Preventing occupational disease: Moving the agenda forward
Watch Dr. Paul Demers deliver the Institute for Work & Health’s 2018 Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture.
Video: Scientist Victoria Arrandale discusses e-waste in the The Agenda with Steve Paikin program
Dr. Victoria Arrandale discusses the challenges and hazards of dealing with e-waste.
Video: Dr. Paul Demers discusses Construction Carcinogens in the The Agenda with Steve Paikin program
Dr. Paul Demers discusses exposure to carcinogens such as diesel, asbestos, silica dust, wood dust, and solar radiation in the construction industry.
The Burden of Occupational Cancer: Major Workplace Carcinogens and Prevention of Exposure in Ontario
Dr. Paul Demers discussed key results from the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario report as part of the IWH Speaker Series.
Video: IARC and the classification of carcinogens
In February 2012 the Occupational Cancer Research Centre hosted a workshop on the classification of carcinogens. The workshop described how the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) evaluates an agent’s carcinogenicity to humans, using shiftwork as an example. Below is a seven part video module based on the information discussed in the workshop. The …
Video: Dr. Robert Whiting, Dr. Karen Albertsen and Dr. Diane Boivin discuss interventions to mitigate the health effects of shiftwork
From the OCRC and the Institute for Work & Health’s shiftwork interventions symposium, 2012.
Video: Dr. Paul Demers discusses shiftwork as a probable human carcinogen
Dr. Paul Demers was interviewed by Canadian HR Reporter TV on the link between shiftwork and cancer. To read more about shiftwork, health effects, and interventions, view our shiftwork project page.
Video: Dr. Paul Demers discusses occupational cancer
Dr. Paul Demers was interviewed by Canadian HR Reporter TV about current research in the field of occupational cancer. He discusses agents in the workplace that are known to cause cancer, and where the gaps in our knowledge currently lie.
Video: Paul Demers discusses occupational cancer and the role of the OCRC
On October 18, 2011, Dr. Paul Demers presented at the Research Exchange Series at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga. He was interviewed on the current state of knowledge of occupational cancer, and the goals of the OCRC and CAREX Canada in cancer research and prevention.