Public Health Ontario,.

Best practices for infection prevention and control in perinatology

Includes bibliographical references. Subject(s): Neonatal infections - Ontario - Prevention, Infection - Prevention, Hospitals - Maternity services - Sanitation - Ontario, Hospitals - Nurseries - Sanitation - Ontario, Hospitals - Maternity services - Ontario - Employees - Health and hygiene, Hospitals - Nurseries - Ontario - Employees - Health and hygiene. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: Apr. 7, 2015.

Case Study

Includes bibliographical references. 'First introduced in the 1990s, neonicotinoids are a class of highly selective insecticides derived from the insecticide, nicotine. Individual neonicotinoids include imidacloprid, clothiandin, thiamethoxam, dinotefuran, hiacloprid and acteamiprid.2 In 2005, neonicotinoids accounted for approximately 11%-15% of the total insecticide market. With trends of increasing detection of residue levels in food from 4.7% in 2007 to 12.6% in 2010, these results point to an increase in the overall usage of neonicotinoids worldwide.

Case Study

Includes bibliographical references. 'A request was made to Public Health Ontario for scientific input on four issues pertaining to chromite mining : broad potential health effects related to chromite mining and processing beyond concerns arising from chromium exposure; sensitization to chromium; mitigation strategies to prevent exposure; environmental fate and transport of chromium'--Background to the request. Subject(s): Chromium compounds - Health aspects - Ontario., Mines and mineral resources - Health aspects - Ontario. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: Apr.

Case Study

Includes bibliographical references. 'This review of the health effects of traffic-related air pollution was prepared for an Ontario health unit regarding a small community, 'the Community'. The main road through the Community is 'the Highway', which is also used by industrial vehicles. Members of the Community had voiced concerns regarding public safety, noise, and the vehicle exhaust due to this traffic. The health unit was asked for information on the health effects of air pollution related to motor vehicle use.

Child and Youth Health Data Sources Project

'Technical Report'. 'The purpose of the Child and Youth Health Data Sources project is to create a useful inventory of existing data sources that measure child and youth health in Ontario.'--Project Purposes and Objectives. Subject(s): Children - Health and hygiene - Ontario., Health status indicators., Infants - health and hygiene - Ontario., Quality of life., Youth - Health and hygiene - Ontario. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: June 22, 2015.

Environmental Burden of Cancer in Ontario.

Accompanied by a technical supplement. Includes appendix. Includes bibliographical references. 'For the purposes of this report, sources of environmental carcinogens are air, food, drinking water, dust and radiation. As such, this report focuses on cancer-causing agents that Ontarians are exposed to in their daily lives simply by breathing, eating, drinking and being in the sun.

Environmental Burden of Cancer in Ontario. Report.

Accompanied by a technical supplement. Includes appendix. Includes bibliographical references. 'For the purposes of this report, sources of environmental carcinogens are air, food, drinking water, dust and radiation. As such, this report focuses on cancer-causing agents that Ontarians are exposed to in their daily lives simply by breathing, eating, drinking and being in the sun.

Evidence Brief

Includes bibliographical references. 'This Evidence Brief asks: What dental/oral hygiene program delivery models are most effective at preventing dental caries in school-aged children? Included are descriptions of different types of prevention activities, settings and service providers.'--P. 2. Subject(s): Dental hygiene - Ontario., Teeth - Care and Hygiene - Ontario., Dental caries in children - Prevention - Ontario. Archived by the Ontario Legislative Library: Mar. 1, 2016.

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