The results of this study show the need to reduce the use and emission of select carcinogens in priority industry sectors.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour proposed a number of changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act in 2018. These changes include updates to the occupational exposure limits (OELs) in Regulation 833 for a number of hazardous substances including formaldehyde, toluene diisocyanate, and cobalt containing tungsten chloride. Additionally, the Ministry of Labour proposed adding a …
This report, funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, summarizes the diesel exhaust exposure levels assessed in 12 fire halls in Ontario.
Report funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour and produced in collaboration with Ryerson University, the University of Toronto, and Public Services Health and Safety Association.
Our scientist Victoria Arrandale from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre of Cancer Care Ontario was interviewed about e-waste by the The Agenda with Steve Paikin program on April 19, 2018. Dealing with the toxins, contaminants and carcinogens from recycling e-waste is a growing challenge nowadays. Visit our Investigation of exposure to flame retardants among electronic …
Dr. Paul Demers from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre of Cancer Care Ontario was interviewed by the The Agenda with Steve Paikin program on April 19, 2018. The show discussed about Construction Carcinogens such as diesel, asbestos, silica dust, wood dust, and the sun’s UV rays that are regularly being exposed by Ontario construction workers. Visit our Construction Carcinogens …
This study uses one of the largest Canadian worker cohorts to examine occupation, industry, and prostate cancer and to assess patterns of prostate cancer rates.
An infographic describing control strategies for diesel engine exhaust from on-road applications.
The researchers studied the association between lung cancer and the level of time-weighted average occupational social prestige as well as its lifetime trajectory by using data from the international pooled SYNERGY case-control study.
The aim of this study was to explore lung cancer risk among firefighters, with adjustment for smoking.