In progress. The goal of this study is to measure levels exposure to diesel engine exhaust among workers in the Ontario construction industry.
This study aimed to estimate the smoking-adjusted lung cancer risk among coal miners and compare the risk pattern with lung cancer risks among ore miners and quarrymen.
Complete. This project examined cancer and chronic respiratory disease risk among workers in the Ontario Asbestos Workers Register.
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.
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.