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Tackling asbestos-related cancer together in Global Asbestos Awareness Week 2019

Global Asbestos Awareness Week (1-7 April 2019) aims to increase awareness of asbestos and prevent exposure by bringing together experts and victims from around the world to share, learn and take action.

The week is organised by the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), the largest independent non-profit in the U.S. dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure, eliminating asbestos-related diseases, and protecting asbestos victims’ civil rights through education, advocacy, and community initiatives.

Worldwide, asbestos is the biggest cause of occupational cancer, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives a year worldwide, and around 125 million people are still exposed to it at work.

[Insert organisation name] is supporting Global Asbestos Awareness Week and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) global campaign to tackle occupational cancer – ‘No Time to Lose’, which aims to get carcinogenic exposure issues more widely understood and help businesses take action by providing free practical resources.

To help raise awareness of asbestos-related cancer in Global Asbestos Awareness Week, we are [please include your activities].

Find out more about the campaign at, follow @_NTTL on Twitter, and use the hashtag #2019GAAW.

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