13th Annual Global Asbestos Awareness Week – April 1st – 7th 2017

3rd April 2017

The AsbestosAsbestos is the single greatest cause of work-related deaths in the UK1.  Asbestos was extensively used in construction materials up until the late 1990s, and is present in a significant number of bu... More Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) is continuing into its 13th year, with its successful campaign regarding Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW), which is designed to bring worldwide attention to the ongoing importance of preventing disease through exposure to asbestos.  Despite the fact that it is a known and recognised carcinogen (with no safe levels of exposure), asbestos still remains legal in many places around the world.  ADAO’s vision is to eliminate asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma.

The ADAO has built an unparalleled library of educational asbestos materials, including contributions from distinguished medical, health and safety, and scientific professionals.  Its aim is to collaborate with other countries around the world and with public health organisations to eliminate asbestos-related disease.

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To find out how the S2 Partnership and the RiskWise Asbestos Register can provide easy and simple solutions to managing asbestos risks, please contact us.