Archives For: 2014


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Antineoplastic drug contamination of surfaces throughout the hospital medication system in Canadian hospitals

Hon C-Y, Venners S, Demers PA, Teschke K. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2013;10(7):374-383.

Trends in compensation for deaths from occupational cancer in Canada: a descriptive study

Del Bianco A, Demers PA. Canadian Medical Association Journal Open 2013;1(3):e1-e6.

Asbestos in the news

The health impact of asbestos mining in Canada is highlighted in two recent media stories.

IRSST Report: Carcinogenic Substances – Exposure Profile of Québec Workers

Labrèche F, Duguay P, Ostiguy C, Goyer N, Boucher A, Roberge B, Baril M. June 2014.

National Day of Mourning

On Monday, April 28, 2014, the National Day of Mourning commemorated workers who have been killed, injured, or fallen sick as a result of their work. The National Day of Mourning is an annual event, and was officially recognized by the federal government in 1991. It serves as a day to remember lives lost, and …

Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Radon Symposium

The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada is hosting a one-day Radon Symposium titled Ontario: Building a Comprehensive Provincial Policy on Radon. The event takes place on May 1, 2014 in Toronto. The goal of the event is to provide a plain language explanation of the health hazards of radon gas to exposed workers and the …

Golden Horseshoe Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Golden Horseshoe regional Partners in Prevention 2014 conference will be held November 20, 2014 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. For more information, visit the conference website.

Forum North Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Forum North Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show will take place November 4-5, 2014 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. For more information, visit the conference website.

Southwestern Ontario Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Southwestern Ontario regional Partners in Prevention 2014 conference will be held on October 28, 2014 in Kitchener, Ontario. For more information, visit the conference website.

Eastern Ontario Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Eastern Ontario regional Partners in Prevention 2014 conference will be held on October 21, 2014 in Ottawa. For more information, visit the conference website.

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