Exposure & Interventions
We are recruiting public buildings and small businesses to join a study of radon in workplaces. Eligible participants will receive free radon testing.
Join our respirator fit test study to find out how well your respirator fits during simulated life support tasks.
Status: In progress Purpose: This is an experimental study where we aim to compare respiratory fit with two protocols: i) the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standard fit testing protocol and ii) a simulated work fit testing protocol using a set of life support and patient handling tasks. We also aim to identify factors associated with …
In progress. The goal of this study is to explore two new methods for measuring occupational exposure to flame retardants.
In progress. The goal of this study is to investigate COVID-19 risk factors, infection, vaccination and immunity among paramedics in Ontario and BC.
In progress. The main objective of this study is to collect data to assess where hazardous levels of radon are present in Ontario workplaces in order to target prevention efforts.
In progress. The goal of this study is to measure levels exposure to diesel engine exhaust among workers in the Ontario construction industry.
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.