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Ontario Ministry of Labour’s Integrated Health and Safety Strategy

Ontario’s first integrated workplace health and safety strategy was published on December 16, 2013.

IRSST report: Sampling guide for air contaminants in the workplace

Drolet D, Beauchamp G. September 2013.

Health-care workers and antineoplastic drugs: Evaluating the risks and identifying determinants of exposure

Presented by Dr. Chun-Yip Hon on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at an Institute for Work & Health plenary. The presentation discusses antineoplastic agents (drugs used in chemotherapy) and the spread of contamination throughout the hospital medication system. The slides and a video of the presentation are available on the IWH website.

IRSST reports: Construction workers’ exposure to crystalline silica

The IRSST has published two reports on crystalline silica exposure among construction workers.

Article: Increased risk of breast cancer associated with long-term shift work in Canada

Grundy A, Richardson H, Burstyn I, Lohrisch C, SenGupta SK, Lai AS, Lee D, Spinelli JJ, Aronson KJ. Occup Environ Med 2013;70:831-838.

Second Report on Human Biomonitoring of Environmental Chemicals in Canada

Results of the Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycle 2 (2009-2011)

AGRICOH: A consortium of agricultural cohorts

Leon ME, Beane Freeman L, Douwes J, et al. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2011;8(5):1341-1357.

Soft-tissue sarcoma and pesticides exposure in men: Results of a Canadian case-control study

Pahwa P, Karunanayake CP, Dosman JA, Spinelli JJ, McLaughlin JR, Cross-Canada Group. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011;53(11):1279-1286.

IARC Monographs Volume 102: Non-Ionizing Radiation, Part 2: Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2013.

Radiation Safety Institute of Canada

RSIC is dedicated to prevention of cancers resulting from exposure to radiation.

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