Archives For: 2016
The International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2016.
On December 15, 2016, the Government of Canada announced that it will move forward to ban asbestos and all asbestos-containing products by 2018.
Released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on November 3, 2016.
Pentachlorophenol, an insecticide and wood preservative, was classified as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1).
The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended in person or by webinar. Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.
This study aims to create a research platform to estimate the risk of lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease among Ontario miners.
In progress. The goal of this study is to characterize worker exposure to a variety of occupational hazards in the nail salon environment, including chemicals, ergonomics and stress.
Complete. This study characterized the inhalation and skin exposure of electronic waste recycling workers to flame retardants, and tested a new method of measuring exposure.
Complete. The findings from this study improve our understanding of the nature and the extent of diesel exhaust exposure in Ontario fire halls, and the effectiveness of existing control measures.
Presutti R, Harris SA, Kachuri L, Spinelli JJ, Pahwa M, Blair A, Zahm SH, Cantor KP, Weisenburger DD, Pahwa P, McLaughlin JR, Dosman JA, Freeman LB. International Journal of Cancer. 2016;139(8):1703-1714.