Night Shift Work Resources
- CAREX Canada. Carcinogenicity of night shift work: Data gaps and research challenges (2020) [PDF]
Fact Sheets – Occupational Burden of Cancer
- Rydz E, Hall AL, Peters CE. “Prevalence and recent trends in exposure to night shift work in Canada.” Ann Work Expo Health 2020;64(3):270-281.
- Pahwa M, Labreche F, Kim J, Harris MA, Song C, Peters CE, Arrandale VH, Davies HW, McLeod CB, Demers PA. “The impact of shift work on breast cancer: results from the burden of occupational cancer in Canada study.” Am J Ind Med 2019.
- Peters CE, Palmer AL, Telfer J, Ge CB, Hall AL, Davies HW, Pahwa M, Demers PA. “Priority setting for occupational cancer prevention.” Saf Health Work. 2018;9(2):133-139.
- Peters CE, Ge CB, Hall AL, Davies HW, Demers PA. “CAREX Canada: an enhanced model for assessing occupational carcinogen exposure.” Occup Environ Med 2015;72(1):64-71.
Our team has performed a detailed scan of exposure control resources and assembled a compilation of key publications and resources. These are organized by type of exposure (environmental or occupational) and by specificity (general or carcinogen-specific). Please visit our Exposure Reduction Resources page to view.
We also recommend exploring the Prevention Policies Directory, a freely-accessible online tool offering information on policies related to cancer and chronic disease prevention. Providing summaries of the policies and direct access to the policy documents, the Directory allows users to search by carcinogen, risk factor, jurisdiction, geographical location, and document type. For questions about this resource, please contact a member of the Prevention Team at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer at email@example.com.
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