The next Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention will start on, the day after International Workers Memorial Day.
Britain: Records changes threatens compensation The TUC has expressed concern over proposed changes to the way that company records will be kept on the grounds that it could have a negative effect on compensation claims.
The Hazards report says the UKs prevention strategy or absence of one is based on a fatal mixture of a lack of the right intelligence and lack of give-a-damn.
Welding, Molybdenum Trioxide, and Indium Tin Oxide, iarc Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans, Volume 118.An open letter signed by concerned organisations and scientists expresses the hope that the merger between Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the Breast Cancer Campaign will prompt progressive changes to breast cancer prevention policies.Korea: Samsungs payouts plan excludes most A compensation scheme for people harmed by toxic exposures while working for Samsung places so many restrictions on eligibility that barely three in every 10 affected workers will receive anything.The Herald The burden of occupational cancer in Great Britain, research report 800, HSE, 2010 pdf While you were sleeping, Hazards magazine, number 106, Summer 2000 Risks 445 Britain: Work cancer toll was (and is) under-estimated Thousands of occupational cancer deaths each year have been.Committee on Carcinogenicity (COC) Statement on the relative vulnerability of children to asbestos compared to adults, June 2013 juac news release ATL news release NUT news release ITV News Risks 609 Britain: Mum dies from asbestos cancer that killed her dad A mother-of-three who contracted.Ituc/Hazards Cancer Hazards website.
Global: UK prof defends cancer agency against industry attack A leading UK public health expert has defended a major UN agency that he says has been vilified by industry lobbyists after it determined the pesticide glyphosate to be probably carcinogenic.
A report published last week by chem Trust links exposure prior to conception or during pregnancy to higher rates of childhood cancer and warns that farm workers could also be developing cancers caused by pesticide exposures at work.Global: Roundup, WHO and the pesticide lobby The food system must be transformed to keep deadly pesticides out of the workplace and the food chain, the global farm and food union federation IUF has said.They believe the US multinational acted irresponsibly by not ensuring necessary maintenance and protection against chemicals which have resulted in cancer and other serious health problems.Iosh said its No time to lose campaign launch kick-started an unprecedented drive, led by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (iosh to cut the number of deaths from work-related cancer and raise awareness about the risks.Editorial: Cancer risk paradox: grand plans fall short?, The Lancet Oncology, volume 18, number 5, page 555, May 2017.Cfmeu news release Atsuya Takagi and others.Sunday Herald Risks 668 ustralia: Solvents exposure linked to brain cancer in your kids Brain tumours in children have been linked to exposure of either parent to workplace solvents.
Dsrl news release BBC News Online Scotsman Press and Journal Construction Enquirer Risks 541 4 February 2012 Britain: Ticking timebomb of bladder cancer cases Lawyers are warning of a ticking timebomb as workers exposed to carcinogenic d3dx9 25 dll heroes of might chemicals from the 1950s to the 1970s develop potentially.
Britain: Breast cancer charity urged to recognise risks A newly merged breast cancer charity has been urged to acknowledge the environmental and occupational links to breast cancer and to back calls for prevention.
Hesa news report European Agency news report Risks 457 USA: Presidents panel calls for cancer action Policymakers in the US should abandon a reactionary approach to regulation of cancer causing chemicals and champion a precautionary approach, top advisers to Barack Obama have said.
USA: Cancer-stricken worker puts Monsanto on trial A worker stricken with a life-threatening cancer he believes was caused by his regular use of the pesticide glyphosate is taking its manufacturer, Monsanto, to court.