Presentations and Videos

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...

Presentation at St. Michael's Hospital on the health effects associated with shiftwork

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified night-time shiftwork as 'probably carcinogenic to humans' in 2007.   Dr Joan Saary, an Occupational Medicine specialist, recently gave a presentation on the effects of shiftwork for the occupational medicine rounds at St. Michael's Hospital...

Free e-course helps healthcare providers recognize and prevent occupational cancer

People from all over the world encounter carcinogens in their workplace or environment, and sometimes this exposure will cause cancer. To help teach primary health care providers how to recognize and respond to these cancers, an e-course was developed by the National Committee on Environment and Occupational...