OCRC Resources

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OCRC produces many resources based on our research program. These resources can be viewed in the sections to the left. Reports and Fact Sheets are non-peer reviewed summaries of our research. Publications are peer-reviewed articles published in academic journals. Presentations include oral and poster presentations given at conferences or stakeholder events. There is also a variety of multimedia available in the Videos section.


Recent Additions:

Controlling Diesel Particulate Matter in Construction

October 17, 2018
Diesel engine exhaust is a complex mixture of toxic gases and particulates produced from the combustion of diesel fuel. It is classified as a Group 1 definite human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer [IARC, 2014]. Exposure to diesel engine exhaust causes lung cancer, and there is limited evidence that it may cause …

Industry and geographic patterns of use and emission of carcinogens in Ontario, Canada, 2011–2015

July 13, 2018
The results of this study show the need to reduce the use and emission of select carcinogens in priority industry sectors.

OCRC response to the 2018 proposed changes to occupational exposure limits

June 8, 2018
The Ontario Ministry of Labour proposed a number of changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act in 2018. These changes include updates to the occupational exposure limits (OELs) in Regulation 833 for a number of hazardous substances including formaldehyde, toluene diisocyanate, and cobalt containing tungsten chloride. Additionally, the Ministry of Labour proposed adding a …