Occupational Diseases in the Ontario Mining Industry: An update from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre

Publication Type: 
Conference Proceedings
Language: 
English

Presented at the 2019 Mining Health and Safety Conference

Occupational Diseases in the Ontario Mining Industry: An update from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre
Paul Demers, Occupational Cancer Research Centre

The Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) is undertaking research to better understand mining exposures, including crystalline silica, radon, and diesel engine exhaust, and their relationship to cancer, chronic respiratory disease and neurological diseases. This presentation will summarize recent results from Ontario mining studies, as well as provide an update on ongoing projects.