31 Jan 2024
OCRC’s Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) investigated cancer risk among Ontario firefighters and found that Ontario firefighters in the ODSS have a 23% higher risk of developing any cancer, compared to all other workers in the ODSS.
To see a breakdown of the findings and learn more about cancer risks related to firefighting, check out our surveillance alert on “Flames and Risks: Firefighting Causes Cancer”.
Join us on Friday, February 2, 2024 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm for a free webinar on radon in Ontario workplaces.
This report outlines major knowledge gaps and priorities for firefighter cancer research identified by participants of the Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop.
The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum’s CIM Magazine highlighted results from the Opioid-Related Harms Among Ontario Workers study…