Workplace Injury and Cancer Concerns Raised by Analyst

Poor adherence to safety regulations and exposure to diesel emissions – even at levels below recommended thresholds – have been linked, by two studies, to an increased risk of injuries and biological changes that can lead to cancer.

Occupational hazards are often controlled through rigorously designed regulations or exposure limits, and slack compliance with recommended or mandatory safety standards is associated with a significantly increased risk of injury, disease and even death, the research shows