Archives For: 2018
The authors studied lung cancer risks among bakers and baking-related occupations in the SYNERGY pooled case-control database from 16 countries.
Our objective was to evaluate the lung cancer risk among hairdressers while adjusting for smoking and other confounders in a pooled database of 16 case-control studies conducted in Europe, Canada, China, and New Zealand between 1985 and 2010.
Slavik CE, Kalenge S, Demers PA. Recent trends in the industrial use and emission of known and suspected carcinogens in Ontario, Canada. Reviews on Environmental Health 2017 Sept.
Arrandale VH, Kalenge S, Demers PA. Silica exposure in a mining exploration operation. Arch Environ Occup Health. 2017 Dec.
A new study is being conducted at the Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine to investigate a potential link between toxic metals such as cadmium, arsenic and prostate cancer. It is a collaboration between Dalhousie University, University of New Brunswick, Mount Allison University, the Atlantic Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health Study and the University of British Columbia. Click …
A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate potential associations between firefighting and police occupations, and prostate cancer incidence and mortality.
This infographic on respirator use was developed by Workplace Safety North.
This study presents associations between occupation, industry and prostate cancer, while accounting for individual level factors.
A newly created exposure database was available containing occupational isocyanate measurements spanning 1981-1996 from Ontario and British Columbia (BC)-two of the largest provinces in Canada.
Complete. This project examined cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among workers in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register.