An occupational disease is a health condition or disorder that is caused by the work environment or related activities. They can be disruptive, disabling and sometimes fatal. Examples range from hearing loss to asthma, infections and some cancers.
Prevent Occupational Disease - Website brings together information, tools and resources to help employers, supervisors, safety and health practitioners and workers increase understanding and take preventative action at the workplace today, for health, success and sustainability tomorrow.
Articles and Information Sheets
Occupational Lung Disease in the Mining Industry - Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)
Occupational Diseases in the Ontario Mining Industry: An update from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre