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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.

From Awareness to Action: The Community of Sarnia Mobilizes to Protect its Workers from Occupational Disease

Kramer DM, McMillan K, Gross E, Bradley M, Holness DL. New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy 2015;25(3):377-410.

Sun Safety at Work Canada: a multiple case-study protocol to develop sun safety and heat protection programs and policies for outdoor workers

Kramer DM, Tenkate T, Strahlendorf P, Kushner R, Gardner A, Holness DL. Implementation Science 2015;10:97.

Poster: Sun Safety at Work Canada

Poster presented at the Partners in Prevention 2015 Health & Safety Conference and Trade Show on April 28-29, 2015.

Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2013-2014

The seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease. Presentations from the 2013-2014 seminars are posted here.

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.

Health-related interventions among night shift workers: a critical review of the literature

Neil SE, Pahwa M, Demers PA, Gotay CC. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 2014.

Antineoplastic Drug Contamination on the Hands of Employees Working Throughout the Hospital Medication System

Hon C-Y, Teschke K, Demers PA, Venners S. Annals of Occupational Hygiene 2014.

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