Recruitment for radon testing is now complete!
We are recruiting public buildings and small businesses to join a study of radon in workplaces. Eligible participants will receive free radon testing.
Diesel Engine Exhaust Exposure in the Ontario Construction Industry
In progress. The goal of this study is to measure levels exposure to diesel engine exhaust among workers in the Ontario construction industry.
Occupational Cancer and Asbestosis among Asbestos-Exposed Workers in Ontario
Complete. This project examined cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among workers in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register.
Occupational exposure in Ontario nail salons
Complete. This study characterized worker exposure to a variety of occupational hazards in the nail salon environment, including chemicals, ergonomics and stress.
Investigation of exposure to flame retardants among electronic waste recycling workers
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.
Diesel exhaust exposure in Ontario fire halls
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.
Asbestos exposure in schools
Completed. The goal of the study was to assess custodial workers’ awareness of asbestos through an online survey.