Reports and Publications
OCRC Report: Occupational Disease Surveillance Program: Reporting on Progress up to 2022
This report provides a brief overview of the Occupational Disease Surveillance Program’s progress up to 2022, with a focus on recent developments.
OCRC Report: Chronic respiratory disease report
Highlighting important respiratory diseases identified in Ontario workers through the ODSS
OCRC Report: Options for tracking occupational disease and exposure in Ontario
This report provides an overview of current occupational disease and exposure surveillance initiatives and identifies opportunities for future work.
Innovations in applied decision theory for health and safety
This study highlights better ways for epidemiologists to measure and communicate the health impact of potential policy choices.
OCRC Report: Using scientific evidence and principles to help determine the work-relatedness of cancer
The report, commissioned by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, identifies 11 recommendations to improve recognition and adjudication of occupational cancer claims.
OCRC Report: Investigation of McIntyre Powder Exposure and Neurological Outcomes in the Mining Master File Cohort
This report, funded by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, examines the risk of neurological disease among Ontario miners who were exposed to McIntyre Powder.
Report: Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau – Confidential Business Information Protection Provisions on Carcinogens and Mutagens: Implications for Canadian Workers
This report evaluates when withholding the identity or concentration of carcinogens and mutagens within WHMIS could potentially harm the health or well-being of workers.
Future Burden of Cancer in Construction Workshop Report
This report summarizes results of the Future Burden of Cancer study, and challenges and opportunities for prevention in the Ontario construction sector.
Report: National Occupational Disease and Exposure Surveillance Workshop Summary
This report provides an overview of current occupational disease and exposure surveillance efforts in Canada and opportunities for future work.
Report: Awareness of asbestos hazards in schools, asbestos management plans and training among Ontario school custodial workers
This report summarizes the findings from an evaluation of custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos management in schools.