Occupational Cancer and Asbestosis among Asbestos-Exposed Workers in Ontario
Complete. This project examined cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among workers in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register.
Canada introduces new asbestos rules
Canada is proposing to prohibit the use, sale, import, and export of asbestos and asbestos-containing products.
The economic burden of lung cancer and mesothelioma due to occupational and para-occupational asbestos exposure
Tompa E, Kalcevich C, McLeod C, Lebeau M, Song C, McLeod K, Kim J, Demers PA. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017.
Asbestos exposure in schools
Completed. The goal of the study was to assess custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos through an online survey.
Surveillance of mesothelioma and workers’ compensation in British Columbia, Canada
Kirkham TL, Koehoorn MW, McLeod CB, Demers PA. Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2011; 68(1):30-35.
Occupational exposure to asbestos and ovarian cancer: a meta-analysis
Constanza Camargo M, Stayner LT, Straif K, Reina M, Al-Alem U, Demers PA, Landrigan PJ. Environmental Health Perspectives 2011; 119(9):1211-1217.
Priority issues in occupational cancer research: Ontario stakeholder perspectives
Hohenadel K, Pichora E, Marrett L, Bukvic D, Brown J, Harris SA, Demers PA, Blair A. Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada, 2011; 31(4):147-151
Filing for workers’ compensation among Ontario cases of mesothelioma
Payne, J.I., Pichora, E. Canadian Respiratory Journal 2009; 16:148-52.