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OBJECTIVE To estimate the rate of work injury over the 24 h clock in Ontario workers over 5 years (2004-2008). METHODS A cross-sectional, observational study of work-related injury and illness was conducted for a population of occupationally active adults using two independent data sources (lost-time compensation claims and emergency department encounter(More)
BACKGROUND This study describes the association between unemployment and cause-specific mortality for a cohort of working-age Canadians. METHODS We conducted a cohort study over an 11-year period among a broadly representative 15% sample of the non-institutionalized population of Canada aged 30-69 at cohort inception in 1991 (888,000 men and 711,600 women(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to compare the incidence of work-related injury and illness presenting to Ontario emergency departments to the incidence of worker's compensation claims reported to the Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board over the period 2004-2008. METHODS Records of work-related injury were obtained from two administrative(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the association between occupation and risk of suicide among working-age men and women in Canada. METHOD This study of suicide mortality over an 11-year period is based on a broadly representative 15% sample of the noninstitutionalized population of Canada aged 30 to 69 years at cohort inception. Age-standardized mortality rates(More)
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