The Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease is a collaborative program of the University of Toronto and St Michael’s Hospital. CREOD is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour and is affiliated with the Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, a collaborative program of the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital. The centre was founded in 2004 with support and funding from the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Our vision is to understand and prevent occupational disease.
Work-related asthma (WRA) remains one of the most common occupational lung diseases, accounting for about 16 per cent of all adult-onset asthma. In some cases the onset is a new condition resulting from workplace exposures. In other cases, pre-existing asthma is worsened...Read More
Posted June 7, 2019 in News