International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health – This study aimed to quantify the health burden of non-melanoma skin cancers among outdoor workers in Canada. In 2011, 6.31% (4556 cases) of non-melanoma skin cancer cases were estimated to be attributable to occupational exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation. These estimates of the burden of non-melanoma skin cancer in Canada identify the need for further prevention efforts, particularly in agriculture and construction.
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