Archives For: 2019
Report: Awareness of asbestos hazards in schools, asbestos management plans and training among Ontario school custodial workers
This report summarizes the findings from an evaluation of custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos management in schools.
Report Release: Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada
The report presents estimates of occupational exposure and the associated burden of cancer in Canada, as well as exposure reduction strategies and policy recommendations.
Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2019-2020
Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm. The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended in person or by webinar.
2019 Day of Mourning
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.
OCRC launches the Occupational Disease Surveillance Program website
Our new website, www.odsp-ocrc.ca, focuses on surveillance of occupational diseases and workplace exposures.
Dutch Committee on Occupational Safety releases report on diesel engine exhaust
The Committee has determined that there is no safe exposure concentration below which no adverse health effects occur.
Developing National CAREX Projects in Latin America & the Caribbean: Technical Guide
Technical Guide to the Workshop Proceedings: Building Capacity for CAREX Projects in Latin America and the Caribbean (May 2014)
Controlling Occupational Exposure to Carcinogens
Highlighting some of the control strategies available for key occupational carcinogens in Canada.
Histopathologic Analysis of Lung Cancer Incidence Associated with Radon Exposure among Ontario Uranium Miners
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.
Mesothelioma: Epidemiology and Prognosis
Complete. This project examined changing patterns and trends in mesothelioma incidence in Canada, as well as determinants of survival in Ontario and BC.