Report to the Workers" Compensation Board on stomach cancer in Ontario gold miners

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Published by The Panel in Toronto .

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  • Gold miners -- Diseases -- Ontario.,
  • Occupational diseases -- Ontario.,
  • Stomach -- Cancer -- Ontario.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Other titlesStomach cancer in Ontario gold miners
StatementOccupational Disease Panel.
SeriesODP report -- no. 16
ContributionsOntario. Occupational Disease Panel., Ontario. Workers" Compensation Board.
LC ClassificationsRC280.S8 R46 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination[11], 88, 33, 18 p. ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16230360M
ISBN 10077785208X

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Report on Analysis of Stomach Cancer Among Ontario Gold Miners. Rationale for Analysis. Previous analysis of stomach cancer among Ontario gold miners (Muller et al.,) has shown that era of hire is a major factor in risk: those hired prior to had an SMR of and those hired in and later had an SMR of The principal document we considered was the report, "Study of Mortality of Ontario Gold Miners " by J.

Muller, R.A. Kusiak, G. Suranyi and A.C. Ritchie, released as a public document by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, The Workers' Compensation Board of Ontario and the Atomic Energy Control Board of Canada, in July The Ontario WCB has no policies about cancer claims specific to firefighters.

There are several policies that have identified cancer as an industrial disease, such as lung cancer in gold miners and gastro-intestinal cancer in asbestos workers. (ii) British Columbia.

Section 6(3) of the BC Act provides. Workers' Compensation Board Front Street West, 18th floor Toronto, Ontario M5V 3J1. Dear Mr. Wright: I enclose a copy of the Panel's Report to the Workers' Compensation Board on Cancer of the Larynx in Workers in Primary Nickel Production.

I would be pleased to discuss the Report with you. Please let me know when it would be convenient to. The mortality experience of miners and surface industry workers receiving workers' compensation awards for silicosis in Ontario since has been studied up to mid firefighters’ diseases and the second asbestos report) or set aside pending further study (e.g.

lung cancer and hard rock mining). The WSIB has not responded (to date) to the last six reports, which deal primarily with machining fluids and certain cancers, stomach cancer in gold miners and the relationship between cancer of the larynx and nickel.

Report of the scientific panel on “mortality from cancer among Ontario gold miners, –” Appendix C of the Industrial Disease Standards Panel report to the Workers’ Compensation Board of the Ontario gold mining industry.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ministry of Labour, Febru Submission to the Workers’ Compensation Board from The Ontario Mining Association on ODP Report No. Re: Possible stomach cancer in Ontario gold miners. 62 p. a, b Eckstrand OR. Nickel-copper sulphide. Geology of Canadian mineral deposit types.

In Canada, the number of occupational disease claims that are granted to breast cancer victims is still very small. Of the 46 breast cancer claims Ontario’s compensation board received 46 between andonly ten were granted.

The concerns around breast cancer go far beyond diesel exhaust or the impact of shift work. A large-scale study found that underground gold miners in Australia, North America, South America and Africa suffered from 'decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea.

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Indeed, some speculate that the WCB has had such a problematic past precisely because it lacks the legislative clout and authority necessary to fulfil its mandate. We set about to develop a plan to recover imaging, to make the technology fit the work rather than trying to make the workers fit the technology.

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The situation is worse for less well-known conditions. Despite workplaces causing thousands of cancers every year in Ontario, just of thecompensation cases the WSIB accepted in were for so-called long-latency illnesses such as cancer, board statistics show.

The federal government has said no to retired and injured Cape Breton coal miners who were asking to have workers' compensation benefits extended past age The miners — federal employees with the former Cape Breton Development Corporation, known as Devco — had that protection until it was taken away inand they say they should get that back.

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Paul Bragg is at the Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton receiving radiation treatment for throat and tongue cancer. The Dorchester man is taking a break from his job and from volunteering with the local fire department to focus on his cancer. Despite his 20 years volunteering as a firefighter, the year-old won't receive medical coverage through WorkSafeNB.

Injured workers Richard Hudon and Peter Page, with the support of the Ontario Network of Injured Workers' Groups, have embarked on a km bike ride from Ottawa to Toronto to coincide with June.

While Bill 70 was eventually passed to address this issue, its long-term effects were questionable. In the area of workers’ compensation, a significant achievement was the establishment of a local branch office of the Workers’ Compensation Board, which grew to become the busiest office in Ontario.

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Statistical analysis: Return to .Workers with silicosis should be warned about these chronic disease risks, and prevention efforts to control occupational silica dust exposure should become a higher priority.

0 Wiley-Liss, Inc. Key words: silicotics, tuberculosis, nonmalignant respiratory disease, pulmonary cancer, cancer of the large intestine, Workersâ Compensation.

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