Fact Sheets and Other Resources
An Ontario Cancer Fact describing the health effects of shiftwork and interventions that may help minimize the risks.
Enhancing sun safety in Canadian workplaces
The OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact that describes the number of new cases of mesothelioma in Ontario between 1981 and 2012.
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.
Occupational sun exposure is a significant risk factor for non-melanoma skin cancer. Read a fact sheet on prevention strategies here.
An Ontario Cancer Fact describing the goals and methods of the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada study.
An Ontario Cancer Fact that describes how the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies carcinogens.
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 OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact on sinonasal cancer rates and risk factors.
OCRC has prepared an Ontario Cancer Fact on shift work in Canadian industries.