OCRC has developed a user toolkit for the Occupational Disease Statistics (OccDiseaseStats) website and data tool. The toolkit offers a step-by-step guide on how to navigate the data tool, focusing on the mining sector. Through the data tool, users can identify disease risks among groups of workers in Ontario, by sector and occupation.
The OccDiseaseStats website shares information on occupational disease risks among Ontario workers, using data from the Occupational Disease Surveillance System. The website was created by OCRC in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and funded by the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).
Due to the long-term risk of firefighting activities, the OCRC is actively involved in firefighter cancer research. This page houses…
IARC updated its classification process, which evaluates potential carcinogens based on the likelihood that they can cause cancer, in 2019.
Highlighting some of the control strategies available for key occupational carcinogens in Canada.