Other Resources

IRSST Report: Carcinogenic Substances – Exposure Profile of Québec Workers

Labrèche F, Duguay P, Ostiguy C, Goyer N, Boucher A, Roberge B, Baril M. June 2014.

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

The WSIB administers a compensation and insurance system for the employers and workers of Ontario.

IARC World Cancer Report 2014 – Effective prevention measures urgently needed

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has published a report that describes many aspects of cancer research and control.

Ontario Ministry of Labour’s Integrated Health and Safety Strategy

Ontario’s first integrated workplace health and safety strategy was published on December 16, 2013.

IRSST report: Sampling guide for air contaminants in the workplace

Drolet D, Beauchamp G. September 2013.

Health-care workers and antineoplastic drugs: Evaluating the risks and identifying determinants of exposure

Presented by Dr. Chun-Yip Hon on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at an Institute for Work & Health plenary. The presentation discusses antineoplastic agents (drugs used in chemotherapy) and the spread of contamination throughout the hospital medication system. The slides and a video of the presentation are available on the IWH website.

IRSST reports: Construction workers’ exposure to crystalline silica

The IRSST has published two reports on crystalline silica exposure among construction workers.

Article: Increased risk of breast cancer associated with long-term shift work in Canada

Grundy A, Richardson H, Burstyn I, Lohrisch C, SenGupta SK, Lai AS, Lee D, Spinelli JJ, Aronson KJ. Occup Environ Med 2013;70:831-838.

Second Report on Human Biomonitoring of Environmental Chemicals in Canada

Results of the Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycle 2 (2009-2011)

AGRICOH: A consortium of agricultural cohorts

Leon ME, Beane Freeman L, Douwes J, et al. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2011;8(5):1341-1357.