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.
Dr. Victoria Arrandale discusses the challenges and hazards of dealing with e-waste.
Dr. Paul Demers discusses exposure to carcinogens such as diesel, asbestos, silica dust, wood dust, and solar radiation in the construction industry.
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.
This study aimed to estimate the smoking-adjusted lung cancer risk among coal miners and compare the risk pattern with lung cancer risks among ore miners and quarrymen.