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Carcinogenic substances : Substances cancérogènes: portrait de l'exposition des travailleurs québécois

2014

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For Quebec, it is difficult to estimate the number of workers exposed to carcinogens because relevant data are not collected in a systematic or representative manner for all regions or all substances. Nevertheless, there is a need to learn more about carcinogen exposure in order to identify industries and occupations where corrective or preventative action may be required, the ultimate goal being to reduce the incidence and even prevent the development of occupational cancers.

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health environment science and technology occupational health research benzene cancer carcinogens chemicals construction employment formaldehyde industrial safety industry labour occupations risk prevention metal and mineral carcinogen polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons diesel exhaust carcinogenic american conference of governmental industrial hygienists probable carcinogens

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