IWH’s 2018 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture

Dr. Paul Demers will deliver the Institute for Work & Health’s 2018 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture.

CAREX Canada webinar on diesel exposure in workplaces

The webinar will be held June 5, 2018 and is presented in partnership with OCRC and the Occupational Disease Action Plan (ODAP) Working Group on Diesel Exhaust. 

Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health 2018 Conference

CARWH 2018: Research and Practice to Improve Health in a Changing World of Work will be held October 21-23, 2018 in Vancouver, BC.

Ministry of Labour opens consultation on proposed changes to Ontario’s occupational exposure limits

The consultation period ends on May 4, 2018

Infographics: Controlling Diesel Particulate Matter in Workplaces

Infographics for diesel particulate matter in underground mining and on-road applications are available.

Report Release: Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario

A report titled Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario: Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure was released on October 4, 2017. This report focuses on the most common carcinogens found in Ontario workplaces and their contribution to cancer.

The economic burden of lung cancer and mesothelioma due to occupational and para-occupational asbestos exposure

Work-related asbestos exposure resulted in approximately $2.35 billion in costs for newly diagnosed lung cancer and mesothelioma cases in 2011.