A research centre focused on occupational disease

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.

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About Occupational Cancer Research Centre

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.

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Latest News

Surveillance Alert Release: Flames and Risks – Firefighting Causes Cancer

OCRC’s Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) investigated cancer risk among Ontario firefighters and found that Ontario firefighters in the ODSS…

Webinar: Radon in Ontario Workplaces

Join us on Friday, February 2, 2024 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm for a free webinar on radon in Ontario workplaces.

Report Release: Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop

This report outlines major knowledge gaps and priorities for firefighter cancer research identified by participants of the Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop.

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