Archives For: August 2010

Occupational health and safety issues in Ontario sawmills and veneer/plywood plants: a pilot study.

August 29, 2010 - 10:40 am

Verma DK, Demers C, Shaw D, Verma P, Kurtz L, Finkelstein M, des Tombe K, Welton T. J Environ Public Health. 2010;2010:526487. Epub 2011 Jan 3. ABSTRACT: A pilot study was conducted within the Ontario sawmill and veneer/plywood manufacturing industry. Information was collected by postal questionnaire...

Discussion Paper on Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome.

August 15, 2010 - 11:07 am

House RA. August, 2010. Link to article

Work-related asthma in health care in Ontario.

August 14, 2010 - 10:17 am

Liss GM, Buyantseva L, Luce CE, Ribeiro M, Manno M, Tarlo SM. Am J Ind Med. 2011 Apr;54(4):278-84. doi: 10.1002/ajim.20935. Epub 2011 Feb 15. ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: The health of workers in health care has been neglected in the past. There are few reports regarding occupational asthma (OA) in this...

Prevention of occupational asthma.

August 14, 2010 - 10:09 am

Tarlo SM, Liss GM. Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 2010; 10:278-286. ABSTRACT: Prevention of occupational asthma related to a work-sensitizing agent ideally would be achieved by avoidance of exposures that cause immunologic sensitization and subsequent asthma. There are a few examples in...