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September 2014 | Vol.12-04



Ergonomic InterventionNew eBook available
Ergonomic Intervention

This eBook was designed as a practical guide for use in academic ergonomics courses. Since it explains the practice of ergonomic intervention, the eBook should also be useful to occupational health and safety (OHS) professionals, as well as to various organization stakeholders.

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Latest publications

Occupational Cancer
Estimating the Number of Cases

Mental healthCancer is the leading cause of death in Quebec. To be able to prioritize research and prevention needs, an accurate picture of the extent of the problem is needed. This report presents an estimate of the number of cases of occupational cancer among Quebec workers.

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Heavy Vehicles
Assessment of Three Types of Reverse Alarm

Mental healthEvery year there are more accidents and mortalities involving heavy vehicles driving in reverse. A large part of these accidents occurred despite the reverse alarm being in good working order at the time. An IRSST team compared the effectiveness of heavy vehicles reverse alarms.

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Manual Handling
Biomechanics and Ergonomics in Women Material Handlers

ObeseAn IRSST research team tried to gain a better understanding of the differences in how women and men handlers work.

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Thermal Stress and Chemicals
Knowledge Review and the Highest Risk Occupations

Road safetyPharmacological and epidemiological studies report an increase in the absorption and effects of certain drugs, and higher human mortality associated with air pollution, on simultaneous exposure to heat and xenobiotics.

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