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The Opioid-Related Harms among Ontario Workers project is managed at the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) and the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC) at Ontario Health. The content on this site is copyrighted by IWH and OCRC, 2022. All rights reserved. By using the site, you are accepting and agreeing to these terms. Please check back periodically as these terms may change from time to time. 

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The user hereby agrees that the Institute for Work & Health and the Occupational Cancer Research Centre, their research partners and funders, and any employees, consultants, officers, directors or agents and their respective organizations, will not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that result in any way by your use, or that of your employer, insurer, patient or care provider, of the information or techniques discussed. The user will make no claim nor take or continue any action or proceeding against any of them for contribution, indemnity or reimbursement whether under the provisions of any statute, regulation or common law. 

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