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Radon Survey of Workplaces in Ontario

In progress. The main objective of this study is to collect data to assess where hazardous levels of radon are present in Ontario workplaces in order to target prevention efforts.

Diesel Engine Exhaust Exposure in the Ontario Construction Industry

In progress. The goal of this study is to measure levels exposure to diesel engine exhaust among workers in the Ontario construction industry.

Occupational Cancer and Asbestosis among Asbestos-Exposed Workers in Ontario

In progress. This project is to examine lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among registrants in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register (AWR).

Lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease in the Ontario mining industry

This study aims to create a research platform to estimate the risk of lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease among Ontario miners.

Occupational exposure in Ontario nail salons

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.

Investigation of exposure to flame retardants among electronic waste recycling workers

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.

Establishing an Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) for Ontario

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.

Strengthening occupational carcinogen surveillance in Latin America and the Caribbean

This project aims to enhance estimates of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Ontario Mining Exposure Database

In progress. The OCRC is creating a database of exposure measurements collected in mines in Ontario that will serve as a valuable tool for surveillance and prevention in the Ontario mining industry.

The Examination of Accepted Workplace Fatality Claims Within Ontario and Canada

Completed. This study examines patterns and trends of accepted workplace fatality claims in Ontario compared with Canada as a whole, with a specific emphasis on occupational cancer.

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