Researching Workplace Hazards



The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS) is a non-profit health and safety information centre with online databases of hazards and other information.
 
 
 
The Institute for Work & Health (IWH) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization. The Institute has been described as one of the top five occupational health and safety research centres in the world.
 
The SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research is a community alliance for multidisciplinary research, knowledge exchange and education in occupational health and safety (OHS), based at Memorial University.
 

OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESSES
HAZMAP:  a database of potential occupational illnesses and their physical consequences.  Searchable by Hazardous Agents by Types of Diseases and Occupation, by Adverse Effects
 
Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) is a research centre focused on the causes and prevention of occupation-related cancers. The OCRC will work to fill the gaps in our knowledge of occupation-related cancers and use these findings to inform preventive programs to control workplace carcinogenic (cancer-causing) exposures and improve the health of workers.


DO-IT-YOURSELF HAZARD RESEARCH
Hazards Magazine is an award-winning magazine with a range of information and resources on workplace issues. See PDF


COMMUNITY MAPPING
Use Digital Mapping Programs to gather and share health information, such as identifying Toxic Hot Spots.
 

ANATOMY
BBC Science and Nature has a website with interactive information on the Human Body and Mind

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