Videos

Video: IARC and the classification of carcinogens

In February 2012 the Occupational Cancer Research Centre hosted a workshop on the classification of carcinogens. The workshop described how the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) evaluates an agent's carcinogenicity to humans, using shiftwork as an example. Below is a seven part video...

Video: Dr. Robert Whiting, Dr. Karen Albertsen and Dr. Diane Boivin discuss interventions to mitigate the health effects of shiftwork

The OCRC and the Institute for Work & Health co-hosted a symposium on interventions to mitigate the health effects of shiftwork in the fall of 2012. At the symposium, Dr. Robert Whiting (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Hamilton) shared theory and examples of optimal shift scheduling...

Video: Dr. Paul Demers discusses shiftwork as a probable human carcinogen

Dr. Paul Demers was interviewed by Canadian HR Reporter TV on the link between shiftwork and cancer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWeEOtBMJdI&feature=BFa&list=PLcx6ViW5Z1OYSmFm2P5sQhttOHsBh04IR To read more about shiftwork, health effects, and interventions, view our shiftwork project...

Video: Dr. Paul Demers discusses occupational cancer

Dr. Paul Demers was interviewed by Canadian HR Reporter TV about current research in the field of occupational cancer. He discusses agents in the workplace that are known to cause cancer, and where the gaps in our knowledge currently lie. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AXcU53CPCU&feature=BFa&list=PLcx6ViW5Z1OYSmFm2P5sQhttOHsBh04IR  

Video: Paul Demers discusses occupational cancer and the role of the OCRC

Dr. Paul Demers presented recently presented at the Research Exchange Series at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga on October 18, 2011. He was interviewed on our current knowledge of occupational cancer, and the goals of the OCRC and CAREX Canada in cancer research and prevention. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5b3ZLx3z7A