Archives For: 2016
On December 15, 2016, the Government of Canada announced that it will move forward to ban asbestos and all asbestos-containing products by 2018.
Pentachlorophenol, an insecticide and wood preservative, was classified as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1).
The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended in person or by webinar. Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.
This study aims to create a research platform to estimate the risk of lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease among Ontario miners.
The goal of this study is to characterize worker exposure to a variety of occupational hazards in the nail salon environment, including chemicals, ergonomics and stress.
This study will characterize the inhalation and skin exposure of electronic waste recycling workers to flame retardants, and test a new method of measuring exposure.
Status: in progress Purpose: The purpose of this study is to provide an understanding of the nature and the extent of diesel exhaust exposure in Ontario fire halls, and to identify the effectiveness of existing control measures that have been implemented to decrease exposure. Background: Firefighters are at risk of exposure to many different carcinogens …
Presutti R, Harris SA, Kachuri L, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa M, Blair A, Zahm SH, Cantor KP, Weisenburger DD, Pahwa P, McLaughlin JR, Dosman JA, Freeman LB. International Journal of Cancer. 2016;139(8):1703-1714.
In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) designated the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) as a Collaborating Centre for Occupational and Environmental Cancer. This designation is the result of a long-standing partnership with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which serves as the Americas regional office of the WHO, on occupational cancer research and prevention …
The 2016 CARWH Conference will be held on October 16-18 at the Chestnut Conference Centre in Toronto.