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Review of Canadian studies that have measured exposure to workplace carcinogens

Significance: There is a large body of research on occupational exposures in Canadian workplaces, but there is no central repository for this information. Having a database in which information from different studies could be collected and analyzed would allow researchers to identify overexposed worker populations, find gaps in the research, and build up background knowledge …

The history of occupational cancer research in Ontario (1950-2010)

Significance: This project will provide a comprehensive analysis, from a historical perspective, of the development of occupational cancer research in Ontario.  It will provide insights into the role Ontario has played in occupational cancer research and how, as a result of its long and rich history, the province is strategically placed to be a leader …

Health risks among nuclear workers in Ontario who have been exposed to internal sources of ionizing radiation: A feasibility study

Status: completed Purpose: The purpose of this study is to conduct a preliminary design and feasibility analysis for a future epidemiological study designed to quantify health risks among nuclear workers in Ontario who have been exposed to ionizing radiation from internal emitters. Significance: The nuclear industry has been and will continue to be an important industry …