Archives For: 2017


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Special OEH Seminar: Is diesel equipment in the workplace safe or not?

A special Occupational and Environmental Health seminar will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm (EST). Dr Roel Vermeulen will present.

From awareness to action: Sudbury, mining and occupational disease in a time of change

Kramer DM, Holness DL, Haynes E, McMillan K, Berriault C, Kalenge S, Lightfoot N. Work 2017:58(2);149-162.

Report: Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario – Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure

This report focuses on the most common carcinogens found in Ontario workplaces and their contribution to cancer. It was released on October 4, 2017.

Report Release: Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario

A report titled Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario: Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure was released on October 4, 2017. This report focuses on the most common carcinogens found in Ontario workplaces and their contribution to cancer.

The economic burden of lung cancer and mesothelioma due to occupational and para-occupational asbestos exposure

Work-related asbestos exposure resulted in approximately $2.35 billion in costs for newly diagnosed lung cancer and mesothelioma cases in 2011.

The economic burden of lung cancer and mesothelioma due to occupational and para-occupational asbestos exposure

Tompa E, Kalcevich C, McLeod C, Lebeau M, Song C, McLeod K, Kim J, Demers PA. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017.

Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2017-2018

Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended in person or by webinar.

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National Day of Mourning – April 28th

The National Day of Mourning honours workers who have lost their lives, been injured or suffered illness as a result of their work.

Controlling diesel particulate matter in underground mines

A visual guide to the strategies available for controlling diesel particulate matter in underground mining.

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