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.
OCRC has surveyed occupational exposure limits in Ontario and made recommendations for carcinogens that can have more rigorous limits.
OCRC and the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) completed a survey to determine stakeholder needs and current knowledge of interventions to reduce the health effects of shiftwork.
Pahwa M, Harris SA, Hohenadel K, McLaughlin JR, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa P, Dosman JA, Blair A. International Journal of Cancer 2012; 131(11):2650-2659.
On October 18, 2011, Dr. Paul Demers presented at the Research Exchange Series at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga. He was interviewed on the current state of knowledge of occupational cancer, and the goals of the OCRC and CAREX Canada in cancer research and prevention.
Presented by Dr. Paul Demers on November 28, 2011 as part of the Canadian Cancer Research Conference in Toronto. This presentation reviews what is known about exposure to different types of wood dust and the risk of cancer, especially sinonasal cancers.
Hohenadel K, Harris SA, McLaughlin JR, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa P, Dosman JA, Demers PA, Blair A. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2011; 8(6):2320-2330.
Kirkham TL, Koehoorn MW, McLeod CB, Demers PA. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011; 68(1):30-35.
Presented by Dr. Paul Demers on October 18, 2011 as part of the Research Exchange Series at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga. This presentation outlines our current understanding of workplace carcinogens and the research priorities of the OCRC and CAREX Canada.