Complete. This study examined the chronic respiratory disease and cancer experience of an Ontario hard rock mining cohort in relation to occupational factors.
Complete. This study characterized 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.
Dormant. This project aims to enhance estimates of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Completed. The Sun Safety at Work Canada project will develop a nationally-applicable sun safety program for outdoor workers to help prevent skin cancer and heat illness.
The objective of the North American Pooled Project is to assess the effects of exposure to specific pesticides and other agricultural factors in association with different cancer types.
Completed. The goal of this project was to examine associations between multiple occupational exposures and smoking within a Toronto-based lung cancer case-control study, and to contribute data to an international pooled case-control study.
Completed. This study investigates occupational exposure to wood dust and the rate of sinonasal cancers in Ontario and across Canada.