., Lavoue, J., Siemiatycki, J. Occupational exposure to silica and lung cancer: pooled analysis of two case-control studies in Montreal, Canada. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 2010; 19(6):1602-1611. BACKGROUND: Respirable crystalline silica is a highly prevalent occupational exposure and a recognized lung carcinogen. Most previous studies have focused on selected …

Exposures in painting-related occupations and risk of lung cancer among men: results from two case-control studies in Montreal

Ramanakumar, A.V., Parent, M.-E., Richardson, L., Siemiatycki, J. Exposures in painting-related occupations and risk of lung cancer among men: results from two case-control studies in Montreal. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2011; 68(1):44-51. BACKGROUND: Evidence that painters may be at risk for lung cancer comes mainly from analyses on job titles rather than on specific exposures …

Lung cancer risk associated with occupational exposure to nickel, chromium VI, and cadmium in two population-based case-control studies in Montreal

Beveridge, R., Pintos, J., Parent, M.-E., Asselin, J., Siemiatycki, J. Lung cancer risk associated with occupational exposure to nickel, chromium VI, and cadmium in two population-based case-control studies in Montreal. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 2010; 53:476-485. BACKGROUND: Nickel, chromium VI, and cadmium have been identified as lung carcinogens in highly exposed cohorts. The purpose …

Analysis of multiple exposures: an empirical comparison of results from conventional and semi-Bayes modeling strategies

Momoli, F., Abrahamowicz, M., Parent, M.-E., Krewski, D., Siemiatycki, J. Analysis of multiple exposures: an empirical comparison of results from conventional and semi-Bayes modeling strategies. Epidemiology, 2010; 21(1):144-151. BACKGROUND: Analysts of epidemiologic data often contend with the problem of estimating the independent effects of many correlated exposures. General approaches include assessing each exposure separately, adjusting …

Lung cancer and occupation: a New Zealand cancer registry-based case-control study

Corbin, M., McLean, D., Mannetje, A., Dryson, E., Walls, C., McKenzie, F., Maule, M., Cheng, S., Cunningham, C., Kromhout, H., Blair, A., Pearce, N. Lung cancer and occupation: a New Zealand cancer registry-based case-control study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 2011; 54(2):89-101. BACKGROUND: There are many proven and suspected occupational causes of lung cancer, which …

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