Education an important tool for preventing workplace-related cancerPrevention guide out of Quebec about limiting, preventing exposureBy Liz Bernier01/13/2014|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/13/2014 It’s not the first of its kind, but a new cancer prevention guide could prove to be a life-saving tool, helping employers identify carcinogens in the workplace — and reduce or eliminate employees’ exposure.Are There Carcinogens in Your Workplace? It’s Time to Act! was published by the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST), a Quebec-based research organization, to help occupational health and safety officers, employers and workers identify carcinogens in the workplace as well as control, reduce or eliminate exposure. Between three and 10 per cent of all new cancer cases occur because of workplace exposure, and Quebec alone will see 1,500 to 4,900 new cases in 2013 resulting from exposure decades ago, says the organization. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.