Surveillance


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Analysis of the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s MESU exposure database

Completed. The goal of this project was to identify priority workplace carcinogens and analyze exposure to these substances in Ontario, based on the Ministry of Labour’s MESU dataset.

Wood dust and sinonasal cancer in Canada

Completed. This study investigates occupational exposure to wood dust and the rate of sinonasal cancers in Ontario and across Canada.

Occupational cancer surveillance using the 1991-2006 Canadian census mortality & cancer cohort

Completed. The goal of this project is to identify occupations, industries, or exposures that lead to an increased risk of cancer, by using a database containing information from the 1991 long form census linked to the Canadian Cancer Registry data.

Surveillance of occupational cancer risks through linkage of WSIB claims to the Ontario Cancer Registry

Completed. The goal of this project is to develop a new way to monitor and measure workplace risk factors for cancer, by linking occupation and industry data to the Ontario Cancer registry via records of WSIB claims.

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