This study aims to create a research platform to estimate the risk of lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease among Ontario miners.
In progress. The goal of this study is to characterize worker exposure to a variety of occupational hazards in the nail salon environment, including chemicals, ergonomics and stress.
Complete. This study characterized the inhalation and skin exposure of electronic waste recycling workers to flame retardants, and tested a new method of measuring exposure.
Complete. The findings from this study improve our understanding of the nature and the extent of diesel exhaust exposure in Ontario fire halls, and the effectiveness of existing control measures.
Completed. The goal of the study was to assess custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos through an online survey.
Complete.This study identified safe drug handling practices for antineoplastic drugs, the degree of compliance with these best practices and the perceived barriers to compliance in Ontario’s retail pharmacies, veterinary clinics and long-term care homes.
This project aims to enhance estimates of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Latin America and the Caribbean.