PAST OCRC EVENTS


2016 Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health Conference

From Oct 16, 2016 to Oct 18, 2016

The 2016 CARWH Conference will be held on October 16-18 at the Chestnut Conference Centre in Toronto.


Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2016-2017

From Sep 16, 2016 to Mar 24, 2017

The seminars are open to everyone, and can be attended in person or by webinar. Seminars are held on Fridays from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.


Preventing the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada

Nov 05, 2015

The OCRC hosted a stakeholder meeting on preventing the burden of occupational cancer in Canada on November 5, 2015. The focus of the meeting was on preliminary findings from the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Canada study, and how the results can be used in prevention initiatives. It provided an overview of the study’s early results, focusing on asbestos, radon and …


Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2015-2016

From Sep 18, 2015 to Apr 01, 2016

The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease. Presentations from the 2015-2016 seminars are below. For upcoming seminars, please visit our events page.   The Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series is …


Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2014-2015

From Sep 18, 2014 to Apr 09, 2015

The Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease. Presentations from the 2014-2015 seminars are below. For upcoming seminars, please visit our events page.   2014-2015 Occupational and Environmental Health …


Occupational Lung Cancer Symposium: Causes and Screening

Feb 24, 2014

The Occupational Cancer Research Centre recently held a symposium on occupational lung cancer. The symposium focused on recent research on the burden and prevalence of major exposures linked to occupational lung cancer, such as asbestos and diesel exhaust. It explored the emerging advances in lung cancer screening, and the logistical and ethical issues of targeting …


Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Series 2013-2014

From Nov 21, 2013 to Apr 10, 2014

The seminar series is supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health Ontario, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease. Presentations from the 2013-2014 seminars are posted here.


Shiftwork Interventions Symposium

Nov 06, 2012

Interventions mitigating health risks of shift work: Current knowledge and workplace practices On November 6, 2012, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) and the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) held a symposium about workplace practices to mitigate the health effects of shift work. The goal of this symposium was to extend previous discussions of injuries …


IARC Carcinogen Classification Workshop – February 14, 2012

Feb 14, 2012

The Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) hosted a workshop on the classification of carcinogens, held on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012, from 12:00pm – 5:00pm at the United Steelworkers Hall.  This workshop aimed to educate and inform attendees on the carcinogen classification process used by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), highlighting how epidemiological, …


OCRC Research Day 2011

Mar 24, 2011

“OCRC Research Day: Assessing the Human and Economic Burden of Occupational Cancer” took place on March 23, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario. The Research Day brought together researchers, workplace stakeholders, students and those with an interest in occupational cancer. Featured presenters talked about efforts to assess the burden of workplace cancer in Alberta, the United States, …