asbestos


Occupational Cancer and Asbestosis among Asbestos-Exposed Workers in Ontario

In progress. This project is to examine lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among registrants in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register (AWR).

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.