Website launch: Ontario occupational disease statistics

Occupational Cancer Research Centre – The Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) has partnered with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) to develop an interactive website to communicate results from the Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) and other data sources on occupational disease in Ontario. Results are currently available for the construction, healthcare, metal manufacturing, mining, and transportation sectors.

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Canadian home radon exposure on the rise due to pandemic

Financial PostEvict Radon, a Canadian non-profit organization and team of university scholars dedicated to solving Canada’s large and worsening radon-gas exposure problem, has launched a new survey to understand the global pandemic’s impact on residential radon exposure. The study was developed by Evict Radon researchers Drs. Cheryl Peters and Aaron Goodarzi, and is Canada’s largest COVID-related analyses of shifting radon exposure.

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Long-term low-level ambient air pollution exposure and risk of lung cancer – A pooled analysis of 7 European cohorts

Environment International – The aim of this study was to address the relationship between long-term low-level air pollution (PM2.5) exposure and lung cancer incidence. The results show that exposure to PM2.5 was associated with higher risk of lung cancer. Long-term ambient PM2.5exposure at the residential address may contribute to lung cancer incidence even at concentrations lower than current EU limit values (25 µg/m3) and possibly WHO Air Quality Guidelines (10 µg/m3).

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