Training-employers

Occupational cancer

Education for employers

This section gives you access to factsheets, guidance, information, training materials and web links aimed at employers.

Leaflets and information

Links

Leaflets and information

Links

  • Macmillan Cancer offers information on cancer and its Environmental and occupational causes
  • NHS Choices provides details on types of cancers, their causes and other useful information
  • An overview of the issues surrounding work-related cancers is available on the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety website
  • Cancer Research UK provides an interactive tool on Cancer signs and symptoms
  • BUPA’s Coping with cancer webpages discuss the challenges of managing cancer in the workplace
  • The HSE’s COSHH essentials website provides advice on controlling the use of chemicals and was developed to help firms comply with the COSHH regulations
  • The Health, Environment and Work site provides an extensive educational resource that covers topics such as asbestos and disease, occupational cancer,  and occupational and environmental lung disease
  • The International Programme on Chemical Safety offers access to internationally peer reviewed information on chemical risks and how to manage them
  • Manager support for return to work following long-term sickness absence is available from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, supported by the British Occupational Health Research Foundation, the HSE and Healthy Working Lives
  • The International Agency for Research on Cancer has monographs on agents that can cause occupational cancers. You can only get summaries and evaluations on the site – the full monographs are available as priced publications
  • A case study is available from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (USA)
  • Investors in People provides a Health and wellbeing self-check tool
  • Aviva’s Absence Management article webpages provides advice on dealing with sickness absence www.aviva.co.uk
  • This group provides up-to-date, free, information and support, specifically focused on helping patients suffering from Pleural Mesothelioma; Mesothelioma Group

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