Fact Sheets and Other Resources


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Sun Safety at Work Canada

Enhancing sun safety in Canadian workplaces

Mesothelioma cases in Ontario continue to rise

The OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact that describes the number of new cases of mesothelioma in Ontario between 1981 and 2012.

Staying safe in the sun

Dr. Thomas Tenkate of Ryerson University, and Dr. Desre Kramer of OCRC teamed up to write a blog post on sun safety for Cancer Care Ontario’s internal website.

Skin cancer prevention strategies for outdoor workers

Occupational sun exposure is a significant risk factor for non-melanoma skin cancer. Read a fact sheet on prevention strategies here.

Canadian team working to identify the most important workplace carcinogens

An Ontario Cancer Fact describing the goals and methods of the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada study.

Putting carcinogens into context: understanding the International Agency for Research on Cancer’s ratings

An Ontario Cancer Fact that describes how the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies carcinogens.

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

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.

Sinonasal cancers in Ontario reflect smoking and occupational exposures

The OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact on sinonasal cancer rates and risk factors.

Shift work in Canadian industries – a probable cancer risk factor

OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact on shift work in Canadian industries.

OCRC’s stakeholder community identifies research priorities

A fact sheet on OCRC’s stakeholder consultation to identify research priorities.

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