Special Topics

Antineoplastic Agents

Resources to help organizations address workplace exposures to antineoplastic agents.

Diesel Engine Exhaust

Resources on diesel engine exhaust, a carcinogen, CAREX Canada has identified as a high priority for exposure reduction.

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.


Resources to help characterize Canadians exposures to pesticides at work and in the environment.

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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As a national organization, our work extends across borders into many Indigenous lands throughout Canada. We gratefully acknowledge that our host institution, the University of British Columbia Point Grey campus, is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.