Bulletins & Alerts 

Bulletins: The Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) Surveillance Bulletins provide summaries of occupational exposures and disease risks across different industries and occupational groups. The aim of these bulletins is to report on high risk occupations and industries and specific exposures detected through occupational disease surveillance.

Nurse holding a syringe

Nursing Professionals

Asbestos-related Disease

 

Acute Myocardial Infarction

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Alerts: The Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) Surveillance Alerts provide brief summaries of occupational exposures and disease risks across different industries and occupational groups. The aim of these alerts is to highlight new or emerging issues detected through occupational disease surveillance.

Asbestos Exposure in Education Workers

Male Breast Cancer

Exposures in Boilermakers

Construction Alerts: In collaboration with the Ontario Building Trades Council, the construction surveillance alerts were developed to highlight occupational exposures and disease risks within the construction sector.

Asbestos

Diesel Engine Exhaust

Crystalline Silica

Solar Radiation

Welding Fumes

Wood Dust

   

*At this time the ODSS includes workers from 1983-2014 and follows their health outcomes until 2016. The bulletins and alerts reflect only the diseases currently tracked within the ODSS. The system is updated and expanded on an ongoing basis.