Archives For: 2013
Ontario’s first integrated workplace health and safety strategy was published on December 16, 2013.
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.
Completed. The Sun Safety at Work Canada project will develop a nationally-applicable sun safety program for outdoor workers to help prevent skin cancer and heat illness.
The Occupational Cancer Research Centre recently held a symposium on occupational lung cancer. The symposium focused on recent research on the burden and prevalence of major exposures linked to occupational lung cancer, such as asbestos and diesel exhaust. It explored the emerging advances in lung cancer screening, and the logistical and ethical issues of targeting …
Presented by Dr. Shelley Harris on October 18, 2013.
Drolet D, Beauchamp G. September 2013.
The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) will host the 2013 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture on Thursday, November 21, 2013.
Presented by Dr. Chun-Yip Hon on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at an Institute for Work & Health plenary. The presentation discusses antineoplastic agents (drugs used in chemotherapy) and the spread of contamination throughout the hospital medication system. The slides and a video of the presentation are available on the IWH website.