A topic of Flame retardants in e-waste recycling: an emerging occupational hazard will be presented by Dr. Victoria Arrandale from Occupational Cancer Research Centre, Cancer Care Ontario on March 20, 2018. It is one of the upcoming events of the IWH Speaker Series that aims to bring you the latest findings from work and health researchers from the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and other Canadian and international academic institutions around the world.
With the growth of electronic waste recycling in Ontario and other parts of Canada, concerns about several occupational hazards are coming to the fore. In this presentation, Dr. Victoria Arrandale summarizes results from the first study of flame retardant chemicals in the Canadian e-waste industry, as well as the effects of the hazards in the e-waste environment.
The seminar may be attended in-person or via live stream. Live stream details will be provided upon registration. To register, please click here.