Exposure & Interventions


Evaluation of prevention strategies for reducing the burden of cancer in the Ontario construction industry

Complete. This study estimated the number of future cancers being generated by current exposures in the Ontario construction industry, and evaluated the impact of a series of prevention strategies.

Sun Safety at Work Canada: Outdoor worker sun safety

Completed. The Sun Safety at Work Canada project will develop a nationally-applicable sun safety program for outdoor workers to help prevent skin cancer and heat illness.

Completing the picture: Collecting workplace exposure information from community health clinics’ patients

Complete. The goal of this study was to determine whether it is feasible within a clinical setting to ask workers about their current occupational exposures and risks in order to provide a means to identify people potentially exposed to hazardous substances or dangerous situations in the workplace.

Making the link between exposure to asbestos and respiratory cancer in the clinical setting: What are the steps?

Completed. The goal of this project was to make the link between workers’ exposure to asbestos and their respiratory cancer by asking patients about their work history.