Psychological stress has recently been listed as a high-priority exposure for review by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
The link between work-related stress and the development of cancer in workers will be explored at a seminar/webinar scheduled this Thursday, March 27, 2014.
Is psychological stress in the workplace a risk factor for cancer?
Thursday, March 27, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
480 University Avenue, 3rd Floor, Room 350, Toronto
This seminar will be led by Dr. Marie-Élise Parent, Professor, INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Université du Québec, in Laval, Québec
It is part of the Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) seminar series supported by the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Public Health Ontario, Occupational Cancer Research Centre and the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease.
This free seminar is open to all. Those interested can attend in person or by webinar.
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For our part, the WHSC offers a number of training programs
to help workplace parties understand their legal duties and responsibilities related to harmful working conditions including pyscho-social hazards. Many of these same programs offer essential insight into workplace efforts needed to identify and eliminate or reduce harmful exposures. To learn more contact the WHSC and ask to speak with a training services representative.