Mining


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.

Lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease in the Ontario mining industry

This study aims to create a research platform to estimate the risk of lung cancer and chronic respiratory disease among Ontario miners.

Strengthening occupational carcinogen surveillance in Latin America and the Caribbean

This project aims to enhance estimates of exposure to occupational carcinogens in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The Ontario Mining Exposure Database

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.

Shiftwork in Canadian industries: A probable cancer risk factor

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.

Ontario uranium miner cohort: Linkage with national mortality and cancer incidence files

This study will update the cancer experience of an Ontario uranium miner cohort by extending follow-up over 20 years for mortality and, for the first time, examining cancer incidence.