Fact Sheets and Other Resources


Controlling Diesel Particulate Matter in Construction

Diesel engine exhaust is a complex mixture of toxic gases and particulates produced from the combustion of diesel fuel. It is classified as a Group 1 definite human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer [IARC, 2014]. Exposure to diesel engine exhaust causes lung cancer, and there is limited evidence that it may cause …

OCRC response to the 2018 proposed changes to occupational exposure limits

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 …

Controlling diesel particulate matter from on-road diesel engines

An infographic describing control strategies for diesel engine exhaust from on-road applications.

Controlling diesel particulate matter in underground mines

A visual guide to the strategies available for controlling diesel particulate matter in underground mining.

Colorectal Cancer Resources

Information on occupational exposures that increase the risk of colorectal cancer.

Breast Cancer Resources

Information on occupational exposures that increase the risk of breast cancer.

Prostate Cancer Resources

Information on occupational exposures that increase the risk of colorectal cancer.

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Resources

Information on occupational exposures that increase the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Lung Cancer Resources

Information on occupational exposures that increase the risk of lung cancer.

Kidney Cancer Resources

Information on occupational exposures that increase the risk of kidney cancer.