Archives For: 2019
April 28th is the National Day of Mourning, held to honour those who have been killed or suffered an injury or illness due to work.
Our new website, www.odsp-ocrc.ca, focuses on surveillance of occupational diseases and workplace exposures.
The Committee has determined that there is no safe exposure concentration below which no adverse health effects occur.
Technical Guide to the Workshop Proceedings: Building Capacity for CAREX Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (May 2014)
Highlighting some of the control strategies available for key occupational carcinogens in Canada.
Using a retrospective cohort design, this study examines the risks of lung cancer by histological subtypes associated with exposure to radon decay products among the Ontario Uranium Miners cohort.
In progress. This project provides an update of current and future mesothelioma incidence in Canada, as well as current survival statistics.
The goal of World Cancer Day is to raise awareness, mobilize action, and inspire change to reduce the impact of cancer worldwide. Occupational exposures such as diesel exhaust remain under-recognized causes of cancer and other chronic diseases.
Watch Dr. Paul Demers deliver the Institute for Work & Health’s 2018 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture.
This article outlines the purpose and approach for creating the Occupational Disease Surveillance System, and provides an overview of select results for different health outcomes generated by this system.