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We keep our readers informed about what is happening in the field of workplace health and safety in Ontario and beyond. Stay up to date on occupational health news by checking in on OHCOW's news hub!

Sudbury Commemorates Workers Memorial Day June 20

On the 40th Anniversary of Workers Memorial Day, June 20, a new memorial garden and plaque is unveiled in Sudbury.

Sudbury Celebrates Opening and OHCOW’s 35th!

On June 7, the Sudbury Clinic celebrated a new location and OHCOW’s thirty-fifth anniversary with an Open House event.

Getting Injured Workers Day Recognized in Ontario

Efforts are being made to make June 1 officially recognized as Ontario’s Injured Workers Day.

OHCOW Research Paper in Top Ten

2024 A paper co-authored by OHCOW hygienists and researchers is among the top ten downloaded in the medical journal that published it.

OCRC document: Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop

The Occupational Cancer Research Centre released a report on findings from the Firefighter Cancer Research Priorities Workshop.

Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month

JANUARY 2024 is Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month, highlighting the dangers of carcinogenic substances to which firefighters are exposed in their course of work, and what can be done about it.

Silica Control Tool Launches in Ontario

WEB APP • New tool helps protect Ontario construction workers from lung disease

Conference Call for Proposals: Workers’ Health and Return to Work in a Changing World of Work

Conference June 10-11, 2024 • Ottawa, ON
Focusing on workers in situations of vulnerability and precariously employed workers.