CAREX Canada

CAREX Canada (CARcinogen EXposure) provides a body of knowledge about Canadians’ exposures to known and suspected carcinogens where people live and work, in order to support organizations in prioritizing exposures and in developing targeted exposure reduction policies and programs…

What We Do

Featured Resources

Spring 2022 e-Bulletin

View our Spring 2022 newsletter, featuring our move to UBC, a new summary on wildfire smoke exposure, recent publications and webinar recordings, and more…

Sun exposure in outdoor workers in Alberta

Our study shows that outdoor workers in Alberta may be at considerable risk of sun exposure in the summer months.

Workplace exposure to antineoplastic agents

Resources on reducing exposure to antineoplastic agents at work include a compendium of policy levers, a prevention framework, and more…

eWORK is a set of tools developed by our occupational exposures team that allow users to conduct custom queries of the CAREX results database. Two versions of eWORK are available: eWORK Excel and eWORK Online.

CAREX Canada’s exposure summaries are a useful guide for those looking to better understand – and reduce or eliminate – the known or suspected carcinogens that Canadians are exposed to in workplace and community environments.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The CAREX Canada team offers two regular newsletters: the biannual e-Bulletin summarizing information on upcoming webinars, new publications, and updates to estimates and tools; and the monthly Carcinogens in the News, a digest of media articles, government reports, and academic literature related to the carcinogens we’ve classified as important for surveillance in Canada. Sign up for one or both of these newsletters below.

CAREX Canada

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