Preventing the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada

The OCRC hosted a stakeholder meeting on preventing the burden of occupational cancer in Canada on November 5, 2015. The focus of the meeting was on preliminary findings from the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada study, and how the results can be used in prevention initiatives. It provided an overview of the study’s early results, focusing on asbestos, radon and diesel exhaust.

The Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada study is funded by a grant from the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

Conference Materials

 

Presentations

Session I: Preventing Occupational Cancer

 

Session II: Asbestos
Alec Farquhar – Banning asbestos in Canada

 

Session III: Diesel Engine Exhaust

 

Session IV: Radon

 

Session V: Future Priorities and Challenges for Prevention
 
 
 

Meeting Report

Preventing the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada Report – this report summarizes some preliminary findings and highlights major themes that arose from the discussions during the meeting.