Special Topics

Burden of Cancer

Describes Canadian efforts to estimate the burden of cancer associated with occupational and environmental exposures.

Emerging Issues

As part of our ongoing surveillance of these exposures, the CAREX team monitors substances of growing concern to Canadians.

First Nations

In collaboration with various partners, CAREX Canada has been working since 2009 to mobilize information about environmental quality in First Nations communities. 

Radon in Buildings

CAREX Canada risk estimates for indoor air show that radon is the highest priority exposure in Canadian settings. 

Sun Safety

CAREX Canada has prioritized solar radiation as a high priority for exposure reduction in Canadian workplaces. 

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