Occupational cancer is the leading cause of work-related fatalities in Ontario

The OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact comparing the number of work-related fatalities due to occupational cancer versus traumatic injuries and disorders, based on the number of accepted compensation claims. The number of accepted occupational cancer fatality claims has increased over the years, while the claims resulting from traumatic injuries and disorders has decreased.

Click here to link to the fact sheet and accompanying slide presentation.