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Hear from a speaker on occupational cancer at an event near you.
See our events list below. We’ll be adding new events when details have been confirmed.
16 January – ‘No Time to Lose – spotlight on silica’ will be presented by IOSH Vice-President Jonathan Hughes at the IOSH Staffordshire branch event at the
Stafford Education and Enterprise Park, Weston Road, Stafford, ST18 0BF, UK, from 17.00–19.30
22 January – No Time to Lose will be launched in partnership with the Lagos State Safety Commission by IOSH Vice-President Kayode Fowode at the IOSH West Africa Conference 2020 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel in Nigeria.
22 January – ‘No Time to Lose – spotlight on asbestos’ will be presented by NTTL Ambassador John Lacey at the IOSH East Midlands branch event at the NSPCC National Training Centre, 3 Gilmour Close, Leicester, LE4 1EZ, UK, from 19.30 – 21.00.
06 February – ‘No Time to Lose – spotlight on asbestos’ will be presented by NTTL Ambassador John Lacey at the IOSH East Midlands branch event at Lincoln City Football Ground, Sincil Bank Stadium, Lincoln, LN5 8LD, UK, from 19.00.
25 February – No Time to Lose will be exhibited at the British Occupational Hygiene Society and the Institute of Local Exhaust Ventilation Engineers ‘LEV – Extracting the Best Practices’ event at the Hilton East Midlands Airport in the UK. Visit our stand to find out more about the campaign and to take away free materials including our new diesel pocket card.
03 April – ‘No Time to Lose – working together to beat occupational cancer’ will be presented by IOSH Vice-President Dr David Gold at the IOSH South Wales Safety Groups Alliance conference at The Liberty Stadium, Landore, Swansea, Abertawe, SA1 2FA, UK, 09.00 – 16.00.
14 May – ‘No Time to Lose – working together to beat occupational cancer’ will be presented by IOSH Vice-President Jonathan Hughes at NTTL supporter the British Frozen Food Federation’s Health and Safety conference at the British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwickshire, CV35 0BJ, UK, from 09.00.
04-07 October – XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work is a global forum for advancing worker health protection. It’s the world’s largest event for the international occupational health and safety community – attracting over 3,500 delegates from more than 150 countries. The Congress will be hosted in Canada this year and we will be presenting the NTTL campaign there.
Dates for your diary
Help highlight occupational cancer risks on these ‘awareness-raising’ days and weeks.
04 February – World Cancer Day takes a positive, proactive approach to the fight against cancer and brings together countries across the globe to mark the day with events and activities. Use our campaign materials that have been translated into different languages and resources to help you communicate the campaign in your newsletter and via social media.
01-07 April – Global Asbestos Awareness Week 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. Use our asbestos resources to help spread the word.
28 April – World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on promoting safety and health in a green economy this year. On the same date, Workers’ Memorial Day highlights the preventable nature of most workplace incidents and ill-health and promotes campaigns and union organisation in the fight for improvements in workplace safety. Encourage your contacts to make a commitment to tackling occupational cancer by signing-up to the NTTL pledge.
06-12 May – Sun Awareness Week encourages people to self-examine regularly for signs of skin cancer, teaches them about the dangers of sunburn and excessive tanning, and discourages using sunbeds, in light of the associated risks of skin cancer. Help highlight the issue by downloading our solar radiation resources.
03 July – Action Mesothelioma Day was set up to raise awareness of, and pay tribute to, people suffering with asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma. Each year, hundreds of people gather in cities across the UK to raise awareness of mesothelioma, to call for better treatment and care for people living with the disease and for prevention of exposure to asbestos. Use our asbestos resources to help spread the word.
01 August – World Lung Cancer Day commemorates and supports those affected by lung cancer. Download our asbestos, silica and diesel engine exhaust emission resources to help raise awareness and prevent work-related lung cancer.
21 – 25 October – European Week for Safety and Health at Work is organised by EU-OSHA. This year, organisations across Europe will highlight its current campaign ‘Healthy Workplaces Manage Dangerous Substances’. To find out more visit www.healthy-workplaces.eu
03 November – No Time to Lose campaign’s sixth anniversary. We’ll be promoting the campaign achievements through our communications channels and encouraging our supporters and pledge signatories to share case studies on how they have been tackling occupational cancer. Take a look at some of the case studies we have already developed.