Reports and Publications

Risk of lung cancer mortality in nuclear workers from internal exposure to alpha particle-emitting radionuclides

Grellier J, Atkinson W, Bérard P, et al. Epidemiology 2017 Sep;28(5):675-684.

Indoor Air Quality Survey of Nail Salons in Boston

Employees in nail salons, largely Vietnamese immigrant women in Boston, are exposed to a range of volatile organic chemicals from the products used in salons, including solvents, glues and polishes.

Infographic: Proper use of respirators in mines and mining plants

This infographic on respirator use was developed by Workplace Safety North.

IARC Monographs Volume 113: DDT, Lindane, and 2,4-D

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) released the IARC Monographs volume 113 on the insecticides dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (lindane) and the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) by online. Click here to read IARC Monographs Volume 113

IARC Monographs Volume 112: Some Organophosphate Insecticides and Herbicides

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2017.

IARC Monographs Volume 113: 2,4-D and Some Organochlorine Insecticides

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, 2016.

“14th Report on Carcinogens” – National Toxicology Program

Released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on November 3, 2016.

Environmental immune disruptors, inflammation and cancer risk

Thompson PA, Khatami M, Baglole C, Sun J, Harris S, Moon E-Y, Al-Mulla F, Al-Temaimi R, Brown D, Colacci A, Mondello C, Raju J, Ryan E, Woodrick J, Scovassi I, Singh N, Vaccari M, Roy R, Forte S, Memeo L, Salem HK, Amedei A, Hamid RA, Lowe L, Guarnieri T, Bisson WH. Carcinogenesis 2015; 36 (Suppl 1):S232-S253.

Assessing the carcinogenic potential of low dose exposures to chemical mixtures in the environment: the challenge ahead

Goodson III WH et al. Carcinogenesis 2015;36(Suppl 1):S254-S296.

Article: Identification of knowledge gaps regarding healthcare workers’ exposure to antineoplastic drugs

Dr. Chun-Yip Hon has published a review of the literature in North America versus Europe, in the journal Safety and Health at Work.