Workplace exposures Cancer Guidance

Guide provides information about carcinogens in the workplace

Montreal – A recent publication from the scientific research organization IRSST focuses on work-related cancer.

Are There Carcinogens in Your Workplace? is a 14-page document that addresses how to identify carcinogens and reduce exposure in the workplace. IRSST acknowledges that connecting cancer to work often is not easy, but cites estimates that 2-8 percent of cancers may be work-related.