Prevention of occupational cancer – Symposium 24 at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

S24: Prevention of occupational cancer

Moderators: Dr Jukka Takala, Singapore; Prof Sergio Iavicoli, Italy; Prof Jorma Rantanen, Finland

Opening addresses:
• What can be done to prevent occupational cancer — European view • Michel Servoz, France
• Experiences in elimination of occupational cancer exposures in Finland • Pirkko Mattila, Finland
• Identification of occupational carcinogens. The IARC monographs as the basis for estimating the burden of occupational cancer.
• Dr Kurt Straif, Switzerland
• Estimating the burden of cancer arising from occupational exposure to carcinogens • Prof Tim Driscoll, Australia
• Recent status of mesothelioma and countermeasures on asbestos-related cancer at global and national levels • Prof Ken Takahashi,
• U.S. experience in prevention and control of occupational cancers • Linda Reinstein, United States of America
• Respirable crystalline silica prevention — A global role for the NEPSI Project • Martin Isles, United Kingdom
• Asbestos regulation in Australia as a template in the global campaign • Michael Borowick, Australia
• Good practice examples from the No Time To Lose Campaign in action • Graham Parker, United Kingdom
• Roadmap on carcinogens • Jos de Lange, Netherlands
• Eliminating exposures, preventing occupational cancer — A global programme • Dr Jukka Takala, Singapore; Prof Sergio Iavicoli,
Italy; Prof Jorma Rantanen, Finland

Moderated dialogue session and closing

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Event date
September 04, 2017
Event type
  • Conference, congress or forum
  • Summit
  • Campaign
Sands Expo and Convention Centre
10 Bayfront Avenue
018956 Singapore
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