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.
Lung cancer among coal miners, ore miners and quarrymen: smoking-adjusted risk estimates from the synergy pooled analysis of case-control studies
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.
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.
Lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease in the Ontario mining industry
Complete. This study examined the chronic respiratory disease and cancer experience of an Ontario hard rock mining cohort in relation to occupational factors.
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.
Exposure to antineoplastic drugs among Ontario’s healthcare settings
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.