The OCRC's mission is to enhance understanding of the health effects of hazardous occupational exposures, and use this knowledge to support improvements in occupational disease prevention and compensation.
The Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) monitors disease risks among Ontario workers.
Burden estimates help raise awareness, highlight priority areas for prevention, and direct attention to industries, occupations, and exposures where the greatest impact can be achieved.
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The OCRC is a unique partnership that unites research, healthcare, workplace safety, labour and industry groups. It is based at Ontario Health and also receives funding from the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development and the Ontario Ministry of Health.
OCRC’s Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) investigated cancer risk among Ontario firefighters and found that Ontario firefighters in the ODSS…
Join us on Friday, February 2, 2024 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm for a free webinar on radon in Ontario workplaces.
This report outlines major knowledge gaps and priorities for firefighter cancer research identified by participants of the Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop.