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 study examined the chronic respiratory disease and cancer experience of an Ontario hard rock mining cohort in relation to occupational factors.
Dormant. This project aims to enhance estimates of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In progress. The OCRC is creating a database of exposure measurements collected in mines in Ontario that will serve as a valuable tool for surveillance and prevention in the Ontario mining industry.
Completed. Our goal is to raise awareness of shiftwork as a probable cancer risk factor, and identify practical interventions that can be used in workplaces to reduce the negative health effects of shiftwork.