Part of OHCOW’s Occ/tober 2022 Webinar Series

In this webinar, learn how workers and researchers are influencing change to reduce DEE exposures in Mining through the Diesel Particulate Project. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has concluded that Diesel Engine Exhaust (DEE) is a cause of lung cancer (Group 1: carcinogenic to humans). CAREX Canada (2022). Approximately 966,000 Canadians are currently exposed to diesel engine exhaust at work. Potential next steps through tool development and continuing analysis of additional data/evidence will also be discussed.


  • Sean Staddon, WSIB Worker Representative, United Steelworkers Local 6500;
  • Dr. Sandra Dorman, Ph.D., Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH);
  • Tobias Mankis, Marketing Communications Specialist, CROSH;
  • Dr. Kevin Hedges, Ph.D., Occupational Hygienist, OHCOW.