In progress. This project is to examine lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among registrants in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register (AWR).
In progress. This project is to investigate the relationship between occupation, industry, and prostate cancer risk in Canadian workers.
This study aims to create a research platform to estimate the risk of lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease among Ontario miners.
In progress. The goal of this study is to characterize worker exposure to a variety of occupational hazards in the nail salon environment, including chemicals, ergonomics and stress.
In progress. This study will characterize the inhalation and skin exposure of electronic waste recycling workers to flame retardants, and test a new method of measuring exposure.
In progress. This study is to provide an understanding of the nature and the extent of diesel exhaust exposure in Ontario fire halls, and to identify the effectiveness of existing control measures.
In progress. The primary goal of the study is to determine the potential for asbestos exposure among custodial workers in Ontario schools, and custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos.
In progress.This study will identify safe drug handling practices for antineoplastic drugs, the degree of compliance with these best practices and the perceived barriers to compliance in Ontario’s retail pharmacies, veterinary clinics and long-term care homes.
In progress. This project will launch a new system for occupational health surveillance through the linkage of existing administrative databases to identify jobs and work-related factors that can pose health risks to Ontario workers.